Find the best of DC, Maryland and Virginia theatres, performing arts, museums and galleries. Search here by date, range of dates, locality and interest and choose from among 300 presenters throughout Metro DC. There are even categories for Free and Family & Kids! That's why we call CultureCapital your link to the Arts in Metro DC.
|Capital Fringe Festival 2013|
July 11-28, 2013. It's back! Enjoy eighteen days of creative and uninhibited performances in venues across DC. In addition, much merriment and revelry is to be had at the Baldacchino Gypsy Tent Bar at Fort Fringe, where visitors and fanatics alike can enjoy even more live local music than ever before, food, drinks and pulled BBQ pork, and catch the latest buzz about all of the Fringe performances.
|Reinventing Radio: An Evening with Ira Glass|
Sat, June 29
Go behind the scenes of the parallel universe that is public radio's This American Life. In the style that has won millions of radio fans, Ira Glass talks about how it all comes together each week, mixing stories from the show, live onstage, with taped selections of stories, recreating the sound of the show as the audience watches.
Wed, June 19
Alone with an acoustic guitar, an Owen Danoff performance is a showcase of thoughtful lyric and song writing. When with a band he joins the ranks of the bassist-turned-lead-singers, la Paul McCartney, and brings on the rock 'n' roll.
|Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, 1909 - 1929: When Art Danced with Music|
Thru Mon, September 2
National Gallery of Art
The Ballets Russes--the most innovative dance company of the 20th century--propelled the performing arts to new heights through groundbreaking collaboration between artists, composers, choreographers, dancers, and fashion designers, with such familiar names as Pablo Picasso, Igor Stravinsky, George Balachine, Vaslaw Nijinsky, and Coco Chanel. Washington is the sole US venue for 150 original costumes, set designs, paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings photographs, posters, and film clips in a theatrical multimedia installation.
|The Story Behind 'Beyond the Story'|
Thu, June 27
|Washington, DC, premiere of Our Nixon|
Sat, June 22