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Soul of the City Narrates What’s Going On in Washington, D.C. with a recording of “What’s Going On-2014” and a Digital Humanities Project inspired by Marvin Gaye.

Soul of the City is a youth leadership development program of the Humanities Council of Washington, D.C., that uses the city of Washington and its unique neighborhoods and culture as a classroom. As a part of the city’s Summer Youth Employment program based at the Department of Human Services, sixteen young people developed a digital humanities project. This year marks what would have been the 75th Birthday of Washington, D.C. native Marvin Gaye. It was his life, music and politics

HATFestDC Recap: 1,400 Residents Celebrate Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival

HATFestDC Returns October 4, 2014   (Washington, DC) – The Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival took place August 2-3 at Gateway DC on St. Elizabeths East Campus. This creative display of Washington was co-planned by The Humanities Council of Washington, DC and THEARC. The Batala Drummers and Dancers opened the festival with a processional to the main stage, followed by performances from Cecily Bumbray, Aaron Abernathy, Wes Felton, Reesa Renee and Father’s Children on Saturday. Sunday was a gospel showcase

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