Lunch Culture

June 5 Kick-Off Event

Join us on June 5th for the kickoff of Lunch Culture, a celebration of art, culture, and community at Murrow Park in the heart of the Penn West Equity and Innovation District. Commencing with a press conference at 11 a.m., featuring Mayor Bowser and other District officials, this event celebrating the reopening of the adjacent Penn Avenue pocket park. This revitalized space will now feature stunning new shade sculptures by artist My Ly, providing a vibrant space for passersby to relax and unwind.

Around 12 p.m., DC Flamenco will take the stage with a captivating ‘Cuadro Flamenco’ performance, while Taberna del Alabardero dishes out delicious Spanish bites. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the rich art and culture flourishing in Murrow Park!

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Lunch Culture

June – Sept
12:00 – 1:30 PM
Murrow Park – 18th Street & Pennsylvania Ave NW

Lunch Culture is a series of events in Murrow Park showcasing cultural arts, including dance, theater, and interactive experiences. All are invited to experience free diverse performances that are both entertaining and enriching in the beautiful park setting.

*NOTE: Events are outdoors and weather dependent.

 

 

DC Flamenco
Wednesday, June 5
Rain date: June 6

Flamenco is an art form drawn from the cultural richness of Andalucía in Southern Spain. It combines the melismatic poetry of the singer’s voice punctuated with the rhythmic Spanish guitar and cajón box drum together with fiery footwork of the dancer. The performance will feature a ‘Cuadro Flamenco’, consisting of singer Hector Márquez, dancer Mariana Gatto, guitarist Miguelito and cajón player Kevan El Pelo; regular performers at restaurant Taberna del Alabardero based in the Golden Triangle. This experience will inspire the audience to shout out “Olé!”

Capital Fringe Programming
Thursday, June 20

Join Capital Fringe at Murrow Park to experience lunchtime entertainment in anticipation for the festival’s upcoming 20+ productions and 86 individual shows that will take place over eight days around the Golden Triangle neighborhood from July 11-21.

Australian Embassy’s Djinama Yilaga
Wednesday, July 10

Djinama Yilaga is a Australian intergenerational Yuin choir that perform songs in the Dhurga language, which is an Australian Aboriginal language from the South Coast of New South Wales, Australia. The lunchtime performance is in partnership with the Australian Embassy.

Capital Fringe Programming
Thursday, July 11

Join Capital Fringe at Murrow Park to experience lunchtime entertainment in anticipation for the festival’s upcoming 20+ productions and 86 individual shows that will take place over eight days around the Golden Triangle neighborhood from July 11-21.

Live Theater in the Park
Wednesday, September 25
Rain date: September 26

Rorschach Theatre offers a sneak peek of their upcoming thriller, SLEEPING GIANT by Steve Yockey, that will run from October 4 – November 3. SLEEPING GIANT is set during a spectacular proposal gone wrong, awakening an ancient entity leading to darkly humorous tales of human desperation and belief.