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January 21 – Washington Revels/Carpe Diem Community Sing

January Theme – Liberty and Justice. On the 21st of every month we gather to share songs, community and refreshments – and sometimes even a dance or two! We sing adult, kid and family songs. All are welcome to bring refreshments and songs to share. Song leaders will include Rachel and Henry Cross, Corinne Ducey, Mairi Rothman, Greg Lewis and others. Sign up in advance to lead a song by contacting Busy Graham ( or 301-466-0183), or just show up to sing (or even just to listen)

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November 1 – Maritime Voices at Capital Maritime Music Fest

The Fest will showcase the music and lore of local and international maritime traditions performed by artists recognized for their dedication to the preservation and presentation of maritime material, old and new. A continuous series of afternoon workshops will combine music with folklore and historical information about maritime activities – for example, the Maritime Voices will present a workshop in which they will demonstrate how sea chanteys were used in working a sailing ship.

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