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Weekend Planner: Romantic Warriors

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In the early 1970s, progressive rock, music from bands like Yes, King Crimson and Genesis, conquered the earth. But time marches on and music trends change. And in a few short years progressive rock faded from the landscape.

Still, a new documentary by a D.C. filmmaker proves it didn’t disappear entirely. "Romantic Warriors" will be screened by Docs In Progress on Friday, May 21st at 9 p.m. at the Writer's Center in Bethesda. Stephanie Kaye speaks with Docs In Progress Executive Director, Erica Ginsberg.

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