Weekened Roundup June 14, 2012

Bus Palladium
Bus Palladium

Cine Francophone: Bus Palladium

June 14th, 2012 at 07:00 PM | $9 admission | Tel: (202) 234-7911 | Event Website

Named after the popular Parisian music venue in the 1970s and ‘80s, Bus Palladium tells the story of a young, four-person band named Lust. Manu (Arthur Dupont) the charismatic leader and singer, and Lucas (Marc-André Grondin) the discreet composer, are childhood friends, but their friendship is put a stake when Laura enters their already precarious and fragile world. French with English subtitles.

Address

Letelier Theater,3251 Prospect St, NW, Upper Courtyard

Opening Reception: Winging It

June 15th, 2012 at 06:00 AM | Free | info@heinercontemporary.com | Tel: 202-338-0072 | Event Website

Heiner Contemporary is delighted to announce Winging It, a group exhibition exploring the study and depiction of birds, featuring work by Colby Caldwell, Todd Forsgren, Justin Gibbens, Megan Greene, Jenny Sidhu Mullins, Roger Tory Peterson, and Beverly Ress. The exhibition takes as its starting point three works by the American naturalist, ornithologist and artist Roger Tory Peterson.

Address

Heiner Contemporary, 1675 Wisconsin Ave NW

Become a Pilot Day

June 16th, 2012 at 10:00 AM | Free Admission! Parking is $15 | bedneyN@si.edu | Tel: 202-633-0732 | Event Website

Family Day and Aviation Display!

Join us for the eighth annual Become a Pilot Day at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Washington Dulles International Airport. See 50 visiting vintage, recreational, military, and homebuilt aircraft, on display outside the Center for one day only. Talk to pilots and find out what skills are needed to fly. Inside the Center, test your piloting skills in flight simulators, talk to aviation experts, and enjoy story time and hands-on activities with the kids. Address

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center 14390 Air & Space Museum Parkway Chantilly, VA 20151 USA

A Golden Father's Day

June 16th, 2012 at 10:30 AM | $3-7 | mkatz@tudorplace.org | Tel: (202) 965-0400 | [Event Website

George Washington left his mark on Tudor Place. What better place to celebrate your favorite "Founding Father"? An interactive tour through the historic mansion, uncovering treasures from the first President. Learn all about gilding - the application of gold leaf to mirrors, picture frames, and other decorative objects - work as family groups to gild a gold-leaf frame to take home. Bring cameras to take pictures with Dad in the gardens! Address

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31 Street NW Washington, D.C. 20007

Pet Adoption Event

June 17th, 2012 at 12:00 PM | Free Admission | mnute@cbmove.com | Tel: 202-333-6100 | Event Website

Adopt a dog and never walk alone. Pet Adoption Event, The Washington Harbour, 3050 K Street NW, Sunday, June 17, 2012, 12 – 4 pm.

The Georgetown Office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is proud to join forces with Operation Paws for Homes to host a Pet Adoption Day in Georgetown.

For more information about the event, you may call 202-333-6100 or visit us at www.CBMove.com/Georgetown.

Address

The Washington Harbour, 3050 K Street NW

Weschler’s Fine Book Auction

June 20th, 2012 at 10:00 AM | info@weschlers.com | Tel: (202) 628-1281 | Event Website

Weschler’s will auction one of the most diverse private collections of fine books in recent history. The collection, consigned by a Maryland estate, includes many first editions of American and European history, natural history and natural science, travel and exploration, philosophy, literature and poetry, and more. The collection will be exhibited on Monday, June 18th and Tuesday, June 19th from 10am-3pm.

Address

Weschler’s Washington, D.C. gallery

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