Weekend Round Up December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019

Around D.C., it’s a weekend of snowmen, candy canes, candles and matchmakers. Roscoe Mitchell will musically celebrate the Art Ensemble of Chicago’s 50th anniversary and Emmylou Harris will sing for shelter-dogs. In Georgetown: a winter solstice concert by Helicon

Weekend Round Up November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019

Musicians in town this weekend: Silkroad, Yonder Mountain String Band, cellist Carter Brey and organist Olivier Latry. On Saturday, you can sweat at Union Market then swing-dance at the Torpedo Factory. Wish you were a kid again, racing your car

Weekend Round Up September 5, 2019

September 5, 2019

The Reach Opening Festival, celebrating the Kennedy Center’s dramatic new pavilions, runs from Saturday, Sept. 7, to Sunday, Sept. 22. For free, timed-entry passes to the campus, visit kennedy-center.org, call 202-467-4600 or stop by the box office. The Georgetown

Weekend Round Up July 11, 2019

July 11, 2019

The swan count at Wolf Trap will skyrocket this weekend, with performances by American Ballet Theatre of a Tchaikovsky-scored classic. Two master musicians will be in town on Saturday: Meredith Monk at the National Museum of the American Indian and

Weekend Round Up June 27, 2019

June 27, 2019

Diana Ross sings tonight at Wolf Trap, Livingston Taylor tomorrow at the Hamilton and up-and-comer Shemekia Copeland all weekend at Blues Alley. This year’s shortened Smithsonian Folklife Festival is Saturday and Sunday on the National Mall. Shoppers can loosen up

Weekend Round Up February 21, 2019

February 21, 2019

The Atlas Intersections Festival is in full swing (with a Sunday screening of “The Adventures of Prince Achmed”) and the Architecture & Design Film Festival runs throughout the weekend. Music options: a capella groups at Georgetown University, Lara Downes and

Weekend Round Up June 7, 2018

June 7, 2018

See below for a few highlights of the DC Jazz Festival’s opening weekend. Friday is Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday and Saturday is all-pride, all-the-time; the parade steps off at 22nd and P Streets at 4:30 p.m. On Sunday, after some