Musical Performances

50th Anniversary Balloons

Countdown to the 50th Anniversary Celebration at Palisades Library on November 15!

The Palisades Library will celebrate 50 years at the V St NW location from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Library Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan will lead a keynote address beginning at 1:30 p.m. A special day of events is planned including technology workshops, local bands, and a puppet show!  See a 3-D printer in action and meet local community groups!  The day's events have been generously supported by the Friends of Palisades Library.
Go Go as DC History

Go-Go as D.C. History

Monday, February 27, 2017, 6:30 pm

Go-Go as D.C. History aims to use five iconic go-go songs from D.C.'s legendary "Chocolate City" past in order to preserve that era, as well as discuss what of those legendary times will be retained in the Nation's Capital's redefining present and future. In discussing the songs with both those who made them as well as those they influenced, the city's economic, political, social and cultural past will be examined as a way to showcase what in the music and the times best and truly defined America's Capital City. Panelists include:
Kennedy Center LogoJarrod LeeDana Kristina-JoiTom Minter

In the Smoke of the Sting

Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
Kennedy Center LogoJarrod LeeDana Kristina-JoiTom Minter

In the Smoke of the Sting

Thursday, March 9, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
Kennedy Center LogoJarrod LeeDana Kristina-JoiTom Minter

In the Smoke of the Sting

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
Kennedy Center LogoJarrod LeeDana Kristina-JoiTom Minter

In the Smoke of the Sting

Thursday, March 2, 2017, 2:00 pm

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
Kennedy Center LogoJarrod LeeDana Kristina-JoiTom Minter

In the Smoke of the Sting

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 7:00 pm

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
Kennedy Center LogoJarrod LeeDana Kristina-JoiTom Minter

In the Smoke of the Sting

Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 10:30 am

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
Kennedy Center LogoJarrod LeeDana Kristina-JoiTom Minter

In the Smoke of the Sting

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.
Kennedy Center LogoJarrod LeeDana Kristina-JoiTom Minter

In the Smoke of the Sting

Join Washington National Opera artist Jarrod Lee in a music journey entitled In the Smoke of the Sting, which threads the words, determination, and courage of three Champion boxers - Joe Louis, Emile Griffith and Muhammad Ali - through music and poetry, and arias from operas written about these men.

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