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Art & Soul of Black Broadway

Art & Soul of Black Broadway

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a former civics teacher & museum educator and I love teaching about the built environment; especially when I'm able to use art and music to tell stories. I'm licensed as a tour guide and welcome everyone to come as you are and learn about our city!
Tim
Tim
Tim
Tim

What we’ll do

Discover the musical heritage of U Street --aka Black Broadway-- from jazz to hip hop to punk to go go. Walk the streets & back alleys and learn how murals, theatres, music venues, and memorials embrace the history of this amazing neighborhood. Along the way, we'll listen to a diverse playlist that will match up with the murals and venues.

What else you should know

This tour ends at the intersection of 14th & U NW, about 8 blocks from the start point. It's precisely 1 mile (1.6 km) of walking. Rain or shine, but if it's really cold, we'll stop for coffee/tea!

What I’ll provide

Equipment
Hand warmers if we tour in temps in the 30s or below.

What to bring

Camera or camera phone.

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Where you'll be

We will be on the streets and back alleys of the U Street and Shaw neighborhoods. In addition to murals and public art, we will see Historic Howard Theatre, the African American Civil War Memorial, Ben's Chili Bowl, "Little Ethiopia," Lincoln Theatre, and a few more modern music venues along the way.

Upcoming availability

Thu, Jul 18    From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.
$25 per person
8 of 10 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

More tips

This tour ends at the intersection of 14th & U NW, about 8 blocks from the start point. It's precisely 1 mile (1.6 km) of walking. Rain or shine, but if it's really cold, we'll stop for coffee/tea!
Tim
art walk
Art & Soul of Black Broadway
137 reviews
$25 per person
137 reviews
$25 per person