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Now showing events from November 9, 2017 to November 18, 2017
  • Nov
    09
    Shanghai Quartet with guest artists Peter Wiley, cello and Shmuel Ashkenasi, violin
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Called “wonderfully ferocious and illuminating” by The Washington Post, the Shanghai Quartet are recognized... Continue reading
  • Nov
    11
    The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans, Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama, & The Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    If the French Quarter is the musical heart of New Orleans, then Preservation Hall is its heartbeat. Take a group of long-time performers from the venerable concert hall, combine them with the Crescent City’s “Soul Queen” Irma Thomas, throw in the spiritual authority of The Blind Boys of Alabama, and you get a very special evening of music that showcases “The Heart and Soul... Continue reading
  • Nov
    12
    Global Sounds
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Celebrate traditional music and dance from around the world with this free, family-friendly concert featuring Japanese, Indonesian, West African, Indian, and Brazilian music. Enjoy dance performances by local and visiting ensembles and stay after the show to interact with instruments, including the gamelan and drums. Free
  • Nov
    15
    UR Jazz Ensemble
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Swing in and have a funky night! Don’t miss this night of swing and contemporary big band jazz by UR’s premier jazz ensemble. Free
  • Nov
    16
    Bassem Youssef, The Joke is Mightier than the Sword
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Dubbed the Jon Stewart of the Arab World, Bassem Youssef was the creator and host of the wildly popular TV show Al-Bernameg—the first political satire show in the Middle East and the most watched program in the region from 2011 to 2014 with 30 million viewers every week. Youssef is an Egyptian comedian, writer, producer, physician, media critic, and television host. In 2013, he was named one... Continue reading
  • Nov
    16
    The Crucible
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Witch Hunt! The phrase has haunted us through the centuries, but what and who is being hunted is always at the heart of the issue. From the witches of early American Salem, to the communists of the 1950s, to the leaks and secret assignations in today’s Washington, D.C.––how do the ethics of the individual relate to the community at-large? These are the central issues of Arthur... Continue reading
  • Nov
    17
    Jerry Douglas presents the Earls of Leicester
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    The Earls of Leicester Jerry Douglas, Shawn Camp, Charlie Cushman, Jeff White, Johnny Warren, and Barry Bales––have discovered a kind of magic that allows moments, once relegated to memories, to roar back to life. Conjure images of a the bygone era when Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs, and the Foggy Mountain Boys were at the peak of their electrifying showmanship. Dobro® master Jerry... Continue reading
  • Nov
    17
    The Crucible
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Witch Hunt! The phrase has haunted us through the centuries, but what and who is being hunted is always at the heart of the issue. From the witches of early American Salem, to the communists of the 1950s, to the leaks and secret assignations in today’s Washington, D.C.––how do the ethics of the individual relate to the community at-large? These are the central issues of Arthur... Continue reading
  • Nov
    18
    The Crucible
    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Witch Hunt! The phrase has haunted us through the centuries, but what and who is being hunted is always at the heart of the issue. From the witches of early American Salem, to the communists of the 1950s, to the leaks and secret assignations in today’s Washington, D.C.––how do the ethics of the individual relate to the community at-large? These are the central issues of Arthur... Continue reading
  • Nov
    18
    The Crucible
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Witch Hunt! The phrase has haunted us through the centuries, but what and who is being hunted is always at the heart of the issue. From the witches of early American Salem, to the communists of the 1950s, to the leaks and secret assignations in today’s Washington, D.C.––how do the ethics of the individual relate to the community at-large? These are the central issues of Arthur... Continue reading