Weekend Round Up June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018

Plan to stuff yourself this weekend. Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for the National Capital BBQ Battle. Also on Sunday, eight top chefs will cross

Weekend Round Up June 14, 2018

June 14, 2018

Need Father’s Day Weekend ideas? If your dad is into dragon boats, daguerreotypes or Die Mannschaft, read on. Also worth considering: a father-daughter dinner on Friday at i Ricchi and special programming at George Washington’s Mount Vernon on Saturday and

African Art Museum Director Speaks in Georgetown

June 7, 2018

Augustus Casely-Hayford, new director of the National Museum of African Art, came to Georgetown June 7 to speak at the George Town Club as part of Georgetown Media Group’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast Series.

He may be doing more than just …

Weekend Round Up 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

Weekend Round Up May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

June’s about to bust out with festivals. Saturday only: One Journey Festival at the National Cathedral. (Note: The Chinatown Community Festival has been postponed due to anticipated inclement weather.) On both Saturday and Sunday: the Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk, Jazz

Weekend Round Up May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018

Memorial Day weekend observances include the annual concert on the Capitol’s West Lawn on Sunday and the Arlington National Cemetery wreath-laying, followed by the National Memorial Day parade down Constitution Avenue, on Monday. Worth catching: an all-female “Rite of Spring,”

Georgetown Lutheran Shows Art by Prisoners

May 21, 2018

When visiting an art exhibition, the amateur art appreciator looking at a painting or a sculpture tries to understand what the artist is seeking to communicate. The work of art is the intermediary between the artist and the general public.…

Weekend Round Up May 17, 2018

May 17, 2018

Among the outdoor activities this weekend are: Bike to Work Day, with a pit stop event at Georgetown Waterfront Park, on Friday; and a C&O Canal Pride Day at Fifteenmile Creek on Saturday. Gioachino Rossini and Cole Porter are Saturday’s

Weekend Round Up May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018

Mother’s Day teas — along with workshops on flower arranging and art glass — will take place on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday is also the day of the 90th Georgetown Garden Tour. And the culture of the Spanish-speaking Americas

Embassies Open Doors for Passport DC

May 7, 2018

Dozens of people of all ages, some with festooned hats and painted faces, were doing the Macarena in front of the Philippine Embassy on Saturday, May 5.

Across the street, Peruvian descendants of Incas, dressed in bright-colored costumes with traditional …