Weekend Round Up February 20, 2014

Rising From Ashes

February 20th, 2014 at 07:20 PM | $10 in advance at www.arlingtondrafthouse.com or $12 at the door the night of the show. | gharrington3165@hotmail.com | Tel: 703-486-2345 | Event Website

“Rising From Ashes,” the award-winning feature-length documentary about Team Rwanda, will premiere in Arlington on Thursday, February 20 at 7:20 p.m. when the cycling film screens at the Arlington Drafthouse. Rising From Ashes is a joyous and uplifting independent film about the development of a national cycling team in Rwanda, a country still affected deeply by the genocide that tore the East African nation apart in 1994.


Arlington Drafthouse; 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204

DC Brau Dinner Beer dinner!

February 21st, 2014 at 07:00 PM| $60 per person(tax and service charge included) | info@pinstripes.com| Event Website

Enjoy an exception four course dinner with four perfectly paired beers. A DC Brau beer representative will be there throughout the evening to educate and enlighten you about the menu.


Pinstripes; 1064 Wisconsin Ave NW,

Gilbert & Sullivan’s Yeomen of the Guard

February 21st, 2014 at 08:00 PM | $16-$24 | rountcd@gmail.com | Tel: 3346635885 | Event Website

The Victorian Lyric Opera Company presents a fully staged presentation of Gilbert & Sullivan’s Yeomen of the Guard. Performances are Feb. 20, 21, 22, 28 & Mar. 1, 2014 at 8pm and Feb. 23 & Mar. 2, 2014 at 2pm. Students $16, seniors $20, and adults $24. Feb. 20th will be a special $12 preview performance. Please visit www.vloc.org for more show and ticket information!


The F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre; Rockville Civic Center; 603 Edmonston Dr. Rockville, MD 20851

The Greater Washington Heart Ball

February 22nd, 2014 at 06:30 PM | eliza.kanovsky@heart.org | Tel: 703-248-1717 | Event Website

The Heart Ball is a premier society event and a celebration of the life-saving work of the American Heart Association. The event brings together more than 500 of the region’s most prominent physician, corporate, health care, and community leaders. The evening includes, live and silent auctions, dinner, dancing and special presentations to honor United States Military doctors (retired and active) through the Heart Heroes program.


The Mandarin Oriental, 1330 Maryland Ave SW


February 25th, 2014 at 07:00 PM | Show-only tickets $35; Gala tickets (performance and reception) $500. See site for sponsorship info. | adrienne.laborwit@dccap.org | Tel: 202.783.7938 | Event Website

The 6th Annual DC-CAPITAL STARS: A Tribute to Broadway will showcase the outstanding artistic abilities of college-bound students from DC public and public charter schools. Attracting over 1,000 guests and a panel of celebrity judges that has included Patti LaBelle, Dionne Warwick, and Jordin Sparks,the show will culminate with scholarships awarded to the top performers. A celebratory reception with live music and dancing follows the performance. Proceeds benefit the DC College Access Program.


The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts; 2700 F Street, NW

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