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Events for December 10, 2019

“Cuba Va!”
$10 to $12.

“Cuba Va!”

October 10, 2019 at 12:00 am - January 12, 2020 at 11:59 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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$19.99 to $33.99.

Enchant Christmas

November 22 at 8:00 am - December 29 at 10:00 pm
Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

After a Cinderella story of a baseball season, it’s only fitting that the Nats’ home would transform into a fairytale winter wonderland, complete with a giant ice rink and a 90,000-square-foot maze of lights.

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$20

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

November 23, 2019 at 1:30 pm - January 4, 2020 at 11:59 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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$35 to $120

Peter Pan

December 3, 2019 at 7:30 pm - January 12, 2020 at 11:59 pm
Shakespeare Theatre Company, Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States

Playwright Lauren Gunderson’s take on Peter Pan retains all of the beloved tale’s magic but ditches the bits of the J.M. Barrie classic that she thinks haven’t aged well. The world premiere of her adaptation deemphasizes the antics of Peter and his Lost Boy bros, catapults Wendy Darling into the limelight as a young scientist […]

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Gingertown DC
Free

Gingertown DC

December 4 at 9:00 am - December 11 at 5:00 pm
1500 K Street, 1500 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

Gingerbread houses are a fun seasonal staple for pretty much everyone—except architects, who must suffer through all sorts of under-engineered amateur constructions with phony good cheer. But now DC’s building professionals finally have their own outlet: Gingertown DC.

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AURORA: The Spirit of Northern Lights
$8-$20

AURORA: The Spirit of Northern Lights

December 7, 2019 at 10:00 am - January 5, 2020 at 11:00 pm
ARTECHOUSE, 1238 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

This winter, discover the magic of aurora as you journey to the Northern Lights with ARTECHOUSE. An ice cavern, frosted forests and dancing skies await those that brave the winter. Step into an immersive and interactive world with art installations that allow you to shape frost and move light as you quest to discover your […]

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Mariah Carey
$110 to $500.

Mariah Carey

December 9 at 8:00 pm - December 10 at 11:59 pm
MGM National Harbor, 101 MGM National Ave
Oxon Hill, MD 20745 United States
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Alison Roman
$22 to $45

Alison Roman

December 10 at 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Sixth & I, 600 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

At a time in human history when anyone living in a major US city can take a class on how to create the perfectly composed cheese board, Roman’s simple approach to making food for friends is desperately needed. Light on table settings, heavy on single-sheet-pan meals, the New York Times writer’s latest book, Nothing Fancy, […]

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The Cartiers: The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewelry Empire by Francesca Cartier Brickell
$7 to $22.

The Cartiers: The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewelry Empire by Francesca Cartier Brickell

December 10 at 7:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Hillwood Museum, 4155 Linnean Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Luxury-goods connoisseurs are intimately familiar with Cartier jewelry, from its diamond-and-emerald-encrusted panthers to its locking Love bracelets. But much less is known about the three brothers who popularized the French company, which sold the Hope Diamond to a DC socialite and created the tiara Kate Middleton wore at her wedding. Francesca Cartier Brickell, whose great-great-great-grandfather […]

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$49 to $169.

Come From Away

December 10, 2019 at 8:00 pm - January 5, 2020 at 11:59 pm
Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States

The Broadway cast of the Tony-winning musical Come From Away stopped in DC this fall to perform a handful of tunes for one of NPR’s Tiny Desk concerts. Now you can check out the full-length musical (which had a successful pre-Broadway production at Ford’s Theatre in 2016). The show tells the true story of how […]

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