Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Black History Month at the U.S. Navy Memorial

The Navy Memorial & U.S. Navy Band to Host African American Diversity Concerts Two Performances in Celebration of Black History Month

WHAT: African American Diversity Concerts – free, live performances by the U.S. Navy Band held at the United States Navy Memorial in honor of Black History Month.

The first performance, on Friday, February 17, will feature the Brass Quartet with guest soloist Musician 1st Class Cory Parker in a concert that tells the story of the integration of African-Americans in the U.S. Navy.

The second performance, on Monday, February 27, will feature the U.S. Navy Band’s premier jazz ensemble, the Commodores, and include a narrative lecture component by MUCS Michael Bayes.

WHEN: Friday, 17 February 2012 @ 12:00pm Monday & 27 February 2012 @ 12:00pm

WHERE: United States Navy Memorial*
Burke Theater
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

COST: Free and open to the public. No RSVP required, but remember seating is limited

*Metro: National Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter (Green and Yellow lines)

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