Saturday, May 21, 2011

PAST: Free Arts & Culture Events this Week from! WED, June 22nd - SUN, June 26th, Free

CultureCapital Insider

Below is a list of additional FREE events this week from
Culture Capital is a program of the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, a nonprofit organization serving Metro DC’s arts & culture community and the public for over 30 years.

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lick through for complete details about the event and location details!

Wednesday, June 22nd

Author Lecture

Johnny Appleseed: The Man, the Myth, and the American Story by Howard Means
Author and editor Howard Means discusses his book on John Chapman, alias Johnny Appleseed.

Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial


Dada and Surrealism
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Explore facets of modern and contemporary art with Sally Shelburne, lecturer.

East Building Concourse, Auditorium
Metro: Judiciary Square (closer to East Bldg)

Art Opening - Meet the Artists

1111 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Metro: Metro Center

Outdoor Concert

Southern German band LaBrassBanda takes inspiration from the world of music. Trumpet, tuba and trombone come together to recreate everything from ska to oom-pah-pah, with Mexican mariachi, Tyrolese polka, and more.

Metro: Grosvenor - Strathmore

Thursday, June 23rd

Music + Presentations - Open House

Arts and the Healthy Brain: An Open House
7:00pm - 8:30pm
RSVP encouraged

Live music and hands-on activities will demonstrate how music and visual art help keep your brain healthy and strong. Strathmore Artists in Residence, pop-folk duo The Sweater Set perform + brief presentations from brain health experts.

Strathmore Mansion
Metro: Grosvenor - Strathmore

Music - 14th Anniversary Show!

featuring OK Go and Pomplamoose
Free concert with OK Go, the defiantly do-it-yourself polymath band who has been called "trailblazing" byBillboard and "human catnip" by This American Life host Ira Glass.

Metro: Foggy Bottom and take the free shuttle


Hear some surprising discoveries made while researching food records for the exhibit "What's Cooking, Uncle Sam?"

Jefferson Room
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

Friday, June 24th

Hear the NOI Philharmonic as they rehearse for this week's concert.

Metro: College Park and take a 104 shuttle to UMD

Outdoor Music

5:00pm - 8:30pm

National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

Saturday, June 25th

Film Series

Washington premiere. Director Kevin Jerome Everson in person

East Building Concourse, Auditorium
Metro: Judiciary Square (closer to East Bldg)

Sunday, June 26th

Art Opening Reception

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Artist talk at 5:00pm
Fisher Art Gallery at NoVa campus in Alexandria, VA
at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center
Metro: see Metro for best bus access from metro

Literary Reading

Metro: Bethesda, elevator exit

Chamber Music

Enjoy music by the FMMC. See program info here.

Metro: Silver Spring

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