Oct
15
Tue
Latvian Voices: The Power of Latvian Song @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Oct 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

6 p.m. Millennium Stage

Latvian Voices: The Power of Latvian Song

Latvian Voices, an award-winning all-female a cappella group from Latvia, present a repertoire of vocal harmonies ranging from traditional Latvian folk songs to their own original compositions, to compositions by contemporary Latvian composers that are often featured in the UNESCO-recognized phenomenon – the Latvian Song and Dance Festival. With their voices as the only musical instrument, Latvian Voices have developed a unique individual vocal style, in which intonations from ethnic music of many nations intertwine.

Presented in collaboration with the Embassy of Latvia.

Tickets: FREE

Oct
16
Wed
Washington Performing Arts presents Melbourne Symphony @ Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Oct 16 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

8 p.m. Concert Hall

Washington Performing Arts presents Melbourne Symphony

From its first performance in 1906 the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra has offered the very best in orchestral music and collaborates with guest artists and arts organizations from across the world.

Tickets: $40-100

Oct
17
Thu
NSO Pops: Nat King Cole at 100 @ Kennedy Cente Concert Hall
Oct 17 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

7 p.m. Concert Hall

NSO Pops: Nat King Cole at 100

Celebrate the centennial of the late, great American music legend with a concert showcasing his seminal talents as a vocalist, pianist, and trailblazing icon. Conductor Michael Butterman leads the NSO, special guest artists, and an all-star band in such timeless songs as “Unforgettable,” “(Get Your Kicks on) Route 66,” “Mona Lisa,” “Straighten Up and Fly Right,” “Smile,” “L-O-V-E,” and more.

Tickets: $29-99

Oct
19
Sat
Washington Performing Arts presents Drew Petersen, piano, in Recital @ Kennedy Center Terrace Theatre
Oct 19 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

2 p.m. Terrace Theater

Washington Performing Arts presents Drew Petersen, piano, in Recital

Drew Petersen was presented at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall at age five and by age 10 he was presented in a solo recital at Steinway Hall in Manhattan for the company’s 150th Anniversary. The New York Times wrote about the early performances of the gifted, “freckle-faced 10 –year-old who still impresses adults with his intelligence, maturity, and depth.”

Tickets: $40

Oct
20
Sun
NSO Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular @ Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Oct 20 @ 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

2 & 4 p.m. Concert Hall

NSO Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular

An annual tradition! The Concert Hall transforms into a ghostly sight when our ghoulishly attired musicians perform new and old classics to celebrate Halloween. Arrive early for trick-or-treating and a special Haunted Hall Musical Instrument “Petting Zoo.”

Tickets: $15-18

Oct
21
Mon
The Domingo–Cafritz Young Artists @ Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Oct 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

6 p.m. Millennium Stage

The Domingo–Cafritz Young Artists

The Domingo–Cafritz Young Artists preview the first two works in Washington National Opera’s 2019-2020 season. Together with Principal Coach Ken Weiss, they will open a window on two great composers’ final masterpieces, Verdi’s Otello and Mozart’s The Magic Flute, which range from monumental Shakespearean tragedy to mythical, magical comedy.

Tickets: FREE

Oct
23
Wed
Cultural Capital: The Big Quiet @ National Museum of Women in the Arts
Oct 23 @ 7:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Cultural Capital: The Big Quiet
Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7:15–9:15 p.m.
The Big Quiet is a mass meditation movement that brings together thousands of people at cultural landmarks and institutions across the U.S. Designed for people with any level of meditation experience, each event incorporates live sound practitioners, string instrumentalists and musicians to create a guided meditation and music experience unlike anything else. Visitors will have the opportunity to arrive early to browse NMWA’s galleries and exhibitions, then breathe deeply and slow down for this special event in the museum’s iconic Great Hall. Reservations required. $33 general; $28 members, seniors, students. Reserve online after Sept. 11.

Oct
27
Sun
THE MILK CARTON KIDS @ O Museum at the Mansion
Oct 27 @ 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Intimate acoustic performance – fundraiser for the O Museum in The Mansion

When: Sunday, October 27th at 8PM
Where: O Museum in The Mansion at 2020 O Street NW DC
Tickets (limited availability): $100/person
On-line reseverations required: http://www.omuseum.org/mck

 
Cash Bar

About The Milk Carton Kids:

The Milk Carton Kids are a major force in the continuing American folk tradition, blending ethereal, oscillating harmonies and intricate, inventive musicianship — with a uniquely powerful brand of contemporary songcraft. They’ve performed with Robert Plant, EmmyLou Harris, and Steve Earle. They were also featured in T Bone Burnett & The Coen Brothers’ concert film documentary, Another Day/Another Time: Celebrating the Music of Inside Llewyn Davis, singing alongside Joan Baez, Jack White, Gillian Welch, Marcus Mumford, Punch Brothers and many other folk luminaries and upstarts.

They’ve also appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, CBS This Morning, and NPR Music Tiny Desk. They’ve been nominated for two GRAMMY’s one for “Best American Roots Performance” and the other for “Best Folk Album.” They also won The Americana Music Association Award for “Duo/Group Of The Year”  

 
Proceeds of this benefit concert support the artist-in-residence, heroes and other programs at O Street Museum
 
Oct
28
Mon
National Symphony Orchestra at The Anthem: Gershwin’s An American in Paris @ The Anthem
Oct 28 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM

8 p.m. The Anthem

National Symphony Orchestra at The Anthem: Gershwin’s An American in Paris

The NSO continues its series of casual, affordable concerts—a new way to enjoy the symphony! Join them at D.C.’s hottest new venue for An American in Paris, Gershwin’s atmospheric love letter to the “City of Lights.” Experience all of the magic and romance of this masterpiece, from a symphony of Parisian taxi horns to trumpets playing the bittersweet blues.

Tickets: $15-30

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  3. DoubleTree by Hilton Celebrates “National Cookie Month” in Washington DC with “Sweet Rides” for Amtrak Passengers.

    DoubleTree by Hilton is teaming up with Amtrak to delight travelers by giving DC and Baltimore-area communters a “sweet” surprise for National Cookie Month. On Thursday, October 8, DoubleTree by Hilton and Amtrak tam members will give away the hotel brand’s signature chocolate chip cookie and walnut cookies along select Amtrak trains for Washington, DC Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station.

    Travelers and fans around the world are also invited to share a photo or story from the own “sweet” DoubleTree by Hilton experience using #CookieCare for the chance to win a variety of rewards, ranging from free cookies to hotel stays.

    The “sweet rides” are part of DoubleTree by Hilton’s Cookie Car program, which celebrates the brand’s global commitment to delivering the “little things” that enhance guests’ travel experiences.

    WHEN/WHERE:
    Amtrak Northeast Regional Routes from Union Station to Baltimore Penn Station
    Thursday, October 8, 2015
    11:30 AM -6:00 PM

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