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Weekend Events Calender

Discussion in 'Broadlands Advertisers Forum' started by Steve Campot, Jan 20, 2010.

  1. Steve Campot

    Steve Campot Broadlands Real Estate Broker

    May 28, 2008
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    I Calendar for January 21st 2010 - January 24th 2010 [​IMG]Thursday | Friday | Saturday | SundayThursday
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Al Jazeera English D.C. Launch
    Avi Lewis, the co-host of Al Jazeera English's news program "Fault Lines," invites audience members and Al Jazeera English newscasters to discuss the state of the world and how it has been covered by the 24-hour English-language news and current affairs TV channel one year into the Obama presidency.
    Location: Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St. NW, Washington, DC
    Information: (202) 387-7638; www.busboysandpoets.com
    Cost: FreeThursday, Jan. 21, 7:00 p.m.

    State Dinner at the Bombay Club
    No party crashing will be required at this re-creation of the infamous November State Dinner at the White House. Three of restaurateur Ashok Bajaj's chefs will cook new and improved versions of dishes from the official menu for a special meal at the Bombay Club, a restaurant just steps away from the White House. Reservations required.
    Location: Bombay Club, 815 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC
    Information: (202) 659-3727; www.bombayclubdc.com
    Cost: $65 for dinner; $25 for optional wine pairing
    Thursday, Jan. 21, 8:00 and 10:00 p.m.
    Otis Taylor
    www.otistaylor.comThe Colorado singer-guitarist will perform songs from his new album "Pentatonic Wars and Love Songs," a style closer to Van Morrison than his usual repertoire of traditional blues and jazz.
    Location: Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Washington, DC
    Information: (202) 337-4141; www.bluesalley.com
    Cost: $27.50
    Friday, Jan. 22, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Clothing the Rebellious Soul: Revolution 1963-1973
    Don't miss the final day of this exhibit full of hippie garb and artifacts providing insight into the political climate of the 1960s.
    Location: George Washington University's Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, 805 21st St. NW, Washington, DC
    Information: (202) 994-1525; www.gwu.edu
    Cost: Free
    Friday, Jan. 22, 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, Jan. 23, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, Jan. 24, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    The Nation's Outdoor Sportsmen's Show

    Check out this three-day event featuring hundreds of booths filled with some of the country's best outdoor gear, coastal and inland fishing charters and outfitters from around the world as well as words of wisdom from seminar presenters and boating suppliers.
    Location: Dulles Expo Center, 4368 Chantilly Shopping Center, Chantilly, VA
    Information: (888) 715-0606; www.nationoutdoorshow.com
    Cost: $15 for a three-day pass, $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12-17 and free for kids under 12
    Friday, Jan. 22, 8:00 p.m.
    Paul Cebar & The Milwaukeeans: General Admission Dance

    www.wolftrap.orgGroove to the rhythmic blend of New Orleans blues and Afro-Caribbean-inspired Americana from the seasoned musician and his band.
    Location: The Barns at Wolf Trap, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, 1645 Trap Rd. Vienna, VA
    Information: (703) 938-2404; www.wolftrap.org
    Cost: $20Friday, Jan. 22 - Saturday, Feb. 6, 8:00 p.m.
    Recurring weekly on Friday and Saturday
    The Trip to Bountiful

    www.restonplayers.orgDirector Blakeman Brophy introduces his version of beloved American playwright Horton Foote's play about a determined woman in the 1940s whose life long dream is to return to her hometown of Bountiful, Texas.
    Location: CenterStage at Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd. Reston, VA
    Information: (703) 476-4500; www.restonplayers.org
    Cost: $15-$18

