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Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV
$42 - $85

Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV

September 14 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 14 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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The Apollo Orchestra with Chris Gekker, Trumpet

The Apollo Orchestra with Chris Gekker, Trumpet

September 14 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Georgetown Visitation Preperatory School, The Nolan Center, 1524 35th St. NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States

Trumpet virtuoso Chris Gekker will will join the Apollo Orchestra in the season opener of the orchestra's tenth season. The program includes works by Handel, Mozart, Smetana and Arutiunian. Free admission.

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The Blank Canvas: Vehicle fo Expression
Free

The Blank Canvas: Vehicle fo Expression

September 14 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cheshire, 2412 18th Street NW, Suite R
Washington, DC 20009 United States

Tribute and Nos Nos present The Blank Canvas: Vehicle for Expression, a joint project featuring two exhibitions: Artworks by ADRIAN BUBA, a French-Romanian contemporary artist, and SHIRT STORIES / SHARED STORIES: Reflections on the white shirt, a fashion exhibition exploring the white shirt and its enmeshment in our daily lives. As part of the programming, […]

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Art All Night at the Middle East Institute Art Gallery

Art All Night at the Middle East Institute Art Gallery

September 14 at 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
The MEI Art Gallery, 1763 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

The MEI Art Gallery at the Middle East Institute is hosting an open house as part of the DC-wide festival Art All Night on Saturday, September 14 from 7pm-midnight. The event will feature DJ Muath spinning Middle Eastern dance beats including dabke, rai, and chobi, a pop-up hosted by Adams Morgan bar The Green Zone, […]

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“Arabicity|Ourouba”
Free

“Arabicity|Ourouba”

September 14 at 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Middle East Institute, 1763 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States

This month, the Middle East Institute launches a new art gallery devoted to contemporary works from a part of the world that hasn’t had a full-time DC exhibit space devoted to it. The first show, “Arabicity|Ourouba” (free; mei.edu), features 18 artists who explore ideas such as identity and displacement. Here are a few standout pieces.

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Maryland Lyric Opera Il Tabarro & Cavalleria Rusticana In Concert
$35-$75

Maryland Lyric Opera Il Tabarro & Cavalleria Rusticana In Concert

September 14 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852 United States

A magnificently rarified pairing of two of the most celebrated one-act operas. Puccini's II Tabarro is followed by Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana. Susan Bullock, Mark Delavan, Jonathan Burton, Jill Gardner, Yi Li, and more return after their triumphs in La Fanciulla del West last season. Music Director Louis Salemno conducts The MDLO Orchestra, a vibrant cast […]

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Maryland Lyric Opera Il Tabarro & Cavalleria Rusticana In Concert
$35-$75

Maryland Lyric Opera Il Tabarro & Cavalleria Rusticana In Concert

September 14 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane
North Bethesda, MD 20852 United States

A magnificently rarified pairing of two of the most celebrated one-act operas. Puccini's II Tabarro is followed by Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana. Susan Bullock, Mark Delavan, Jonathan Burton, Jill Gardner, Yi Li, and more return after their triumphs in La Fanciulla del West last season. Music Director Louis Salemno conducts The MDLO Orchestra, a vibrant cast […]

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Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV
$42 - $85

Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV

September 14 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 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 […]

Find out more »
Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine
$35-65

Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine

September 14 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 […]

Find out more »
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