Weekend Round Up November 15, 2012
The Georgetowner’s Holiday Benefit and Bazaar 2012
November 29th, 2012 at 06:00 PM | $45 or $65 at the door | firstname.lastname@example.org | Tel: 202 338 4833 Event Website
Join us for an evening of shopping and holiday delights, as we honor and give back to a shining community star:
THE GEORGETOWN SENIOR CENTER
Shop for unique gifts from select vendors. Warm your senses with seasonal cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Gather in the joy of giving this holiday season. Advance tickets can be purchased for $45 or $65 at the door
Historic Georgetown Club, 1530 Wisconsin Ave NW
Downtown BID 15th Anniversary
November 15, 2012 7:00PM
Bring out the party hats and confetti! The DowntownDC BID turns 15 in November. Launched in 1997 with an initial and immediate goal to make Downtown Washington clean, safe and friendly, the BID is the oldest, and today remains the largest, BID in the city.
Several of our friends and founders will join us at the International Spy Museum as we celebrate and recap the wonderful transformation that Downtown has undergone.
International Spy Museum, 800 F Street NW
Men Against Breast Cancer and Sip With Socialites Presents "MEN IN PINK AND BLUE THANKSGIVING SOIREE
NOVEMBER 15TH, 2012 AT 06:00 PM | FREE | BJSEVENTSDC@GMAIL.COM | TEL: 202 495 8515 Event Website
This event is open to 21+ and entrance is Free. Please RSVP BjsEventsDC@gmail.com . Please consider sharing this event with friends, family and network. Please join Men Against Breast Cancer and Sip With Socialites for "MEN IN PINK AND BLUE THANKSGIVING SOIREE”.
Opera Ultra Lounge , 1400 I Street NW
An Even of Musical Oneness
NOVEMBER 15TH, 2012 AT 07:30 PM | $10 | TEL: 202-337-4825 Event Website
An Evening of Musical Oneness is a musical production presented by the Vocal and Instrumental Music departments of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts. This performance features a special appearance by composer Richard Smallwood; The Duke Ellington Orchestra; The New Washingtonian Jazz Combo; Virtuosi (a string ensemble); Sophisticated Ladies; The Chamber Singers; The Duke Ellington Show Choir; The Duke Ellington Flute Ensemble; Dukes of Ellington; Mahogany Voices & Satin Dolls.
Duke Ellington School of the Arts 3500 R Street, NW Washington, DC 20007
Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains
NOVEMBER 16TH, 2012 AT 10:00 AM | EXHIBITION INCLUDED IN MUSEUM ADMISSION. | TEL: 202.EYE.SPYU Event Website
The International Spy Museum is opening their latest interactive exhibit in honor of the newest James Bond film, Skyfall. The exhibition will commemorate 50 years of Bond and the villains we love to hate through more than 100 artifacts, interactive experiences and videos.
The International Spy Museum, 800 F St NW
2012 Winter Contemporary Show Opening Reception
NOVEMBER 16TH, 2012 AT 05:00 PM | FREE | INFO@OLDPRINTGALLERY.COM | TEL: (202) 965-1818 Event Website
The Old Print Gallery’s 2012 Winter Contemporary Show will open on Friday, November 16, 2012. The show will be an assortment of works by both up-and-coming and established printmakers, in several mediums. Highlights include a series of charged photolithographic landscapes by Sylvie Covey, beautifully involved linocut reliefs by Karima Muyaes and Tenjin Ikeda, and boldly hued prints by locals Susan Goldman and Joan Krash. The exhibit opens with a nighttime reception on November 16, from 5-8pm.
The Old Print Gallery , 1220 31st Street, NW
The Washington Home & Community Hospices Annual Gala, “Home Is Where The Heart Is”
NOVEMBER 16TH, 2012 AT 06:30 PM | INDIVIDUAL TICKETS FOR THIS FUNDRAISER ARE $500 PER PERSON | MRUSTIC@THEWASHINGTONHOME.ORG Event Website
This year’s Gala will recognize the 2012 Art Buchwald Award recipient, Gail Sheehy, bestselling author of 16 books and a Baby Boomer’s icon. Ms. Sheehy has changed our culture with her book, Passages in Caregiving: Turning Chaos into Confidence. The Art Buchwald Award honors someone who, like Mr. Buchwald, has helped others face end-of-life issues with courage and dignity.
