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3225 8th Street, NE Washington, DC 20017
202-269-1600
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14 events
9 reviews
30 stars
Busboys and poets restaurant is about 4 blocks away on Monroe St and there are some other places to eat in that same area.
Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble
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9 reviews
30 stars
The concession is kind of pricey, but it's a worthwhile contribution to a worthy cause.
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Trigger is a cross-disciplinary work that unfolds as a choreographed play where ordinary people have extraordinary lives. Human stories of strength, honor, family and triumph are revealed against a backdrop of some of the nation’s darkest moments. Trigger provides a look into the history of black gangsters: how they were unschooled yet successful; governed by principle rather than established rule; and how their actions mirror some of the very activity that America and our society were built upon. This project addresses issues of class and economic conditions, exposing the double standards of the differential treatment received by minorities.

Snapshots grew out of the initial research process for Trigger and showcases the extreme physicality and athleticism of EDT dancers.