Strong In The City for April 11, 2013: Philanthrobeat, Live Jazz and Emancipation

It’s Thursday!!! Here are some events you can get into tonight in the DMV!


Philanthrobeat: Native Tongues Edition

Want to go out dancing? Check out this party brought to you by Words, Beats & Life, and support an organition that uses Hip-Hop to transform and empower young people’s lives and their communities.
Liv Nightclub
2001 11th Street NW right in the U street corridor
Washington, DC 20001

Live Jazz and Happy Hour at Artisphere 

pan_thumb_webThis free live jazz and mixer happens every Thursday 5:30pm – 8:00pm
This week features The Pan-American Trio.

1101 Wilson Blvd – Arlington, VA
Click here for more info


One Hundred Years: From the Emancipation Proclamation to the March on Washington

lincoln & MLKJoin this panel discussion as they explore the journey from slavery to freedom between the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation and the 1963 March on Washington. Panelists will discuss the continuing struggle for freedom, justice, and equality during Reconstruction, as well as the Tilden-Hayes Compromise and Jim Crow laws.

National Archives
between 7th & 9th on Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Archives – Navy Memorial 
Click here for more info

Cherry Blossom Festival

This week’s weather has been perfect for enjoying the cherry blossoms and all of the fun cool activities that go along with the festival. Click here for info