US drum circle keeps sense of community

Ordinary people play drums and percussion weekly in public areas of Washington to maintain communal feel.

Last Modified: 19 Aug 2013 08:32
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In Washington DC, where government and politics dominate life, August is prime holiday time. But there is no rest for one weekly tradition - the city's drum circle. Many gather in public places, including parks, to play hand drums and percussion in an artful effort to maintain a sense of community in the district.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington.


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