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Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / feat Bloodsport / Recap

Our screening of Bloodsport insisted that you not overlook it – complete with an amazing DJ set by P.U.D.G.E Mental and an eye opening martial arts demonstration by Terence Nicholson, who conducted both a hand-form and weapons-form.

We essentially had the perfect trio: a thorough DJ set, which got the crowd open for a masterful martial arts demonstration, capped off by our CAN I KICK IT? version of Bloodsport.

See everyone next Tues July 17 for the final film of our outdoor series feat The Golden Child.  After that, we’re back at Songbyrd on Tues Aug 24 for Under Siege starring Steven Seagal.

Thank you to everyone who attended and thanks to our media partners for spreading the word.

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Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / feat Romeo Must Die / Recap

We’re halfway thru our outdoor series and its great to see how, each week, the crowds continue to grow, in addition to how diverse the crowds are from literally every category of demographic.  Age, sex, ethnicity, religion, etc…these events are a testament to how art, not to mention a good time, can bring people together, from all walks of life.

Thank you to everyone who attended (including those who participated in the 90’s costume contest), thanks to DJ Miss H.E.R for setting the tone, and shouts to our media partners.

We look forward to seeing everyone next Tues. July 10 for Jean Claude Van-Damme’s breakout movie Bloodsport.

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Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? / 90’s Costume Contest

In celebration of our Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? screening of the 90’s hip-hop/martial arts classic Romeo Must Die we’re conducting a 90’s Costume Contest.  Make sure to wear your best 90’s outfit and the winners will receives prizes from SHAOLIN JAZZ and the DowntownDC BID.  See you Tues July 26, at Freedom Plaza, starting at 7:30 PM….

Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? feat Kung Fu Hustle / 6.26.18

Join us and DowntownDC BID for our next Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? screening at Freedom Plaza next Tuesday June 26th as we feature the martial arts/comedy classic Kung Fu Hustle.

We get things started at 7:30 with a guest DJ, in addition to games & activities with the movie starting at 8:30 PM

For more info and to RSVP click here.

Back on the Block

There’s nothing like having solid partners and thanks to the good people at the DowntownDC BID promotion for CAN I KICK IT? is back on the digital billboard in the heart of Chinatown in downtown Washington, DC (think Time Square in NYC), which is an incredibly big deal considering the billboard’s location and number of people who see it (100’s of thousands per day).

See you Tuesday.

Capoeira Demo at Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? 2018

A big art of what we like to is to educate while entertaining, so it was a no-brainer to integrate live martial arts demos and here’s a clip from Tuesday of the capoeira demo by The International Capoeira Angola Foundation at CAN I KICK IT?

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See you this Tues June 19 for The Golden Child and to RSVP/info click here.

Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? feat The Golden Child / 6.19.18

This Tues June 19th join SHAOLIN JAZZ and the DowntownDC BID for the third film in our Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? outdoors series, the martial arts/comedy The Golden Child, starring the iconic Eddie Murphy.

DJ P.U.D.G.E will get the party started at 7:30 PM, along with games and activities provided by DPR with the moving starting around 8:45 PM.  For more info/RSVP click here.

Summer Flicks x Can I Kick It? / feat The Karate Kid / Recap

Its great to see how the support of CAN I KICK IT? has grown.  From our accounts over 200 of you attended despite the clouds.  Props to DowntownDC BID for bringing us back, thank you DJ Stylus for setting the tone, salute to everyone who attended, and thanks to our media partners.

We’ll be back next Tues June 12 at Freedom Plaza screening Rumble in the Bronx starring martial arts action star Jackie Chan.  For more info/RSVP click here.

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CAN I KICK IT? / feat The Karate Kid / 6.5.18 at Freedom Plaza

Join us this Tuesday June 5th as we again partner with the DowntownDC BID to conduct CAN I KICK IT? outdoors for their Summer Flicks series, at Freedom Plaza.  On Tues we kick-off the series with the 80’s heavy-hitter – The Karate Kid.

The party starts at 7:30 PM with guest DJ DJ Stylus (@rhome_p), in addition to games and activities with the movie starting at 8:30 PM.

CAN I KICK IT? is free, all ages, and open to the public and for additional info and RSVP click here.

CAN I KICK IT? / feat Shogun Assassin / Recap

Now that we’re screening CAN I KICK IT? on both floors of Songbyrd (three screens in total) we’ve been able to amplify the experience via more space for attendees along with benefiting from the sound system from Songbyrd’s first floor.

Thanks for everyone who attended and spread the word and thanks to Songbyrd for hosting.

We’re taking a short break in June with us again conducting CAN I KICK IT? outdoors, in partnership with the DowntownDC BID, at Freedom Plaza, so we hope everyone can attend.  The outdoor versions, due to the huge scale, take our experience to another level and should not be missed.  They take place every Tues from June 5 – July 10, so be sure to check out the schedule here.

Beyond that, we’ll back at Songbyrd on Tues July 24 where we’ll be screening Steven Seagal’s classic Under Siege.

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