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U STREET MOVIE SERIES TO LAUNCH THIS SUMMER

by Prince Of Petworth May 14, 2010 at 1:30 pm 6 Comments

From a press release:

“Friends of Harrison Recreation Center, the U Street Neighborhood Association, Meridian Hill Neighborhood Association, ANC 1B and Midcity Business Association announced today the launch of the summer U Street Movie Series.

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 schedule is as follows:

June 8: Michael Jackson’s This Is It (rain date June 15)
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 at http://movies.ustreet-dc.org.”

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