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Thursday, August 06, 2015 12:00 AM

Connect with geography education leaders from around the world by attending the 2015 National Conference on Geographic Education, August 6 - 9, 2015 in Washington DC.

NCGE’s annual meeting provides a forum for leaders in geography education to meet, exchange information, and ideas that inform national, state, and local programs and curricula.

Visit www.ncge.org/conference for more event details.

Location
JW Marriott Washington
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
14th & G St. NW - 19 docks
14th & D St NW / Ronald Reagan Building - 25 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Metrobus:
11Y, 52,53,54
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Metro Center - Red line
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Friday, August 07, 2015 5:00 PM

The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening.
Artist Lineup:
May 22 — Tom Lagana (jazz guitarist)
May 29 — Juanita Williams (jazz vocals)
June 5 — Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor (jazz drummer and keyboardist)
June 12 — DC Jazz Festival presents George V. Johnson Jr. (jazz vocalist)
June 19 — Deanna Bogart ("bluesion," blues fusion)
June 26 — Marty Nau (jazz saxophonist)
July 3 — Speakers of the House (old-school funk, boogaloo, and rock)
July 10 — Hendrik Meurkens (jazz xylophone and harmonica)
July 17— Lao Tizer (jazz keyboardist)
July 24 — Sin Miedo (salsa)
July 31 — Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
August 7 — Miles Stiebel (jazz violin)
August 14 — Origem (Brazilian jazz)
August 21 — Seth Kibel (jazz clarinet)
August 28 — Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban jazz)



Friday, August 14, 2015 5:00 PM

The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening.
Artist Lineup:
May 22 — Tom Lagana (jazz guitarist)
May 29 — Juanita Williams (jazz vocals)
June 5 — Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor (jazz drummer and keyboardist)
June 12 — DC Jazz Festival presents George V. Johnson Jr. (jazz vocalist)
June 19 — Deanna Bogart ("bluesion," blues fusion)
June 26 — Marty Nau (jazz saxophonist)
July 3 — Speakers of the House (old-school funk, boogaloo, and rock)
July 10 — Hendrik Meurkens (jazz xylophone and harmonica)
July 17— Lao Tizer (jazz keyboardist)
July 24 — Sin Miedo (salsa)
July 31 — Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
August 7 — Miles Stiebel (jazz violin)
August 14 — Origem (Brazilian jazz)
August 21 — Seth Kibel (jazz clarinet)
August 28 — Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban jazz)



Friday, August 21, 2015 5:00 PM

The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening.
Artist Lineup:
May 22 — Tom Lagana (jazz guitarist)
May 29 — Juanita Williams (jazz vocals)
June 5 — Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor (jazz drummer and keyboardist)
June 12 — DC Jazz Festival presents George V. Johnson Jr. (jazz vocalist)
June 19 — Deanna Bogart ("bluesion," blues fusion)
June 26 — Marty Nau (jazz saxophonist)
July 3 — Speakers of the House (old-school funk, boogaloo, and rock)
July 10 — Hendrik Meurkens (jazz xylophone and harmonica)
July 17— Lao Tizer (jazz keyboardist)
July 24 — Sin Miedo (salsa)
July 31 — Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
August 7 — Miles Stiebel (jazz violin)
August 14 — Origem (Brazilian jazz)
August 21 — Seth Kibel (jazz clarinet)
August 28 — Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban jazz)



Friday, August 21, 2015 8:30 PM

The DC African Diaspora International Film Festival will hold its 9th annual edition from August 21 to 23, 2015 at the Goethe Institut. The weekend will feature thirteen films ‐including 11 US and DC premieres ‐that will take audiences in and out of the United States. Angola, Cuba, France, and Argentina are some of the countries that will be featured in the selection of films to be showcased in DC ADIFF 2015. Enjoy receptions and the opportunity to hear from filmmakers and producers during Q&A sessions after some of the film screenings. See you there!

Contact: For more information, trailers and tickets visit www.nyadiff.org or call 212-864-1760.

Location
Goethe Institut
812 Seventh St. NW, Washington DC, 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
8th & H St NW - 32 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Metrobus:
42, 70, 71,
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Gallery Place/ Chinatown - Red, Green and Yellow lines
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Saturday, August 22, 2015 1:00 PM

The DC African Diaspora International Film Festival will hold its 9th annual edition from August 21 to 23, 2015 at the Goethe Institut. The weekend will feature thirteen films ‐including 11 US and DC premieres ‐that will take audiences in and out of the United States. Angola, Cuba, France, and Argentina are some of the countries that will be featured in the selection of films to be showcased in DC ADIFF 2015. Enjoy receptions and the opportunity to hear from filmmakers and producers during Q&A sessions after some of the film screenings. See you there!

