Weekend Round Up February 14, 2013

San Francisco LB Two. [Convento San Franciso.], 2009 Woodcut on handmade paper
Mary Manusos
San Francisco LB Two. [Convento San Franciso.], 2009 Woodcut on handmade paper

RED Opening Night Reception

February 15th, 2013 at 05:00 PM | Free | info@oldprintgallery.com | Tel: (202) 965-1818 | Event Website

RED will open with a nighttime reception on February 15, 2013, from 5-8pm. RED is a group show of contemporary printmakers who feature the emboldened and passionate hue in their prints. The artists use this energizing pigment to excite the eye and engage viewers- drawing them into their dynamic compositions. The show will be on view until April 13, 2013.

Address

The Old Print Gallery; 1220 31st Street, NW

Chance for Life

February 16th, 2013 at 01:00 PM | 55-300 | info@chance-for-life.net | Tel: (703) 519-6696 | Event Website

The 8th Annual Chance for Life Charity event is an evening of poker, wine tasting and dancing to fund research seeking a cure for pediatric spinal cord cancer.

Address

City Tavern; 3206 M St NW Washington, DC 20007

Washington Bach Consort presents "Bach for All Seasons"

February 17th, 2013 at 03:00 PM | Tickets $23-$65, Students 18 and younger $10, Pay Your Age 18-38 | contact@bachconsort.org | Tel: 202.429.2121 | Event Website

In honor of the 35th Season & by popular demand music director & founder J. Reilly Lewis & National Presbyterian’s glorious Skinner organ star in an all-Bach program built around the “Great Eighteen,” BWV 651–658, begun in Bach’s youth in Weimar & revised in his final years in Leipzig. Singers from the Consort chorus perform Bach’s exquisite harmonization’s of the various melodies upon which these keyboard masterpieces are based.

Address

National Presbyterian Church; 4101 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Authors on Deck

February 20th, 2013 at 12:00 PM | free | Tel: 2027372300 | Event Website

As part of the United States Navy Memorial’s “Authors on Deck” book lecture series in honor of Black History Month, author Bland Simpson will present his literary work, Two Captains from Carolina: Moses Grandy, John Newland Maffitt, and the Coming of the Civil War (University of North Carolina Press; September 2012). Two Captains from Carolina twines together the lives of two accomplished nineteenth-century mariners from North Carolina--one African American and one Irish American.

Address

United States Navy Memorial; Naval Heritage Center; 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

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