Weekend Round Up June 9, 2011

José Andrés
José Andrés

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What's Cooking Uncle Sam?

June 10th, 2011 at 07:00 PM | Free

Come out for the inaugural program of "America Eats," a series developed in conjunction with José Andrés, who is Chief Culinary Adviser for the new exhibit "What’s Cooking, Uncle Sam?"Chef Andrés will discuss the history of American food and cooking, science and cooking, and why food is the solution to many of the challenges we face as a nation.

Address

The National Archives William G. McGowan Theater

The Second Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival

June 11th, 2011 at 01:00 AM | FREE

Come enjoy Bluegrass and Folk music at Kingman and Heritage Islands Park at the 2nd Annual Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival on June 11, 2011. This event will be FREE and open to the public. There will be food from DC’s most popular food trucks, beer and wine from local vendors, a free shuttle to the island from Stadium/Armory Metro Station, bike giveaways, and tours of the island from Bicycle Space. Come celebrate the revitalization of the Anacostia River with bluegrass music!

Address

Kingman and Heritage Islands Park 575 Oklahoma Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002

Live Jazz at Historic Henley Park Hotel

June 11th, 2011 at 07:30 PM | No Cover Charge

Nancy Scimone sings lively jazz and lush ballads by Mercer, Berlin, Jobim, Gershwin and Ellington. She's sung at the Kennedy Center, Twins Jazz, Carlyle Club and sparkles on the intimate stage of Henley's Blue Bar Lounge. Cozy tapestry seats and ambiance for conversation or listening. Classic cocktails, extensive wines, shareable small plates (tuna au poivre, pear bread pudding.) 7:30-11:30 pm Near Metro www.HenleyPark.com 202-638-5200 A prestigious member of Historic Hotels of America.

Address

The Henley Park Hotel 926 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington DC 20001

The Upperville Colt & Horse Show

June 12th, 2011 at 8:00 AM | $10.00

This year's show, our 158th, takes place June 6 - 12, 2011.

Upperville is the oldest horse show in the United States. Steeped in tradition, it extends a full seven days, and involves over two thousand horse and rider combinations from young children on ponies to leading Olympic and World Cup riders and horses.

Address

Held, under The Oaks, in Upperville, Virginia, the showgrounds are located forty miles west of Washington, D.C.

Indigo Girls

June 12th, 2011 at 08:00 PM

Grammy Award-winning folk-rock duo behind hit songs “Closer to Fine” and “Galileo” have gained a loyal fan base over the years by combining haunting vocal harmonies with powerful lyrics.

Address

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, VA

DC Jazz Festival - A Night In Treme: The Musical Majesty of New Orleans

June 13th, 2011 at 07:30 PM | $20 - $65

A jazz concert to honor the African jazz culture of New Orleans. The performance will feature HBO's Treme series star Wendell Pierce and musicians from the hit mini-series such as the Rebirth Brass Band, Mardi Gras Indian Chief, saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr., and many more highlighting the heartbeat of New Orleans and home in Congo Square.

Address

John F. Kennedy Performing Arts Center Concert Hall 2700 F Street NW Washington, DC 20566

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