Weekend Round-Up August 15, 2013
7th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival – D.C.
AUGUST 16TH, 2013 AT 06:00 PM | $10-$12 | INFO@NYADIFF.ORG | TEL: (212) 864-1760 | EVENT WEBSITE
The African Diaspora International Film Festival comes to DC! The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) presents an eclectic mix of urban, classic, independent and foreign films that depict the richness and diversity of the life experience of people of African descent and Indigenous people all over the world.
Friday, August 16, 2013
6 p.m. African Independence – Q&A
Saturday, August 17, 2013
1 p.m. Otomo
3:30 p.m. Maestro Issa
5:30 p.m. The Pirogue
7:30 p.m. Nishan
Sunday, August 18, 2013
1 p.m. The Pirogue
3 p.m. Return to Gorée
5:30 p.m. Closing Night
Get full film descriptions and ticket info at: http://nyadiff.org/adiff-washington-dc-2013/
Goethe Institute ; 812 Seventh Street, NW
Summer concert series hosted by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation
AUGUST 16TH, 2013 AT 07:00 PM | FREE | KDROUIN@SUSANDAVIS.COM | EVENT WEBSITE
The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation continues its outdoor summer concert series tradition with a performance by the Quantico Marine Corps Band. It will perform spirited and patriotic music, celebrating our nation and the history of the Marine Corps. Outdoor concessions will be available. The museum will remain open until the start of the concert. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held inside the museum.
National Museum of the Marine Corps ; 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway Triangle, VA 22172
Summer Jazz Soiree with the International Club of DC
AUGUST 16TH, 2013 AT 07:00 PM | $20 | EDUCATION@DUMBARTONHOUSE.ORG | TEL: 202-337-2288 | EVENT WEBSITE
Discover one of Georgetown's historic homes during an evening of jazz, dancing, food and meeting new people from 7-10 p.m. Stroll the gardens and museum, then enjoy a night of dancing to a live jazz ensemble. Pie Sisters - Georgetown will be selling a selection of individual sweet and savory pies - menu coming soon. Wine and champagne will be available for purchase from Tradewinds. Water and other drinks will also be on sale. Cash only.
Dumbarton House; 2715 Q Street NW
Capital City Showcase
August 17th, 2013 at 10 p.m. | $10/$15 at the door | Tel: 202-431-4704 | [Event Website](
The Capital City Showcase is the variety show that brings you some of the best comedians, musicians, and performing artists in the DMV. Hosted by Christian Hunt, it has featured some of the DC area’s finest stand-up comedians, improv comics, rock bands, jazz bands, acoustic guitarists, and hip-hop artists.
rock band The Grey Area
comedian Katherine Jessup
comedian Matty Litwack
comedian Ol Mike B
musician Matt Tarka
comedian Gabe Zucker
D.C. Arts Center; 2438 18th St. NW
End-of-Summer Ice Cream Sunday
AUGUST 18TH, 2013 AT 01:00 PM | $8 | EDUCATION@DUMBARTONHOUSE.ORG | TEL: 202-337-2288 | EVENT WEBSITE
Guests will make their own ice cream, and sample an ice cream flavors popular during the federal period. End your visit with a tour of Dumbarton House to learn about the history of early Georgetown and the Federal City.
Ice cream making will be available from 1-2 p.m. A guided tour of the home will commence at 2:15 p.m. or you may take a self-guided tour at any time. Historic lawn games will be also be available throughout the day for children and the young at heart.
Dumbarton House ; 2715 Q Street NW
Beasley Real Estate Presents 'Sixteen Candles'
AUGUST 18TH, 2013 AT 07:30 PM
Join Beasley Real Estate on Sunday night for a free community movie night! Now in its second year, the Best of Summer series is a great opportunity for new and old neighbors to get together and enjoy a great night under the stars. A two-story screen, free popcorn and other goodies, too.
Logan Circle; St. Luke's; 1514 15th St NW (Corner of 15th & P)