Lift a cup at a Galentine’s Day Tea or Russian Tea Time with Vera. Also, as the Lunar New Year begins, why not watch and discuss two videotaped ballets?
Politics and Prose will host an online talk about the late, legendary Hoyas coach John Thompson’s new autobiography. Also book-related: Planet Word is calling all crossword lovers!
On Friday and Saturday, the Udvar-Hazy Center will celebrate the International Space Station. Also, galleries are about to close and reopen in the National Gallery’s West Building.
The 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend and a panel tomorrow on the legacy of John Lewis will take place online. In person, you can visit the Kreeger Museum and, soon, Planet Word.
Upcoming topics for online learning: Japanese textiles, Russian opera (and tea drinking), naturalist Alexander von Humboldt and painter Miki Hayakawa.
Noteworthy theater, music and dance happenings in D.C. this spring, assembled by Georgetowner performing arts writer Gary Tischler and cultural editor Richard Selden.
Accompanied by Russian Chamber Art Society founder and Artistic Director Vera Danchenko-Stern, Fanyong Du will sing 12 art-songs of the more than 100 Tchaikovsky wrote.
This weekend: the Emancipation Day parade, concert and fireworks at Freedom Plaza and a William Shakespeare birthday bash at the Folger.
Were you born in 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983 or 1995? Then the Year of the Pig is your year! The Chinatown parade is this Sunday.
Family activities abound on Saturday, including the Postal Museum’s holiday card workshop, a show starring a cricket and, in Georgetown, Book Hill’s Winter Wonderland and Santa’s visit to Rose Park.