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Luce Showcase: Escape-ism + Irreversible Entanglements

Luce Unplugged is a monthly concert series that brings DC's best bands to play in the Luce Foundation Center of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Our Summer Community Showcase, presented with Washington City Paper, features: 

6:00 PM || Irreversible Entanglements

Irreversible Entanglements is a politically-driven, collaborative free jazz project comprised of members from Philadelphia, New York City, and Washington, D.C. The group formed after a Musicians Against Police Brutality event in NYC (organized by musicians Amirtha Kidambi and Peter Evans) to raise funds for the family of Akai Gurley, a young black father who was slain in 2014 in the stairwell of his home by Peter Liang of the NYPD. With shared politics and roots in free jazz and spoken word traditions, Irreversible Entanglements recorded in August 2015 (Ayewa, Neuringer, Stewart, Holmes, and trumpeter Aquiles Navarro

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Later Event: July 16
Banda Popular de Jorge Bueno.