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Georgetown Professionals Happy Hour at City Tavern Club March 18

March 16, 2014

To celebrate its one year anniversary, join the Georgetown Professionals Happy Hour on Tuesday, March 18 for a congenial happy hour and catch up or meet for the first time other Georgetown professionals while enjoying drink specials and good food.

The beautiful and prestigious City Tavern Club has graciously offered its second floor event space and heated outdoor terrace for this month's event from 6:30 to 9 p.m. All are welcome! Beer specials include $4 Domestics and $5 Imports. House Wine is $6. Please note this is a cash bar only.

Georgetown Professional's Happy Hour: Celebrating its One Year Anniversary!

City Tavern Club is located at 3206 M Street.

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Sting to Perform at Strathmore to Support Duke Ellington School March 12

February 27, 2014

The Duke Ellington School of the Arts is pleased to announce that Sting will headline their seventh annual Performance Series of Legends benefit concert, The event will be held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm at the Music Center at Strathmore, and joining Sting will be special guest Paul Simon plus an additional surprise performer.

This concert is the latest in a series of performances that has included Dave Chappelle, Denyce Graves, Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Smokey Robinson and Patti Labelle. Led by Founder Peggy Cooper Cafritz and Head of School, Rory Pullens, The Duke Ellington School of the Arts has taken an innovative, entrepreneurial approach to fundraising in order to support its dual arts and academic curriculum.

“We are absolutely thrilled that Sting has offered his resources and talents to our school.  His contribution through this performance series not only gives our students inspiration and valuable exposure, but provides a source of revenue that enables us to continue the important mission of providing arts education excellence to deserving students who wouldn't otherwise have this opportunity,” states Rory Pullens, Head of School and CEO of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

Individual ticket prices are between $250 and $750. VIP tickets are $1,000 each and will include access to a private reception prior to the concert. Sponsorship levels range from $5,000-$100,000 and are available through The Ellington Fund at 202.333.2555 or

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Meet Jefferson Morley at Dumbarton House February 25

February 3, 2014

Dumbarton House and The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the District of Columbia invite you to hear Jefferson Morley speak about his critically-acclaimed book, Snow-Storm in August on February 25, 2014. Cocktails start at 6:30 pm and the lecture begins at 7:00 pm, followed by the book-signing.

Mr. Morley is a 25-year veteran of Washington journalism with a proven record of breaking stories on the international media, U.S. foreign policy, and American history. A veteran magazine editor, he then worked at the Washington Post from 1992-2007, before joining the Center for Independent Media.

Snow-Storm in August is a gripping narrative history of the explosive events that drew together Francis Scott Key, President Andrew Jackson, and an 18-year old slave on trial for attempted murder. Ranging beyond the familiar confines of the White House and the Capitol, the book delivers readers into an unknown chapter of American history with an absorbing account of the racial secrets and contradictions that ran beneath the freewheeling capital of a rising world power.

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Dumbarton House is located a 2715 Q Street.

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