Category Archives: Main Programs

La Rambla Stage Special Guests

  Master of Ceremonies Steve Piacente.  Special Guests include Melissa Scholes Young, Dawit Gebremichael Habte, Marc Morje Howard, Cynthia Lee Monroe,  and Trish Earnest.  La Rambla tent at the corner of Howard Ave and Armory Ave. Special Guests Master of Ceremonies – Steve Piacente In addition to his role as festival MC, Steve will present his new book “Pretender”. Kirkus

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Kids Rock the Stage!

The Children’s Stage is located on Fawcett Street in the middle of the festival. Stay tuned for complete 2018 Children’s Program The Great Zucchini Location: Children’s Stage, 11:15 to 12:00 The Great Zucchini has been Washington DC’s #1 children’s entertainer for over 15 years. He has performed at the White House, Vice President’s House, 11 embassies, and is the only children’s

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The Power of Poetry

Making Poems, Making Peace 2018—A time like no other time. Are you ready to hear a poem? Are you ready to eat and drink poems, to make the short eats become long and tasty metaphors on the tongue? Are you ready to hear one of this country’s leading poets, and the poets who make poems into English from other tongues,

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