Speakers & Education
Sunday, June 26, 3 p.m.
McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd.
Garba360, a South Asian social dance experience with live music. An essential component of the nine-day, fall Hindu festival Navratri, Garba is an intoxicating, high-energy folk dance style from the Indian state of Gujarat. This community event has been reimagined for all to participate in the fun any time of the year!
This engagement of Garba360 is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours program of Mid Atlantic Arts with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Friday, July 29, 7 p.m.
Free. Preregistration required throughthe FCPL website. Registration will open at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 1. Register here.
Presented in partnership with theFairfax County Public Library. Singer-songwriter, guitarist, storyteller and activist Calvin Earl is a champion of the African American spiritual and has devised this program about the history and legacy of how enslaved Africans in America created an original music known today as African American spirituals. Created in the cotton ?elds of the Old South, it is the foundation of many popular American music genres.