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Sounds of Hope at the Potter’s House presents Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers

Washington, DC.– The Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers performs on Friday, October 19,2012  at the Potters House, 1658 Columbia RD NW in Washington, DC. There is a suggested donation of $15.00. Showtime: 8pm


The Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers are a group of tremendously talented artists that grew out of the cultural experience demonstrated at Malcolm X Park and is founded by Doc Powell. Drummers from all walks of life, and from every level of drumming abilities, other musicians of all varieties, and spectators of all nationalities and ages, come together and create a wonderful expression of creative energies. From this setting, arose a group of performing artists called the Malcolm X Drummers and Dancers.

Some of our performance arenas are Market Five Gallery, The Martin Luther King Library, Wilson Senior High School, Riverside Baptist Church, Metro AME Church, The National Education Association, Union Temple Baptist Church, and Malcolm X Park.

We have performed at a variety of venues. Some of them include Mt.Ararat Outreach Center, Potter’s House, National Education Association, Fairmount Heights Municipal Center, Metropolitan AME Church, Cultural Cafe, Josephine Butler Community Center, Ideal Public Charter School, International Mall, Ballou Senior High School, MLK Library, St. Marks Church, Riverside Baptist Church, Plymouth Congregational Church, Capitol Plaza Mall, Market 5 Gallery, Joe's Movement, Malcolm X Park, Greater Mt Nebo AME Church,Howard University (Auditorium), Washington Terrace Hotel, Walter Reed's Hospital, and Hung Tao Choy Mei Leadership Institute.

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Sounds of Hope is benefit concert series started in 2002 and was named by its co-founder, producer and host, Mary Shapiro. A teacher and performing songwriter, Mary also hosts the free monthly open mic (final Fridays of each month).

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