Friday, September 25, 2009

Clarendon Day, Arlington VA 9/26/09

Clarendon Day
Saturday, Sep 26 10:00a
at Clarendon Metro, Arlington, VA

Clarendon Day features the cuisine of local restaurants,
the music of local bands, and the art of area craft makers and artists.
- Live Music on 2 Stages
- Food Booths
- Art Vendors
- Belly Dance Performances
- Skateboarding Demos
- Electric Cars
- Clarendon Kid's Carnival
- Kinderhaus Kid's Stage
- 10,000 attendees expected

As long as the weather holds up, this should be a good Saturday event for the whole family.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Adams Morgan Day Festival - Sept 13th

This Sunday, Sept 13th marks the 31st Adams Morgan Day Street Festival. There are two large music stages and other innovative & dynamic cultural, music, arts and dance activities. They expect about 25K in attendance this year. They have 4 blocks sectioned off for the event.


COLUMBIA STAGE -18th St. at Columbia Rd NW
Throwing Season (Jam Band)
Noah Woods Project (Indie/Rock)
Ne'a Posey (R&B/Soul)
Danni Rosner (Pop/Soul)
Evan Bliss and the Welchers (Rock/Reggae/Punk)
Cheick Hamala Diabate (Afro-beat/Roots/Malian)
Funkmnkyz (Funk/Rock/Jazz)
Old Man Brown (Blues/Southern Rock)
Chopteeth (Afrobeat/Funk/Jazz)

FLORIDA STAGE -18th St. and Vernon St NW
Funk Ark (Afro Funk) sponsored by Bossa
Lucky Dub (Reggae/Rock/Funk)
Bemcha (Latin Jazz)
Gato+Palenki Music Co (Tropical Latin Infusion)
Englishamn & the Shango Band (Reggae)
Critopolis (Reggae- Latin)

DANCE PLAZA - 18th St. at Wyoming: Marie Reed school basketball court
Raqs Caravan West (Tribal Fusion Belly Dance)
DC Cance Collective (Poppin Group)
Glade Dance Collective (Street Jazz African Ballet)
D.A.M.P. Dance Away My Pain (Line Dancing)
Gye Nyame African Cultural Dance Co. (Ghana Tribal)
Tobas Dinastia (Bolivian Folk)
DC Casineros (Cuban Salsa)
Skillz Dance Outlet (ModernBallet/Hip Hop)
Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers (West African)

JAZZ OASIS in the PARK - Columbia Rd at Belmont (Kalorama Park)
Quarteto Sin Nombre
Lovesome Thing (every Wed at Tryst)
Lulu Fall
Brad Linde Ensemble
The John Lee Experience

Euclid St. at Col Rd. & Champlain (near 18th & Columbia) Sponsored by: Bank of America
Angie Head
Woven Green
DC Mariachi
International Capoeira Angola Foundation
Sitar Center
Vicious Martinis
Rome in A Day
El Barrio Street Theater

DJ PAVILON - located just off 18th St NW at Wyoming: (Marie Reed School mezzanine)
New in 2009, this pavilion will feature well-known area DJs who spin in Adams Morgan and nearby environs. Come see your favorite DJs in action in a fun, outdoor setting! Music featured will cover a wide range from soul to hip hop to samba.

Kids Activities:

Kids of all ages always enjoy the Adams Morgan Day Kid's Fair! The AMDay Festival Kid's Fair is located off of 18th St. on the field at Marie Reed School. Enter from 18th at Wyoming, or from California St. Showtime! Families can sit on bleachers set into the hill near the tennis courts.

Types of family-friendly fun.
Special appearance by Kinderman, Wizards Mascot G Wiz, the DC Fire Department & Police, and maybe even McGruff the Crime Dog. Check back for updates!

Games, Activities & Exhibits
•Activities Hard Rock Wall Climb: Standing 25 ft. tall this Rock Wall is fun for all ages. The "Extreme Rock" solid panel portrays a real cliff making the adventure even more enjoyable. This is always a must-try & Favorite!
•Toddler Moon Bounce: The moon bounce is a favorite for young children to enjoy.

More Family-Friendly Fun at the AMDay Festival:
•Check out the GREEN PAVILION page
•Jazz Oasis in the Park Quality jazz in a relaxed venue: Kalorama Park.


Adams Morgan Day takes place in the heart of Washington, DC's Adams Morgan neighborhood, on 18th Street NW between Columbia Rd and Florida Ave NW.

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