Musical Performances

Nina Simone

Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68

Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 7:00 pm

You are cordially invited to attend a screening of Nina Simone: Live in '65 and '68 presented in cooperation with Arena Stage in conjunction with the production of Nina Simone: Four Women by Christina Ham, Nov. 10-Dec. 24. 
Harry Appelman

Jazz in Basement: Harry Appelman & Todd Marcus

Sunday, September 24, 2017, 2:00 pm

Jazz in the Basement, a monthly series held at the Goethe-Institut Washington, presents pianist Harry Appelman and bass clarinetist, Todd Marcus. Join us for this free, afternoon concert featuring two great artists of the D.C. region.  Thank you to volunteer organizers, Bertrand Uberall and John Cook.  Goethe-Institut Washington is located at 1990 K St. NW (entrance on 20th St. NW) 
Photgraph of Luis Garay Duo

Luis Garay Percussion World Duo

Saturday, September 23, 2017, 3:30 pm

Come join the fun! The Luis Garay Percussion World Duo will give a free concert in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. We will seat the event on a first-come, first-served basis.  
Br'erFoul Swoops

DC Punk Archive Presents at The Goethe Institut's Sommerfest :: Foul Swoops + Br'er

The DC Public Library's Punk Archive presents at Goethe Institut-Washington's two-month long exhibit on German sub-culture of the '80's: Konzept Geniale Dilletantes.
Park SnakesFringe Music in the Library

Fringe Music in the Library :: Park Snakes

Thursday, September 21, 2017, 6:30 pm

Fronted by Argentinian writer, Nenet Nenet, DC’s trio Park Snakes (formed by Nenet, Jason Coile and Van Hillard) finds their true motivation opening a provocative, yet productive, dialogue with audiences of all ages. Lyrics tackling alienation, ambiguity, desire and the possibilities of love float on top of spiky riffs and propulsive drums, bringing together the swamp and the city untold: a tale of rock noir.
Super Lilo Banner

Building A Better World Through Song with Mr. Lilo!

Sing, jump, and dance to original music and traditional songs in English and Spanish with "Mr. Lilo" and his guitar! Lilo Gonzalez is a bilingual singer/songwriter originally from El Salvador who has touched the lives of many people with his fun yet thoughtful music, sending a message to adults and children of all cultures that we can and should unite to build a better world for all.
PKL's YAC - Youth Advisory Council

Become a Library Youth Advisor

Friday, September 22, 2017 (All day)

TEENS!  Earn Community Service Hours as a Library Youth Advisor Are you respectful, responsible, and between the ages of 13-19?  Are you interested in sharing your ideas about what can make the Parklands-Turner Library a great place for young people? Visit the library on Fridays between 3 and 5 p.m., beginning August 25, or call 202-645-4532 and ask to speak with Ms. Auset for more information on how you can participate in YAC.
Sarah HughesFred Hughes

Jazz in the Basement :: Sarah & Fred Hughes

Jazz in the Basement at The Goethe Institut Washington presents father/daughter duo Fred (piano) and Sarah (saxophone) Hughes. Join us for a lovely afternoon of local jazz, plus conversation with the artists.  Thank you to volunteer organizers, Bertrand Uberall and John Cook.  Goethe Institut  1990 K St. NW (enter on the 20th St. entrance)  FREE || All Ages   
DowntownDC Live! at Franklin ParkJenna Camille

DowntownDC Live! at Franklin Park w/ Jenna Camille

The DC Punk Archive and IndieLove Enterprises present local artist Jenna Camille & her band at DowntownDC Live! at Franklin Park.
Meche Korrect

Fringe Music in the Library :: Meche Korrect

Meche Korrect is a performance artist, freelance writer, and educator from Washington D.C. whose work looks to inspire all ages and generations. A lover of art and travel, she currently splits her time between the D.M.V and Ghana.