Posts Tagged ‘DC Caribbean Carnival’

Your Latin and Caribbean Music Weekend

It’s another busy weekend for Caribbean and Latino music in the area.  While the varied genres featured may not have a lot in common, they all can get one dancing.  Although there won’t be a DC Caribbean Carnival parade this weekend as originally scheduled, because the organizers owe money to the city, various clubs around [...]

Arts Roundup: White, Male, and Imported Edition

D.C.'s theater season is white, male, and imported [Gwydion Suilebhan]
Photos from Candy Chang's "Before I Die" project at 14th and Q streets NW [Huffington Post D.C.]
Chuck Brown was missed at the Harlem Renaissance Festival in Landover, Md. [Post]
Shady Grove might get its very own Patriot Center after all [Post]
The Pentagon was on board to work [...]

Caribbean Carnival Parade: Shorter but Still On

This year’s 19th annual DC Caribbean Carnival parade, scheduled for Saturday on Georgia Avenue NW, almost didn't happen.
The annual procession, featuring costumed participants on flatbed trucks and on foot, requires a large police presence, and last year the D.C. Police Department hit organizers with an overtime bill, of which $53,000 is still owed. In May, Carnival [...]

Arts Roundup: Tally of the Dolls Edition

You Know You're a Molly if...: As far as cloying Monica Hesse topics go, American Girls dolls are way less annoying than, you know, transplanted New Yorkers who hate paying sales tax on newspapers, but I at least was able to make it through the latter article. Her American Girls anthropology in today's WaPo Style [...]

DC Caribbean Carnival Concerts All Weekend

The DC Caribbean Carnival is more than just the 11 a.m. Saturday parade down Georgia Avenue and the two concerts in Banneker Park on Saturday and Sunday afternoons from noon till 7.  It is also the late night concerts and dj’d parties going on from, well, Thursday night through Monday morning.  WPFW 89.3 DJ Tony [...]