Upcoming Family Events in Metro DC
May 1 – 8, 2014
Shisa Dogs and Taiko Drums. A Japanese Journey
Presented by Smithsonian Discovery Theater
Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Thursday, May 1 ∙ 11:30 am
Nothing is more exciting than the sound of a big Japanese drum. And a huge, purple dancing lion-dog is a must for every festival. Musicians and colorfully costumed dancers from the Chin Hamaya Daiko Culture Center use drums, chant, song, and dance to sweep you into the spirit of celebrations from Japan’s Ryukyu Islands. This program is suited for kids ages 5 … [Read More]
¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and Andrés’ new CD!
Saturday, May 3 • 10:30 am
Alexandria Old Town Theater [Directions]
815 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Award-winning family music favorite Andrés Salguero brings his irresistibly interactive, bilingual, movement-and-music-filled ¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés! This ebullient celebration of Latin culture, featuring Andrés Salguero, full band, and special guests, will celebrate both Cinco de Mayo and the release of Andrés’ debut album, ¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés!