WOWD sponsors 2019 SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

WOWD is a proud sponsor of 2019 SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL - this Friday through Sunday on the National Mall.

Events kick off on Friday with

  • JUNE 28, 2019, 12 TO 2 P.M. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

    Film Screening: Singing Our Way to Freedom
    Hall of Music, National Museum of American History
    1300 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. music.si.edu

    This documentary film offers a vibrant, multilayered look at the life of Chicano musician, composer, and community activist Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez. It chronicles Chunky’s life from his humble beginnings as a farmworker in Blythe, California, to receiving a National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in 2013. After the film, stay for a discussion between director Paul Espinosa and Grammy Award-winning musician Quetzal Flores before his performance at the Folklife Festival on June 29. Co-presented by the National Museum of American History and the Folklife Festival as part of the Smithsonian Year of Music.

  • See the incredible full Saturday and Sunday lineup here

  • Smithsonian Folkways Family Concert Honoring the Legacy of Pete Seeger
    Sunday, June 30 2019 @ 10:30 AM, National Mall (Rinzler Stage)

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