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“The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs”
Free

“The Eye of the Sun: Nineteenth-Century Photographs”

September 8 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Gallery of Art, Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20565 United States

The 180th anniversary of the birth of photography may not seem like a major milestone, but it doesn’t take much to get us excited about images from early masters such as Roger Fenton and Julia Margaret Cameron (left). This look at the medium’s first 50 years includes around 140 photos, from Mary Dillwyn’s “The Picnic […]

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DC State Fair
Free

DC State Fair

September 8 at 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Gateway DC, 2700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20032 United States

This annual event offers traditional fair fare—pie and produce competitions—along with offerings unique to this region, such as best District-oriented tattoo. With the help of DC State Fair board member Melisa Augusto, we walk you through what could be the quintessential local contest: a mumbo-sauce showdown.

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Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV
$42 - $85

Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV

September 8 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Honor is a two-edged sword. Shakespeare’s epic coming-of-age tale of power, rebellion, and redemption featuring Edward Gero as the irrepressible Falstaff. Prince Hal spends his days carousing in seedy taverns with criminals, much to the dismay of his father. Winding from the Boar’s Head Tavern to the shadows of Gad’s Hill, Hal’s path to the […]

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Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine
$35-65

Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine

September 8 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Two-time Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Genius Award recipient Lynn Nottage’s satirical tale that follows successful African-American publicist Undine, as she stumbles down the social ladder after her husband steals her hard-earned fortune. Broke and now pregnant, Undine is forced to return to her childhood home in the projects, where she must face the realities of […]

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Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV
$42 - $85

Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV

September 8 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Honor is a two-edged sword. Shakespeare’s epic coming-of-age tale of power, rebellion, and redemption featuring Edward Gero as the irrepressible Falstaff. Prince Hal spends his days carousing in seedy taverns with criminals, much to the dismay of his father. Winding from the Boar’s Head Tavern to the shadows of Gad’s Hill, Hal’s path to the […]

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Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine
$35-65

Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine

September 8 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Two-time Pulitzer Prize and MacArthur Genius Award recipient Lynn Nottage’s satirical tale that follows successful African-American publicist Undine, as she stumbles down the social ladder after her husband steals her hard-earned fortune. Broke and now pregnant, Undine is forced to return to her childhood home in the projects, where she must face the realities of […]

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