Find the best of DC, Maryland and Virginia theatres, performing arts, museums and galleries. Search here by date, range of dates, locality and interest and choose from among 300 presenters throughout Metro DC. There are even categories for Free and Family & Kids! That's why we call CultureCapital your link to the Arts in Metro DC.
|Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass|
Sat, June 29
Go behind the scenes of the parallel universe that is public radio's This American Life. In the style that has won millions of radio fans, Ira Glass talks about how it all comes together each week, mixing stories from the show, live onstage, with taped selections of stories, recreating the sound of the show as the audience watches.
|4th of July Celebrations|
Find July 4 Independence Day celebrations in the Washington DC metropolitan area. From fireworks to parades to the Smithsonian Folklife Festival and more, we've compiled this INSIDE-OUT just for you.
|2013 Source Festival|
Now through June 30, 2013. CulturalDC's Source Festival, now celebrating its sixth year, debuts 24 original works for the stage from now through June 30, 2013. Each year the Festival presents three Full-Length Plays, 18 10-Minute Plays and three Artistic Blind Dates.
|Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909 - 1929: When Art Danced with Music|
Thru Mon, September 2
National Gallery of Art
The Ballets Russes--the most innovative dance company of the 20th century--propelled the performing arts to new heights through groundbreaking collaboration between artists, composers, choreographers, dancers, and fashion designers, with such familiar names as Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky, George Balachine, Vaslaw Nijinsky, and Coco Chanel. Washington is the sole US venue for 150 original costumes, set designs, paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings photographs, posters, and film clips in a theatrical multimedia installation.
Thru Sun, July 7
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
|The Story Behind 'Beyond the Story'|
Thu, June 27