Multi-Cultural Events: DC Metro

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The National Ballet of Canada: The Sleeping Beauty

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 30 – Feb. 2
Of all the story ballets, perhaps none embodies classical ballet’s unabashed exuberance, grace, and virtuosity more than this romantic tale of a princess cursed to sleep for 100 years, who can only be awakened by a prince’s kiss.

Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22
The cornerstone event of our festivities!

Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars

Fri. Jan 31
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All Stars are devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.

Gregory Maqoma's Vuyani Dance Theatre: Cion: Requiem of Ravel's Boléro

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 24 – 25
Experience South African star Gregory Maqoma’s choreographic genius at the Kennedy Center for the first time.


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

The National Ballet of Canada: Forsythe, Kylián and Ratmansky

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 28 – 29
For the first two evenings of its Kennedy Center engagement, the company performs William Forsythe’s fiercely demanding The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude danced to the final movement.

Lunar New Year Celebration Jan 22 - Feb 2, 2020

The Kennedy Center presents celebration of the Lunar New Year, honoring the traditional holiday as commemorated in countries and territories around the world.


Miss You Like Hell

Olney Theatre Center
Jan. 29 – Mar. 1

Matinee Saturday - Captain Kidd

Arts Barn
Sat. Jan 18

The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

Hylton Performing Arts Center
Fri. Jan 31

Pilgrims Musa & Sheri in The New World

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Jan. 17 – Feb. 16

MDLO: Massenet’s Thaïs

The Clarice
Jan. 30 – Feb. 1

International Guitar Night

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan. 29 – 30

Roopa in Flux

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Jan 28

KanKouran West African Dance Company

Dance Place
Jan. 19 – 20

Damian Sneed’s We Shall Overcome

McLean Community Center
Thu. Jan 30

Step Afrika!

Publick Playhouse
Jan. 22 – 24

Masters of Hawaiian Music

The Barns at Wolf Trap
Jan. 24 – 25
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