June 29: Today’s Events at the Folklife Festival

Today at the Folklife Festival: cooking with goat meat, seeing HIV/AIDS through photography, and an evening concert by Quetzal and La Sardina de Naiguatá

An artist works on a mural installation in the “Citified” program. (Photo by Walter Larrimore, Smithsonian Institution)
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Each morning of the Festival, Around the Mall will publish a list of events to help you navigate the National Mall and get the most out of your visit. This year’s event features three programs: Campus and Community: Public and Land-grant Universities and the USDA at 150, Creativity and Crisis: Unfolding The AIDS Memorial Quilt, and Citified: Arts and Creativity East of the Anacostia River. Come celebrate summer with ten days of food, music, dancing, storytelling, culture and more.

Campus and Community: Public and Land-grant Universities and the USDA at 150

Morrill Performing Arts Center

11:00 AM—12:00 PM West Virginia University Steel Band

12:00 PM—1:00 PM University of Hawai’i's Hula Halau Unukupukupu

1:00 PM—2:00 PM University of Texas–Pan American Mariachi Aztlán

2:00 PM—3:00 PM Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole

3:00 PM—4:00 PM West Virginia University Steel Band

4:00 PM—5:30 PM University of Hawai’i's Hula Halau Unukupukupu and Tuahine Troupe

Commons Discussion

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Research Into Action: Public Universities at Work

11:45 AM—12:30 PM Reinventing Agriculture: Old Roots, New Shoots

12:30 PM—1:15 PM The Land-grant Tradition: Campus Traditions

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Building on Tradition: Musical Traditions at Universities

2:00 PM—2:45 PM The Next 150 Years: 4-H and Extension in the Future

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Opening Doors: Diversity

3:30 PM—4:15 PM Sustainable Solutions: Waste Not, Want Not!

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Lifelong Learning: Mississippi Hills Cultural Tourism

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Transforming Communities: Technology and Accessibility

Smithsonian U

11:00 AM—11:30 AM Sustainable Biofuels

11:30 AM—12:00 PM One Hundred Years of Food Safety

12:00 PM—12:30 PM Living Light Solar House: Powered by the Sun

12:30 PM—1:00 PM Muckleshoot Food Sovereignty Project: Revitalizing Northwest Native Food Culture

1:00 PM—1:30 PM 21st Century Workforce Development: From Infancy to Innovation

1:30 PM—2:00 PM Forty Years of Land Grant Food Safety Education

2:00 PM—2:30 PM History of Morrill Act, Land Grant Universities, Smith Lever Act and Hatch Act

2:30 PM—3:00 PM How Songs Find Their Meanings: Que Sera, Sera

3:00 PM—3:30 PM What Really Bugs Us: Pests in the Garden and Integrated Pest Management

3:30 PM—4:00 PM Disability, Creativity and Student Life

4:00 PM—4:30 PM Art Science Fusion

4:30 PM—5:00 PM The Story of New France, the Other Colonial America

5:00 PM—5:30 PM What Really Bugs Us: Pests in the Garden and Integrated Pest Management

Test Kitchen

11:00 AM—11:45 PM Food Explorations: Homemade Wonton with Dipping Sauce

12:00 PM—12:45 PM Olive Oil Presentation

1:00 PM—1:45 PM Food Explorations: Homemade Wonton with Dipping Sauce

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Vermont Maple Syrup

3:00 PM—3:45 PM Cooking with Goat Meat: Goat Stew

4:00 PM—5:30 PM From the Farmer’s Market

Creativity and Crisis: Unfolding the AIDS Memorial Quilt

Red Hot Stage

11:00 AM—11:45 AM The NAMES Performers

11:45 PM—12:30 PM The NAMES Performers

12:30 PM—1:15 PM The NAMES Performers

1:15 PM—2:00 PM Spoken Word

2:00 PM—2:45 PM The NAMES Performers

2:45 PM —3:30 PM The NAMES Performers

3:30 PM—4:15 PM The NAMES Performers

4:15 PM—5:00 PM Spoken Word

5:00 PM—5:30 PM A Conversation about Arts and Advocacy

Giving Voice Stage

11:00 AM—11:45 AM HIV/AIDS Through Spoken Word

11:45 PM— 12:30 PM Call My Name

12:30 PM —1:15 PM Normal Heart Conversation

1:15 PM —2:00 PM Art as Advocacy, Art as Medicine

2:00 PM—2:45 PM Seeing HIV/AIDS Through Photography

2:45 PM—3:30 PM Positive Living

3:30 PM —4:15 PM Global Voices

4:15 PM —5:00 PM Science, Health, and Art

5:00 PM—5:30 PM Reflections on The Quilt Display

Citified: Arts and Creativity East of the Anacostia River

Panorama Room

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Rap: AB the Pro

11:45 PM—12:30 PM Line Dance & Workshop: Iverson Mall Line Dancers

12:30 PM—1:30 PM East of the River Boys & Girls Steelband

1:30 PM—2:30 PM Beat Ya Feet Dance: Da Originalz

2:30 PM—3:30 PM East of the River Boys & Girls Steelband

3:30 PM—4:30 PM East of the River Boys & Girls Steelband

4:30 PM—5:30 PM Beat Ya Feet Dance: Da Originalz

Good Hope and Naylor Corner

11:00 AM—11:45 AM Women of the Cloth & Daughters of Dorcas & Sons

11:45 PM—12:30 PM What is Soul & Funk: Faycez U Know

12:30 PM—1:30 PM Hip Hop and Rap: Christylez Bacon & AB the Pro

1:30 PM—2:30 PM Dance in the Community: Iverson Mall Line Dancers

2:30 PM—3:30 PM Rap: AB the Pro

3:30 PM—4:30 PM Hip Hop: Christylez Bacon

4:30 PM—5:30 PM Murals in the Community: Jay Coleman & muralists

Douglass Hall

11:00 AM—12:30 PM Ongoing activities

12:30 PM—1:30 PM Quilting: Daughters of Dorcas & Sons

1:30 PM—2:30 PM Art Workshop: Jay Coleman

2:30 PM—3:30 PM Ongoing activities

3:30 PM—4:30 PM Quilting: Daughters of Dorcas & Sons

4:30 PM—5:30 PM Ongoing activities

Evening Concerts

Morrill Performing Arts Center

6:00 PM—8:00 PM Quetzal and La Sardina de Naiguatá

Panorama Room

6:00 PM—8:00 PM The Music of Monticello and the Blue Ridge

About Aviva Shen
Aviva Shen

Aviva Shen is a reporter/blogger for ThinkProgress. Before joining CAP, Aviva interned and wrote for Smithsonian magazine, Salon, and New York.

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