On Wednesday, it rained. I took a Lyft eight blocks. When I got out of the Lyft, I noticed the cap on the bottle of water in my purse was slightly loose and the gloves in my purse were a little damp. I then received a FIFTY dollar “damage” charge from Lyft for what I can only assume were the few droplets of water from my bottle that may have spilled on the cloth (not leather) seat.
The car itself was filthy, as you can see from the dirty floor and it’s equally possible that the water droplets on the seat came from someone’s umbrella. Either way, a $50 “damage” fee for droplets of water on a cloth seat in a very dirty car seems totally excessive!! There is no way the driver had to stop working! I’ve been in plenty of Lyfts on rainy days where the seat is a little wet from the umbrella of the person that rode in the Lyft before me. I’ll definitely never take Lyft again. I’ve reached out to Lyft but they just emailed me again with the same photo (attaches) that they sent me on Wednesday night.”
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You are cordially invited to the Washington Opera Society’s exclusive Christmas/Hannukah Party!
We are pleased to welcome our great opera stars to the company!
Juliette Di Bello, Manuela Tomasz Korossy, Kristin Sampson from the NY City Opera Company, and Kevin Short of the Metropolitan Opera.
Don’t miss this unique holiday concert of seasonal favorites and hit arias from the operatic repertoire sung by our cast of stellar singers. Maestro Benichou will bring his infectious energy as he leads the WOS Festival Ensemble in an evening sure to remember. Glad tidings!
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…..
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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
Join metrobar and the team at DC Beer for a taste of 12 holiday brews, all made in the DMV by your favorite local breweries! Your ticket gets you access to the afternoon tasting with 3oz pours of each of