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Weekend Round Up June 13, 2019

The 2019 DC Jazz Festival will shoot the works with free afternoon and evening shows on Saturday and Sunday at the Wharf. Also this weekend: final performances of two Shakespeare plays.

‘Hello, Dolly!’ Kicks Off Summer of Kennedy Center Musicals

As embodied — and that’s the right word — by Broadway legend Betty Buckley, Dolly (Gallagher) Levi has settled in at the Kennedy Center Opera House through July 7 in a new production of “Hello, Dolly!”

Taste of Roaring Twenties at Dumbarton House

Transformed into Jay Gatsby’s mansion, Georgetown’s historic Dumbarton House will host an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby,” presented by Picnic Theatre Company.

LAST CHANCE: This Thursday’s Breakfast With Molly Smith

Smith, artistic director of Arena Stage since 1998, will speak at Georgetown Media Group's June 13 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at 1310 Kitchen & Bar. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

Weekend Round Up June 6, 2019

The 2019 Capital Pride Parade steps off from 21st and P Streets at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Also this Saturday: Pride on the Pier at the Wharf and CultureFest DMV at National Harbor.
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Your Guide to Summer Military Band Concerts in the District

Many of our armed forces’ “elite” musical units are based in the D.C. metro area, where you can see a high-quality, family-oriented performance on virtually any day during the summer months.

Weekend Round Up May 30, 2019

On Saturday: mandolinist Chris Thile’s “Live from Here” will broadcast from Wolf Trap and balalaikas will ring out in Rockville.

LAST CHANCE: Washington National Opera’s ‘Tosca’

The final performance of the Puccini classic will be this Saturday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

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.          

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.