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From an email:
“Join fans of lemurs and conservation upstairs at Solly’s on U Street to benefit conservation efforts by the Duke Lemur Center in northeast Madagascar. Enjoy trivia (with one round dedicated to lemur facts!) and meet and mingle with fellow conservationists.
Solly’s will be donating 10% of upstairs bar sales to lemur conservation! And, a silent auction will benefit the Duke Lemur Center. Auction items up for grab include a lemur costume, lemur stuffed animals, home decor from Madagascar, and even a painting by a black and white ruffed lemur who lives at the Duke Lemur Center!
The World Lemur Festival is held each year at the end of October, with events around the world and in villages around Madagascar. During the festival, we celebrate lemurs and raise awareness about the need for their conservation.
Lemurs are among the most adorable primates on earth, but they are also very endangered. Over 90% of lemur species are endangered, with some species having less than 100 left in the world! But, all hope is not lost. Over 50 organizations from the Lemur Conservation Network are working in Madagascar with the Malagasy people to protect lemur habitat and save these species from extinction. We are making progress every day, but there is a lot of work to do. Join us to help save lemurs!
Learn more here.”
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You are cordially invited to the Embassy of Austria for a thrilling evening with Mozart. What a better way to spend Christmas and Hannukah! Our full orchestra and lead singers, some of whom sing at the Met, will appeal to teens as they begin their journey to the classics! We expect to be sold out soon…..
Get your tickets now!
Under the Gracious Patronage of H.E. Petra Schneebauer, Ambassador of Austria
Julien Benichou, Conductor
Kevin Short as Figaro
Manna K. Jones as Susanna
Stephen Powell as Count Almaviva
Laquita Mitchell as Contessa
Anna Kelly as Cherubino
Maggie Polglaze as Barbarina
John Gibney as Bartolo
Leah Heater as Marcellina
Christopher Jon Hartung as Antonio & Don Curzio
Narration provided by Robin Phillips
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court NW
Washington, DC 20008
Doors Open/Cocktails 6:30 pm
Performance including Intermission 7:15 pm
Wine Reception with Heavy Hors d’oeuvres 9:15 to 10:30 pm
Box Seats $250
Orchestra Reserved $150
Seniors (over 65 years old) Unreserved $80 [sold out]
Students with ID $50
Come solve a crime that took place in Takoma Park 130 years ago!
HouseMouse Books and Vintage is excited to announce the debut of Escape the Bookshop II, our new limited-run escape room experience. Escape the Bookshop II is a unique group puzzle game that is based on a real crime that took place in Takoma Park around 130 years ago. It is designed and created by HouseMouse to be played in our atmospheric little bookshop. This is not your typical corporate escape room and makes for a memorable evening out with friends or family!
Bookings are now open for game dates in January through April 2024. The game generally takes place Wednesday through Saturday at 8 PM but special arrangements can be made upon request. It is designed to be played by a group of 3 to 6 people (ages 16+) and lasts for one hour. No prior escape room experience is needed to enjoy the game.
Join us at Spirits & Spice DC Store as we embark on a spirited journey with the co-owner of the Mount Pleasant Club Whiskey.
Brace yourselves for an unforgettable whiskey-tasting experience where we’ll not only indulge in the smoothness of