    [​IMG]SaturdaySaturday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Wellness/Get Organized Day at the Habitat ReStore
    www.restorenova.orgLearn tips and strategies to keep you and your home organized, speak to wellness professionals about your fitness and wellness goals and shop for great deals on used building materials and home improvement items at the Habitat ReStore in Northern Virginia. All materials are donated by local retail businesses, building contractors, suppliers and individuals and are made available for sale to the public at 50 to 90 percent below retail prices. All proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia.
    Location: Habitat ReStore, 7770 Richmond Hwy. Alexandria, VA
    Information: (703) 521-9890; www.restorenova.org
    Cost: Free
    [​IMG]Creation (PG-13)
    Real-life couple Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly star as Charles and Emma Darwin in this biopic about how the father of modern biology's master-work, "On the Origin of Species," came to light.
    Extraordinary Measures (PG)
    Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell star in this film inspired by the true story of John Crowley, a man who defied conventional wisdom and great odds and risked his family's future to pursue a cure for his children's life threatening disease.
    The Girl on the Train (NR)
    Based on a play by Jean-Marie Besset, this film recounts one of the most media-blitzed and polarizing events in recent French history: a young woman's lie about being the victim of an anti-Semitic attack on a Paris suburban train. #wmMessage /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, #wmMessage li.MsoNormal, #wmMessage div.MsoNormal {mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:12.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";} #wmMessage @page Section1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} #wmMessage div.Section1 {page:Section1;}Legion (R)
    In this supernatural action thriller, a diner in the middle of nowhere becomes the unlikely battleground for the survival of the human race. The Archangel Michael (Paul Bettany) and a group of strangers trapped in the desert diner are humanity's only hope.
    To Save a Life (PG-13)
    When Jake Taylor's childhood friend hits rock bottom and makes a tragic move with a gun at their high school, Jake's life is turned upside down.The Tooth Fairy (PG)
    A tutu-clad Dwayne Johnson stars in this family comedy about a brawny ex-wrestler forced to be a tooth fairy. Julie Andrews and Ashley Judd costar. [​IMG]Friday, Jan. 22, 7:00 p.m.Washington Wizards vs. Miami HeatLocation: Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW, Washington, DC
    Saturday, Jan. 23, 12:00 p.m.
    Georgetown Hoyas vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights Location: Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW, Washington, DCSaturday, Jan. 23, 7:00 p.m.
    Washington Capitals vs. Phoenix Coyotes
    Location: Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW, Washington, DCSunday, Jan. 24, 1:00 p.m.Washington Wizards vs. Los Angeles ClippersLocation: Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW, Washington, DC
    Sunday, Jan. 24, 2:00 p.m.GMU Women's Basketball vs. William & MaryLocation: Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Cir. Fairfax, VA[​IMG]Saturday, Jan. 23, 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Elvis is in the Building
    Held in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's Elvis exhibit, this family day encourages kids to learn more about the king of rock and roll with a costume contest, tribute concert and a screening of "Viva Las Vegas."
    Location: National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution, Eighth and F Streets NW, Washington, DC
    Information: (202) 633-1000; www.npg.si.edu
    Cost: Free

    Saturday, Jan. 23, 7:00 p.m.
    Fairfax Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks Concert 4 - Augustin Hadelich, Violin

    www.fairfaxsymphony.orgConductor Christopher Zimmerman will pay homage to the anniversary of Samuel Barber's birth with Barber's Violin Concerto, performed by Augustin Hadelich, combined with Haydn's Symphony No. 92 and Sibelius' Symphony No. 1. The evening will begin with a pre-concert lecture given by Zimmerman.
    Location: George Mason University's Center for the Arts, 4373 Mason Pond Dr. Fairfax, VA
    Information: (888) 945-2468; http://cfa.gmu.edu
    Cost: $25-$55; $15 for students
    Saturday, Jan. 23 - Saturday, Jan. 30, 8:00 p.m.
    Spot-LYTE Company presents Incorruptible

    www.workhousearts.orgSpot-LYTE (Lorton Youth Theatre Ensemble), the first resident theatre company at the Workhouse Arts Center, will kick off the season with Incorruptible, a dark comedy about the Dark Ages that centers around a monastery of French monks who must withstand lies, robbery and mistaken identities and struggle to save their monastery from economic ruin.
    Location: Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Rd. Lorton, VA
    Information: (703) 495-0001; www.workhousearts.org
    Cost: $10 general admission, $7 for members
    [​IMG]SundaySunday, Jan. 24, 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    Falnama: The Book of Omens

    www.washingtonpost.comCatch a glimpse of books used to tell fortunes in the 16th and 17th centuries from Safavid Iran and Ottoman Turkey at the tail end of this extrinsic exhibit.
    Location: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery - Smithsonian Institution, 1050 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC
    Information: (202) 633-4880; www.asia.si.edu
    Cost: FreeSunday, Jan. 24, 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
    Jungle Books
    www.blogspot.comRound up the entire family and head to the zoo for local dance troupe CityDance's family concert "Jungle Books," an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale, as part of the zoo's "Wild Side Stage" performance series for children.
    Location: National Zoological Park - Smithsonian Institution, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC
    Information: (202) 633-4470; www.nationalzoo.si.edu
    Cost: $7; $5 for friends of the National Zoo members
    Sunday, Jan. 24, 8:30 p.m.
    WrestleMania Viewing

    Cost: FreeSunday, Jan. 24, 9:00 p.m.
    Funkin' 4 Haiti

    www.easyacecard.comSome of D.C.'s top DJs will team up to raise money for the International Red Cross. DJs Stylus Chris, Will Eastman, Fort Knox Five and Nadastrom will spin funk, Baltimore club, hip-hop, electro and everything in between.
    Location: Modern, 3287 M St. NW, Washington, DC
    Information: (202) 338-7027; www.modern-dc.com
    Cost: Minimum $10 donation suggested
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