Weekend Round Up September 26, 2013

Janathel Shaw: Rebirth—Sculpture. ne of two artists featured at Touchstone Gallery, 901 New York Avenue, NW, during Art All Night DC 2013.
Janathel Shaw
Janathel Shaw: Rebirth—Sculpture. ne of two artists featured at Touchstone Gallery, 901 New York Avenue, NW, during Art All Night DC 2013.

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Annual Fall Festival of Indian Dance and Arts

September 27th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | $27.50-$125.00 | esaluke@dakshina.org | Event Website

Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company celebrates 10 years of excellence with its annual fall festival of Indian Dance and Arts. The festival features award-winning artists who have been pioneers in the arts of classical to modern Indian dance, music, theater, and spoken word.


Shakespeare Theatre; 610 F Street NW

Art All Night DC 2013

September 28th, 2013 at 07:00 PM | Free | Tel: 202-265-SHAW | Event Website

Art All Night: Nuit Blanche DC will be presented on September 28 from 7:00 PM to 3:00 AM in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC. This will be the second presentation of the DC version of this Parisian overnight arts festival (a "Taste of Art All Night" was presented in 2012). Over one dozen venues ranging from the 32,000 square foot Wonder Bread Factory to the 500 square foot storefront at 1033 7th Street, NW will be included in the festival.


1033 7th Street, NW

The Land Beneath My Feet, Tom Neel Celebrating 25 Years

September 28th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | Free | art@liveanartfullife.com | Tel: 540-253-9797 | Event Website

The Piedmont’s premiere landscape painter, Tom Neel, celebrates 25 years of fine art sales with a land loving event! “The Land Beneath My Feet” will focus on the beauty of our area and a painter’s passion to capture it. Along with new paintings, the event will feature a full color book and short film also titled “The Land Beneath My Feet”. Hosted by The Hill School in Middleburg, VA. For more information 540-253-9797 www.LiveAnArtfulLife.com/events. RVSP appreciated art@LiveAnArtfulLife.com.


The Hill School; Sheila C. Johnson Performing Arts Center; 130 S Madison Street

Park After Dark

September 28th, 2013 at 06:00 PM | Tickets are $175, of which $125 is tax-deductible | siler@canaltrust.org | Tel: 301-714-2233 | Event Website

Park After Dark is an annual benefit for the C&O Canal National Historical Park put on by the C&O Canal Trust, the nonprofit partner of the Park. Guests enjoy a special evening in the Park under the stars with live music, great food, libations, live and silent auctions, a campfire, a photo booth, and more. This year marks the third year the Trust has held this event for the Park.


C&O Canal National Historical Park; Historic Great Falls Tavern; 11710 MacArthur Boulevard

Meet the Artist Behind Anna Bags

September 28th, 2013 at 03:00 PM | Free | jayne@annabags.com | Tel: 3013539416 | Event Website

Georgetown boutique Sterling & Burke Ltd hosts an opening reception introducing artist behind Anna Bags, a D.C.-based luxury leather handbag company. Anna Bags is known for combining creative design with the highest quality materials and impeccable craftsmanship. Anna Bags creates works of sophisticated, wearable art. Bags are made in our workshop located just outside Washington, D.C.. During GW Alumni Weekend (Thursday-Sunday), 10 percent of ANNA bags sales will go towards the GW scholarship fund.


Sterling & Burke Ltd; 2824 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

DC Walk for the Animals and Pet-A-Palooza

September 28th, 2013 at 10:00 AM | $20 for adults $15 for children under 13 | whs@washhumane.org | Tel: 2027237.5730 | Event Website

Join the Washington Humane Society for the 2013 DC Walk for the Animals and Pet-A-Palooza at our new venue, the Kingsbury Center! It’s a celebration of our community’s animals and a walk to end pet homelessness in DC. There’s something for every animal lover. Show how much you love DC’s animals – Sign up to walk with us today.


Kingsbury Center; 5000 14th St. NW

Opera Nova Presents - Season Opening Brunch and Concert

September 29th, 2013 at 01:30 PM | $22-$25 | mcdm1@verizon.net | Tel: 703-536-7557 | Event Website

Come join Opera NOVA supporters for lunch and a creative program by Artistic Director Jose Sacin and his chorus of outstanding voices.

Meet Alexandria Vice Mayor Allison Silberberg, a passionate advocate for the common good, and cheer for special honoree Tony Torchia, beloved tenor with Washington National Opera.


National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) Building; 4301 Wilson Blvd; Arlington, VA 22203.

3rd Annual Chefs Go Fresh and Seafood, Sept. 30

September 30th, 2013 at 09:00 AM | Individual tickets are $75.00 | chefsgofresh@georgetowner.com | Tel: 202 338 4833 | Event Website

For the 3rd year, Georgetown Media Group continues the popular event, Chefs Go Fresh, while highlighting seafood this year. Local chefs rev up for a motorcycle tour of farms near Annapolis, sponsored by the Maryland Department of Agriculture and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries, in an effort to introduce D.C. area chefs to purveyors of produce, meats, seafood and other local products.


Brasserie Beck; 1101 K Street NW.

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