On Saturday, October 1, Open Streets will return to Georgia Avenue NW!
During the event, the District will close three miles of Georgia Avenue, between Barry Place NW and Missouri Avenue, to cars. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the corridor will be open to walk, bike, run, and scooter through — no cars, just people.
Check out some programming highlights below. There is something for everyone to enjoy!
- Learn to skate or show us your moves at the Irving St NW and Crittendon St NW intersections with Skate Instruction and Rollaway Productions
- Splash in foam at the Kansas Ave NW intersection with Foambaree
- Work up a sweat during tandem bike demos, workouts, yoga classes, and more at the Kenyon St NW intersection
- Paint the streets with pride with Chalk Riot at the Arkansas Ave NW intersection
- Jam with Aladdin da Prince, Kingpin Slim, and more at the Main Stage on New Hampshire Ave NW
- And more!
See the full line-up and map at www.openstreets.dc.gov.
Open Streets Georgia Avenue is presented by Mayor Muriel Bowser and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). District Bridges (www.districtbridges.org) is the nonprofit partner supporting event planning and implementation.
Open Streets Georgia Avenue is supported by Gold Sponsors Lime and Pepco, and Silver Sponsors Lyft, Spin, and Bird.
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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.
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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
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