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Black Movements Dance Theatre at GU Feb. 15 & 16

February 13, 2013

This Friday and Saturday, February 15 and 16 starting at 8:00 pm the Black Movements Dance Theatre will be performing at the Davis Performing Arts Center in the Gonda Theatre on the campus of Georgetown University.

Part of Black History Month programming, this contemporary dance-theater company performs new works by student and professional guest choreographers and performers.

$10 General admisssion/ $8 for students

Georgetown Univestiy is located at 37th and O Streets.


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'Disney on Ice' Performing at Washington Harbour Ice Rink Feb. 12

January 31, 2013

Before making their debut at the Verizon Center, Disney On Ice skaters will be in Georgetown at Washington Harbour Ice Rink on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm.

This special event will be an opportunity for children to skate with the pros, for guests to enjoy a meet-and-greet with Disney's most famouse Valentine's Day couple, and to welcome Treasure Trove to D.C.

Kids will enjoy sips of hot chocolate from Farmers Fishers Bakers and receive a special Disney On Ice-inspired Valentine's Day card.

This ice skating party is open the public.

Washington Harbour is located at 3000 and 3050 K Street.

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The Party Rolled On At Cafe Milano

January 22, 2013

Cafe Milano’s fȇtes continued Monday night and into the morning as inaugural celebrants toasted at a party hosted by Mrs. Gina F. Adams, senior vice president of government affairs for Federal Express Corp, Robert L. Johnson, founder and chair of The RLJ Companies, and restaurant owner Franco Nuschese.

Elizabeth Webster at Obama poster (Photo by: Natalia Janetti) Elizabeth Webster at Obama poster

“Earlier today, we heard President Obama’s soaring words of inspiration,” said Nuschese in brief remarks. “We now look hopefully for the most strident of the election rhetoric to fade and for all of our leaders of both parties to join in maximizing the greatness and opportunities of our country.”

In her talk, Mrs. Adams gave praise and encouragement to the President, wishing him great success in his second term. 

Although he was a party sponsor, Johnson was not able to attend.

Large and impressive carved ice sculptures of the White House, the Presidential Seal and the FedExp logo decorated the restaurant. A large poster-like photograph of the President dominated the main wall.

Deborah Sigmund flanked by Septime Webre (right) and his brother Charles (Photo by: Natalia Janetti) Deborah Sigmund flanked by Septime Webre (right) and his brother Charles

In addition to the early crowd, others dropped by Cafe Milano after midnight to dance, share the banquet feast of pastas, lobster, smoked salmon, roast beef, lamb, shrimp and Italian pastries, and to generally continue the non-stop celebration following the official balls.

Attendees included Septime Webre, artistic diretor of the Washington Ballet; Deborah S. Sigmund, founder and director of Innocents at Risk; and  Barbara B. Lang, president & CEO of the DC Chamber of Commerce.

Cora Master Barry (left) Barbara Lang and her husband (Photo by: Natalia Janetti) Cora Master Barry (left) Barbara Lang and her husband


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