106.7 The Fan All News 99.1 WNEW CBS Sports Radio 1580

Metro’s Summer Arts Series Starts Today

View Comments
Latest News

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

WASHINGTON — Annual summer arts performances at Metro stations are starting.

Metro says the “MetroPerforms!” performances begin Monday with choral groups performing at seven stations during the evening commute. Metro says it’s chosen about 20 singers, dancers, musicians and poets to entertain at summer performances outside train stations.

Metro’s Art in Transit Program held auditions for the performances last week at Metro’s headquarters in Washington. The artists selected for the program must pass a background check and are volunteering their time by performing. They may also be selected to perform at the Music on the Mall lunchtime performance series.

Monday’s performances will be at the Navy Yard, L’Enfant Plaza, King Street, Columbia Heights, Dupont Circle, Takoma Park and Eastern Market stations. The performances end Aug. 29.

Here are some samples:

Thomas Circle Singers

All News 99.1 WNEW

 

Fairfax Chorale Society

All News 99.1 WNEW

 

Children's Chorus of Washington

All News 99.1 WNEW

 

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,568 other followers