U Street Movie Series Continues with Buena Vista Social Club, Tues. July 13

Photo courtesy of Meridian Hill Neighborhood Association

From an email:

The theme of this year’s movie series pays homage to the musical and culturally diverse roots of the U Street Neighborhood, with a series of documentaries and films telling moving stories of accomplished musicians. The last film, Michael Jackson’s This Is It, was seen by a crowd of over 450 in June.

The schedule for the rest of the summer is as follows:

July 13: Buena Vista Social Club (rain date July 20)
Aug 10: The Soloist (rain date Aug 17)
Sept 14: Duke Ellington’s Washington and Soul Power (rain date Sept 21)

All films will be shown at the field at Harrison Recreation Center on V Street between 13th and 14th Streets, NW Gates will open at 7 pm. Free popcorn will be provided to the first 100 attendees beginning at 8 pm. Showtime will be at sundown around 8:30 pm. Full information can be found here.

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  • Prince Of Petworth

    From an email:

    Due to the wet grounds from yesterday’s weather and the forecasted thunderstorms this evening, The U Street Movie Series has postponed tonight’s showing of Buena Vista Social Club until Tuesday, July 20. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to see you there next week!

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