JANUARY 14TH, 2016 AT 08:30 PM
Alan Strang is a troubled teenager whose dangerous obsession with horses leads him to commit an unspeakable act of violence. Psychiatrist Martin Dysart investigates to uncover the motivation behind Alan’s shocking brutality, and finds himself drawn in by the devotion and desire that fuel his young patient. Ritualized worship and sexual ecstasy entangle in this theatrical masterpiece featuring a chorus of human horses.
Source DC: 1835 14th Street NW
Falu’s Bollywood Orchestra
JANUARY 15TH, 2016 AT 08:00 PM | $22-$27 | WOLFTRAP@WOLFTRAP.ORG | TEL: 703-255-1900 | EVENT WEBSITE
Fronted by one of India’s most influential musicians—who’s collaborated with masterminds including Yo-Yo Ma and A.R. Rahman—this ethereal ensemble combines the timeless elegance of Bollywood’s musical golden age with an inventive modern style. Catch Falu’s highly acclaimed vocals backed by an orchestra of Eastern and Western instruments for a one-of-a-kind performance.
The Barns at Wolf Trap; 1635 Trap Road; Vienna, VA 22182
Workhouse Cabaret Series: Welcome to the Speakeasy
JANUARY 16TH, 2016 AT 08:00 PM | $20-25 | JOSEPHWALLEN@WORKHOUSEARTS.ORG | TEL: 7035842900 | EVENT WEBSITE
One of our most popular titles of 2013 is back! Join us for a raucous ramble through the Jazz Age as our talented performers tackle the tunes inspired by the gin-joint atmosphere. Take one part Broadway, add a dash of hot jazz, shake well and you’ve got the perfect musical martini, served up by a sizzling cast of singers. Featuring both classic and contemporary songs that echo the spirit of the speakeasy! Join us for the music and laughter, and soon our risque hideaway won’t be secret for long!
9518 Workhouse Way Lorton, VA, 22079
Steven Beck: The Goldberg Variation
JANUARY 16TH, 2016 AT 08:00 PM | $30-$35 | OFFICE@DUMBARTONCONCERTS.ORG | TEL: (202) 965-2000, EXT. 100 | EVENT WEBSITE
Steven Beck, “one of New York’s finest pianists (The New Yorker) and a renowned interpreter of Bach, has made his Barge Music performance of J.S. Bach’s masterwork, The Goldberg Variations, a New York institution. Steven will be taking time out from his work as pianist with the New York Philharmonic, and his distinguished solo career, to bring one of the greatest works of the chamber canon to DC. He will also perform Bach’s Italian Concerto BWV 971, and the Concerto in D minor (Marcello).
3133 Dumbarton Street NW
E-reader Rescue Weekend
JANUARY 16TH, 2016 AT 01:30 PM | FREE | JULIA.STRUSIENSKI@DC.GOV | TEL: 202-727-0232 | EVENT WEBSITE
Did you receive a new e-reader, tablet, smartphone, or other digital device over the holidays? Want to use it to access streaming and downloadable library resources, including ebooks, audiobooks, and electronic versions of popular magazines?
Then join us for a special hands-on instructional session from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., where library staff will provide one-on-one assistance with all of your digital library resource needs.
Georgetown Neighborhood Library; 3260 R St. NW
Miniature Wargaming: The Battle of Cowpens Writ Small
JANUARY 17TH, 2016 AT 12:00 PM | FREE | INFO@SPYMUSEUM.ORG | TEL: 202-393-7798 | EVENT WEBSITE
Ever wanted to watch a battle unfold from above? The Battle of Cowpens will come to life at the Museum…in very small scale. 235 years ago today, the Continental Army won a dramatic victory over the British Army near the town of Cowpens, South Carolina. Drop in as David Fisher, owner of Your Hobby Place, leads a miniature re-enactment of the Battle of Cowpens. The Spy Museum’s historian, Dr. Vince Houghton will answer questions.
International Spy Museum; 800 F Street, NW
ART TALK: Conserving Your Collection
JANUARY 19TH, 2016 AT 06:30 PM | FREE | CONTACT@APROOF.NET | TEL: 2028032782 | EVENT WEBSITE
The art of properly caring for your collection will be made simple by this panel of prominent conservators and appraisers. Learn how to protect the value of your works of art by sitting down with our moderator, Blair Wunderlich (Fine Art Insurance Specialist, Huntington T. Block) and our distinguished panelists: John Jacobs (CEO, Artex), Tiarna Doherty (Chief Conservator, Smithsonian American Art Museum), and Jessica Wessel (Vice President, Business Development, Gurr Johns).
1533 Wisconsin Avenue NW