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Brews, Booze & Bites at Tudor Place Sept. 22

September 13, 2018

Join Tudor Place for heritage food and drink, outdoor music and games, and ties to local history at Brews, Booze & Bites on Saturday, September 22, from 1:00 - 4:00 pm.

Purveyors of artisonal and local food, drinks, and desserts  will be on hand to celebrate at the historic Georgetown estate.

  • a full menu of sips and tastings in the historic garden
  • guided Outdoor Edibles garden tour (1:30 pm and 2:30 pm)
  • exclusive open house of the historic mansion (2:30 pm to 4:00 pm)
  • traditional American lawn games and
  • free keepsake tasting glass

The menu includes a side of history with every satisfying bite or sip, highlighting local history, foodways, and Tudor Place tie-ins for everything from barbecue to beer, wine, whiskey and spirits.

 

Returning this year, the Foggy Bottom Whomp Stompers will be entertaining all with live Prohibition-era jazz.

 

Brews, Booze & Bites is an outdoor event and will take place rain or shine.

 

Tickets for Tudor Place members $35, non-members $45. Discounts for 6 or more.

 

Admission is for everyone, but identification will be required for those participating in the tastings.

 

Tudor Place is located at 1644 31st Street in Georgetown.


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KC Presents 'Music and the Mind' Sept. 7

August 23, 2018

Music has been fundamental to every human civilization. Why do we have music—and what makes it so powerful? What does current research tell us about the role that music can play in human development and learning?

 

On September 7, 2018 at 8:00 pm, the Kennedy Center presents Music and the Mind concert, more of today’s most innovative artists join top neuroscientists for our groundbreaking concert experience exploring fascinating links between music, rhythm, and brain development as revealed by the latest research!

 

CNN’s chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta hosts this electrifying evening combining music and science, featuring performances by legendary Grateful Dead percussionist Mickey Hart, master tabla player Zakir Hussain, acclaimed pianist and Kennedy Center Artistic Director of Jazz Jason Moran, world-renowned soprano and Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor at Large Renée Fleming, singer-songwriter Madison McFerrin, tap dancing sisters Chloe and Maud Arnold, jazz piano prodigy Matthew Whitaker, Freestyle Love Supreme co-founder Anthony Veneziale (Two Touch), and other special guests to be announced. Along with Dr. John Iversen, Dr. Nina Kraus, Dr. Charles Limb, and Dr. Laurel Trainor, they’ll take you on an unforgettable journey of discovery—diving into how music can excite our neurons, shape our brains, harness our creativity, and bring us together.

Following the enthusiastic response to the first Sound Health: Music and the Mind weekend last summer, this concert is the cornerstone event in a brand-new weekend of performances and discussions. Designed to explore connections between health, wellness, and the performing arts, Sound Health is a partnership between the Kennedy Center and National Institutes of Health, in association with the National Endowment for the Arts.

 

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Georgetown Walking Tour Aug. 25

July 30, 2018

Looking for a unique walking tour? 

 

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, on August 25, 2018 for a glimpse of this historic neighborhood for a look back at Georgetown during the “Second Revolutionary War.”  Visit and view the part of Georgetown that was part of the conflict that finally established the United States as a country and not just a former British colony.

 

Tickets include a tour of Dumbarton House.

 

Note: This walking tour does not include access inside any other sites.

 

•Meet at the corner of Q and 27th Streets, NW (by the east garden gates of the Dumbarton House, the tour will start at 12:00 pm sharp. It will take place rain or shine and will last 2 hours.

 

•You are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. They are $20; cash or check only on the day of tour.

 

•Children 3 years or younger are free, but must be in a stroller. No pets please.

•Tour ends at Francis Scott Key Park at 34th & M Streets, NW.


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