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Billie Holiday Musical Tribute at Blues Alley August 8 & 9

July 24, 2014

"A Brighter Side of Day" the tribute to Billie Holiday starring Kathy Sledge (Sister Sledge) is a musical journey of an American icon of her day who rose to become a social phenomenon in the 1950s.

Holiday's soulful, unique singing voice and her ability to boldly turn any material that she confronted into her own music made her a superstar of her time. Today, Kathy Sledge celebrates Billie's masterpieces, creativity and vivacity, through the channeling of her songs, which are as well known today as they were decades ago.

Travel back with Ms. Sledge as she delivers a reincarnation of Lady Day's poignant voice: A style still considered to be one of the greatest jazz voices of all time.

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Blues Alley is located at 1073 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

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Chez Billy Sud Coming to Georgetown in August

July 8, 2014

Chez Billy the authentic Parisian neighborhood bistro in Petworth, is getting a southern (Sud) neighbor in Georgetown.

Owners Eric and Ian Hilton plan to open next month. They're moving into the spot formerly occupied for decades by Cafe La Ruche at 1039 31st Street.

Expect southern French cuisine for 60 indoors and outdoor patio seating for an additioanal 60.

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Georgetown Library Offers Lunch Hour Yoga

May 29, 2014

Join Georgetown Neighborhood Library for ongoing lunch hour yoga and is registering RSVPs for all June classes now.

Tuesday June 3rd from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Friday June 6th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday June 17th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Wednesday June 25th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

To RSVP for any or all classes send Erika Rydberg an email with the class(es) you're interested in registering for. The first 30 RSVPs will be registered and the remaining RSVPs will be placed on a waiting list. Please RSVP to

Georgetown Library is located at 3260 R Street.

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