Every year the Smithsonian throws a 10-day party on the National Mall. This year the Institution salutes the culture of New York City, Bermuda and masters of the building arts.

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Photo Gallery:
The Lower East
Side

A tour of New York's New Bohemia

The Bialys Are Coming: Read about this New York treat.

06/27
5:30-8 p.m. New York West Indian Dance Party
7/4 5-7 p.m.
Irish New York: The 33rd County Featuring Cherish the Ladies


7/5 5:30-9 p.m.
Birth of Salsa in New York and Latin Dance Party


7/6 Open auditions for Amateur Night at the Apollo

7/7 6-9 p.m.
Amateur Night at the Apollo


Ongoing Activities:
– Daily 4 p.m. stickball game
– Hip-Hop Workshops
– Fashion runway how-tos
– New York cooks and food writers
Photo Gallery:
Cricket

A look at one of Bermuda's most popular sports

7/7 Cricket Cup Match finale

6/30 1:30 p.m. Seagull Race at Thompson Boat Center

7/1 All Day
Christmas in July Celebration


7/1 1:30 p.m.
Gombey Clash in the family and community area


7/5 All Day
Bermuda Weddings


Ongoing Activities:
– Kite making and flying
– Bermudian cooking
– Reggae From the Rock
– Jazz Bermudian style
– Gombey costume making
Video: "The Stone Carvers"
A preview of the Oscar-winning documentary
Family
Activities

– Create your own gargoyles
– Make mosaics and stained glass
– Work with building tools and materials
Skill
Demonstrations

– Byzantine wood carving
– Adobe building
– Timber framing
– Terra cotta craftsmanship
Daily
Discussions

– Restoration of the Washington Monument
– Preservation of historic buildings
  Mall Weather
  Public Transportation
  Virtual Tour: The Mall
Sunday, July 1
Air and Space Museum 25th Anniversary Celebration
Summer 2001: The Hot List
Smithsonian Folklife
Festival Home Page
6/29 Power and Glory: Folk Songs of the American Presidency
6/30 Arts 'n' U: A celebration of the local arts community
6/30 Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert with Sweet Honey in the Rock
7/1 Across Generations: A Centennial Tribute to Margaret Mead