DC LaborFest This Week: TrashDance, Laborer's Tour & More

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

DC LaborFest This Week: TrashDance, Laborer's Tour & More(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)Last week of the first annual DC LaborFest, a month-long celebration of labor arts in the metro area. The DC Labor FilmFest continues in June.
Tonight (7:30p): Film: Trash Dance ($5 show!) 

Sometimes inspiration can be found in unexpected places. Choreographer Allison Orr finds beauty and grace in garbage trucks, and in the men and women who pick up our trash. American Film Institute Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, Maryland
Weds, May 28 (12 noon): Laborers' Museum Tour 
The LIUNA museum honors a heritage that began in 1903 when a small group of largely immigrant and African-American Hod Carriers and Building Laborers overcame hostility, threats and violence to join together for better lives. Tour led by Ed Rehfeld. Free but click here to RSVP; Laborers, 905 16th Street, Northwest Washington, DC
Thu, May 29 (12 noon): Book Talk: Hedrick Smith: Who Stole the American Dream?  
Presented by the Library of Congress Guild, AFSCME 2910; Library of Congress, Madison Building Room Dining Room A
Sat, May 31 (4p): Joe Uehlein & The U-Liners
The U-Liners return to the Washington Folk Fest at Glen Echo.  Rebel songs and love songs, the best in roots-rock music and songs of our time! Pacific Palisades Stage, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD


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