Volume 25, Issue 4, April 2016YDC checks out Zika research funding, interpretations of Superman, H Street NE streetcar line

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Highlights & Things to Do


Saturday, May 21: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fiesta Asia Street Fair celebrates Asian Heritage Month with parade, crafts, performances (join in the Bollywood Doonya at 1 p.m. sharp), interactive displays, food and open market vendors, and embassy tents. Pennsylvania Ave., NW, from Third to Sixth Streets. Short walk from Metro stations: Green/Yellow lines (National Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn), Orange/Silver/Blue lines (Federal Triangle), Red line (Judiciary Square). Entry and entertainment FREE, but vendors may charge for food and items.


Tuesday, May 24: 8 p.m. Adams Morgan Movie Nights kicks off its 2016 summer series with Selma (2014). director Ava DuVernay's dramatic account of civil rights workers march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965. Nominated for Best Picture Oscor; won Best Orignal Song Oscar (“Glory”). Great soundtrack and acting. FREE.


Saturday, June 4-Sunday, June 5, 12 noon–7 p.m: The 36th Annual Washington Folk Festival will showcase diverse traditional music, dancing, story telling and crafts plus workshops. Glen Echo Park, 7300 Macarthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Md.. Parking is limited, so ride the FREE SHUTTLE from the GEICO campus, three blocks west of Friendship Heights Metro Station. FREE. Sponsored by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington.


More things to do are listed in the YDC Schedule, see navigation bar.

YDC salutes former staffers who donated to launch volume 25.

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