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2012 Festival Blog - Citified

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 4, 2012


Happy Fourth of July! Great to be back out on the National Mall with all of the participants. A wonderfulRead More

July 4, 2012   No Comments

Intersections: Christylez Bacon and Quetzal Flores


The Good Hope and Naylor Corner, Citified’s narrative stage, hosted a surprise joint-discussion with D.C. native Christylez Bacon and EastRead More

July 3, 2012   No Comments

Albus Cavus and the Renaissance of Washington, D.C.


Peter Krsko, coordinator of artists’ collective Albus Cavus, recently gave Smithsonian interns a tour of the murals of Washington, D.C.Read More

July 2, 2012   No Comments

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Galleries #4 & #5


In spite of the powerful storm that swept across the Mall on Friday night, causing substantial damage that shut downRead More

July 1, 2012   No Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: July 1, 2012


The Festival re-opened a day after a big storm swept through the D.C. area. Thanks to the staff, interns, volunteers,Read More

July 1, 2012   No Comments

Ebony Hillbillies


The Ebony Hillbillies, an African American string band, perform at the Sounds of Monticello and the Blue Ridge concert, produced inRead More

July 1, 2012   4 Comments

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #3


Here are a few of the  great photos taken by visitors to Day 3 of the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival.Read More

June 30, 2012   No Comments

Festival Photo Daily Dozen: June 29, 2012


Despite the record temperature that topped 100 degrees, Day 3 of the Folklife Festival continued with more great performances, narrativeRead More

June 29, 2012   No Comments

Citified Artist Profile: Chanel Compton


Citified: Arts and Creativity East of the Anacostia River explores creativity, identity, and community in Far Southeast Washington, D.C., neighborhoods. ChanelRead More

June 29, 2012   No Comments

Photos From Our Festival Visitors: Flickr Gallery #2


Here are a few of the  awesome photos taken by visitors to the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Take a look!Read More

June 29, 2012   No Comments