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Festivals in Metro DC

Check the CultureCapital Festival section for dates, times and information on the many film festivals, music and jazz festivals, literary and book festivals, theatre and fringe festivals held in Metro DC throughout the year.

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DC Jazz Festival: June 7-29, 2014
With more than 125 performances in dozens of venues across the city, the DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in Washington, DC and one of the most highly anticipated cultural events in the nation.
Filmfest DC April 17-27, 2014
Filmfest DC is back for its 28th year with an exciting new program of features, documentaries, and shorts representing the best in new cinema from around the globe.
The Jazz Samba Project at Strathmore: May 30-June 15, 2014
Strathmore’s Jazz Samba Project celebrates Brazilian musical influence around an explosive moment in jazz and pop history: the release of the landmark 1962 Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd album, recorded in Washington, D.C. at the All Souls Unitarian Church.
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Bowen McCauley Dance: 5th Annual Move Me Festival
Sat, April 26
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