Weekend Round Up July 3, 2014

 Loide at Blues Alley on Saturday July 5, 2014
Loide at Blues Alley on Saturday July 5, 2014

Blues Alley: Loide Album Release

July 5th, 2014 at 05:00 PM | $24.00 General Admission | Event Website

World Jazz artist Loide (pronounced Loy-deh), announces the release of her album In Time. As her sophomore project,In Time is the follow-up to her 2011 album "Live at Bohemian Caverns." Staying true to her sound, fans can expect to hear what Loide calls her signature "Afro-Lusophone," jazz. Loide coined the affectionate term to express her sound with a mix of her African heritage, lusophone because she occasionally sings in Portuguese and jazz because there is much jazz influence in her music.


Blues Alley; 1073 Wisconsin Ave NW

Castleton Festival: Madam Butterfly

July 6th, 2014 at 02:00 PM | Event Website

Maestro Lorin Maazel will conduct a new production of Madama Butterfly at the 2014 Castleton Festival, held in the 650-seat Festival Theatre. Madama Butterfly, one of Giacomo Puccini’s most influential and famous works which tells the dramatic love story of an American naval officer and his young Japanese bride, directed by Tomer Zvulun.


Castleton Farms; 7 Castleton Meadow Lane; Castleton, VA 22716

The Aloha Boys

July 6th, 2014 at 05:00 PM | Free | evelyn.verdon@fairfaxcounty.gov | Tel: 703-790-0123 | Event Website

Part of the Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park series. The Aloha Boys play an acoustic down-home, backyard-style Hawai'ian music, a style which includes everything from the very traditional to contemporary songs and styles. Concerts will be held in the McLean Central Park Gazebo, located at Route 123 and Old Dominion Drive. Parking available at McLean Community Center.


McLean Central Park Gazebo; 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd; McLean, VA 22102

Powerhouse Georgetown: Design@+ Exhibit

July 7th, 2014 at 06:00 PM | Event Website

In celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Sister Cities Relations between the District of Columbia and Beijing, China, the Powerhouse will be the venue for the 'Design@+' exhibit and activities, being unveiled on July 7, followed by a series of free public programs, panels and pop up artisans until July 11. The design exhibit includes approximately 80 contemporary designs by D.C.-based and Beijing-based designers.


the Powerhouse; 3255 Grace Street, NW

Capital Fringe Festival Opening Day

July 7th, 2014 at 05:00 PM | $17 | communications@capitalfringe.org | Tel: 202-737-7230 | Event Website

The first of eighteen days of creative and uninhibited performances. In addition, much merriment and revelry is to be had at the Baldacchino Tent Bar at Fort Fringe, where visitors and fanatics alike can enjoy even more live local music than ever before, food, drinks and pulled BBQ pork, and catch the latest buzz about all of the Fringe performances.


Fort Fringe; 607 New York Avenue NW

Take an Om Break Yoga at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library

July 7th, 2014 at 07:15 PM | Free | Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov | Tel: 202-727-0232 | Event Website

Yoga continues this July at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library. In addition to our continuing afternoon classes we now will have a few evening classes as well.

As of this month we also have 6 community yoga mats available on a first come first serve basis.

To RSVP to any or all classes please email Erika.Rydberg@dc.gov with your name and the class dates you are interested in. I will take the first 30 RSVPs for each class, the remainder will be put on a wait-list.


3260 R Street NW

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