Weekend Round Up November 17, 2016
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**Cashmere and Bubbly**
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2016 AT 10:00 AM | FREE | TEL: 202-333-3904 | [EVENT WEBSITE](http://viaumbria.com/events)
Georgetown’s Italian specialty shop offers a taste of la dolce vita, pairing a sparkling glass of prosecco with a curated selection of fine Italian cashmere straight from Umbria. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., also on Saturday 11/19.
Via Umbria, 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW
**Musica Viva Chamber Concert**
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2016 AT 07:30 PM | $20 ($15 ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLINE) | [EVENT WEBSITE](http://www.dcmusicaviva.org/events/)
Violinist Michael Vaughn, cellist Jodi Beder, bassist Cyndy Elliott and pianist Carl Banner perform Franz Schubert’s “Trout Quintet,” Amy Beach’s “Trio” and Aaron Copland’s “Vitebsk (Study on a Jewish Theme).”
Church of the Ascension, 633 Sligo Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland
**’Where Love Is Illegal’**
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2016 AT 07:30 PM | $25 | TEL: 202-857-7700 | [EVENT WEBSITE](http://events.nationalgeographic.com/washingtondc/2016/11/18/love-is-illegal-dc/)
National Geographic photographers have sparked change for over a century. Photographer Robin Hammond shares how platforms like Instagram are making it possible to amplify important stories and connect with audiences like never before — revolutionizing how we capture and consume world-changing photography. His work documenting the abuses under strongman Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe, featured in National Geographic magazine, culminated in his first book, “Your Wounds Will Be Named Silence.”
National Geographic, 1145 17th St. NW
**Jazz Musician Nicole Saphos**
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2016 AT 08:00 PM | $15 | TEL: 301-277-2863 | [EVENT WEBSITE](http://www.mncppcapps.org/pgparks/e-store/shopv2.aspx?previd=348&tag=Brentwood+Arts+Exchange)
Jazz vocalist and bassist Nicole Saphos honed her skills at Temple University prior to emerging onto the D.C. jazz scene in 2012. The bold bass-playing songstress has since established herself as a compelling performer. Drawing upon her unique collection of influences, ranging from Charles Mingus to Fiona Apple, Saphos couples a strong sense of musicality with her achingly nostalgic sound and inventively hypnotic and rhythmically driven arrangements.
Brentwood Arts Exchange, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood, Maryland
**Glen Echo Holiday Art Sale**
NOVEMBER 19TH, 2016 AT 11:00 AM | 0 | TEL: 301-634-2222 | [EVENT WEBSITE](http://glenechopark.org/holiday-art-show-sale-2016)
Glen Echo’s annual Holiday Art Show and Sale features glass, ceramics, jewelry, photography, paintings and crafts by resident artists, instructors and invited artists. Also Sunday 11/20, noon to 7 p.m., and continuing Thursday to Sunday through Jan. 8.
Popcorn and Stone Tower Gallery, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, Maryland
**Artist Talk by Kanika Sircar**
NOVEMBER 19TH, 2016 AT 03:00 PM | FREE | TEL: 301-951-9441 | [EVENT WEBSITE](http://waverlystreetgallery.com/mapquest/)
Kanika Sircar will discuss her show “MapQuest: New Work in Clay,” focusing on her sources and inspirations. The show is on view through Dec. 3.
Waverly Street Gallery, 4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland
**An Evening of Indian Dance**
NOVEMBER 19TH, 2016 AT 08:00 PM | $25-$27 | [EVENT WEBSITE](http://www.wolftrap.org/tickets/calendar/performance/1617barns/1119show16.aspx)
This rich and innovative program from IDEA (Indian Dance Educators Association) interprets poems through six different Indian classical dance styles set to American and Indian music.
Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia
NOVEMBER 19TH, 2016 AT 08:00 PM | $40 | TEL: 202-337-3050 | [EVENT WEBSITE](https://www.kreegermuseum.org/programs/concerts)
The Ariel Quartet was formed in Israel 16 years ago and its members, then young students, have been playing together ever since. Recently awarded the prestigious Cleveland Quartet Award, the quartet serves as faculty quartet in residence at the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music, directing the chamber music program and performing an annual series of concerts.
Kreeger Museum, 2401 Foxhall Road NW
**Festival of Hymns, Anthems and Readings**
NOVEMBER 20TH, 2016 AT 11:00 AM | FREE | SAM@STJOHNSGEORGETOWN.ORG | TEL: 202-338-1796 | [EVENT WEBSITE](https://stjohnsgeorgetown.org/upcoming-events/)
This inspiring service features favorite hymns and beloved anthems, along with a selection of poetry and writings by authors Christina Rossetti, John Donne, T. S. Eliot, Gerard Manley Hopkins, George Herbert and Madeleine L’Engle.
St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3240 O St. NW
**Hector Berlioz: Requiem**
NOVEMBER 20TH, 2016 AT 05:00 PM | TICKETS $15 AND UP | CHORALARTS@CHORALARTS.ORG | TEL: 202.244.3669 | [EVENT WEBSITE](https://www.kennedy-center.org/calendar/event/RRCAA)
The Choral Arts Society of Washington presents the first performance of Hector Berlioz’s “Grande Messe des Morts” in nearly 15 years. Audience members will feel the grandeur of the requiem throughout the hall as antiphonal brass augment the orchestra for the original surround-sound experience. Also on the program: Bach’s “Wir setzen uns mit Tränen nieder” and Steven Stucky’s “Take Him, Earth.”
Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW
**’A Night in Paris’**
NOVEMBER 20TH, 2016 AT 05:00 PM | $25 | TEL: 202-399-7993 | [EVENT WEBSITE](http://www.capitalcitysymphony.org/events/2016/11/20/a-night-in-paris)
Capital City Symphony, under the baton of Victoria Gau, presents an intimate chamber orchestra performance celebrating the beauty of French music. The program features Fauré’s delightfully delicate “Pavane,” Ravel’s stunning orchestral arrangements of Debussy’s “Sarabande” and “Danse” and Milhaud’s “Le boeuf sur le toit,” which portrays a motley crew of characters at a Brazilian bar. Mezzo-soprano Magdelena Wòr will join the symphony for Berlioz’s song cycle “Les Nuits d’Été,” which follows the course of love from youthful innocence to loss and finally renewal.
Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE
**Kids Pajama Jam Party**
NOVEMBER 20TH, 2016 AT 05:30 PM | $12 | TEL: 301-581-5100 | [EVENT WEBSITE](https://www.ampbystrathmore.com/live-shows/pop-ups)
AMP presents Grammy-nominated Brooklyn duo the Pop Ups. Jangly guitar and shimmering synth lines pop under exuberant lyrics that delight kids without subtracting any cool points from the parents. Those who enjoy the duo’s charming online music videos will love the rock ’n’ roll puppet musical that is their live show. Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein have taken home a National Parenting Publications Award and a Parents’ Choice Award.
AMP by Strathmore, 11810 Grand Park Ave., Suite 400, North Bethesda, Maryland