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Aug
19
6:00 PM18:00

The Giz

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Dorothy, (also known as “Dottie”), a young lady, born and raised in North Carolina, wants to attend college at Howard University in Washington, D.C. Dorothy’s grandmother, fearful of big city life is hesitant of letting her go. However, curious about her father's Washingtonian roots and his love of Go-Go Music, Dorothy insist on going. After a heated discussion Dorothy goes outside to cool off. She the gets caught in a thunderstorm and transported to a mysterious place called Munchkin Land (PG County, MD). She soon learns that her only way back home is with the help of a powerful wizard in Chocolate City called “The Giz”. As she goes searching for him, along with her chaperone “WB”, she befriends a few lovable characters who are facing their own challenges in life. In their quest to find The Giz, they also encounter the Wicked Witch of Waldorf, who may be their biggest obstacle in achieving their goals.

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Jul
28
2:00 PM14:00

National Dance Day 2018

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Watch, learn, and dance at this community celebration of National Dance Day! Launched in 2010 by The Dizzy Feet Foundation (co-founded by So You Think You Can Dance’s Nigel Lythgoe and Adam Shankman) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, National Dance Day encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health. Come as you are and soak up the summer with interactive routines and lessons, free outdoor performances, food available for purchase, and more, all culminating in a night of Dancing Under the Stars.

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Aug
16
to Aug 17

Zigitybop! Zurich

Cartier Williams presents his latest and spectacular dance production «ZIGITYBOP!» and we are extremely happy to produce the show in Switzerland for the first time. The amazing dancers are Star Dixon, Yusaku Komori, Luke Hickey, the D’Angelo Brothers and Cartier Williams. The Tap Youth classes will perform as the opening act of the show as well as the Backstage Studio Tap Company.

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Aug
14
8:00 PM20:00

Zigitybop! Oslo

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Cartier Williams presents his latest and spectacular dance production «ZIGITYBOP!» at the Oslo Jazz Festival with live music of the Steffan Williamolsson Band featuring Davis Whitfield. The amazing dancers are Star Dixon, Yusaku Komori, Luke Hickey, the D’Angelo Brothers and Cartier Williams.

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Jul
22
7:00 PM19:00

«March On Washington Film Festival»  Closing Ceremony

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A night celebrating the first wave of Black mayors in major US cities, starting with LA’s Tom Bradley, the subject of BRIDGING THE DIVIDE: TOM BRADLEY AND THE POLITICS OF RACE. The film tells the story of the Los Angeles Mayor—the nation’s first African-American mayor elected in an overwhelmingly white city. Mayor for an unprecedented 20 years, Tom Bradley transformed the city of Los Angeles into a world-class metropolis and became a formidable force for change in American politics.

Tickets: Free with Reservation

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