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Events for August 12, 2018

$66 to $125

Dave

July 13 - August 19
Arena Stage, United States

If we were going to turn a 1993 movie into a musical, it would be Richard Linklater’s 1970s-set high-school flick, Dazed and Confused. (That Foghat tune would bring down the house.) But we’ll settle for this new theatrical take on Dave, the charmingly goofy film about a presidential impersonator who becomes the actual commander in […]

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$425 for workshops; culminating performance is free

UkeFest

August 11 - August 15
The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike
North Bethesda, MD 20852 United States

Some people are born to shred on guitar. Others rip through Paganini caprices on the violin. But for a growing number of string enthusiasts, ukulele is king. With the tenth installment of this annual celebrating hitting North Bethesda ($425 for workshops; culminating performance is free), we talked to artistic directors Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer […]

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Watermen’s Appreciation Day & Crab Feast
Adult (18-64) $18 | Child (6-17) $8 | Senior (65+) $18 | Active Military $0 | Child Under 5 $0 | Waterman Adult $10

Watermen’s Appreciation Day & Crab Feast

August 12 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 North Talbot Street
St. Michaels, VA 21663 United States

Celebrate Chesapeake watermen and their heritage at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Watch a “watermen’s rodeo” boat docking contest. Live music, steamed crabs, beer, and more food and beverages from 10 am to 5 pm on Sunday! Enjoy award-winning dining and accommodations and great shopping in the historic, waterfront town of St. Michaels.

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VietFest 2018

VietFest 2018

August 12 at 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center, 1961 Chain Bridge Road
Tysons, VA 22182 United States

VietFest is a celebration that highlights the best of Vietnamese culture and cuisine. Now in our sixth year, it has grown to be the largest Vietnamese heritage festival on the East Coast! Come experience great food, programming, and fun that the whole family can enjoy.

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Hong Kong Film Festival

Hong Kong Film Festival

August 12 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Freer|Sackler and Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States

Made in Hong Kong Film Festival: I’ve Got the Blues Following her award-winning documentary One Tree Three Lives on novelist Hualing Nieh Engle, director Angie Chen offers another lively documentary, this time about artist Yank Wong. A complex man who resists definition, Wong is a painter, art director, set designer, writer, musician, and photographer—a true […]

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$18 to $30

Don Cristóbal

August 12 at 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dance Loft on 14, 4618 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

In 1930, Federico García Lorca wrote a play to be performed by puppets. Inspired by Punch and Judy, it explores ideas about domestic violence and political corruption—themes that obviously have a great deal of contemporary resonance. For this modern interpretation, at DC’s Dance Loft on 14, Pointless Theatre Co. has added a new second act […]

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