From an email:
This Friday Night at Ras Cafe. 8/26 8pm-2:30am
A weekly showcase for organizations and performing artists.
There will be information on how you, and/or your non-profit or
business can get involved in Food Day, which will take place on
October 24, 2011. Food Day seeks to bring together Americans from all
walks of life—parents, teachers, and students; health professionals,
community organizers, and local officials; chefs, school lunch
providers, and eaters of all stripes—to push for healthy, affordable
food produced in a sustainable, humane way. Food Day will work with
people around the country to create thousands of events in homes,
schools,churches, farmers markets, city halls, and state capitals.
This Friday, live performance from seminal DC artist Asheru.
Proceeds benefit Common Good City Farm (community garden at 3rd and
Also a verity of musical selections by DJ RBI
Asheru is a hip hop artist, peabody award winner, educator, and youth
activist. He is widely known for performing the opening and closing
themes for the popular TV series, The Boondocks, as well as his
pioneering and innovative efforts to forward the Hip Hop Education
Mission of Common Good City Farm is to grow food, educate, and help
low-income DC community members meet their food needs. Our Vision is
to serve as a replicable model of a community-based urban food system.
$5 suggested donation
4809 Georgia Ave NW