Weekend Round Up June 19, 2014

Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony, Saturday June 21, 2014 at Das.
Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony, Saturday June 21, 2014 at Das.

"Form, Light, Line: Architecture in Print" Opening Reception

June 20th, 2014 at 05:00 PM | free | info@oldprintgallery.com | Tel: (202) 965-1818 | Event Website

The Old Print Gallery’s summer exhibit Form, Light, Line: Architecture in Print will open on Friday, June 20, 2014, with a free nighttime reception from 5-8pm, open to the public. This group show of 18 printmakers spans over 90 years of creative expression, with prints by 20th century American artists John Taylor Arms, Martin Lewis, and Armin Landeck coupled with works by cutting-edge, contemporary printmakers. Artists have long found beauty in the strength, durability, and utility of buildings.


The Old Print Gallery; 1220 31st Street, NW

Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa

June 20th, 2014 at 05:30 PM | FREE | andrew@afj.org | Tel: 202-464-7361 | Event Website

Join us for a reception with award-winning filmmaker Abby Ginzberg and clips of the new film, Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa.

Refreshments will be served

Soft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa is a film about Albie Sachs, a lawyer, writer, art lover and freedom fighter, set against the dramatic events leading to the overthrow of the apartheid regime in South Africa.


Alliance for Justice; 11 Dupont Circle NW; 2nd Floor

Pixar in Concert

June 20th, 2014 at 08:30 PM | $30.00 - $58.00 | philipc@wolftrap.org | Tel: 703.255.1900 ext. 1729 | Event Website

All your favorite animated Pixar films on the big screen including Finding Nemo, Up, Toy Story, and Monsters, Inc., paired with memorable scores played by the National Symphony Orchestra


1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia, 22182

Das- "Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

June 21st, 2014 at 10:30 AM | contact@dasethiopian.com | Tel: (202) 333-4710 | Event Website

Experience an authentic tradition from the birthplace of coffee. Brought to you by Cervantes Coffee.


Das Ethiopian; 1201 28th St NW

A Midsummer Day's Reading

June 21st, 2014 at 2:00 PM | Free | julia.strusienski@dc.gov | Tel: 202-727-0232 | Event Website

Join the Georgetown Neighborhood Library as we celebrate D.C. Public Library's Adult Summer Reading program by reading aloud the first three acts of the classic romantic comedy "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on the summer solstice—the day on which the action within the play begins.

All are invited to participate as readers, and no prior experience performing or reading publicly is necessary.

Questions? Interested in participating? E-mail julia.strusienski@dc.gov


3260 R St. NW

Cathedral Sings!

June 22nd, 2014 at 07:30 PM | $10 | myoung@cathedral.org | Tel: 877-537-2228 | Event Website

Experience Washington National Cathedral in a whole new way. Join a community sing-along and read through the Brahms Requiem with Music Director, J. Reilly Lewis. Scores provided. You choose your part.


Washington National Cathedral; 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Ice Cream Sunday

June 22nd, 2014 at 01:00 PM | $8 per child and adult | info@dumbartonhouse.org | Event Website

Bring the family and join us in the Dumbarton House gardens to make your own cool ice cream treat, as well as sample an ice cream flavor popular during the Federal period. End your visit with a tour of Dumbarton House to learn about the history of early Georgetown and First Lady Dolley Madison, a visitor to our historic home, who first popularized ice cream in America when she served it at the White House.


Dumbarton House; 2715 Q ST, NW

Greenhouse Birthday Party

June 22nd, 2014 at 01:00 PM | free admission | Tel: 703-777-3174 | Event Website

Have you sung to a building lately?

If not, come on out to Oatlands between 1pm and 4pm on June 22 for this free and fun event.

Balloons and cake while supplies last. Check back for cake cutting and "Happy Birthday" singing time as the event gets closer. Address

Oatlands Historic House and Gardens; 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane; Leesburg, VA 20175

Brunch for a Cause

June 22nd, 2014 at 12:30 PM | $45.00 | adivastateofmind@gmail.com | Tel: 301-520-4036 | Event Website

After a successful inaugural event in February, Brunch for a Cause returns this summer! Guests will enjoy an enriching afternoon discussing ways to serve the homeless community in DC, while delighting in a 3-course brunch menu (including unlimited mimosas) and networking with peers. Proceeds will benefit Miriam's Kitchen, an organization dedicated to combating homelessness in DC.


M Street Bar & Grill; 2033 M Street NW

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