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Weekend Round Up May 31, 2018

June's about to bust out with festivals, including the Dupont Kalorama Museum Walk, Jazz ’n Families Fun Days at the Phillips Collection and DanceAfrica’s closing performances at Dance Place.

Stars Perform at the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington, D.C. (photos)

Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna returned to co-host the 29th Annual PBS's National Memorial Day Concert in Washington D.C., on May 27, the 150th...

Weekend Round Up 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 Memorial Day parade down Constitution Avenue, on Monday.

Weekend Round Up 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.

Weekend Round Up May 10, 2018

This Saturday, May 12, the day before Mother's Day, the 90th Georgetown Garden Tour will feature eight exquisite gardens with varying styles, scale and intriguing histories.

Embassies Open Doors for Passport DC

This year, 50 embassies participated in the May 5 “Around the World Embassy Tour” with open houses, exhibits, food and entertainment. 

Bernstein’s ‘Candide’ Is a Glorious Mess

The genre-defying show — at turns defined as an American opera, an operetta and a musical — is now, as part of the Bernstein centennial, in the Kennedy Center Opera House through May 26.

Choral Arts Artistic Director Speaks in Georgetown

At Georgetown Media Group’s May 3 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club, Tucker spoke about his first five years as Choral Arts artistic director and, movingly, about what motivated his change of career plans in his early 20s.

Weekend Round Up May 3, 2018

What will you celebrate this Saturday, May 5: the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby at the Willard's Bonnets & Bow Ties party or Karl Marx's 200th birthday at the Goethe-Institut?

An Entertaining ‘Barber’ from WNO

Washington National Opera's "Barber of Seville," at the Kennedy Center through May 19, is beautifully performed by a cast packed with terrific singers, most notably Russian tenor Andrey Zhilikhovsky, as the Barber, aka Figaro,