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Community Calendar

Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

For Whom It Stands

  • Through Saturday, February 28, 2015

More than 100 works of art, artifacts, documents, and photographs reflect the breadth of American experiences. A fragment of the original Star-Spangled Banner serves as a starting point to investigate the broad history and representation of the United States flag as an icon of our nation and its people.

Building Zone

  • Through Friday, July 31, 2015

The Building Zone introduces children to the building arts through play in an interactive gallery of hands-on activities for the Museum's youngest visitors.


Sat • January 31, 2015


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American Balalaika Symphony in Concert January 31

The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center

American Balalaika Symphony in Concert January 31

Peter Trofimenko and the award-winning American Balalaika Symphony present “Musical Acrobatics” a stunning program of Circus marches, melodies and fanfares spotlighting the musical dexterity of ABS musicians with works by Kabalevsky, Bodoslovsk, Fucik, Dunayevsky, and more.  Saturday, January 31 at 8:00 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, NVCC Campus, 2001 N. Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $15 for seniors, students and groups. Cash and checks only at the door.  For ticket charge and information visit or

Cinematic Inspirations

Wilde Lake High School, Jim Rouse Theatre

If you like music with a cinematic flair, this is the concert for you!

Categories: Music: Classical, Film

Cinematic Inspirations

Wilde Lake High School, Jim Rouse Theatre

Dance Connections joins the Orchestra for its popular Young People's Concerts. Kids of all ages will love this fun-filled introduction to the orchestra with our entertaining conductor and narrator Greg Jukes.

Hansel and Gretel Children's Opera

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts

This production is a 50–minute condensation of Humperdinck’s immortal opera Hansel and Gretel. 

Polyhymnia Winter Concerts

St George's Episcopal Church

Polyhymnia's free Winter Concert series, under its conductor Steven Beck, features a capella songs by Poulenc, Janacek, Tallis, Victoria, Desprez, Palestrina, and contemporary works by Steven Beck, Rich Campbell, and Ernst Toch. 

Categories: Music: Classical, Free

State Symphony Orchestra of México

George Mason University's Center for the Arts

This esteemed Latin American orchestra pays tribute to its Spanish roots with an exquisite performance featuring the works of Enrique Granados, Isaac Albéniz, Manuel de Falla, and other great Spanish composers. 

Categories: Arts, Music: Classical

Winter Term at Ottley Music School

Ottley Music School

Ottley Music School begins its 14-week Winter Term on Monday, December 1, 2014 to March 14, 2015.  Ottley Music School teaches students of all ages from 3 1/2 years to senior citizens, all races, nationalities, and goals.  It offers private lessons and classes in voice, instruments, and dance. 

Submit an Event

WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

Note: Only registered users may submit events.

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