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|National Gallery of Art Film Series: Canyon Cinema 16mm: Thru August 31, 2014|
For this year’s edition of the Gallery’s summer preservation festival, eight programs of new and archival film prints survey the exceptional legacy and cultural vitality of Canyon, from its beginnings in 1960 through the present day. All films are screened in 16 mm format.
|Nitty Gritty Dirt Band|
Sat, August 30
The iconic band that gave us hits like “Mr. Bojangles,” albums like Will the Circle Be Unbroken and decades of genre-defining music features Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden, Bob Carpenter, John McEuen—ready to rock!
Fri, September 12
Houston-born, Georgia-bred, Nashville-based singer-songwriter Lera Lynn creates music that slides and slips through category’s grasp like a watermelon seed. Call it Americana, rockabilly, roots, folk, or country—or just call it Lera Lynn.
|National Gallery of Art - Jazz in the Garden: Now thru Aug 29, 2014|
The Jazz in the Garden Series begins its 14th season in May. The free concert series features jazz artists performing a wide variety of styles—salsa, blues fusion, xylophone, Afrofunk, and more—every Friday evening from 5:00-8:30 pm in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. Click here for full schedule.
|Peruvian Gold Ancient Treasures Unearthed|
Thru Sun, September 14
|KanKouran West African Dance Company:
Sounougal (Our Boat)|
Sat, August 30
GW Lisner Auditorium