Weekend Round Up May 14, 2015

Stories of Art & Money at the Freer Gallery of Art

May 16th, 2015, AT 3:30PM | Event Website

Moderated by NPR’s Scott Simon, this moderated panel discussion focuses on the complex relationship between art, money and patronage. To collect art is a pursuit of passion, but it is also a pursuit of status, wealth and cultural influence. What is art worth? Who determines its value? Find out at the Freer! Free and open to the public.


Freer Gallery of Art, 1050 Independence Ave SW

Jackson Art Center Spring 2015 Open Studios

May 17th, 2015 at 12:00 PM | free | jacksonartcenter@gmail.com | Tel: (202) 342-9778 | Event Website

Jackson Art Center Spring Open Studios, Sunday, May 17, 2015, from 12pm to 5pm.

Jackson artists host their semi-annual event on Sun., May 17 from 12 to 5pm. Visit the studios of 30+ artists while enjoying complimentary refreshments and live music. Free and open to the public.

We will also include a children’s workshop — “Marvelous Murals” — from 3 to 4pm that afternoon, in our outdoor courtyard. If there is bad weather, we’ll postpone the workshop until Sun., May 24 from 3-4 pm.


3050 R Street NW, in Georgetown, across from Montrose Park

Cathedral Choral Society: Great Opera Choruses

May 17th, 2015 at 04:00 PM | $15-75 | lsheridan@cathedral.org | Tel: 202-537-2228 | Event Website

Magnificent opera music, sacred and profane, perfect for a cathedral. Stirring choruses and heartbreaking arias tell great stories of love, revenge, passion, greed, and glory. Selections from Wagner, “Die Meistersinger;” Bellini, “Norma;” Gounod, “Faust;” Verdi, “Nabucco;” Puccini, “Tosca;” Mascagni, “Cavalleria Rusticana;” Puccini, “Manon Lescaut;” and Boito, “Mefistofele.”

J. Reilly Lewis, conductor. Jessica Julin, soprano. Ben Wager, bass.


Washington National Cathedral; 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Life in Luon

May 18th, 2015 at 06:30 PM | lhumphrey@lululemon.com | Event Website

Join us for an evening of sweat, stories and salads. Hear how we live the luon lives we love and how you can create your next #dreamjob! Enjoy a complimentary Barre Class from 6:30 to 7:30PM (please arrive by 6:15PM with mat) and then enjoy a Q&A with a Lululemon employee panel.

For your spot on the guest list, email lhumphrey@lululemon.com


lululemon athletica, 3265 M St. NW

Spanish Conversation Club

May 19th, 2015 at 11:00 AM | Free | julia.strusienski@dc.gov | Tel: 202-727-0232 | Event Website

Looking to grow, revive, or begin to develop your Spanish skills?

Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library this May for weekly casual conversation hours, led by instructor Luz Verost.


Georgetown Neighborhood Library; 3260 R St. NW

Free Chamber Concert

May 19th, 2015 at 12:00 PM | Free | info@dumbartonhouse.org | Tel: 2023372288 | Event Website

A community of music lovers and musicians, the Friday Morning Music Club, Inc., has promoted classical music in the Washington area for over 120 years. Join us for a delightful Spring concert in the Belle Vue Room of Dumbarton House.


Dumbarton House, 2715 Q Street, NW

“Get Out & Play” Clinic

May 20th, 2015 at 04:30 PM | $0.00 | Tel: 888-747-5361 | Event Website

Giant Food, LLC and Ripken Baseball are again collaborating to host a series of health and fitness clinics throughout the Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. regions. The Second Annual “Get Out and Play” clinics will combine baseball instruction with nutritional programming to create a fun and informative program for youth and their families.


Dwight Moseley Field Complex; 20th and Perry St NE

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