A Candlelight Christmas at the Kennedy Center

We kicked off our Christmas season at the Kennedy Center this Sunday at A Candlelight Christmas. A favorite every year, this year’s event featured A CAPPELLA!, an elite vocal chamber ensemble from James Hubert Blake High School. This Montgomery County Signature School for Fine Arts and Humanities joined the Washington Chorus as part of their Side-by-Side Program. Emmy-nominated maestro Julian Wachner directed the choral groups, along with  brass, organ, percussion, and harp. The 200-voice chorus sang a program featuring Christmas favorites, sing-a-longs, and even some arrangements by the conductor himself. The majesty of the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall compliments holiday performances perfectly, … Continue reading A Candlelight Christmas at the Kennedy Center

Choral Arts Young Patrons Host 5th Annual Carols & Cocktails,

Little Black Blog readers enjoy a discounted ticket cost! Using this link, purchase your tickets to this event for $99 (regular $129). Washington, DC – As The Choral Arts Society of Washington (Choral Arts) celebrates its 50 anniversary season, Choral Arts Young Patrons hosts its 5th annual Carols & Cocktails on Monday, December 15, 2014, 7:00 pm. The evening begins with Carols, specifically a Choral Arts Chorus performance of A Capital Christmas at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall. Following the concert, approximately 8:30 pm, guests gather for Cocktails at the City Tavern Club, 3206 M Street NW, Washington, D.C. Each … Continue reading Choral Arts Young Patrons Host 5th Annual Carols & Cocktails,

Holiday Gala: A Parisian Discotheque with the Art Museum of the Americas

The Art Museum of the Americas and the International Club of DC invite you to a Parisian Discotheque at the French Embassy! Escape a cold winter night & celebrate the holidays at our French Embassy Holiday Gala featuring a live classical music performance followed by a Parisian Discotheque with dancing to our DJ. Let us transport you to a thrilling night in Paris and dance the night away to the thrilling sounds of a Parisian nightclub. Also enjoy delectable French desserts along with an open bar until 10:00 PM and a cash bar afterwards. The French Embassy is one of Washington’s most … Continue reading Holiday Gala: A Parisian Discotheque with the Art Museum of the Americas

NEW ORCHESTRA OF WASHINGTON PRESENTS OFF THE BRITTEN PATH: A HOLIDAY CONCERT

Tenor Robert Baker Joins NOW in a Not-So-Typical Holiday Program Featuring Works by British Composers Benjamin Britten, Edward Elgar, Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughan-Williams Saturday, December 13 at the First Congregational UCC in Washington, DC Sunday, December 14 at the Church of the Redeemer in Bethesda, MD The New Orchestra of Washington presents Off the Britten Path: A Holiday Concert! Saturday, December 13, at 7 pm, at the First Congregational UCC in Washington, DC and Sunday, December 14, at 5 pm, at the Church of the Redeemer in Bethesda, Maryland. Tenor Robert Baker joins NOW in this elegant program featuring … Continue reading NEW ORCHESTRA OF WASHINGTON PRESENTS OFF THE BRITTEN PATH: A HOLIDAY CONCERT

OPEN NOW: EASTBANC AND JAMESTOWN BRINGS BACK FESTIVE CADY’S ALLEY HOLIDAY BAZAAR

Georgetown’s Design District Hosts Pop-Up Open Marketplace with Emerging Local Retailers: Pico Vela, Kim Schalk, IKKON, Elaine B Jewelry and STYLECABLE All Nicely Wrapped Up in One Showroom   ***Participating Merchants to Host Launch Party on Thursday, December 4 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. ***    Washington, DC – The popular “pop-up” holiday bazaar is now open for the festive season in Cady’s Alley. For the second year running, EastBanc and Jamestown are helping to make spirits bright this cheerful time of year by again hosting the original Cady’s Alley Holiday Bazaar running throughSunday, January 4. The pop-up indoor open … Continue reading OPEN NOW: EASTBANC AND JAMESTOWN BRINGS BACK FESTIVE CADY’S ALLEY HOLIDAY BAZAAR

Toys for Tots Charity Ball

Join the NYU Washington, DC community for the 2nd Annual Toys for Tots Charity Event! Last year, over eleven-thousand dollars was raised in support of this charity! Check out our photos from last year! The entry fee is $30, which includes open bar, DJ D-Mac, light food, and fun! Guests are invited to take part in the silent auction with a variety of items. Plus, there will be Marines on site! We would like to thank all of our sponsors: Geppetto Catering, Rural Society, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, Sprinkles Cupcakes, KIND Healthy Snacks, Compass Coffee, Filibuster Bourbon, Honest … Continue reading Toys for Tots Charity Ball