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Opera in the Outfield Coming Soon

Opera in the Outfield Coming Soon

From the Kennedy Center:

 

(WASHINGTON, D.C.)—On Thursday, September 22, Washington National Opera (WNO) will present the fourth-annual Opera in the Outfield, a free, live opera broadcast at Nationals Park. This year WNO will simulcast its season-opening production of Puccini’s classic melodrama Tosca, starring American soprano Patricia Racette. Thousands of “fans” of all ages are expected for this community event. Starting today, members of the public may pre-register online for free, reserved seating sections at OperaintheOutfield.org; pre- registrants will be entered to win season tickets to the Opera.

Free Ice Cream Event This Saturday

Check out this awesome ice cream event coming this Saturday, August 20.

What's better than free ice cream in summer?  Not much.

Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington National Cathedral Announces Three-Day Commemoration for the 10th Anniversary of 9/11

Washington, D.C. – To mark the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Washington National Cathedral joins the three sites most affected on that day to present "A Call to Compassion." The program will gather Americans to honor the memories of those who were lost, heal the wounds caused by terrorism and war, and gain new strength to move forward as a nation. All are invited not only to commemorate, but also to unite in compassion, sharing in a commitment to create a more hopeful and just world.

Group tickets, Tailgating and VIP packages available for AT&T Nation's Football Classic

Group tickets, Tailgating and VIP packages available for AT&T Nation's Football Classic

This notice comes to us from Teri Washington:

Group tickets and specialty packages are available for the inaugural AT&T Nation’s Football Classic for groups planning to attend the renewal of the historic rivalry between Howard University and Morehouse College on Saturday, September 10 at RFK Stadium.

Football fans attending the game with their family and friends have a range of options from ticket discounts to VIP opportunities. Depending on a group’s size (rates begin with groups of 20 or more), groups are eligible for merchandise discounts, parking passes, preferred seating locations, scoreboard recognition and on-field fan experiences.

Rhythm in NoMa: Thursday Concert

Rhythm in NoMa: Thursday Concert

 

This event comes to us from NoMa BID:Join us Thursdays throughout the summer for Rhythm in NoMa, our free lunch-time concert series. Next Thursday is the last summer concert of the summer 2011 season, so kick off your work shoes and put on your dancing shoes – before it’s too late! All concerts are free and run from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Second and N Street, NE in front of the New York Avenue METRO entrance. 
 This week:
Thursday, August 4 – N2N (Soul) 
Rhythm in NoMa is organized by the NoMa BID.

Sunday 7/31: See me channel my inner De Niro

Sunday 7/31: See me channel my inner De Niro

This Sunday July 31 at 8PM, CONQUERING THE ROSE, a feature-length independent drama will screen at the Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax. The film tells the story of how the death of Etta Callahan, a young dance student, affects the lives of those closest to her. CONQUERING THE ROSE is written and produced by local actress and filmmaker Jenna St. John, who adapted the screenplay from her novel. The film is directed by J. Michael Whalen, making his feature directorial debut. Award winning actor, George Katt, stars as Jeremiah Mouthy, an artist and teacher who becomes obsessed with Etta following her death.

Shot in locations from Alexandria to Baltimore, CONQUERING THE ROSE, employed cast and crew from D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, including yours truly. I play psychologist Blake Johnson in what is the biggest role of my acting career. So come out Sunday night to see me run the emotional triathlon. It’s just $6!