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“Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor”

September 28 - December 31
Smithsonian American Art Museum, F St NW & 8th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States

With this exhibit, trailblazing African-American artist Bill Traylor (1853–1949) gets his first retrospective (free). Curator Leslie Umberger explains why his work endures. The Man Born enslaved in rural Alabama, Traylor wasn’t taught to read. “His perspective and formative years were influenced by being in a society where not many African-Americans were allowed tools like literacy,” […]

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“Japan Modern: Photography From the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection”

September 29, 2018 - January 21, 2019

A selection of some 70 images made by Japanese photographers throughout the 20th century, this exhibit captures a country grappling with extraordinary turmoil and change. Some of the pieces address things directly, such as Tomatsu Shomei’s haunting Nagasaki work. Others offer a different kind of emotional wallop, as in Eikoh Hosoe’s can’t-look-away portrait (above) of […]

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The Inn at Little Washington Village Market

The Inn at Little Washington Village Market

October 13 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Inn at Little Washington, The Inn at Little Washington Parsonage Courtyard, Main and Middle Streets
Washington, VA 22747 United States

What’s on your bucket list? If you’ve always wanted to visit The Inn at Little Washington, come to the Inn’s Village Market and get a taste. Saturdays from 10am to 2 pm till October 27th. Enjoy pulled pork BBQ while you pick up items for Sunday breakfast like delicious gourmet sausages, jams, pickles, preserves, baked […]

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Goat Yoga + Live Music at The Little Goat Farm at the Lake
$35

Goat Yoga + Live Music at The Little Goat Farm at the Lake

October 13 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Little Goat Farm at the Lake, 954 Burwell Rd
Nokesville, VA 20181 United States

What’s better than yoga? How about goat yoga?! Join us for an hour of GOAT YOGA suitable for all levels! We will practice at the 32-acre Little Goat Farm at the Lake in Nokesville, VA, located about 50 minutes west of DC. Friendly goats, llamas and alpacas will roam among us while we enjoy a […]

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$20 to $90

“If I Forget”

October 13 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

If I Forget finds a Tenleytown family arguing over whether to sell a 14th Street property amid a rapidly changing city. Set in 2000, the play explores complex subjects such as family dynamics, Jewish-American identity, and gentrification.

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$40 to $128

“Turn Me Loose”

October 13 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arena Stage, United States

Comedian, activist, and local hero Dick Gregory died last year, two months before an eagerly awaited appearance at the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival. His much-missed voice returns to DC, in a fashion, with this staging of the off-Broadway hit Turn Me Loose, a play about his life. Gregory is portrayed by Edwin Lee Gibson, an […]

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Oktoberfest: Early Music of Germany
$42

Oktoberfest: Early Music of Germany

October 13 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

Autumn brings a flavorful array of festive music from the German-speaking lands, featuring colorful songs by 14th-century Tyrolean knight, adventurer, poet, and musician Oswald von Wolkenstein, along with quirky instrumental pieces from the 15th-century Glogauer Liederbuch. Later music by Heinrich Isaac and Ludwig Senfl reflects the opulent court of the Emperor Maximilian I in early […]

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OPUS MERRIWEATHER
Free with RSVP

OPUS MERRIWEATHER

October 13 at 6:00 pm - October 14 at 12:00 am
Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway
COLUMBIA, MD 21044 United States

OPUS MERRIWEATHER brings together an international group of emerging and major artists + musicians pushing the boundaries of their field across multiple stages and fifty acres of forest. Join us and experience emerging and established musicians and artists who have exhibited at the Guggenheim, MoMA, Venice Biennale, Barbican, and Park Avenue Armory – to name […]

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Deadly Dinners at Markoff’s Haunted Forest
$150

Deadly Dinners at Markoff’s Haunted Forest

October 13 at 7:00 pm - 1:00 am
Markoff’s Haunted Forest, 19120 Martinsburg Rd
Dickerson, 20842 United States

Markoff’s Haunted Forest presents a unique farm-to-table dinner party, featuring the fall harvest, local libations, and unique performances by local artists. Presented by “ghouls” in a bizarre, macabre atmosphere, the Deadly Dinners is an extraordinary way to celebrate October. We stretch the boundaries of food expectations and deliver a distinctive experience behind the scenes at […]

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$20 to $90

“If I Forget”

October 13 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

If I Forget finds a Tenleytown family arguing over whether to sell a 14th Street property amid a rapidly changing city. Set in 2000, the play explores complex subjects such as family dynamics, Jewish-American identity, and gentrification.

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$40 to $129

“Turn Me Loose”

October 13 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arena Stage, United States

Comedian, activist, and local hero Dick Gregory died last year, two months before an eagerly awaited appearance at the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival. His much-missed voice returns to DC, in a fashion, with this staging of the off-Broadway hit Turn Me Loose, a play about his life. Gregory is portrayed by Edwin Lee Gibson, an […]

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Markoff’s Haunted Forest & Deadly Dinners at Calleva Farm
$30 per person in advance; Deadly Dinner: $150 per person in advance.

Markoff’s Haunted Forest & Deadly Dinners at Calleva Farm

October 13 at 8:00 pm - October 14 at 12:00 am
Calleva Farm, 19120 Martinsburg Rd
Dickerson, MD 20842 United States

Maryland’s original & greatest Halloween event, MHF is a benefit performance for Calleva, a non-profit outdoor education and adventure company. The haunt is hosted at Calleva Farm, near Poolesville MD. For 25 years, the Markoff’s team has spun a full evening of spine tingling fun, featuring three terrifying trails through the woods, plus a macabre […]

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Sleepy Hollow
$35 - $60

Sleepy Hollow

October 13 at 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell Street
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

“The dominant spirit, that haunts this enchanted region…is the apparition of a figure on horseback, without a head.” Synetic Theater’s adaptation of Sleepy Hollow pulls together all the elements that made Synetic famous: Gothic horror, iconic characters and imagery, an emphasis on surreal, wordless storytelling that transcends spoken language and makes our productions something akin […]

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Oktoberfest: Early Music of Germany
$42

Oktoberfest: Early Music of Germany

October 13 at 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

Autumn brings a flavorful array of festive music from the German-speaking lands, featuring colorful songs by 14th-century Tyrolean knight, adventurer, poet, and musician Oswald von Wolkenstein, along with quirky instrumental pieces from the 15th-century Glogauer Liederbuch. Later music by Heinrich Isaac and Ludwig Senfl reflects the opulent court of the Emperor Maximilian I in early […]

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