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)