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August 2014
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American Youth Chorus Auditions

August 15, 2014 - June 30, 2015
Atlas Performing Arts Center,
1333 H St. NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 United States
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American Youth Chorus, now beginning its seventh season, is the only children’s chorus in the DC area that focuses on American music while embracing the cultural and musical diversity of the world. AYC is a community engagement program sponsored by the Congressional Chorus that provides an affordable weekly music program for children ages 8-14 in a creative, supportive, and fun environment. Tuition is calculated on a sliding scale based on household income, and we have additional scholarships in place to…

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Congressional Chorus Auditions (TENORS and BASSES)

August 15, 2014 - June 30, 2015
Atlas Performing Arts Center,
1333 H St. NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 United States
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Congressional Chorus is an 80-voice adult SATB chorus, now beginning its 28th season. It is the only adult chorus in the DC area that has a focus on American music while embracing artistic collaboration. We are committed to engaging our audiences through innovative programming and an eclectic variety of choral music including jazz, hip-hop, rock, classical, and patriotic anthems. You do NOT have to be a member of a congressional staff to audition. We are a family of choruses that…

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NorthEast Senior Singers Invitation

August 15, 2014 - June 30, 2015
Atlas Performing Arts Center,
1333 H St. NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 United States
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NorthEast Senior Singers (NESS) is a non-auditioned chorus made of DC senior citizens who love to sing in a fun and comfortable environment. NESS rehearses every Wednesday from 1:30pm to 2:30pm at Delta Towers (1400 Florida Avenue, NE) beginning September 10th, and performs at the Atlas Performing Arts Center on nearby H Street NE. NESS has performed in venues all over the city, including the Intersections Festival at the Atlas Theater, the Levine School of Music, and the Lutheran Church…

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$300

Capital Rowing Club’s Learn to Row Program

August 16 @ 9:00 am - September 21 @ 12:00 pm
Anacostia Community Boathouse,
1900 M Street, SE, Washington DC, DC 20003 United States
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Capital Rowing Club, with experienced coaches and volunteers, offers an introduction to the sport of rowing for individuals in the greater Washington, DC area. Each session, which includes 10 classes on Saturdays and Sundays from 9am – 12pm or 1pm-4pm (unless otherwise noted) at the Anacostia Community Boathouse, introduces the basics of rowing – such as language and handling equipment, to performing rowing drills and rowing all eight. Session III: August 16, 17, 23, 24, September 6, 7, 14, 15,…

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September 2014

Divergence

September 6 @ 11:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery,
1632 U Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Guest curator and renowned artist Martha Jackson Jarvis unites the provocative works of emerging artists Shaunté Gates and Njena Surae Jarvis as they explore the body as metaphor, challenging the torpid qualities of painting and sculpture with a sense of didactic theater and enigmatic forms. Engaging multiple forms of media—performance, video, and numerous materials—they create a socio-dynamic environment frozen in time and space, evoking the feeling and connotation of a sagacious still from a futuristic movie set or film clip.…

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Peace Corps Top Bloggers Night

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library,
901 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

Join the winners of the Peace Corps’ 2014 Blog it Home competition as they share their experiences serving in some of the world’s most remote places. This interactive event will feature media-rich presentations on life in Albania, Cameroon, China, Dominican Republic, Guinea, Senegal, Thailand, and Uganda. These individuals are the winners of Peace Corps’ 2014 Blog it Home competition and have been selected from more than 350 Peace Corps volunteers from 60 countries for their focus on using their blogs…

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FREE

HaHa at RiRa

September 18 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
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Every day until January 7, 2015
RiRa Irish Pub,
2915 Wilson BLVD, Arlington, VA 22201 United States
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Live Standup Comedy Show & ½ price burger night $25 cash prize joke contest for non-com audience members after the show Every Wednesday night 8 to 10 pm FREE RiRa Irish Pub—upstairs in back 2915 Wilson Blvd(in Clarendon) Arlington,VA 22201 RiRa.com/Arlington/ www.StandupComedyToGo.com

