Smithsonian Folklife Festival Presents Camerata Romeu Concert

Award-Winning Cuban String Orchestra Performs Cuban and Latin American Chamber Music September 7, 2017 The Smithsonian Folklife Festival presents a performance of Cuban and Latin American chamber music by the award-winning Cuban string orchestra Camerata Romeu Saturday, Sept. 30, at 7:30 p.m. at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, D.C. …

Dama Gazelle Calf Born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

September 7, 2017 After a five-year hiatus, Cheetah Conservation Station keepers at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo are celebrating the birth of a critically endangered dama gazelle. The male calf was born in an off-exhibit enclosure Aug. 30 to 10-year-old mother Adara and 3-year-old father Edem. Keepers continue to closely monitor …

Smithsonian Presents the Haitian Youth Choir in a Free Concert

Chamber Ensemble Also Will Perform September 7, 2017 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art will present the Haitian Youth Choir Friday, Sept. 22, from 1 to 2 p.m. The 30-voice choir of boys and girls will be accompanied by a seven-piece ensemble from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, performing choral and instrumental …