Posts Tagged ‘Ipanema’

International & Roots Music Weekend Roundup: Caribbean Carnival, Folklife Festival, and More

For D.C.’s Caribbean community this is THE weekend—the loud, brash Saturday parade featuring participants in Technicolor costumes plus countless concerts and parties with sound systems turned up to 11.   But if you don't like reggae and soca, this weekend offers numerous other international and roots music choices.  Around this time every year, I run into [...]

The Barry Richards TV Collection, Vol. 1 at the AFI

The promoters of the forthcoming DVD “The Barry Richards TV Collection Volume I”  have rented out an AFI theater for a premiere showing of that production tonight at 9:30 p.m.  
Richards was a DJ in Washington from 1963 to 1975, and he hosted several local TV shows.  According to the supplied bio, Richards, the "boss with the [...]

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