Category Archive: Recommended Events

Eureka Festival

Picked by HD Why: A great dance festival that gives performance opportunities for up-and-coming local choreographers celebrates its 2nd year! From the website: An innovative evening of premiers by DC-area choreographers and international guests: Nathan Andary, Glade Dance Collective, Keira Hart-Mendoza, Kate Jordan, Orit Sherman, Roxie Thomas and Jose Ruiz-Subauste (Peru). Special Ticket Prices: […]


Picked by: RB Why: Looks cool. From the website: Sunday, December 5 and Sunday, December 12, 2010 Performances at 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. in the Rotunda Join acclaimed choreographer Dana Tai Soon Burgess and his contemporary dance company as they debut their site-specific dance piece, “America’s Cloud”. The dance—inspired by the large-scale […]


Picked by RB: Why: Six choreographers, three companies…. including my own. From the invite: Join us for a great showcase, featuring the first performance, of the first section, of our project QUIS CUSTODIET … Bettmann Dances will present an excerpt from the company’s new project, Quis Custodiet, titled from a latin phrase meaning “who shall […]

Young Michaelangeo Cover

Picked By: RB Why: On November 1, 1512, the Sistine Chapel was unveiled to the public for the first time. Sunday at 12:30 p.m., author and scholar John T. Spike discusses young Michelangelo’s path to that monumental moment. (At 12:10 and 1:10 p.m. on Monday, Spike also lectures on Michelangelo’s use of anatomy.) From the […]


What: An event for writers hosted by Bourgeon When: Monday, November 8, 2010 at 8 p.m. Where: In the U Street neighborhood. Contact to RSVP and receive the exact address. We’re professional, but this is not a workshop, or being led by “A Master”. It’s an informal gathering for poets and writers to hang […]

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