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Events for November 23, 2019

“Cuba Va!”
$10 to $12.

“Cuba Va!”

October 10, 2019 at 12:00 am - January 12, 2020 at 10:59 pm
The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

The genre-bending Cuban political artist collective Los Carpinteros formally dissolved in 2018, but its impact continues. This show, the group’s first post-breakup museum exhibit, is a nuanced exploration of post-revolutionary Cuba using LED portraits (right) plus two wrenching videos—one about lightning-rod poet Heberto Padilla, the other a peek into the private lives of Cubans via […]

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Lucid Motion by Rhizomatiks
$8-$20

Lucid Motion by Rhizomatiks

October 29 at 10:00 am - December 1 at 9:00 pm
ARTECHOUSE, 1238 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Explore ARTECHOUSE’s newest exhibition, Lucid Motion, by globally renowned Japanese artist group Rhizomatiks Research x Daito Manabe. Opening September 28th in D.C., Lucid Motion aims to examine human motion from various standpoints using next-level technologies and expression methods to elaborate into three unique installations. Visitors will get to engage with dance performances themed on human […]

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$59 to $129

John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons

November 21 at 6:30 pm - November 23 at 10:59 pm
National Theatre, United States

Leguizamo got the idea for this one-man show after his son was a victim of racist bullying. When the actor sought out positive Latinx role models throughout history, he realized how little he knew. Now a self-proclaimed “ghetto scholar,” Leguizamo shares his father/son journey interwoven with historical facts, such as a lesson on the Cuban […]

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Holiday Art Show & Sale
Free

Holiday Art Show & Sale

November 23 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812 United States

With so many unique gifts, the Holiday Art Show & Sale is a great place to shop for everyone on your holiday list! The show features the Park's resident artists and instructors, as well as other invited guests with works in: • glass • ceramics • photography • painting • jewelry • holiday ornaments • […]

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Holiday Art Show & Sale

Holiday Art Show & Sale

November 23 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Popcorn Gallery at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812 United States

With so many unique gifts, the Holiday Art Show & Sale is a great place to shop for everyone on your holiday list! The show features the Park's resident artists and instructors, as well as other invited guests with works in: • glass • ceramics • photography • painting • jewelry • holiday ornaments • […]

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$20

Don’t Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus! (The Musical!)

November 23, 2019 at 12:30 pm - January 4, 2020 at 10:59 pm
Terrace Theater, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, 2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus: The Musical is the most exciting thing to happen to the DC toddler set in years.

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Amadeus
$42 - $85, with discounts available for students, seniors, educators, military & families, and groups

Amadeus

November 23 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

Genius and jealousy collide in Folger Theatre’s production of Peter Shaffer’s contemporary classic play set against the backdrop of the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna. The Tony Award-winning “Best Play” examines the rivalry between court composer Antonio Salieri and the boorish but brilliant Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. When the eccentric genius begins to […]

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Free

The Season: A Social History of the Debutante by Kristen Richardson

November 23 at 2:00 pm - 10:59 pm
Politics and Prose (Connecticut Avenue), 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Though she wasn’t a debutante herself, Richardson has been fascinated by the subject and wrote a notable Rookie article about it. Now she fills an entire book with tales of white dresses and fancy balls. From an exploration of the roots of debutante culture in Elizabethan England to interviews with current debs, Richardson offers a […]

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Amadeus
$42 - $85, with discounts available for students, seniors, educators, military & families, and groups

Amadeus

November 23 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

Genius and jealousy collide in Folger Theatre’s production of Peter Shaffer’s contemporary classic play set against the backdrop of the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna. The Tony Award-winning “Best Play” examines the rivalry between court composer Antonio Salieri and the boorish but brilliant Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. When the eccentric genius begins to […]

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