Weekend Round Up May 2, 2013

"Once Wild: Isadora in Russia" May 3-5th
"Once Wild: Isadora in Russia" May 3-5th

Georgetown University Performing Arts: "Once Wild: Isadora in Russia"

May 3nd, 2013 at 08:00 PM | 25.00 | Tel: (202) 687-2787 | Event Website

On Friday May 3rd & Saturday, May 4th at 8 p.m. & Sunday, May 5th at 2 p.m., attend the world premiere dance theater collaboration of Once Wild: Isadora in Russia at the Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre. Written by Helen Hayes Award winning playwright, Norman Allen with original music by Dominik Maican, and choreography by Cynthia Word. Once Wild steps across creative boundaries to offer a bold, new vision of seminal artist Isadora Duncan, her work and her years in Bolshevik Russia.


Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre at Georgetown University; 37th and O Street, NW

L'Eclat de Verre: "BLUE NARRATIVES" Opening Reception

May 3rd, 2013 at 06:00 PM | Tel: 202.333.6840 | Event Website](http://www.eclatdeverre.com/us/)

Save the date for the opening reception of "Blue Narratives" with the photographer Caroline von Tuempling on Friday, May 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. On view from Saturday, May 4, through Saturday, June 29, enjoy Tuempling's first photographic exhibition at L'Eclat de Verre. In this limited edition collection of prints in large format, Tuempling invites us to travel with her and explore the beauty of blue.


L'Eclat de Verre; 3336 M Street, NW

60th Annual Landon Azalea Garden Festival

May 3rd, 2013 at 10:00 AM | Free | alexis_polakoff@landon.net | Tel: 301-320-1014 | Event Website

Come celebrate the 60th Annual Landon Azalea Garden Festival, May 3 to 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily. The weekend Festival offers something for everyone. Tour the two-and-a-half-acre azalea garden and shop the bountiful plant sale. FunLand offers rides/fun foods for kids. The more than 60 vendors at Specialty Boutiques, and antiques/collectables at Bearly Used Collection provide great shopping. Musical entertainment all weekend. Mark's Run on Sun. at 8 a.m. is an annual 5k race and 1-mile fun run (www.marksrun.org).


Landon School; 6101 Wilson Lane; Bethesda, MD 20817

Dumbarton Oaks Park: First Open House for Historic Park

May 4th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | [Event Website](

Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy is hosting an Open House for one of Washington's most historic and bucolic urban parks. The park, designed by Beatrix Farrand and once enjoyed by local gentry, foreign dignitaries and poets, is now part of Rock Creek Park, one of 401 National Parks Service properties across the country.

Join the Open House on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for a free children's music class in the meadow with the Levine School of music (parents welcome).


3265 S Street, NW

Choral Evensong

May 4th, 2013 at 05:00 PM | Tel: 202-333-6677

Music of Philip Radcliffe, Thomas Tallis, and John Rutter. Sung by the professional Choir of Christ Church this series is free and open to the public as a gift to the community.


Christ Church; Georgetown, 31st & O Street NW

**The Little Folks School 40th Anniversary Gala & Auction "Make Our Garden Grow"

May 4th, 2013 at 07:00 PM | $250 per person ($175 tax deductible) | LFS2013auction@gmail.com | Tel: (202) 333-657 | Event Website

The beloved Little Folks School in Georgetown is hosting the 40th Anniversary Gala to raise funds for a spectacular new permanent home at 3247 Q Street, NW. Funds raised will support the purchase and renovation of its new building. Reception & Silent Auction at 7 pm ~ Live Auction at 9 pm


National Geographic Society; 1145 17th St NW


May 7th, 2013 at 08:00 PM | $150 per person (excluding tax and gratuity) | Tel: 202.944.2026 | Event Website

Join Chef Michael Mina as he welcomes BOURBON STEAK's new Executive Chef John Critchley and introduces PABU's Executive Chef Johah Kim to Washington, D.C. This event will feature a six-course tasting menu, designed by the three chefs and featuring new Modern American specialties from BOURBON STEAK alongside Japanese Izakaya dishes from Baltimore's PABU. Creative cocktail, spirit and wine pairings are included. . For reservations or more information, please call 202.944.2026.



2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Gil Schafer Presentation and Book-Signing Reception Tickets

May 9, 6 p.m. | Prices start at $50.00 | DoyleDC@DoyleNewYork.com | Tel: (202) 342-6100 | Event Website

Doyle New York is honored to host an evening with award-winning architect Gil Schafer. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including Architectural Digest, Elle, D├ęcor, Veranda, The New York Times & The Wall Street Journal.

Join Doyle New York for a presentation and book signing reception at the Blake Hall at St. John's Episcopal Church. Doors open at 6 p.m. and book signing and reception immediately following.


Blake Hall at St. John's Episcopal Church

3240 O Street NW in Georgetown

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