Ready for the March

Photo by Brett McReynolds

Brett shares with us at 8:25am: “Thousands lined up already for the March

Photo by Martha Wilson 6:25am

Martha shares with us earlier:

“There are roads blocked, barricades and monitors up, around the Lincoln Memorial and 17th Street this morning – for the Friday event, commemorating the 1963 Civil Rights #MarchOnWashington.”

Photo by Martha Wilson

And here is a great list of resources for this weekend put together by spaxson.

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Protests happening in DC, MD, & VA this weekend. Click the link in my bio for more info & resources related to the #DMV. Please comment or dm me other events & I’ll post on my story! Tbh I had a harder time finding events than I did earlier this year. COVID-19 still exists so PLEASE practice safety precautions & get tested. • • • Artist for sign: @vividlimbo #blacklivesmatter #blacklivesmatterdc #dcprotest #dcprotests #baltimoreprotest #dcmarch #peacefulprotest #rvaprotest #blm #sayhername #sayhisname #defundthepolice #novaprotest #nojusticenopeace #dmvprotest #washingtondc #washingtondcprotest #breonnataylor #jacobblake #georgefloyd #marchonwashington #newmarchonwashington @dc_protests_ @freedomfightersdc @blacklivesmatterdc @dcteensaction @washingtonianmag @thedmvdaily

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Today is the 57th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech made on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. On August 28, 1963, more than 200,000 demonstrators showed up for what was billed as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. They gathered gathered in peaceful demonstration to promote Civil Rights and economic equality for African Americans, urging Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act. . . . On July 2, 1964 Congress at last enacted the Civil Rights Act which created a more positive step in reaching the promises of the Emancipation Proclamation decreed by President Abraham Lincoln 101 years earlier. . . . Today, the @nationalactionnetwork hosts The Commitment March, beginning in the same spot at the Lincoln Memorial. For information on in-person participation, safety protocols/guidelines and how to livestream the event, visit . . . #washingtondc #districtofcolumbia #dc #igdc #walkwithlocals #acreativedc #bythings #dctogether #commitmentmarch #ihaveadream #mlk #nationalmall #nationalactionnetwork @walkwithlocals @acreativedc @igdc @nationalmallnps @bythings @exposed_dc #exposeddc @ig_unitedstates_ #ig_unitedstates @popville #popville #snapdc @dc_eyes #dc_eyes @dmv.frames #dmvframes @washingtondaily #washingtondaily @wasmagphoto #washmagphoto @washpostphoto #waspostphoto #weclickdc @weclickdc @dmv.365

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We are pleased to welcome our great opera stars to the company!

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Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor

Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
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Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
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