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The Real Americans

The Real Americans

November 10, 2017 - December 22, 2017
Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

The Real Americans description: Inspired by 100 days travelling in a van through small-town America, actor/journalist Dan Hoyle enacts a multi-character encounter with people at ground zero of our country’s growing economic inequality and polarized politics. Hoyle’s quest to “break the liberal bubble” sends him on an unforgettable and humorous journey into the lives of […]

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Christmas in St. Michaels Weekend

Christmas in St. Michaels Weekend

December 8, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Town of St. Michaels, Marengo Street and Watkins Lane
St. Michaels, MD 21663 United States

Small-town holiday magic with the bustle of holiday shopping and the twinkle of Christmas lights! A holiday tour of homes will inspire. Our lovely, Old-fashioned Parade, Gingerbread House Contest, Breakfast with Santa, Santa's Wonderland, Holiday Music, and more will make everyone smile! Get festive in our romantic, award-winning restaurants and beautiful inns in the historic, […]

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$21.50 to $300

Metrocooking DC

December 9, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

Celeb chefs, cookbook authors, and food vendors gather for demos, tastings, and more. Names include Food Network star Guy Fieri and The Chew cohost Carla Hall (right). Hungry for more? Splurge on specialty tickets for tastings (the Hill Country–sponsored BBQ Bash is sure to be a hit) or a meet-and-greet with José Andrés.

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Downtown Holiday Market

December 8, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Local artists and live music.

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$30 to $120

Washington Ballet: The Nutcracker

December 8, 2017 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Warner Theatre, United States

A DC-set version of the classic.

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$32 to $109

A Christmas Carol

December 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Ford’s Theatre, 546 10th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States

Ford’s has staged this for 35-plus years, so you can visit both the Ghost of Christmas Past and the ghost of A Christmas Carol productions past.

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$20 to $65

Draw the Circle

December 8, 2017 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mosaic Theater Company, 1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

It doesn’t get more personal than this. Actor and playwright Mashuq Mushtaq Deen has created an autobiographical one-man show about coming out as transgender to his conservative Muslim family in a small Connecticut town. But he doesn’t play himself—Deen takes on the roles of his parents, friends, and niece in a tale of self-discovery and […]

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McCoy Tyner Quartet

December 8, 2017 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Library of Congress, Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building 10 First Street SE
Washington, DC 20540 United States

Best known as a member of John Coltrane’s classic 1960s quartet, jazz-piano great McCoy Tyner, who turns 79 this month, has long been one of the genre’s most vital performers. His band at this gig includes fellow Grammy winner and frequent collaborator Joe Lovano on saxophone, portending some fiery improvisation.

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Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s 29th Annual Production of The Nutcracker
Tickets start at $19, group discounts available.

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s 29th Annual Production of The Nutcracker

December 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850 United States

Metropolitan Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker is a fun family tradition that will lift your spirits this holiday season! Metropolitan Ballet Theatre has been presenting the full-length traditional staging of The Nutcracker since 1989. Year after year, audiences are enchanted by MBT’s performances which feature student and professional dancers, fabulous costumes, and beautiful scenery – including […]

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