This listing of free cultural events is issued every Wednesday. The events are not only free they are usually easily accessible by metro. The events are often below the radar for many people and thus are often not well attended.
Regular readers may have noted that topics tend to emphasize my personal interests of biography and history, current world problems, theories of religion and all forms of music with an emphasis on swing and jazz.
Discussion and comments are welcomed
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Jazz Lovers - Here's the name of a GREAT jazz film recommended by the founder of the Newport Jazz Festival
George Wein, founder of the Newport Jazz Festival 60 years ago now a frail 88 years old, was stellar in introducing the jazz film, Jazz on a Summer's Day that depicts the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival when he spoke last week at the National Archives. How disappointing to see such a small audience at Archives. BUT the DVD is available, and I can see why George raved about it. Some of the greats giving outstanding performances were: