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Holiday Cheer 2014 DC Holiday Events: Music, Dance, Theatre & More
With nearly 100 events ranging from the traditional Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol and Vienna Boys Choir...to the offbeat A Kodakachrome Christmas....and everything in between (including Santa's Fly-In and Mrs. Claus Tea), you'll find plenty to keep you, your friends and your family entertained this Holiday Season.
NGA Film Series: Athens Today December 5-28, 2014
These films — produced with small budgets and exceptional technical finesse — represent some of the best new writing and directing coming from an artistic surge that also bonds with a deeper tradition of Hellenic humanism. Films are in Greek with subtitles.
NGA Film Series: Morality and Beauty: Marco Bellocchio Thru January 10, 2015
As an artist, Bellocchio embraces polarizing themes of politics and philosophy, death and psychoanalysis, but his true forte has always been his critiques of society’s entrenched institutions from the church to the military, and political systems of every stripe. Films are 35mm prints in Italian with subtitles.
In This Way Comes Morning: New Writing of the West African Diaspora
Folger Shakespeare Library
Mon, November 24
The past few years have been a particularly fertile period for American publishing from authors of Nigerian and West African origin. PEN/Faulkner brings Okey Ndibe, Chinelo Okparanta, Taiye Selasi together to read from their work and discuss the breadth of writing about, and within, this community.
People of Everest: The Changing Sherpa Culture
National Geographic
Mon, December 1
In this special event, climber and Everest veteran Conrad Anker will offer his insights into the relationship between climbers and Sherpas—a sometimes strained relationship exacerbated by the tragic avalanche of April 2014. He’ll be joined by photographer Aaron Huey, who documented the contemporary Sherpa culture for the November 2014 National Geographic, and Lakpa Rita, a leader of the Sherpa climbing community.
Holiday Fiesta With Cambalache
National Geographic
Fri, December 12
Celebrate the holidays Veracruz-style with the festive rhythms and melodies of Cambalache.
Copland-Appalachian Spring
Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Sun, December 14
In a three-part format, Kapilow unravels and explores a great musical masterpiece with the audience. Next, the Curtis 20/21 Ensemble performs the piece in its entirety, followed by a Q&A with the audience and performers.
Seasons of Light
National Museum of the American Indian
Mon, December 1 thru Fri, December 19
Back for its 16th season, this signature Discovery Theater show celebrates the history and customs of Ramadan, Devali, Sankta Lucia, Chanukah, Las Posadas, Kwanzaa, Christmas, and the First Nations’ tradition of the Winter Solstice in an interactive event that bridges communities and cultures.
Highlights
Andes Manta
Sat, November 22
The Alden
Goldie Deane: Feminine Folklore
Sat, November 22
Atlas Performing Arts Center
Los Más Solos
Sat, November 22
GALA Hispanic Theatre
Panaibra Gabriel Canda (Mozambique): Tales of Home: Congo/Mozambique
Sat, November 22
The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
SerendibDance/Asanga Domask
Thru Sun, November 23
Dance Place
Maccabeats
Sun, November 23
BlackRock Center for the Arts
The Wall in Our Heads: Ukraine Program
Mon, December 1
Goethe-Institut
Kariné Poghosyan, piano
Fri, December 5
Embassy of Armenia
The Wall in Our Heads: Animation Films about the Berlin Wall
Mon, December 8
Goethe-Institut
Kwanzaa Celebration 2014
Sat, December 13 thru Sun, December 14
Dance Place
Cuban Dance Social with DC Casineros (All Levels)
Fri, December 19
Dance Place