Weekend Round Up May 1, 2014

Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In; At The National Gallery of Art. May 4- November 30, 2014
Andrew Wyeth Wind from the Sea, 1947
Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In; At The National Gallery of Art. May 4- November 30, 2014

Cultural Leadership Breakfast featuring Jenny Bilfield

May 22nd, 2014 at 08:00 AM | Tickets $20 ($15 for George Town Club members) | richard@georgetowner.com | Tel: 202. 338.4833 | Event Website

Join us for the Georgetown Media Group's next Cultural Leadership Breakfast featuring Jenny Bilfield, President & CEO of Washington Performing Arts. The event will take place Thursday, May 22, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the George Town Club, 1530 Wisconsin Avenue, NW. The cost is $20 ($15 for George Town Club members). To RSVP by May 16, please email Richard@Georgetowner.com or call 202-338-4833.

Address

The George Town Club; 1530 Wisconsin Ave., NW

A performance titled "Moovance"

May 1st, 2014 at 08:00 PM | General Admission: $15 | Event Website

Moovance is a choreographic duo interpreted by Amine Boussa and Jeanne Azoulay that addresses questions of identity and that peculiar feeling of being torn between two different cultures, specifically for the French-Algerian. It is not solely about the couple’s interaction; it captures the connections, progress and intimacy intrinsic to the duality of two human beings.

Address

Gallaudet University, Elstad Auditorium - 800 Florida Ave., NE

Spring Art Walk: Book Hill Galleries

May 2nd, 2014 at 06:00 PM | Free | neptunebrowngalleries@gmail.com | Tel: 2023380353 | Event Website

The Georgetown Galleries on Book Hill invite you to our Spring Season Art Walk, Friday, May 2nd, 2014, from 6-8pm. Each of the six galleries will launch a fine art exhibition and host an evening stroll in one of the most beautiful parts of the city. Start the spring with a night of art, fun and refreshments while supporting the arts in DC!

Address

1662 33rd St., NW

Opening Reception: Relativity

May 2nd, 2014 at 06:00 PM | FREE | gallery@callowayart.com | Tel: 202-965-4601 | Event Website

Daniel Calder and Colin Taylor share a strong, expressive approach to laying down their paint, and while they also share a predilection for colors that are bright but nuanced, the similarities end there - the shapes they create are quite distinct.

Address

Susan Calloway Fine Arts, 1643 Wisconsin Ave., NW

Landon School’s 61st Azalea Garden Festival

May 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM | free | Tel: 301-320-3200 | Event Website

Join in the festivities at Landon School’s 61st Azalea Garden Festival, Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4.

Tour the beautiful two-and-half acre Perkins Garden, shop at over 60 specialty boutiques, purchase beautiful plants, listen to live music, enjoy delicious food, frolic at the FunLand carnival, and race in Mark’s Run 5K or 1-Mile Fun Run 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 4. Parking and admission are free.

Address

6101 Wilson Lane, Bethesda, Md. 20817

Neptune Fine Art presents: Jeff Chyatte, Straight from the Studio

May 2nd, 2014 at 12:00 PM | Free | neptunebrowngalleries@gmail.com | Tel: 2023380353 | Event Website

Neptune Fine Art is pleased to present the latest five outdoor sculptures from the studio of Jeff Chyatte.

These incredibly precise geometric aluminum totems merge the systems of our tech generation with complicated engineering of a fine craftsman. Welded by hand in aluminum and polished to perfection, each one rises from the garden with complex majesty.

Address

1662 33rd Street, NW

A performance titled "Un Petit Pas de Deux sur ses Pas"

May 2nd, 2014 at 08:00 PM | General Admission: $15 | Event Website

Choreographed to music of the famous burlesque actor Andre Bourvil, "Un Petit Pas de Deux sur ses Pas" (A Little Pas de Deux on his Footsteps) is a dynamic and witty piece that revisits different styles of dance, from waltz to ballet to hip hop, while maintaining humorous interaction with the audience.

Address

Lycée Rochambeau - 9600 Forest Rd, Bethesda, Md.

The Third Annual Running of the Chihuahuas

May 3rd, 2014 at 12:00 PM | 0.00 | charlotte@ontaponline.com | Tel: 703-465-0500 | Event Website

Kick off Cinco de Mayo with On Tap Magazine, Corona, Cantina Marina & The Wharf at the Third Annual Running of the Chihuahuas for Charity!

What: Chihuahua races, food trucks, beer stand, dog contests, a family friendly FREE event!

When: Saturday, May 3, 2014 | 12 pm to 3 pm (rain date: May 10)

Where: SW Waterfront, DC- between 6th and 7th Streets.

Why: A benefit event for animal charities and DC’s funniest Cinco celebration!

Address

600 Water St SW, Washington, DC 20024

DDOT to Host May 3 Meeting on the D.C. Circulator System at Wisconsin & M

May 3rd, 2014 at 03:00 PM | Event Website

The District Department of Transportation has been holding six pop-up meetings to solicit feedback from current and future riders on the D.C. Circulator bus system. Attend one of the meetings to provide feedback on the current system as well as future routes and extensions. The feedback from the meetings will be incorporated into the 2014 D.C. Circulator Transit Development Plan Update.

This weekend, the meeting will be noon to 3 p.m. on May 3 in a Circulator bus near the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street, NW. The bus will be parked "just one door down from the Apple store," said Reggie Sanders of DDOT.

A survey to gather feedback on the D.C. Circulator is at www.dccirculator.com. Each participant will be entered to win a $50 SmarTrip card with a winner randomly selected after the survey closes on May 9.

Address

Intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street, NW

Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In

May 4th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | Passes are not required for this exhibition | e-bond@nga.gov | Tel: (202) 737-4215 | Event Website

Andrew Wyeth's fascination with windows is explored for the first time in an exhibition on view at the National Gallery of Art, its sole venue, from May 4 through November 30, 2014. Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In will present some 60 tempera paintings, watercolors, and drawings that stand out from among 300 or more works of art by Wyeth depicting windows in figureless compositions. Inspired by the gift of Wyeth's first and one of his most important paintings on the theme—Wind from the Sea (1947), donated to the Gallery in 2009— the exhibition will include several works from private collections that have never been on public view.

Address

National Gallery of Art; 6th and Constitution Ave NW

Chanticleer

May 4th, 2014 at 05:00 PM | Tickets: $40.00 each | sam@stjohnsgeorgetown.org | Tel: 202-338-1796 | Event Website

The Georgetown Concert Series presents Chanticleer. Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker magazine, the GRAMMY® award-winning ensemble. Praised for their “tonal luxuriance and crisply etched clarity,”. Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from countertenor to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music.

Address

St. John's Episcopal Church; Georgetown Parish; 3240 O St., NW

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