Newsletter for April  5 to April 11, 2019 Newsletter for April 5 to April 11, 2019


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Preview of Passport DC at the ANA stage on the Tidal Basin

On Friday, April 5, enjoy a showcase of international talent provided by several embassies on the ANA Stage at the Tidal Basin. This preview of Cultural Tourism DC's Passport DC/Around the World Embassy programs is part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival and offers guests the chance to begin the tour of the world early! The stage is located near the Tidal Basin Welcome Area, where you also may find first aid, food, souvenirs, books, and more.

Join us for Passport DC!

The 12th annual Passport DC is this May 1-31 in Washington, DC! Join thousands of participants at this festival spotlighting 'International Cultural Awareness Month' and offering a vast array of cultural activities at embassies, street festivals and performing arts organizations throughout DC.
Volunteer opportunities are available for Passport DC and/or Around the World Embassy Tour.
Sign-up now or, for more information, contact Cultural Tourism DC at 202-355-4280 and

The Embassy of Cameroon

The Embassy of Cameroon promotes friendly relations and trade with the U.S. It also works closely with Cameroonians living in the U.S. to share information and opportunities from their home country. The Embassy of Cameroon participated in the April 2 Embassy Chef Challenge and will also welcome visitors to learn about the country during the May 4 Around the World Embassy Tour 2019.

Friday, April 5

Exhibit - Voice Array
Mexican Cultural Institute

Concert - Roger Street Friedman
The Mansion on O Street

Concert - The Swingles
The Barns at Wolf Trap

Theater - Into the Woods
Ford's Theatre

Saturday, April 6

Event - Kimono Trunk Show

Concert - A Bandhouse Gigs Tribute to XTC
The Barns at Wolf Trap

Exhibit - A Piece of Her Mind
DAR Museum

Event - Slow Art Day
Hirshhorn Museum

Event - Baseball Opening Day Family Festival
Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Sunday, April 7

Exhibit - Community Day: Growing Community!
National Building Museum

Tour - Open House
Old Korean Legation Museum

Exhibit - Inside Today's FBI

Film - 100 Yen Love

Monday, April 8

Exhibit - The Way We Wear
Embassy of Australia

Exhibit - Tiffany Chung: Vietnam, Past is Prologue
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Exhibit - Hill Center Galleries
Hill Center

Tuesday, April 9

Tour - Open House
The L. Ron Hubbard House Museum

Theater - Women at Work: Kathe Leichter and Marie Jahoda
Austrian Cultural Forum

Event - Artists in Conversation: Ambreen Butt
National Museum of Women in the Arts

Event - Spotlight on Design: PWP Landscape Architecture
National Building Museum

Wednesday, April 10

Tour - Halls of the Senate
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Exhibit - Portraits of the World: Korea
National Portrait Gallery

Exhibit - Women Who Work, Care and Create
Zenith Gallery at 1111 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Event - Three's Comedy
Adams Morgan BID

Thursday, April 11

Exhibit - Blossoms in Spring
Zenith Gallery at 1429 Iris Street, NW

Concert - Robyn Hitchcock
The Barns at Wolf Trap

Event - Within These Walls: Contraband Hospital and the African Americans Who Served There
Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum

Tour - Investigation: Detective McDevitt
Ford's Theatre


Newsletter for April  5 to April 11, 2019. Find more events on our calendar, which presents the latest information on the District's most exciting cultural activities. It's all at your fingertips. To view our full calendar, visit our website



The Choral Arts Society of Washington: Into the Light

Explore a world of immersive soundscapes and projections featuring resonance and sound-painting that will envelop the audience. Get tickets for this concert on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6. The music program makes use of the acoustics of the Dupont Underground with Steve Reich's Different Trains, a choral and double string quartet arrangement of Samuel Barber's Adagio for Strings, and a new piece by Artistic Director Scott Tucker specifically composed for the acoustics of the venue. 

The Calidore String Quartet

The Calidore String Quartet and pianist Juho Pohjonen make their Wolf Trap debuts in an afternoon program of masterworks on Sunday, April 7. The program includes works by Haydn, Mozart, and the Beethoven Trio in G Major, Op. 1 No. 2. Meet the artists at a dessert reception following the performance. Get tickets for this show here.

Miniatures Music from Anatolia

Yunus Emre Institute is excited to host the first concert by the Turkish American Arts Society of New York (TAASNY) "The Soloists of New Manhattan Sinfonietta." This concert will include musical works by national leading composers from Anatolia and famous Turkish Classical pioneer's music. Enjoy musical highlights and Turkish Tangos at this free event on Wednesday, April 10.

April 12
Newseum Nights in Bloom

April 13
National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
Events DC

April 13
PorchFest DC
Rhode Island Avenue Main Street

April 14
Shakespeare's Birthday
Folger Shakespeare Library

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