The District Honors Michael Jackson in Events This Weekend

The District Honors Michael Jackson in Events This Weekend


Can you believe it’s been one full year since the death of Michael Jackson? I can’t, but thanks to some good people in The District, you can find any number of celebrations in song, dance and image to honor The King of Pop.

Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum is displaying MJ’s image in wax in their lobby. It’s free for visitors to walk in for viewing. Madame Tussaud’s is located at 1001 F Street NW (on the corner) and is open 365 days a year, Sun.-Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

On Friday, June 25, Michael Jackson is Still Alive is a five-hour event featuring D.C’.’s hot DJs: DJ Bis, James Nasty, D Painter, Harry Hotter and Chris Nitti playing the music of the gloved one. Tickets are free, the music begins promptly at 5 p.m. and all you have to do is bring your dancing shoes to 1115 U Street NW.

Feel like busting an MJ move? Contact and The Michael Jackson Thriller Meetup Group to learn or simply brush up on his famous moves from Thriller. Dancing begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday at The Chevy Chase Ballroom and DanceSport Center, 5207 Wisconsin AVE NW. And it’s free.

Club Eden at 1716 I Street NW is hosting Remember the Time featuring the music of Michael Jackson played by DJs Ravi, Saam and Jose on all three levels of the club. The event begins tonight at 10 p.m. and ends 3 a.m. on Sunday.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture Gallery, you can see one of Michael’s hats on display. The gallery is located inside the National Museum of American History.


  1. Also, just a 4th round pick? Really? A person who generated 7 4th quarter come backs, won his division, AND beat the 1# defense, impressively, in overtime in the play offs is only worth that? The jags couldn’t give up a 3rd round and a sandwhich for him?