Contact: For more information, trailers and tickets visit www.nyadiff.org or call 212-864-1760.

Location
Goethe Institut
812 Seventh St. NW, Washington DC, 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
8th & H St NW - 32 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Metrobus:
42, 70, 71,
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Gallery Place/ Chinatown - Red, Green and Yellow lines
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Saturday, August 22, 2015 1:00 PM

DCTV's Community Day Festival is back! Our FREE outdoor celebration of everything D.C. with live music, local eats, and family fun is coming to you on Saturday, August 22 from 1 to 6pm! Join us for performances by Black Alley, violinist Chelsey Green, reggae band Stryker's Posse, DJ Marc Nfinit and loads more. We'll have games for kids, giveaways for adults and some fun surprises for everyone. Hosted by WPGC's Guy Lambert, this year's Community Day Festival is sure to get you in the groove. Grab your lawn chairs, bring your blankets and come together to #celebrateDC as one big neighborhood! The first 150 guests to arrive will receive a special gift.
Stay tuned to our Twitter page @yourdctv for announcements and giveaways!
RSVP: dctvcommunityday.eventbrite.com

Location
901 Newton St NE, Washington, DC 20017

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
10th & Monroe St NE - 9 docks
12th & Newton St NE - 11 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Metrobus:
G8, H2, H3, H4, H8, H9, 80
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Brookland/CUA - Red line
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Sunday, August 23, 2015 1:00 PM

The DC African Diaspora International Film Festival will hold its 9th annual edition from August 21 to 23, 2015 at the Goethe Institut. The weekend will feature thirteen films ‐including 11 US and DC premieres ‐that will take audiences in and out of the United States. Angola, Cuba, France, and Argentina are some of the countries that will be featured in the selection of films to be showcased in DC ADIFF 2015. Enjoy receptions and the opportunity to hear from filmmakers and producers during Q&A sessions after some of the film screenings. See you there!

Contact: For more information, trailers and tickets visit www.nyadiff.org or call 212-864-1760.

Location
Goethe Institut
812 Seventh St. NW, Washington DC, 20001

How to Get There

Capital Bikeshare:
8th & H St NW - 32 docks
Capital Bikeshare puts thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations at your fingertips. Annual, monthly and daily memberships are available. For a station map and more information, visit www.capitalbikeshare.com.

Metrobus:
42, 70, 71,
Visit wmata.com/bus/timetables/ to view schedules and stop lists.

Metrorail:
Gallery Place/ Chinatown - Red, Green and Yellow lines
Visit wmata.com/rail/ to view a system map and get more information.

Explore our interactive map to learn more about the transportation options available throughout DC.


Friday, August 28, 2015 5:00 PM

The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening.
Artist Lineup:
May 22 — Tom Lagana (jazz guitarist)
May 29 — Juanita Williams (jazz vocals)
June 5 — Robert Jospe featuring Butch Taylor (jazz drummer and keyboardist)
June 12 — DC Jazz Festival presents George V. Johnson Jr. (jazz vocalist)
June 19 — Deanna Bogart ("bluesion," blues fusion)
June 26 — Marty Nau (jazz saxophonist)
July 3 — Speakers of the House (old-school funk, boogaloo, and rock)
July 10 — Hendrik Meurkens (jazz xylophone and harmonica)
July 17— Lao Tizer (jazz keyboardist)
July 24 — Sin Miedo (salsa)
July 31 — Incendio (acoustic Latin guitar world fusion jazz)
August 7 — Miles Stiebel (jazz violin)
August 14 — Origem (Brazilian jazz)
August 21 — Seth Kibel (jazz clarinet)
August 28 — Afro Bop Alliance (Afro-Cuban jazz)



Saturday, September 26, 2015 11:00 AM

The Trust for the National Mall – an official partner of the National Park Service – is leading the charge to restore and improve the National Mall and honor its ideals for future generations through the new Landmark Campaign.

Landmark Music Festival kicks off this monumental national campaign to bring awareness and funds to America’s Front Yard – all in a single Festival weekend unlike any other.

Visit landmarkfestival.org for tickets and additional details.

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