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A Night at the Circus

Presented in collaboration with the 2017 Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Fri., July 7, 9 p.m.–12 a.m.

Arts and Industries Building, 900 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, DC

Inspired by the 50th annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, enjoy the dazzling sights and sounds of the circus. The evening features circus performers, music by DJ Alkimist, hands-on activities, cocktails, a GIF photo booth provided by OM Digital, and more.

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A Night at the Circus on July 7

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