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Summer Arts Preview: Visual Arts

Six D.C. art exhibitions worth a special trip this summer.

Weekend Round Up May 16, 2019

On Sunday, canal mules Dolly and Eva will munch hay in Fish Market Square, vintage cars will gleam on King Street and bands will play on porches in Southeast D.C.

Helen Hayes Awards: A Portrait of D.C.’s Theater Community

This year’s presentation of the Helen Hayes Awards, the 35th annual, took place on May 13 at the Anthem in the Wharf development.          

The 15th DC Annual Jazz Festival

Don’t let the wet weather of late fool you. Celebration time is coming up in Washington, D.C., with the arrival of the DC Jazz Festival....

America Loses Its Sweetheart, Doris Day

The big band singer and movie star celebrated her 97th birthday only a few months earlier, still in good health, but reportedly succumbed to pneumonia.  

Strathmore’s New CEO in the Spotlight

Monica Jeffries Hazangeles spoke at Georgetown Media Group’s May 9 Cultural Leadership Breakfast, held at 1310 Kitchen & Bar by Jenn Crovato.

Apple Store Moves into Former Carnegie Library

This Saturday, the new Apple Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square will officially open its doors to the public. The Beaux-Arts-style building opened in 1903 as D.C.’s Central Public Library.

This Sunday: Spy Museum’s Grand Opening in L’Enfant Plaza

For the official May 12 opening, the museum will host a family festival with musicians from the NSO's Youth Fellowship Program, makeup artists, food trucks and a magician.

Weekend Round Up May 9, 2019

Don’t forget: Sunday is Mother’s Day, with flower-forward workshops at Milk Bar, the Lemon Collective and the Farm at 55 M Street.

LAST CHANCE: Strathmore CEO to Speak This Thursday

Strathmore President and CEO Monica Jeffries Hazangeles will speak at Georgetown Media Group's May 9 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at 1310 Kitchen & Bar. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.