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Washington DC — By Jon Rochetti on July 13, 2010 at 8:33 pm
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Daily Lunchtime Concerts at Woodrow Wilson Plaza

Every weekday during the lunch hour, the Woodrow Wilson Plaza located at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington DC gets Live! with free musical concerts.

Performances feature a wide variety of bands and performers, including African dance, Celtic folk singers, jazz, Hip Hop, Latin swing, pop, rock and more.

Wilson Plaza Bring your lunch or grab a bite from the Market to Market cafe, or try one of the 18 diverse cuisines served at the Food Court.  If pizza sound good, try one of the handmade pizzas at Aria Pizzeria & Bar, all within the Reagan Building.

Live! continues every weekday until September 24th, when the Godfather of Go-Go, Mr. Chuck Brown performs a special free concert at 5:00 p.m.

While at the Reagan Center step inside and tour the building’s lobby with its impressive 10-story rotunda of cone-shaped skylights, comprising a full acre of glass.

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center features several worthwhile stops, including:

  • A large section of the Berlin Wall.
  • The 30 feet by 49 feet red, blue, and yellow neon and Venetian tinted glass sculpture entitled Route Zenith, which is the largest neon work in North America.
  • A memorial bas relief of the 28th President, Woodrow Wilson by artist Leonard Baskin.

Live! - Woodrow Wilson Plaza, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC.  (map)

Dates and Tines – Monday – Friday through September 24th, 2010, from noon until 1:30.

Admission – Free, no tickets required.

Nearest Metro Subway Station – Triangle – Orange and Blue lines – station is connected to the Reagan Building or use the DC Circulator bus.

Parking – Limited metered street parking or area paid garage parking is available.

Images – Wilson Plaza

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