Weekend Round Up March 20, 2014

Risotto alla Zucca
Risotto alla Zucca

Hamilton College Choir to Perform in Washington on March 21

March 21st, 2014 at 07:30 PM | Free | Event Website

The Hamilton College Choir will visit Washington, D.C., during its annual March tour. The 78-member choir will perform a varied program that includes sacred and secular music: Handl’s “Pater noster,” Lotti’s “Crucifixus” and Josquin’s “Ave Maria;” Whitacre’s “With a Lily in Your Hand,” Carmichael’s “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes” and Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville Overture.”

The performance is free and open to the public.

Address

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church; 4900 Connecticut Avenue NW

Jimmy Miracle: Yantras

March 22nd, 2014 at 12:00 PM | Free | neptunebrowngalleries@gmail.com | Tel: 2023380353 | Event Website

Neptune Fine Art is pleased to present Jimmy Miracle: Yantras.

Jimmy Miracle's new body of works entitled Yantras refer to diagrams often used in meditation, sometimes said to possess mystical or magical powers. Miracle's sculptures are composed of simple geometric shapes organized to form complex diagram of symbols. Through the use of repetition and accumulation of ordinary objects and materials, Miracle approaches Yantras with philosophical questions of spiritual aspiration and knowledge.

Address

1662 33rd Street, NW

Open Kitchen's Italian Journey Cooking Class

March 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM | $89 | holly.camalier@openkitchen-dcmetro.com | Tel: 7039428148 | Event Website

Join us in this hands-on cooking class as we take a culinary tour of some of Italy’s influential cuisine.

ON THE MENU:

Crostini con Pure’ di Carciofi, Mozzarella Pomodorini (crostini with artichoke Paste, mozzarella, and roasted tomatoes); Risotto alla Zucca (Risotto with Butternut Squash) Maiale Brasato al Vino Rosso con Olive (wine-braised pork with olives), Dadi Saltata di Pino e dell’Indivia (sauteed escarole with pine nuts), and Tiramisú

Address

7115 Leesburg Pike #107; Falls Church, VA 20043

Cathedral Sings!

March 23rd, 2014 at 07:30 PM | $10

Singers of all abilities are invited to join Cathedral Choral Society music director J. Reilly Lewis for Cathedral Sings!

Address

Washington National Cathedral; 3101 Wisconsin Ave NW

Dumbarton House: Walking Tour - "Mr. Nourse's Neighborhood: Georgetown c. 1800"

March 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM | $10 per person; free for ages three and under | Event Website

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a delightful meander through Georgetown's East Village streets. View Georgetown the way Joseph Nourse - first resident of Dumbarton House - would have viewed his neighborhood in c.1800. The walk will be 60 minutes. Comfy walking shoes are a must! The tour will begin promptly at 11 a.m. at the corner of Q and 27th streets NW.

Address

Dumbarton House; 2715 Q St. NW

Kevin Eubanks at Blues Alley

March 23rd, 2014 at 08:00 PM | $35 | [Event Website])http://www.instantseats.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.venue&VenueID=3)

A favorite of music fans nationwide and known most for performing on the Tonight Show bandstand, Kevin Eubanks returns to Georgetown to perform live at Blues Alley from Thursday, March 20 through Sunday, March 23. Tickets are on sale now for the 8 and 10 p.m. shows.

Address

Blues Alley; 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW

Free Diabetes Workshop with Neal Barnard, M.D., and the Physicians Committee

March 25th, 2014 at 06:00 PM | Free | tkemp@pcrm.org | Tel: 202-527-7314 | Event Website

Washington residents who struggle with type 2 diabetes can attend a workshop with PCRM president and GWU professor Neal Barnard, M.D., on 3/25. Dr. Barnard's free seminar will show participants how to use a plant-based diet to prevent & treat type 2 diabetes. Family members & health care providers are welcome.

Kara Blank-Gonzalez will guide a free weekly follow-up April 1-22 about low-fat cooking, food to steady blood sugar, and how to read food labels.

RSVP 202-527-7314 tkemp@pcrm.org

Address

PCRM Headquarters; 5100 Wisconsin Avenue NW; Suite 400

JT3 Art Benefit Happy Hour & Trivia Night

March 25th, 2014 at 08:00 PM | sammystratton@gmail.com | Event Website

Guests will be able to enjoy music, movie trivia and drink specials at District 2. A portion of the proceeds will fund JT3’s Artist Awards Program, a competition for emerging screenwriters and directors, ages 18 to 34, who reside in New York City or the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Address

District 2 Bar & Grille; 3238 Wisconsin Ave., NW

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