July 5, 2012 By Markette Smith of WAMU 88.5. – American University Radio Listen to the story on WAMU The annual Folklife Festival on the National Mall brings many sights and sounds, from Calypso bands to organic cooking demonstrations. But a resounding sound coming from a far corner of the Mall seems to overpower all the
By Chris Simkins July 04, 2012 WASHINGTON — One featured attraction at the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival celebrates the culture in African American neighborhoods of Washington, DC. Many residents have maintained their American traditions along with African cultural roots and they’re trying to pass them to younger generations in the form of art and music. One
Taratibu Youth Association has been selected to participate in the 46th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival. This annual outdoor event will take place June 27 to July I and July 4 to July 8,2012, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., surrounded by the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument, and the museums of the Smithsonian Institution.