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The Secret of Great Garbo at Embassy of Sweden

March 15, 2015

The Embassy of Sweden is hosting: TALK: Greta Garbo - The Secret on Thursday, March 19th at 7:00 pm.

Doors will open at 6:30 pm and registration is required.

”I thought I ’knew’ Greta Garbo.” This is how Swedish author and film maker Lena Einhorn begins the epilogue of her novel Blekinge Street 32. Einhorn spent many hours with this inaccessible woman who was once the world’s greatest movie star in the making of her television documentary. Einhorn thought she knew Garbo, until she read the thirty-three letters from Greta to fellow actress Mimi Pollak and a completely different Greta Garbo emerged.

The author will share the secrets she learned with the audience during this event.

Embassy of Sweden is located at 2900 K Street in Georgetown.


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Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga to Perform at The Kennedy Center

March 2, 2015

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga performing in Brussels, 2014 (Photo by: wikipedia.org) Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga performing in Brussels, 2014

Music icons Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga come to The Kennedy Center in celebration of their new collaborative jazz album, Cheek to Cheek, which features classic jazz standards sung in a combination of vocal duets and solo performances. From the title track to "But Beautiful" to "I Won't Dance," the record showcases the chemistry between the two artists, who span 60 years in age.
 

  • Friday, July 31, 2015 - Saturday, August 01, 2015
  • Concert Hall
  • Approx. 1-1/4 hours

Tickets to go on sale Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM to the public and Monday, March 9, 2015 at 10:00 AM to Kennedy Center Members
There is a limit of four (4) tickets per transaction.


 


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Washington Harbour Ice Rink Closes for the Season March 1

February 26, 2015

Washington Harbour Ice Rink on the Georgetown Waterfront closes for the season March 1.

At 11,800 square feet, the rink is the region's largest outdoor ice skating venue. Now is the time to bring the family out for a fun, healthy activity right on the Potomac and enjoy a rink-side warm beverage. Go, before the season ends! See you on the ice.

Washington Harbour Ice Rink is located at 3050 K Street in Georgetown.


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