Amuse Bouche

Tuesday Dumbarton Concerts

March 27, 2018

Mark your calendars for noonTuesdays at Dumbarton House. There's a free chamber music concert series starting April 17, 2018.


Concerts are held in the museum’s Belle Vue Room, which can be accessed through the lower terrace off the parking lot. Groups are welcome. Seats are available on a first come, first served basis. RSVPs encouraged, but not required. 

Visit Friday Morning Music Club for more information.

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Gerald Albright Live at Blues Alley March 22-25

March 1, 2018

Saxaphone master Gerald Albright will be performing live at Blues Alley on March 22 through March 25, 2018.


Beginning in the late '80s, Albright recorded numerous successful solo albums for Atlantic when he wasn't busy assisting an impressive, and mammoth, roster of popular R&B artists. Born in South Central Los Angeles, the saxophonist idolized James Brown and took much influence from Maceo Parker and Cannonball Adderley. He first made a name for himself within the music industry during the 1980s, when he became a highly requested session musician. His revered reputation resulted in a solo contract with Atlantic Records.

Whether he is playing contemporary or straight-ahead jazz, Albright stands in a class all by himself. He is known for his swiftness on stage, his unique round sound which is percussive yet soulful. He has the ability to surprise the audience with something out of the ordinary. Albright gives his audience what they come for - a great show!


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Blues Alley is located at 1073 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown

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Meet Hamilton Table Author Laura Kumin March 13

January 24, 2018

As its Kennedy Center debut nears, has Hamilton fever got you in its grip? Spend an evening with him and his dining companions at Tudor Place on March 13, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.


Many authors could help you guess at what they would talk about, but only one can tell you what and how they actually ate -- from food and drink to table settings, cauliflower florets to gingerbread cake.


Meet Laura Kumin, author of The Hamilton Cookbook: Cooking, Eating, and Entertaining in Hamilton's World, in a lively talk about Hamilton's tastes, Federalist foodways and their tie-ins at Tudor Place. Featured in Entertainment Weekly and on, The Hamilton Cookbook invites you to sit at Hamilton’s table, serving up historical details, recipes, and tips on preparing and serving a founding father's favorite dishes. 

Admission is free/pay what you can, with donations welcome,  and includes a pre-lecture wine and cheese reception.

Register here.


Tudor Place is located at  1644 31st Street in Georgetown.

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