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Topaz Thursday Comedy Night

September 18 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
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Every day until March 12, 2015
Topaz Hotel,
1733 N st NW, Washington, DC, 20036 United States
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Topaz Thursday Comedy Night Live standup comedy show by local comics $25 cash prize joke contest for non-com audience members after the show Every Thursday night-ongoing weekly 8 to 10 pm FREE The Laughing Buddha-ha-ha Basement Level downstairs Topaz Hotel Bar(blue awning) 1733 N Street NW(off Dupont Circle) Washington, DC 20036-2801 www.TopazHotel.com www.StandupComedyToGo.com

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Ford Evening Book Talks

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
George Washington’s Mount Vernon,
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22309 United States
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The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington invites you to join us for our monthly Ford Evening Book Talk, which features authors and historians discussing their latest books about George Washington and our nation’s Founding era. Lectures are free and open to the public, and books will be available for purchase. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit MountVernon.org/Library for more information.

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$20

J.A.M. 4ever

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - September 20 @ 10:00 pm
Anacostia Arts Center,
1231 Good Hope Road, SE, DC 20020 United States
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J.A.M. 4ever J.A.M. the Revue, Anacostia’s exciting song and dance revue, is back with one last show for 2014. This all new production, created by choreographer Jeremy A. McShan, J.A.M. 4ever is a crowd-thrilling dance spectacular! The show starts its journey by paying tribute to some of music’s greatest legends from the 70s and 80s, high kicking its way to the sexy songs of Broadway, and ending with an electrifying finale honoring the artists that have created some of today’s…

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Colonial Market & Fair

September 20 @ 9:00 am - September 21 @ 5:00 pm
George Washington’s Mount Vernon,
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22309 United States
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The annual Colonial Market & Fair at Mount Vernon features dozens of America’s finest craftspeople and plenty of family fun! Fifty colonial-attired artisans demonstrate 18th-century crafts and sell traditional wares such as baskets, woodcarvings, tin and ironwork, leatherworkings, weavings, furniture, and much more. New this year: Try your hand at 18th century cricket! Cricket games will be played throughout the weekend. “General Washington” will be on hand overseeing the lively Revolutionary War military drills and 18th-century entertainment including music, fire-eating,…

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2nd Annual Boundary Stone Bike Ride

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jones Point Lighthouse,
Alexandria, VA United States

Are you a history buff? Biking enthusiast? Regular old adventure seeker? Join us for a bike ride around the oldest federal monuments, the DC boundary stones: http://www.boundarystones.org/ The 2nd annual event is bound* to be bigger and better than the first! You can ride 1, 2, 3 or all 4 sides of the DC perimeter. Last year we started at the East stone, and many people only completed the first side, so this year we will start where they left…

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$25

Hard Working Americans at The Howard Theatre

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Howard Theatre,
620 T St. NW, Washington, DC, DC 20001 United States

About Hard Working Americans Hard Working Americans are celebrating great songs and throwing a hell of a party. The band is proud to introduce their self-titled debut album, scheduled for release January 21st on Melvin Records and Thirty Tigers. These five veteran players are putting in the hours and keeping at the grind for music lovers everywhere. Clocking in for the night shift: Todd Snider – Vocals Dave Schools – Bass Guitar (Widespread Panic) Neal Casal – Guitars and Vocals…

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$5.00

Tudor Tots: Fall Frolic

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Tudor Place Historic House & Garden,
1644 31st Street, NW, Washington, 20007 United States

Tudor Place has enchanted young children for 200 years. Experience it yourself Tuesday mornings, as we meet to read, sing, and play in the gardens and historic spaces. This family-friendly program offers a new theme each week, from “adventurous animals” to “growing gardens” and more. Children will participate in interactive read-alouds, songs, and themed movements related to the week’s topic, sharing a tranquil setting with the grown-ups who care for them. Parents/caregivers remain with children. For ages 2-4 Tuesdays, September…

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Know Your Neighborhood – Brookland – Lecture and Photo Presentation

September 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mullen Library,
The Catholic University of America, 101 Michican Ave NE., Washington, DC 20064 United States

Learn about Brookland’s rich heritage in this two-part event with local historian John J. Feeley, Jr. A lecture and photo presentation will take place on September 23 at 5:30 pm in the May Gallery of Mullen Library on the campus of The Catholic University of America, and will be followed by a guided walking tour of Brookland on September 25 at 5:30 pm, which also begins from Mullen Library. The events are free and open to the public. Participants are…

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