Freedom Friday: U Street Shuffle Edition

There are some fantastic happenings going on this evening.  Don’t let a little rain, rain on your parade. 🙂

For the early birds, go check out Cheers.  One of my favorite DJs, DJ Jahsonic will be holding it down.

Each and Every Friday starting March 12, 2009

@Tabaq Bistro

1336 U St NW

5pm – 9pm

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Grammy nominated Maimouna Youssef will celebrate her birthday with a live performance accompanied by an international cast of soul rebels: Cody Chesnutt, Navasha Daya, & Farafina Kan.

March 12th

@Liv

2001 11th St NW

After Party featuring DJ Dummy (Common’s official DJ)

spinning classic hip hop, reggae, r&b, house and afrobeat

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This is where I will be tonight! I am so excited to witness the brilliance of Robert Glasper. The Houston native is one of the major pianists of his time, with a gift for harmony that evokes the very best in jazz.

March 12th & 13th

Robert Glasper

@Liv

2001 11th St NW

Check him out here.

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For those willing to leave the U, check Black Dynamite playing at the AFI Silver Theatre.

Michael Jai White gives a rousing performance as the title character, who, after the mob murders his brother Jimmy, gets back in the game to take revenge, all the way from the streets to The Man in the White House.

March 12th

@AFI Silver Theater

8633 Colesville Road

Movie showing at 11PM

Get tickets here.

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