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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.

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.

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.


Sun • November 23, 2014


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Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Award-Call for Submissions


The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District announces the inaugural Bethesda Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards. The competition is seeking the best, up-and-coming, local songwriters. The adjudicated contest will award a talented songwriter a grand prize of $10,000.

Categories: Music: Other, Arts

Christmas Bazaar & Ukrainian Carol Mini-Concert

Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family

Enjoy Ukrainian-style lunch while browsing for books, music, holiday and specialty gift items, icons and religious items, traditional arts and crafts, delicious borshch, holubtsi, varenyky, kovbasa and nalysnyky (crepes) and more. Free mini-concert/sampler of Ukrainian carols in church on Sunday at 1:30 pm Event begins at 10:00AM Presented by: Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family Featured Artist(s): Solomia Dutkewych, soprano; Larisa Pastuchiv-Martin, Bandura player; SPIV-Zhyttya, a capella group

Fiddler on the Roof

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of an American musical classic with a new, in-the-round production directed by Molly Smith. This joyful tale of family, community and life’s unexpected miracles features a jubilant score including “If I Were a Rich Man;” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “Tradition.”

Categories: Theater, Music: Other

Five Guys Named Moe

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater

The boys are back in town, with a brand new look! The classics have been remixed in this explosive tribute to "King of the Jukebox" Louis Jordan, led by the fearless mind that stunned audiences with Bootycandy, directorRobert O’Hara (The Mountaintop). Dance the blues away as big band meets boy band in this dynamic, dazzling musical revue. 

Categories: Theater, Music: Other, Dance

Leading European Composers: Hans Abrahamsen

The Phillips Collection Music Room

Hans Abrahamsen (b. 1952, Copenhagen) is one of the most idiomatic composers to emerge in Denmark in recent years. He has selected the JACK Quartet, champions of his music, to present a complete cycle of his string quartets. In collaboration with the Embassy of Denmark in Washington, DC.

Categories: Arts, Music: Other

Luce Unplugged with Integriti Reeves

Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor

Jazz vocalist and DC native Integriti Reeves returns to the Luce Center for her second Luce Unplugged performance.

Categories: Music: Other, Arts, Free

The Epic of Everest w/ live musical accompaniment by Stephen Horne

AFI Silver Theater and Cultural Center

Free Screening of the 90th Anniversary of The Epic of Everest, co-presented with the National Gallery of Art with live musical accompaniment by Stephen Horne. 

Categories: Film, Music: Other, History

The Oklahoma Twisters at the Tree of Life Cafe

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Rockville

An evening of Western Swing featuring the Oklahoma Twisters, with a cameo appearance by the Mori, Stone & Glaser Trio.  Bring your dancing shoes!

Categories: Music: Other

Trio Con Brio Copenhagen & Ettore Causa, Piano Trio + Viola

Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington

Polinger Artists of Excellence Concert

Trio Con Brio Copenhagen & Ettore Causa, Piano Trio + Viola

Categories: Music: Other, Arts

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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