Michelle Obama to visit Duke Ellington with Russia’s first lady

First lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaObama on social media: You’ve got to ‘think before you tweet’ MSNBC trolls Trump with video montage of Obama saying ‘Merry Christmas’ Overnight Regulation: USDA delays healthy school lunch requirements | Senate panel advances controversial environmental pick | Drone industry pushes to ease rules | Dem commish joins energy regulator MORE will tour the Duke Ellington School for the Arts this week with Russian first lady Svetlana Medvedeva.

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The visit is scheduled to take place Thursday afternoon, and the students will put on a performance of dance and music for the first ladies.

Known as one of the city’s best public schools, Duke Ellington counts among its alumni the comedian Dave Chappelle and the opera singer Denyce Graves.

The school visit is also a thank-you, of sorts, from Obama to Medvedeva. The first lady attended a similar concert during her visit to Russia last year with President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaPatagonia files suit against Trump cuts to Utah monuments Former Dem Tenn. gov to launch Senate bid: report Eighth Franken accuser comes forward as Dems call for resignation MORE. The Moiseyev Dance Company put on a special performance in Moscow, where Michelle Obama and Medvedeva sat with an audience of Russian schoolchildren.