Multi-Cultural Events: DC Metro

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In Series: Butterfly

Source Theatre
Sep. 19 – 22
Puccini's classic is given new force in a theatre experience that reveals the raw humanity behind this epic score.

Fashion Show: Beyond The Little Black Dress, 4th edition

Embassy of France
Sat. Sep 28
Innovation Meets Tradition - features designers from Russia, Czechia, Australia, the USA, and more!


Arts Barn
Sun. Oct 13
A taste of Germany right in your own backyard

Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13
Most famous for its Act III “Grand Pas” wedding scene, Paquita is a glittering showcase of classical technique, dazzling tutus, and non-stop virtuosic turns.

Día de los Muertos

Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard
Sat. Nov 2
Celebrate the Day of the Dead with live music, Mexican folk dance, artist activities and art workshops.

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.


AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Sep 27
From Scotland’s remote Isle of Tiree to the top of charts, this award-winning Celtic powerhouse is an international sensation.


Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31, 2022
Americans highlights the ways in which American Indians have been part of the nation’s identity since before the country began. I

Spotlight on Contemporary Spanish Theater: Women Dramatists

Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain
Sep. 30 – Nov. 18
Series presents works by contemporary Spanish female playwrights Paloma Pedrero, Laila Ripoll and Yolanda García.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.


The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 5
Nemr is a Lebanese/American stand-up comedian who is credited with establishing and pioneering the stand-up comedy scene throughout the Middle East.

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Sep 15- Oct 15, 2019

Find events happening throughout Metro DC that pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.


Our Universes

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Sep. 30, 2020

Love Sick

Edlavitch DCJCC
Sep. 19 – 29

Dhrupad Sisters

Gandhi Memorial Center
Fri. Sep 20

Mosaic Theatre: Fabulation or the Re-Education of Undine

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sep. 19 – 22

Los Day Trippers

Montpelier Arts Center
Fri. Oct 4

Mariinsky Ballet: Paquita

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 8 – 13

Gandhi Jayanti

Gandhi Memorial Center
Wed. Oct 2

Les Filles de Illighadad

Library of Congress
Thu. Sep 19

Nation to Nation

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Dec. 31, 2021

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Nov. 17

ChorSymphonica: Wheaton Conversation Concert

Hughes United Methodist Church
Sun. Oct 20
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