Multi-Cultural Events

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Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Strathmore
Fri. Feb 8
Ladysmith Black Mambazo’s rich harmonies have become synonymous with Paul Simon’s seminal album Graceland.

Farruquito

Strathmore
Thu. Feb 21
Hailed as the greatest flamenco dancer of the century by The New York Times, this powerhouse performer is heir to the most renowned Gypsy flamenco dynasty.

KanKouran West African Dance Company

Dance Place
Jan. 19 – 20
This annual MLK Day concert celebrates 35 years of fulfilling our mission of “giving back that which was lost.”

Step Afrika! 25th Anniversary Celebration

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 20
A retrospective performance of the company’s best-loved works including Wade, Passing 25, and Nxt/Stp: Hip Hop.

Havana Cuba All-Stars

George Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sat. Feb 9
The amazing dancers and musicians of the Havana Cuba All-Stars return with a jubilant spectacle of sizzling rhythms, joyous trumpets, and authentic Cuban dancing.

Bassem Youssef

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Feb 1
Bassem Youssef, dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, makes his Kennedy Center debut.

WORLD STAGES: Cirkus Cirkör: Limits 

The Kennedy Center
Mar. 6 – 9
“Boundaries are meant to be crossed. Limits are meant to be exceeded!” From Tilde Björfors and Sweden’s Cirkus Cirkör, Limits will turn perspectives on their heads.

Paris Noir, The African American History of Paris, talk by Tristan Cabello

Alliance Française of Washington, D.C.
This talk chronicles the lives and experiences of African American expatriates who chose to live in Paris.

Enter the Haggis

AMP by Strathmore
Sat. Feb 9
Toronto’s Enter the Haggis has brought a rock edge to contemporary Celtic music by effortlessly blending bagpipes and fiddles with rock instrumentation.

The Jewish Queen Lear

Davis Performing Arts Center, Georgetown University
Mar. 13 – Apr. 7
Gordin’s masterpiece of Yiddish theater shines in a scintillating new English translation.

National Ballet of China: Raise the Red Lantern

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 16
The renowned company returns with the award-winning ballet, performed with full orchestra.

WORLD STAGES: NeoArctic

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 16
Making its U.S. premiere, this collaboration between Denmark’s artistic incubator Hotel Pro Forma and the Latvian Radio Choir daringly explores the Anthropocene.

Spotlights

Rebecca Erbelding Rescue Board

Bender JCC of Greater Washington
Sun. Jan 27

KanKouran West African Dance Company

Dance Place
Jan. 19 – 20

A Right to the City

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
Thru Apr. 20, 2020

Kalanidhi Dance

Dance Place
Feb. 23 – 24

International Guitar Night

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan. 30 – 31

Ananya Dance Theatre

Dance Place
Mar. 30 – 31
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