Chevy Chase Club , 6100 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, Maryland
Ang Lee film series in DC -- Nov.16-Dec.19
NOVEMBER 16TH, 2012 AT 07:00 PM | WYC1502@GMAIL.COM | TEL: 202-8951855 Event Website The Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) will sponsor The Films of Ang Lee, a month-long celebration of the career of Taiwan-born, Academy Award-winning director Ang Lee. Co-hosted by the Freer Gallery and the AFI Silver Theatre, the film series begins Nov. 16 with the opening screening of 2007 Venice Film Festival Golden Lion recipient Lust, Caution at the Freer Gallery and continues through Dec. 19.
Please visit the Freer Gallery and AFI online for complete schedules.
Address Meyer Auditorium, Freer Gallery of Art , 1050 Independence Ave. SW
AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Road , Silver Spring, MD 20910
Afoot In Vienna
NOVEMBER 17TH, 2012 AT 08:00 PM | $50 PREMIUM TICKET WITH PERFORMANCE AND POST-SHOW PARTY $25 GENERAL, $20 STUDENTS/SENIORS | TEL: 703-910-5175 Event Webiste
Join us for an international world premiere! A multi-media collaboration between Viennese composer/visual artist WOLFGANG SEIERL and BMD’s artistic director LUCY BOWEN McCAULEY in a study of movement “from the ground up.” Seierl filmed McCauley moving in a variety of unique spaces throughout Austria in 2011 and used the footage to create a musical score. McCauley developed choreography inspired by the music for her full ensemble of dancers.
ARTISPHERE , 1101 WILSON BOULEVARD, ARLINGTON, VA
Junior League of Northern Virginia’s 12th Annual The Enchanted Forest Holiday Extravaganza
NOVEMBER 17TH, 2012 AT 10:00 AM | $12, PREMIUM EVENTS: $25-$35 | TEF@JLNV.ORG | TEL: 703-442-4163 Event Website
Celebrate our 12th Annual TEF holiday extravaganza 11/17-18! Stroll through a forest of theme-decorated trees & handmade gingerbread homes, have Georgetown Cupcakes & Cocoa with the Snow Fairy or Breakfast with Santa, enjoy a wine & dessert tasting for adults! The weekend-long festivities, presented by the JLNV featuring the Children’s Science Center and Kids in Kitchen, cooking demonstrations, themed crafts for children, gifts & holiday decorations for purchase, a live & silent auction, & more.
The Westin Tysons Corner , 7801 Leesburg Pike
Home Buying in D.C.
NOVEMBER 17TH, 2012 AT 10:00 AM | $0 YMCCUTCHEN@SKYREALESTATEDC.COM | TEL: 202-630-2437 Event Website
November Home Buyer's Seminar: "You Can Afford a Home in the District!" Attendees will gain insight on: Neighborhoods that have homes under $300,000 Down payment assistant programs Affordable Housing Programs Overview Application process of HPAP and Manna programs
1703 N. Capitol St. NE
Cantate Chamber Singers' The Legacy of Fontainebleau: Students of Nadia Boulanger
NOVEMBER 17TH, 2012 AT 07:30 PM | $30, STUDENTS W/ID $15 | EXEC@CANTATE.ORG | TEL: 301-986-1799 Event Website
From her studio near Paris, Nadia Boulanger helped train some of the 20th century’s most unique composers. As part of Cantate's year-long tribute to MUSICAL MENTORS, hear songs by Boulanger (Deborah Sternberg, soprano) and choral works of Aaron Copland, Irving Fine, Nicholas Maw, and more. Plus: a world premiere by former Boulanger student Robert Shafer—Grammy award-winning artistic director of the City Choir of Washington, and one of our region's eminent musical mentors.
St. Paul's Parish , 2430 K Street, N.W.
Christ Church Choral Evensong Series
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2012 AT 05:00 PM | TEL: 202-333-6677
Georgetown's Christ Church continues its Choral Evensong series on Sunday, November 18, with the music of Philip Radcliffe, Herbert Kennedy Andrews, and Gerald Near. Sung by the professional Choir of Christ Church, this series is free and open to the public as a gift to the community.
31st and O Streets, N.W.
Victor Goldberg and Friends Chamber Music Concert
NOVEMBER 18TH, 2012 AT 03:00 PM | $20; STUDENTS $10 | MAGICLARPET@COX.NET | TEL: 540-899-2793 Event Website
Beethoven Violin Sonata in G Major Schumann Quartet for Piano and Strings Additional pieces Reception and refreshments afterward
Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G Street NW Washington, DC