Weekend Round Up February 21, 2013

"PIGEON: IMPOSSIBLE" will be showing Friday, February 22 at 7PM at DC Shorts WINS!
"PIGEON: IMPOSSIBLE" will be showing Friday, February 22 at 7PM at DC Shorts WINS!

Tickets Lottery for the 2013 Easter Egg Roll Opens Today

February 21st, 2013 at 08:00 AM | Event Website

Don't miss your chance to join the First Family for the 135th annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday April 1. This year's theme is “Be Healthy, Be Active, Be You” -- and more than 35,000 people will be joining the First Family on the South Lawn for activities including games, stories, singing, dancing, and of course, the traditional egg roll.


The White House; 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

DC Shorts WINS!

February 22nd, 2013 at 07:00 PM | $12 | Event Website

DC Shorts WINS! are special showcases of award-winning films from previous D.C. Shorts -- and a few we wish we programmed. Some films have Oscar connections, and all of the films have won accolades. Tickets: $12 /showcase

Showtime: 90 minutes, Age: 18+


Friday, February 22, Show 1: 7:00pm Show 2: 9:00pm

Saturday, February 23, Show 3: 7:00pm Show 4: 9:00pm

Sunday, February 24, Show 1: 12:00pm Show 3: 2:00pm


US Navy Memorial Burke Theater; 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Entertainment Cruises -- Black History Month Cruise

February 23rd, 2013 at 11:30 AM | $46.90 | Tel: 866.302.2469 | Event Website

On Feb. 23, guests can enjoy a special narration highlighting momentous events in African American history followed by the music of Duke Ellington, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Prince and more. The DJ’s song-list will cross all genres – from Jazz and Blues to Pop and R&B, showcasing how these great African American artists paved the way for today’s contemporaries. After working up an appetite from all the dancing on deck, guests can indulge in a mouth-watering, multi-course grande buffet.


Gangplank Marina; 600 Water St., SW

AYPO Presents 'Symphonic Serenade' Concert with NSO Violist Tsuna Sakamoto

February 24th, 2013 at 08:00 PM | $15 adult, $10 senior (65+), $10 student, free for music teachers | outreach@aypo.org | Tel: 703-642-8051 | Event Website

AYPO Presents “Symphonic Serenade” Concert featuring Violist Tsuna Sakamoto of the National Symphony Orchestra and American Youth Symphonic Orchestra with Conductor Carl J. Bianchi.


Bartók: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra

Sibelius: "Alla Marcia" from Karelia Suite, Op. 11

Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 in E flat major, Op. 82


Hylton Performing Arts Center; George Mason University; 10960 George Mason Circle; Manassas, Va. 20109

Snuggle With the Stars: DC’s Only Official Oscar Experience

February 24th, 2013 at 6:30 PM | $50 | info@dcshorts.com | Event Website

Washington, D.C.'s only official Oscar experience. Forget the formalities; we are presenting a pajama party. Watch the broadcast on a two-story HD screen while enjoying beverages from Buffalo & Bergen and gourmet snacks from Whole Foods. Age 21+ General pass: $50. Includes: Open bar, buffet and swag bag.

VIP pass: $100. Includes: General pass plus Snuggie, official Academy Award program and poster, passes to watch the nominated shorts at Landmark's E Street Cinema and West End Cinema.


U.S. Navy Memorial Burke Theater; 701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Miner Family Wines Wine Dinner: Capital Wine Festival

February 26th, 2013 at 6:30 PM | $125 | bbaskervill@fairfaxembassyrow.com | Tel: 202 736-1453 | Event Website

Four-course wine dinner featuring wines of Miner Family Wines: Winemaker Gary Bookman hosts the evening’s dinner. This is a great opportunity to experience the vineyard’s sensational portfolio of wines including its single-vineyard Pinot Noir, Oakville Cabernet as well as their proprietal blend, Oracle. Executive Chef Chris Ferrier will create a customized menu to complement the vintner’s selection for the dinner. Dinner will be served in 2100 Prime, providing an intimate dining experience.


The Fairfax at Embassy Row; 2100 Massachusetts Ave., NW

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