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Weekend Round Up April 12, 2018

Today through Sunday: the Washington Ballet’s “Mixed Masters” program and the second half of the Shift Festival of American Orchestras. Also on Sunday: the Gay Men's Chorus small ensembles at the Barns.

Weekend Round Up March 29, 2018

On Saturday, go fly a kite on the grounds of the Washington Monument, then take a full moon/blue moon walk to see the other monuments and memorials — and, with any luck, some cherry blossoms.

Weekend Round Up March 22, 2018

The National Cherry Blossom Festival's opening ceremony is Sunday. Also this weekend: more cherry blossom doings, the tail end of the Environmental Film Festival and two cultural spectacles at the Kennedy Center.

Weekend Round Up March 8, 2018

The 48th annual St. Patrick’s Parade of Washington, D.C., is this Sunday. Get your Gaelic on the night before at a concert by the Irish Tenors at the National.

Weekend Round Up March 1, 2018

Dorrance Dance is at Strathmore and Bowen McCauley Dance is at the Kennedy Center. Also this weekend: a showcase of Oscar-nominated short films at the National Archives.

Weekend Round Up February 22, 2018

The Atlas Intersections Festival starts intersecting tonight on H Street NE. This weekend only: the Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Washington Convention Center and the American Craft Show at the Baltimore Convention Center.

Obama Portraits Unveiled at National Portrait Gallery

The Michelle Obama portrait will be up through November with other recent acquisitions; the Barack Obama portrait will be on permanent display in the America’s Presidents gallery.

Weekend Round Up February 8, 2018

Some options this weekend: tasting chocolate, cooking Indian food, learning about bridal etiquette and attending classical, jazz and choral concerts.

Halcyon Hosts Arts Lab Open House

The former Fillmore School now houses studios for Halcyon’s artist fellows; a dance studio named for Septime Webre and the “one-room” Mysa School.

This Week: New York’s Winter Antiques Show

The loan exhibition from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is a treasure chest, but so are the booths of the 70 exhibitors, all of which showcase objects of museum quality.