Multi-Cultural Events DC Metro Region

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Veronneau at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sat. Aug 10
A delicious blend of bossa nova, jazz, samba, swing and acoustic music performed in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

Cunningham Centennial Celebration: John Scott Dance & DC MinEvent

Dance Place
Jul. 27 – 28
Ireland’s John Scott Dance presents the choreography of founder John Scott alongside three early Cunningham works.

Live from the Lawn: Rare Essence

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 14
Partying with Rare Essence will do wonders for your spirit and soul.

The Art of French Cooking with Chef Gérard Pangaud

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Aug. 10 – Oct. 5
Join Chef Gérard Pangaud for a demonstration cooking class featuring seasonal, French cuisine.

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Nov. 17
The second exhibition in a series dedicated to highlighting the global context of American portraiture and follows the series’ inaugural focus on Switzerland.

Live from the Lawn: The Josanne Francis Septet

Strathmore
Wed. Aug 7
This celebrated musician’s “wand-like” touch conjures traditional calypso music mixed with funk, rock, and classical melodies.

Live from the Lawn: Joe Falero Band

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 24
Puerto Rico-born percussionist, DJ, and frontman Joe Falero has been playing music his entire life.

Mames Babegenush

AMP by Strathmore
Wed. Aug 28
Award-winning Danish klezmer ensemble Mames Babegenush’s sound is the East meeting the North.

Written in Knots: Undeciphered Accounts of Andean Life

Dumbarton Oaks
Thru Aug. 18
This exhibition is the first to bring together examples of Wari, Inka, and Colonial khipu.

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Wolf Trap
Wed. Aug 14
Celebrate the orchestra’s 140th anniversary by attending this rare U.S. performance.

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf Trap

Interactive, educational, and fun performances embrace everything from music and dance to puppetry and storytelling. All shows are about an hour long and are perfect for children ages 4 and up.

Spotlights

Nureyev

Old Greenbelt Theatre

Chaos & Liar

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Aug 18

Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Wolf Trap
Wed. Aug 14

Embassy of Romania: Irina Muresano, Violin

Embassy of Romania
Fri. Sep 13

Mariachi Los Amigos at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Fri. Jul 26

Jazz in the Garden: Son del Caribe

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Fri. Aug 2

Portraits of the World: Korea Exhibition

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Nov. 17

Live from the Lawn: Joe Falero Band

Strathmore
Wed. Jul 24

Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Aug 9

Inna Skidan Shadowed Solo Exhibit

The Art League
Thru Aug. 4

Being Here as ME- New Media Art Exhibition of Women Artists from Taiwan

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Thru Aug. 11

Love Sick

Theater J
Sep. 4 – 29
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