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

First lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaObamas pick presidential library site in Chicago Five things to watch in Obama’s speech O'Reilly: Slaves who built White House were 'well-fed' 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 ObamaAn important week for Puerto Rico In Philadelphia Clinton and Trump should start naming their foreign policy picks Jesse Jackson group urges blacks to unite — and vote MORE. The Moiseyev Dance Company put on a special performance in Moscow, where Michelle Obama and Medvedeva sat with an audience of Russian schoolchildren.