Weekend Roundup July 19, 2012

Long & Foster’s Georgetown office, an Exclusive Affiliate of Christie’s International host Sandy Lerner at Dumbarton House as part of a Jane Austen Film Series on July 25.
Long & Foster’s Georgetown office, an Exclusive Affiliate of Christie’s International host Sandy Lerner at Dumbarton House as part of a Jane Austen Film Series on July 25.

Sounds of Hope Concert for Haiti

July 20th, 2012 at 06:30 PM | By donation | MAWestley@gmail.com | Tel: 347 886 0105 | Event Website

Sounds of Hope Concert for Haiti. By donation. Come blow off work week steam. The loss of my own leg (got hit by a bus 9 years ago & almost died) inspired me to take the support I got & pay it forward. Musical guests will open our hearts with uplifting beats. All ages! Food at extra cost. It's inexpensive & delicious. Donations support relief efforts via the Prosthetics Outreach Foundation (www.pofsea.org) and rehab for the 14,000 people who lost limbs due to the earthquake. Come have a ball!

Address

The Potters House, 1658 Columbia Road, NW

Overtures Summer Concert Series at Evermay Estate

July 20th, 2012 at 06:30 PM | $50 | Event Website

Relax and enjoy summer evenings listening to world-class performing artists at the gorgeous Evermay Estate. Overtures is a unique concert series that presents award-winning, world-class performing artists who are emerging in their musical career. Socihi Muraji on classic guitar will be performing. Tickets are $50 each and includes complimentary on-site valet parking.

Address

Evermay Estate 1623 28th Street, NW

Blues Alley: Shanice

July 20th, 2012 at 08:00 PM | $35 | Tel: 202-337-4141 | Event Website

On Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21, soul, pop and R&B singer Shanice Lorraine Wilson is performing live at Blues Alley. Remembered for the popular hit single I Love Your Smile, from her 1991 album Inner Child, Shanice's career has spanned from a Soul Train Award nomination for Best New Artist in 1987 to a signed record deal with Motown Records in 1991. Her rare coloratura soprano talent remains a favorite in R&B. 202.337.4141

Address

Blues Alley 1073 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Belgiam National Day : Stella Artois “Taste of Belgium” Celebration

July 21st, 2012 at 12:00 PM | Free | Lauren.zaner@mosaic.com | Tel: 312.526.3126 ext 3205 | Event Website

In celebration of Belgian National Day, Stella Artois is bringing classic Belgian culture to the people of Washington DC.

As a outdoor festival it will have the chance to enrich themselves in Belgian culture.

There will be Belgian food (mussels, fries and more) and Belgian beer for purchase, Boule (Belgium’s version of baseball), and Belgian music. There will also be Local restaurants and chefs that will compete in Stella Artois’ annual “Mussel’s Throwdown".

Address

The Yards Park : at the East Lawn

10 Water Street SE

(Intersection of 3rd St SE and Water St SE; Three blocks from the Navy Yard Metro: New Jersey Ave Exit)

Gallery Showing: Kimberly Iles Multiverse

July 23rd, 2012 at 11:00 AM | Tel: 202-234-8344 | Event Website

Abstract/contemporary works. Mixed media used to prodice a range of effects on canvas and panel. This exhibition is availabe for viewing Monday through Saturday from 11am-7pm and Sundays from 12-5pm

Address

Vastu, 1829 14th Street, NW

TTR Sotheby’s International Realty Artist Showcase: Brian Petro

July 24th, 2012 at 06:00 PM | Free | media@artseedc.com | Tel: 703-216-7298 | Event Website

TTR Sotheby’s International Realty of Chevy Chase will open its doors on July 24th at 6pm to feature local DC artist, Brian Petro. The work that will be on display comes from two of his latest collections, Supermarket Series and Roman Series. Petro's mixed media paintings and photographic thermal transfer monoprints will create a diverse and interesting show in the office space. We hope to see you all there! Light hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Address

5454 Wisconson Ave NW, Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Outdoor Film Festival at Dumbarton House sponsored by Georgetown Long & Foster

July 25th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | FREE | Info@­Dumba­rtonHouse.­org | Tel: 202-337-2288 | Event Website

Movie for July, 25: "Pride & Prejudice"

Long & Foster’s Georgetown office, an Exclusive Affiliate of Christie’s International is proud to host Sandy Lerner at Dumbarton House as part of a Jane Austen Film Series.

Address

Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St NW, Washington, DC

Lawn and site space is limited by occupancy restrictions, which is why reservations are encouraged (reservations will receive priority entry until 7:30pm, at which time any available space will be released to at-the-door guests.

The film will start at sunset, approximately 8:30pm. Lawn/blanket seating only, please (if you need to utilize a chair, please set it up at the back of the audience).

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