Weekend Round May 15, 2014

Rebecca McCabe plays at a May 2012 Concerts in the Park concert. | Robert Devaney

Trio Caliente SURPRISE SHOW THURSDAY at Blues Alley

May 15th, 2014 at 08:00 PM | $20 | Event Website

Recent Wammie Winner Trio Caliente will be performing this Thursday at Blues Alley at 8 and 10pm.

Trio Caliente performs a sultry, sexy mix of salsa, gypsy rumba, flamenco pop, and Brazilian jazz. They were recently awarded Best Latin Group for the second year in a row by the Washington Area Music Association.


Blues Alley; 1073 Wisconsin Ave NW

Artist’s Proof Gallery: An Exhibition of Fashion Photography Works by Fred Maroon

May 16th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | Event Website

Artist’s Proof Gallery is excited to announce a show of fashion photographers from 1966-1970 by renowned photographer the late Fred Maroon (1924-2001). For the first time, these fashion photographs will be exhibited to the public as a collection from Friday, May 16 through Sunday, June 1. Gallery hours are daily from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


3323 Cady’s Alley NW

Busboys and Poets Presents THE ADMISSION

May 16th, 2014 at 07:30 PM | General: $35; Student/Senior: $25 | Admission@busboysandpoets.com | Tel: 202-332-6432 | Event Website

The Admission, Motti Lerner’s acclaimed & controversial play, is presented at Studio Theatre in workshop form by Busboys and Poets. This Israeli homage to Arthur Miller’s All My Sons focuses on a wounded veteran’s truth-searching mission surrounding the murder of Palestinian villagers by a unit commanded by his father 40 years earlier. After each performance, there will be open discussions with cast members & community leaders.


1501 14th Street NW

Photography Workshop

May 17th, 2014 at 08:00 AM | Price: $50 per adult / Friends of Oatlands members: $42 | Tel: 703-777-3174 ext. 103 | Event Website

Join professional photographer Wayne Wolfersberger May 17 for an outdoor morning photographic workshop at Oatlands Historic House & Garden from 8 am-noon.

Bring your camera, lens and tripod (if you have one) for four hours of shooting. The workshop will include details of composition, aperture for depth of field and other camera settings.

Maximum of 10 participants. Rain date May 18

Several of your images may be submitted to the instructor via email for critiquing at a later date.


Oatlands Historic House and Gardens; 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane; Leesburg, VA 20175

The workshop will meet at Oatlands Carriage House for orientation and instructions

Understanding Ballet: Classical to Contemporary

May 17th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | General Admission $130 | Tel: 202-633-3030 | Event Website

Choreographer Diane Coburn Bruning, founder and artistic director of the Washington-based Chamber Dance Project, provides an introduction to that fascinating evolution.

Participants take a close-up look at that process in an interactive working rehearsal with Chamber Dance Project’s dancers and string quartet—and also get a chance to try their hand at shaping some of the dancers’ movements in a ballet created and performed on the spot.


S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Drive SW

Check-in begins at 9:30am in front of the Carriage House.

Cathedral Choral Society Presents Classical Showcase

May 18th, 2014 at 05:00 PM | Start at $25 | srockwood@cathedral.org | Tel: 202.537.2228 | Event Website

The final concert for the Cathedral Choral Society’s 2013/14 Season features Beethoven’s Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Haydn’s ‘Lord Nelson’ Mass and Mozart’s 1785 Cantata, The Penitent Davide.


3101 Wisconsin Ave., NW.

Rebecca McCabe and a “Community Shred” at the May 18 Concert

May 18th, 2014 at 05:00 PM | cagmail@cagtown.org | Tel: 202.337.7313 | Event Website

For the first concert of the Concerts in The Park season, Gypsy Sally’s presents Georgetown resident singer-songwriter Rebecca McCabe as she teams up with Human Country Jukebox for a little Dixie in the District. This amazing pop country team will perform 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Sunday, May 18, in Volta Park. Little (and big) Disney’s Frozen enthusiasts won’t want to miss the on-stage “Frozen” sing-along.


Volta Park; Washington DC 20007

Former Gates Foundation CEO to Speak on Poverty and Hunger in DC
May 18th, 2014 at 12:45 PM | FREE | serve@nationalpres.org | Tel: 202-537-7540 | Event Website

Come for an engaging talk with Patty Stonesifer, current president and CEO of Martha’s Table and former CEO of the Gates Foundation. Learn about the larger issues of poverty and hunger, best practices, and how you can make a difference! This event is free and open to the public; an optional boxed lunch ($10) is available from 12:15-12:45. To reserve a lunch, contact: serve@nationalpres.org or visit http://www.nationalpres.org/GreatDayofService


The National Presbyterian Church, Stone Fellowship Hall; 4101 Nebraska Ave. NW

Alex and Ani Georgetown: ‘They Serve 2’ Charity Event

May 19th, 2014 at 06:00 PM | staceylindsey@hotmail.com | Tel: (202) 333-4195

Alex and Ani is a hosting a ‘Charmed by Charity’ Event on Monday, May 19 to raise funds for ‘They Serve 2,’ a non-profit organization committed to enhancing the lives of military families worldwide. 15 percent of all sales during the event will also go directly to ‘They Serve 2.’ . To RSVP to the ‘They Serve 2′ Charmed by Charity’ Event, email Stacey Lindsey at staceylindsey@hotmail.com.


Alex and Ani Georgetown; 3068 M St NW, Washington

Cultural Leadership Breakfast featuring Jenny Bilfield

May 22nd, 2014 at 08:00 AM | $20 ($15 for George Town Club members) | richard@georgetowner.com | Tel: 202 3384833

Join us for the Georgetown Media Group’s next Cultural Leadership Breakfast featuring Jenny Bilfield, President & CEO of Washington Performing Arts.

Please RSVP by May 16 by emailing Richard@Georgetowner.com or call 202-338-4833.


George Town Club; 1530 Wisconsin Ave., NW.

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