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NSO Pops Celebrates Apollo 11 50th Anniversary July 20

July 2, 2019

In collaboration with NASA, the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO)  celebrates 50 years since the 1969 moon landing with a momentous concert event hosted by Meredith Vieira and Adam Savage at The Kennedy Center. 

 

On Saturday, July 20, 2019 starting at 9:00 pm, One Small Step, One Giant Leap with Emil de Cou conducting this special program with performances and appearances by Pharrell Williams, LeVar Burton, Natasha Bedingfield, Mark Armstrong, and more. 

The evening also includes stunning new visuals from NASA, a never-before-seen video of David Bowie performing “Space Oddity” live on his 50th birthday, and a new NSO-commission by Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Star Wars: Rogue OneUp)—played to the minute Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon.

 

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Italian Embassy Hosts Sicilian Ball June 29

June 26, 2019

Travel thousands of miles away and hundreds of years in the past without ever leaving Washington, DC. In a rare opportunity, step on to Italian soil for a very special and elegant evening celebrating Sicilian culture at the Embassy of Italy on June 29, 2019 starting at 7:00 pm.


As you enter this incredible and beautiful Embassy, be transported to perhaps one of the most admired countries in Europe. Experience an Italian and Sicilian evening filled with Italian food, open bar, dancing, opera, film, and more.

 

This classic celebration has been one of the hottest tickets to attend in Italy for centuries. You are invited to dance as they do on the most elegant of dance floors and ballrooms of Palermo and in the streets of the Sicilian countryside.

 

All this - plus a portion of each ticket sale will benefit the American Cancer Society in memory of a former TTD staff member.

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Embassy of Italy is located at  3000 Whitehaven Street NW.


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Summer Solstice at Georgetown Waterfront

June 2, 2019

Celebrate the official start of summer, International Yoga Day, and the longest day of the year on Friday, June 21 by joining your friends and neighbors for Summer Solstice at Georgetown’s Waterfront.

 

Presented by the Georgetown Business Improvement District in partnership with Athleta, the three-hour special edition of Georgetown Sunset Fitness (4:00 pm - 7:00 pm) includes yoga, prizes, giveaways, and post-event specials. 

Check out the schedule of events & promotions here.


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