Strong In The City for April 12-14, 2013: Parades, Concerts, Theatre & Art

Here are some of the events happening this weekend in the DMV

The National Cherry Blossom Parade


The 2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® is Saturday, April 13 from 10:00am to 12:00 noon, rain or shine. One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled Parade runs along Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th streets, NW, and is televised live.


Paul Mooney & Ryan Leslie at the HOWARD THEATRE

Friday 7:30pm Paul Mooney

Sat 8pm Ryan Leslie 

Click here for info

Hugh Masekela Friday Night at The Lisner

Hugh M

730 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052


Free Financial Wellness Day

Join WHUR and Suntrust for a day of Free Financial Wellness. Saturday, April 13th 11am-1pm at Mount Ennon Baptist Church, Clinton Maryland! Click the Financial Wellness Day Banner on for information and get financially fit with 96.3 WHUR!


ArtFest 2013 in Arlington, VA

Workshops for kids and adults

Through Fri, April 12
Presented by Arlington Artists Alliance

11th annual week-long celebration of the visual arts includes an on-going art show and sale, demos, workshops, art talks, and a treasure hunt. Full schedule and workshop registration info at


Mary T. & Lizzy K. at The Arena Stage

img-mary-lizzyWriter-director Tazewell Thompson stitches together an insider’s look at the unlikely friendship between First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her talented seamstress, the successful freed slave Elizabeth Keckly




ART HOP in Takoma Park, MD

On Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14, Art Hop Takoma will transform Old Takoma’s main street into a neighborhood arts district.  The 4th annual Art Hop will showcase a variety of art including photography, jewelry and wearable art, paintings, sculptures, installations, and a plethora of collage and mixed media works.  .

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