Weekend Roundup, Feb. 24 -27

This weekend, Saturday is the day to get out and about. If you want to stay local, a new art studio will be opening Saturday morning in Georgetown. There will also be Mardi Gras celebrations at the Wharf, a new exhibit about Picasso at the Phillips Collection and a fashion show Sunday evening, among other events. Have fun! 

Check out a Brand-New Creative Concept in Georgetown 

This Saturday at 10 a.m., StudioLab RD announced it will open its doors. The latest addition to the Georgetown arts scene, the D.C.-based contemporary abstract artist Robin Davisson signed a two-year lease with EastBanc for the space, measuring 1,860 square feet. If you decide to check out StudioLab RD, guests can browse through available art and look through Davisson’s art library. Coffee and tea will also available. Davisson is planning on being available during open studio hours. More information can be found here. 

Try out the latest addition to the Georgetown arts scene. Photo courtesy StudioLab RD.

See an Americana Folk Guitarist and Harpist at Atlas Performing Arts Center 

Americana folk musician Kristin Rebecca’s lyrical storytelling often draws audiences deeply into her music. She tells her stories through song based on her own life experiences as well as inspirations from mythology and imagination. Kristin Rebecca will be performing this Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m. at Atlas Performing Arts Center. Best of all, tickets are only $20! More information on the show can be found here. 

Celebrate Mardi Gras at the Wharf 

If you can’t get down to New Orleans this year, The Wharf is bringing a taste of Mardi Gras to our area. Their annual celebration is this Saturday from 3-7 p.m. Expect a fun parade with elaborate floats, musical groups down Wharf Street and a post-parade dance party. There will also be fireworks at the end of the night. More information can be found here. 

Enjoy Mardi Gras at the Wharf. Courtesy the Wharf.

The Phillips Collection Opens “Picasso: Painting the Blue Period” 

“Picasso: Painting the Blue Period” opens this Saturday at The Phillips Collection. The groundbreaking exhibit provides new information about Picasso during the beginning of his storied career. The exhibit will focus specifically on the years 1900-1904, when Picasso was just a young Spanish painter in his teens and early 20s. More information on the show can be found here. 

Get Your Fashion On Sunday Evening 

DC Fashion Week is hosting its 36th International Couture Collections Show this Sunday from 5-8 p.m. Visit the National Housing Center to see designers from around the world present their autumn and winter 2022 couture collections. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the fashion show begins at 6 p.m. More information on the show can be found here. 

What’s the Buzz? Tell Me What’s a Happenin’? See “Jesus Christ, Superstar” at the Kennedy Center 

The iconic musical “Jesus Christ, Superstar” opened Tuesday at the Kennedy Center. It’s currently in a limited run through March 13. The show is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, with music and lyrics by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The show runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. It’s also recommended for ages 10 and up. More information on tickets can be found here. 








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