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HumanitiesDC Celebrates!

HDC Celebrates

Join HumanitiesDC in celebrating our city from an international, national, local, and hyperlocal dimension. This year we focus on the stories that shaped 1968. The world changed in 1968 through storytelling, often in music, advocating for change in our neighborhoods and around the world. This special event celebrates the stories and hopes of that pivotal year, as history comes to life. All proceeds support HumanitiesDC Special thanks to our sponsors: Double Nickels Theatre Company, Dykema Gossett PLLC, Gamble-Huff Music, WPFW

DC: An Unlikely Stop on the Bluegrass Trail

July Humanitini (Draft 2)

Built on the music created by Bill Monroe and his Blue Grass Boys, bluegrass emerged as a separate genre during the late 1940s, though it was generally called hillbilly music until the mid 1950s. Old-time music generally pre-dates bluegrass and covers a wide range of genres found mostly in rural areas. However, after World War II and new generation of city-bred old time and bluegrass fans emerged here in DC. On July 5th, we will explore the similarities and difference

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