Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.
It’s a weekend of snowmen, candy canes, candles and matchmakers. In Georgetown: a winter solstice concert at Dumbarton Church and the music of Phish (for kids) at Gypsy Sally’s.
This weekend: John Leguizamo at the National, Sutton Foster at Wolf Trap and your last chance to catch “Shear Madness” in 2019.
Musicians coming to town this weekend include Silkroad, Yonder Mountain String Band and cellist Carter Brey. On Saturday, you can sweat at Union Market then swing-dance at the Torpedo Factory.
Sunday’s offerings include the annual Turkish Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, District Winery’s fall harvest party and a fall farm dinner at Arcadia Farm in Alexandria.
Fall Days of Design in Georgetown kicks off tonight with a cocktail crawl and the Washington Ballet presents “Contemporary Masters” at Sidney Harman Hall tonight through Sunday.
The Smithsonian African American Film Festival continues through Saturday and, on Sunday morning, a howitzer blast will signal the start of this year’s Marine Corps Marathon.
Once encountered — preferably onstage, acting a part, however small, but also as a high school English assignment — William Shakespeare and his most familiar creation, “Hamlet,” about that melancholy […]
October arrives Sunday, along with Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! family day and the Blessing of the Animals in Georgetown at St. John’s.