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Downtown Summer Flicks & Shaolin Jazz presents Big Trouble in Little China

It’s been a great ride and we hope you can join us next Tues (6.27.17) as we screen Big Trouble in Little China – the fourth and FINAL film of the Downtown Summer Flicks x CAN I KICK IT? series, with the Downtown DC Bid.  As usual, the screening will take place at Freedom Plaza, free gourmet popcorn will be provided by Pret – A Manger and Zipcar will be providing free seat cushions.  For more event info click here.

Downtown Summer Flicks and Shaolin Jazz present The Matrix

Please join us, Tues June 13th, for the second film in our summer flicks series – The Matrix.  We’ll of course be conducting the screening at Freedom Plaza.  Activities will start at 7:30 p.m. with DJ 2-Tone Jones warming up the crowd, you can also enjoy our CAN I KICK IT? themed happy hour at Boss Shepherd’s Restaurant & Whiskey Bar (located across the street) from 2:30-7:30 p.m., play some ping-pong on site at Freedom Plaza, and the film will begin promptly at 8:30 p.m.  For additional info and to RSVP click here.

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon – Recap

DJ 2-Tone Jones and I would like to sincerely thank all of those who attended yesterday kicking off the inaugural DC Summer Flicks series via our CAN I KICK IT? engagement. I’m biased, of course, but its fresh to see something different happening in the city.  For the full recap click Read the rest of this entry

CAN I KICK IT? / 4.25 / feat ONG BAK 2

Join us for this month’s CAN I KICK IT? as we screen the cult contemporary classic Ong Bak 2 starring muy Thai star Tony Jaa / Tues. Apr. 25th / @SongByrdDC / 6 – 10 pm / No Cover / Happy Hour Specials / Sounds by @DJ2ToneJones / For info click here.

CAN I KICK IT? / 8.23 / feat Method Man

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Join us on Tuesday, August 23rd at Songbyrd Music House for the next edition of CAN I KICK IT? as we’ll be screening a Wu-Tang Clan cult classic film that inpsired the name of one of their most recognizable menbers……Method Man (starring Casanova Wong).  And in tribute to Johnny Blaze himself, DJ 2-Tone Jones will be scoring the film with an all-Method Man music set!

This month’s movie trivia is sponsored by Words Beats & Life, Inc (WBL).  WBL is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that uses Hip Hop to empower individuals and communities.  For more information go to www.wblinc.org.

To learn more and or RSVP click here.

CAN I KICK IT? / 7.26 / ft “Hard to Kill” starring Steven Seagal

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This month at CAN I KICK IT? we’re bringing you a true cult contemporary martial arts classic – “Hard to Kill,” starring one of Hollywood’s most enigmatic stars: Steven Seagal.  Come thru to Songbyrd on Tues. July 26th from 6-10 PM as 2-Tone creates another unique experience mixing classic tracks with the film.  For more info and to RSVP click here.