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Classes & Lectures -acting, dance, writing & more in Metro DC

Find classes in art, dance, theatre and writing in Metro DC on CultureCapital. Check here for schedules and information for drop in art and dance classes and writing workshops. Hear explorers, authors, historians tell their stories. Enroll your children, tweens and teens in fun and exciting art classes and camps designed to ignite their interest and spark life-long interest in the arts.

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Halloween 2014 BOO!
Looking for SPOOK-TACULAR FUN in Metro DC this Halloween? We've gathered together Halloween events for families and adults to enjoy. From zombies to haunted houses, from harvest festivals to concerts and everything in between. CultureCapital.com's Boo! will put the TREAT in your Trick or Treating.
Harvest Festival
National Geographic
Sat, October 25
Celebrate all things food at the Harvest Festival, DC’s official Food Day celebration and part of the National Geographic Museum’s Food: Our Global Kitchen exhibition!
Lecture: Hollywood Burn
National Gallery of Art
Sun, October 26
Hollywood Burn is Soda_Jerk's seminal remix film, a narrative feature constructed entirely from hundreds of sampled audiovisual fragments. In this anti-copyright epic, Elvis Presley and a league of video pirates are pitted against the evil tyrant Moses and his Copyright Commandments.
Zombie Parasites!
National Geographic
Wed, October 29
For a close-up look at this horrifying (but fascinating!) phenomenon, science writer Carl Zimmer will join photographer Anand Varma for an evening of unbelievably stunning, and sometimes shocking, photography and weird (but true) science.
Founder’s Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln
National Archives
Thu, October 30
In Founder’s Son, Richard Brookhiser brings Abraham Lincoln’s career and mind to thrilling life, showing how a frontier boy became the most influential man of his era.
The Geography of Food
National Geographic
Thu, October 30
Join Juan Valdés for an Insider Tour of the maps department and the process that goes into creating maps that show how humans interact with our food. Paired with a private viewing of the exhibition Food: Our Global Kitchen, this is an evening not to be missed.
Highlights
Portrait & Figure Festival
Fri, October 24
The Art League Madison Annex
Swing Dance Party
Thu, October 30
BlackRock Center for the Arts
Thriller on H Street
Fri, October 31
Joy of Motion Dance Center - Atlas
How Do I Cook That? - Spa Cuisine
Sat, November 1
Workhouse Arts Center
How to Get Your Poetry Published
Sat, November 1
The Writer's Center
Stonehenge Yields Its Secrets: An Ambitious Project Probes the Stone Circles Mysteries: All-Day Seminar
Sat, November 1
Smithsonian S. Dillon Ripley Center
Watercolor on Canvas
Sat, November 1
Workhouse Arts Center
Washington Writers' Publishing House Reading
Sat, November 8
The Writer's Center
Chris Matthews: When Politics Wasnt Hardball: Evening Seminar with Book Signing
Wed, November 12
Baird Auditorium, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Flamenco en Familia
Sat, November 15
GALA Hispanic Theatre
Raku Firing Workshop
Sat, November 15
Workhouse Arts Center
EAT: The Story of Food
Mon, November 17
National Geographic
Modern Dance/ReVision Company Class (Advanced) Drop-In Class
Thru Wed, December 10
Dance Place
Modern Dance with Carla Perlo (Beginning/Advance Beginning) Drop-In Class
Thru Sat, December 13
Dance Place
Intermediate Ballet (Drop-In Thursdays at 7:30 PM)
Thru Friday, May 22, 2015
The Washington School of Ballet NW Campus