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Let it GLOW, Georgetown!

November 14, 2019

PomPom (Photo by: georgetownglowdc.com) PomPom

Experience the 6th edition of Georgetown GLOW, presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District, the region's only curated exhibition of outdoor public light art installations from December 6, 2019 through January 5, 2020. Set against the historic backdrop of DC's oldest neighborhood, it's a whole new way to shine. 

 

Works will be it from 5:00 – 10:00 pm nightly.  

 

In addition to the month-long exhibition, more than 50 of Georgetown’s national retailers and small businesses alike are offering in-store promotions and special events throughout GLOW. 

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REACH Opening Festival at Kennedy Center

August 29, 2019

Marking the first expansion at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in its 48-year history, the REACH welcomes the public with an inclusive, multi-genre, multidisciplinary Opening Festival on September 7–22. 

Aerial rendering of REACH (Photo by: kennedy-center.org) Aerial rendering of REACH

The REACH represents the future of the arts, celebrating their essential role in American life and their unique ability to break down barriers, bringing people and communities together. Designed by preeminent architect Steven Holl as a home for non-traditional programming with an emphasis on active participation and access, the open, informal spaces of the new expansion draw visitors directly into the creative process and inspire new connections and collaborations between creators of multiple genres and disciplines. 

Steven Holl (Photo by: Courtesy Mark Heithoff) Steven Holl

The REACH Opening Festival features themed days with programs ranging from master classes and workshops to participatory performances, interactive installations, hands-on learning activities, DJ sets and dance parties. 

Skylight Pavilion (Photo by: Courtesy Jonathan Morefield) Skylight Pavilion

Local and national headliners include Arrested Development, De La Soul, Kronos Quartet, Roomful of Teeth,The Second City, Thievery Corporation, Debbie Allen, Yalitza Aparicio, Bootsy Collins, Renée Fleming, Judah Friedlander, Robert Glasper, Angélique Kidjo, Alan Menken, Tiler Peck, Carrie Mae Weems, Mo Willems, and Dan Zanes, many of whom will connect with audiences not only through performance but also through residencies and workshops for the creative spirit in us all.

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Sweden on the Screen in August

July 25, 2019

Swedish Film Studios celebrates 100 years of filmmaking in Sweden. House of Sweden will celebrate this anniversary by showing a small series of classic Swedish silent films from the 1920’s. Please note that all films are at 2:00 pm on the dates below and are recommended for attendees15 years and older.

 

Admission is free.

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Erotikon (1920) 8/11

The Phantom Carriage (1920) 8/18

The Legend Of Gösta Berling (1924) 8/25

 

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

 

 


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