Weekend Roundup February 27, 2014

The Yellow Ticket; showing at the National Gallery of Art on March 1,2014 | Jordan Wright

Georgetown University Black Student Alliance presents: Battle of the Voices

February 28th, 2014 at 08:00 PM | Event Website

First Annual Washington D.C. Metropolitan Singing Competition. The Competition will feature the best performing vocalist from each participating university, Celebrity Judges & Audience Attendants (with both performance & Business experience) in the music industry, and Much More!

Proceeds from the event will be donated to Duke Ellington School of the Arts


Gaston Hall; 37th and O St., NW

The Mellish at Mellow Mushroom Adams Morgan!!

February 28th, 2014 at 10:00 PM | $5 | themellishbooking@gmail.com | Tel: (202) 290-2778 | Event Website

This high-energy funk outfit, with its inebriating grooves and mesmerizing electric stage show, is guaranteed to deliver an incredibly wild show every time. Come join them at 10pm at Mellow Mushroom in Adams Morgan for a great night of high-energy music and delicious food and beer!


2436 18th St NW

Open Kitchen’s Cork & Fork

February 28th, 2014 at 07:00 PM | $55 | holly.camalier@openkitchen-dcmetro.com | Tel: 7039428148 | Event Website

Grab your friends and watch as our chefs wine and dine you during an interactive Chef’s demonstration of three small plates paired with a tasting of three wines. You’ll get recipes for the dishes served, plus tips and tricks from the Chef for easy entertaining, cooking techniques, wine education, and more!

Menu: Cheese & Wine; Caramelized Onion, Apple, and Cheddar Turnovers

Roasted Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Crostini

Savory Blue Cheese Shortbreads topped with Dates, Honey and Walnuts


7115 Leesburg Pike #107; Falls Church, VA 22043

A Taste of Puglia

March 1st, 2014 at 05:30 PM | 90 | primipiatti@aol.com | Tel: 202-223-3600

An authentic Pugliese dinner, showcasing the tremendous tastes of Puglia, Italy. Many of the ingredients included in the dinner are shipped fresh from Ceglie Messapica, the gastronomic capital of Puglia.


Primi Piatti; 2013 I Street NW

The Yellow Ticket

March 1st, 2014 at 02:30 PM | Tickets available on the website from late January | Tel: (202) 518-9400 | Event Website

Hollywood’s first European superstar Pola Negri was cast in an early social drama, The Yellow Ticket, a tale of a woman who must pose as a prostitute and conceal her Jewish background to pursue an education. Shot partly in occupied Warsaw at the end of the First World War, it was produced by the German UFA studio and released by Paramount. Footage includes rare views of Nalewki, Warsaw’s Jewish district later destroyed by the Nazis.


National Gallery of Art; 401 Constitution Avenue NW

Kids in the Kitchen

March 1st, 2014 at 10:00 AM | FREE | jlwkitk@gmail.com | Event Website

A FREEhealthy living activity fair for kids 3-13!

In addition to having healthy cooking demonstrations with professional chefs, we’ll have fitness class instructors there teaching Zumba, yoga, and more. Think obstacle courses, face painting, and free healthy snacks – all in the name of nutritional literacy!

The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures van will also be conducting FREE dental screenings for kids up to age 12.


YMCA National Capital; 1711 Rhode Island Ave NW

For A Woman

March 2nd, 2014 at 01:00 PM | Tickets available on the website from late January | Tel: (202) 518-9400 | Event Website

DC Premiere: In her mid-thirties, Anne knows practically nothing of her family’s past. After her mother’s death, Anne discovers old photos and letters that convince her to take a closer look at her parents’ past life.


AFI Silver Theatre; 8633 Colesville Road; Silver Spring, MD

Family Concert: The Kennedy String Quartet

March 2nd, 2014 at 04:00 PM | Children Free – Adults: $30.00 each | sam@stjohnsgeorgetown.org | Tel: 202-338-1796 | Event Website

The Georgetown Concert Series, Family Concert
In this lively program for ages 4 and older, a string quartet from the National Symphony Orchestra engages the audience with musical contrasts, from the technical to the emotional. Enjoy hands-on fun with the musical instrument “petting zoo” which gives children a chance to get up close with the instruments they see played on stage.


St. John’s Episcopal Church, Georgetown; 3240 O St.NW

Snuggle with the Stars

March 2nd, 2014 at 06:00 PM | $ 25 General Admission $50 VIP | Tel: 202-393-4266 | Event Website

Everyone throws an Oscar party, but only DC Shorts throws an Oscar pajama party. From the red carpet to the final award, DC Shorts aims to recreate the experience of watching from the comfort of your own home – only this home has a 2-story HD screen and serves up delicious foods and fancy drinks.


U.S. Navy Memorial’s Burke Theater; 701 Pennsylvania, NW

Poetry Out Loud – District of Columbia Finals

March 4th, 2014 at 06:30 PM | Event Website

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities is pleased to host the 2014 Poetry Out Loud District finals on March 4th at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. The competition starts at 6PM and will feature performances by local artists and arts organizations including Split this Rock’s DC Youth Slam Team, DJ RBI with Words, Beats and Life, and Regie Cabico, a local poet and spoken word artist.


Wooly Mammoth Theatre Company; 641 D Street, NW

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