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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.

Weekend Round Up May 2, 2019

This weekend’s performances include Bach oratorios, a Charlie Parker tribute and a contemporary dance piece at the National Portrait Gallery.

Chorus Stands Out in ‘Oresteia’ at Shakespeare

The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s new production of Ellen McLaughlin’s adaptation of Aeschylus’s “The Oresteia” is the last production to be directed by Artistic Director Michael Kahn.

Weekend Round Up April 25, 2019

The Georgetown French Market will bring Paris to Book Hill (free coffee from the Economist’s “Grounds for Change” cart) and the Smithsonian Craft Show will display works in all media at the Building Museum.

Vibrant Summer Season Ahead at Wolf Trap

Where Catherine Filene Shouse grew crops and bred horses and dogs — also hosting Washington’s political, business and social elite — stars from Herbie...

Weekend Round Up April 18, 2019

Along with Easter programming, this weekend offers jazz, dance, a murder mystery, tulip planting and, on Saturday, the Anacostia River Festival.

Shakespeare’s 455th Birthday at the Folger (photos)

The celebration concluded with a grand appearance and cutting of the cake by Queen Elizabeth I herself, accompanied by her favorite, William Cecil, 1st Baron Burleigh.

Appreciating D.C.’s Jazz History

On April 17, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, the Citizens Association of Georgetown hosts Georgetown University professor Maurice Jackson conversing with local jazz greats.

Weekend Round Up April 4, 2019

“Petalpalooza” puts a cherry on top with Saturday-night fireworks on the Southwest waterfront. Also that night, the American University Museum opens its spring exhibitions.

In Series Sets ‘La Paloma’ on Mexican Border

Unlike the original one-act operetta of 1894, “La Paloma at the Wall” takes place at the slatted wall at Friendship Park/Parque de la Amistad on the border and in a beachfront Tijuana bar.