Weekend Round Up March 19, 2015

Meet the Artists Reception

March 20th, 2015 at 05:00 PM | Free | pdubroof@iona.org | Tel: 202- 895-9407 | Event Website

Join us in celebrating our Artist in Residence Helga Thomson (print maker) and Special Guest Artist Norma Schwartz (sculptor) and their vibrant works on display at the Gallery. Featuring live music and delicious refreshments. You will have the opportunity to chat with the artists and enjoy their poignant works on display.


The Gallery at Iona; 4125 Albemarle Street NW

Thos. Moser Grand Opening

March 21st, 2015 at 10:00 AM | dcshowroom@thosmoser.com | Tel: 202-793-2606 | Event Website

Come by & receive a copy of our new commemorative catalog. Tom will be in the showroom to sign it between 10am-2pm. Master craftsman Warren Shaw will be demonstrating how our iconic Thos. Moser Continuous Arm Chair is made. We also invite you to enter to win a spot in our Customer-in-Residence program. With the guidance of a master craftsman, the winner will spend a week in our Maine workshop making a Thos. Moser Continuous Arm Chair while staying at a historic Inn.

Event from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm


Thos. Moser Washington, DC Showroom; 1028 33rd Street, NW

Exhibition Opening: Scaling Washington: Photographs by Colin Winterbottom

March 21st, 2015 at 10:00 AM | Tel: 202-272-2448 | Event Website](http://www.nbm.org/exhibitions-collections/exhibitions/scaling-washington.html)

Opens March 21, runs through January 3, 2016.
This exhibition features breathtaking, one-of-a-kind imagery captured from the dizzying scaffolds at the Washington Monument and the Washington National Cathedral. The architectural sensibility of fine art photographer Colin Winterbottom transformed the recent, earthquake-driven repairs at both landmarks into an opportunity to redefine how we perceive and understand these two fragile and enduring national symbols.?


National Building Museum; 401 F Street NW

The 6th Annual Move Me Festival

March 21st, 2015 at 01:00 PM | free | jessica@bmdc.org | Tel: 703-910-5175 | [Event Website](http://www.bmdc.org/outreach/move-me-festival)

The Move Me Festival, hosted by Bowen McCauley Dance, is a FREE, family-friendly celebration of the arts and culture, promoting healthy lifestyles through movement and the arts. The event features twenty performances on two stages and fifteen interactive activity sessions by local arts partners, including offerings in dance fitness, acapella, physical theater, storytelling, arts and crafts, theatre games, and world dance styles, as well as two food trucks.


Kenmore Middle School; 200 South Carlin Springs Road; Arlington VA, 22204

Cupcakes of Georgetown-Cherry Blossom

March 21st, 2015 at 01:00 PM | $25 | education@dumbartonhouse.org | Tel: 2023372288 | [Event Website](https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cupcakes-of-georgetown-walking-tours-tickets-15929706180)

Join us for a delightful walking tour of Georgetown- with history and cupcakes! The tour will begin at Dumbarton House and make stops at Baked & Wired, Sprinkles, and Georgetown Cupcake to pick up pre-ordered cupcakes (we skip the long lines!) Enjoy your treats as you learn about the historic Georgetown neighborhood. Ticket price includes 3 cupcakes per registrant, one from each shop. This month we will celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival by tasting each bakery’s Cherry blossom treat.


2715 Q Street, NW

Illusions of Georgetown’s Grand Opening

March 21st, 2015 at 04:00 PM | Event Website](http://www.punchbowl.com/parties/b08b760ecbc101bafb71/view)

Illusions of Shirlington wants to invite everyone to the Grand Opening of Illusions of Georgetown! Saturday.March 21st 2015!
Click the link for more details & to RSVP!


1629 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Passport to Europe

March 21st, 2015 at 04:30 PM | $20-$30 | info@blacknightevents.com | Tel: (202) 681-9560 | Event Website](http://blacknightevents.electrostub.com/event.cfm?id=143726&cart)

Taking you to Europe at this event you will find yourself immersed into Fashion, Music, Culture and Art of Europe. Come into refresh your senses with a “PASSPORT TO EUROPE” at The Manor on March 21st, 2015

The Show:

MC: Miss DE World 2015 Taylor DeMario

6:30pm VIP Reception: The Passport Toast.

Mix & Mingle w/designers & artist.

Exclusive Art Exhibit by Amelia ST

7:30pm General

Performance: Zahra & Jason Barnes

Fashion Presentation

Live Visuals by Masrae snd+vsn

Music: Dj Cesar Sanchez


The Manor DC; 1327 Connecticut Ave NW

Sanctuary Music by Candlelight

March 21st, 2015 at 08:00 PM | $35-$30 | office@dumbartonconcerts.org | Tel: 202-965-2000 | Event Website](http://www.dumbartonconcerts.org/)

The hushed, candlelit beauty of Dumbarton United Methodist Church’s sanctuary is the perfect setting to discover the other-worldly beauty of The Tiffany Consort. This five-voice ensemble, with cello, sings sacred works of J.S. Bach, Allegri, Tallis, and the world premiere of a new work by conductor and composer Nicholas White. Allegri’s “Miserere mei” will soar through the sanctuary. Join us for this evening of magnificent choral music.


Dumbarton Concerts; 3133 Dumbarton St. NW

Opera on Tap DC Metro

March 22nd, 2015 at 04:00 PM | $5 | kristina@operaontap.org | Tel: 8434377251 | [Event Website](http://www.operaontap.org/dcmetro/)

Opera on Tap DC Metro returns to The Pinch for an afternoon of opera and musical theatre. Join us for a pint or two and yummy eats (Pretzel Crusted Fried Pickles anyone?…) and revel with some of DC’s most exciting opera singers!

Sunday, March 22nd from 4-6pm (doors open at 3:30pm)

$5 cash cover charge at door

Artists: David E. Chavez, Wesley Gentle, Annie Gill, Becky Henry, Melissa Mino, Kristina Riegle, Carla Rountree, Molly Pinson Simoneau, Gregory Stuart, and Dane Suarez

The Pinch – 3548 14th St. NW, Washington DC 20010

Murder Mystery at 868 Estate

March 22nd, 2015 at 06:30 PM | $65 | Tel: 540-668-7008 | [Event Website](http://868estatevineyards.com/)

Disco is “King” once more in this interactive, leisure suit murder mystery in the Tasting Room at 868 Estate Vineyards. Sleuth out the answers and enjoy a delicious dinner served at intermission. Theater performance provided by Stage Coach Theater Company.


14001 Harpers Ferry Rd., Purcellville, Va.

Empty Bowls

March 24th, 2015 at 06:00 PM | $25 | rpotts-dupre@some.or | Tel: 202.797.8806, ext. 1131 | [Event Website](http://some.org/empty-bowls/)

Guests select and take home a beautiful handmade bowl crafted by local artists, and enjoy a supper of soup, bread and dessert donated by local restaurants. The proceeds from the event help SOME continue to provide more than 1,000 meals each day to hungry and homeless District residents. Our partner, The Corcoran School of Art, enlists faculty, students and alumni to produce 500 of the 1,000 bowls needed for the events.


March 25th: The Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament; 3630 Quesada Street, NW

March 25th: St. Ann Roman Catholic Church; 5300 North 10th Street; Arlington, VA

The Gentle Art of Verbal Self-Defense

March 24th, 2015 at 07:00 PM | megan.mcnitt@dc.gov | Tel: (202) 727-0232

Susan Lowell will teach participants new strategies for dealing with difficult conversations.


Georgetown Neighborhood Library; 3260 R St., NW


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