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Celebrating the New Writing of the West African Diaspora

at Folger Theatre, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Mon, November 24
FULL PRICE: $15.00
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Folger Theatre celebrates the rich culture of the West African Diaspora with their program "In This Way Comes Morning", focused on the new writing emerging from this community. The past few years have... [more+]

Folger Theatre celebrates the rich culture of the West African Diaspora with their program "In This Way Comes Morning", focused on the new writing emerging from this community. The past few years have been a very productive and fascinating period for American writers of Nigerian and West African origin. PEN/Faulkner brings Okey Ndibe ("Arrows of Rain"), Chinelo Okparanta ("Happiness, Like Water") and Taiye Selasi ("Ghana Must Go" together to read from their work and discuss the breadth of writing about, and within, this community. [less-]

National Geographic Museum Explores the Lost Giant Spinosaurus and Other Secrets From This World and Beyond

at National Geographic Museum, Washington
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Tue, November 25
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FULL PRICE: $11.00
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At the National Geographic Museum, you can explore the earth and all that's in and around it, past and present. Experience the world premiere of the Cretaceous Period's Spinosaurus, the largest predat... [more+]

At the National Geographic Museum, you can explore the earth and all that's in and around it, past and present. Experience the world premiere of the Cretaceous Period's Spinosaurus, the largest predatory dinosaur to ever roam the planet -- at over 50 feet long, 20 feet high and 6 tons, it made "T. rex" look like small potatoes. You can also get an up-close look at Mars, learn about the future of food and much more. Whether you live in the area or are visiting D.C. from afar, the National Geographic Museum offers permanent and rotating exhibits that'll keep you riveted. Centrally located downtown, the museum is just a few blocks from the White House and an easy walk from many of the national monuments. [less-]

International Spy Museum: Enter the World of Secret Agents

at International Spy Museum, Washington
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FULL PRICE: $23.21
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From real-life spy gadgets to the stories behind the coolest secret agents in movies, the International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the United States dedicated solely to the worl... [more+]

From real-life spy gadgets to the stories behind the coolest secret agents in movies, the International Spy Museum is the first and only public museum in the United States dedicated solely to the world of espionage. Upon arrival, you'll be given a secret identity, which you'll use to test your spy skills throughout the experience. Then, you'll explore a series of themed rooms, where you'll hear historic tales, examine artifacts and participate in activities. Get ready for exhibits like "Spies Among Us", which focuses on WWII-era German and Russian spy rings, and "Exquisitely Evil", a tribute to the villains of cinema's most famous spy -- James Bond. "Exquisitely Evil" features more than 100 film artifacts from both old and new Bond movies, plus interactive exhibits that allow you to take over the controls of a villain's lair, brave the depths of a virtual shark tank, play spy vs. spy with other visitors, disarm a missile before time runs out and more. [less-]

Susana Baca: Afro-Peruvian Singer at the Howard Theatre

at Howard Theatre, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Tue, November 25
FULL PRICE: $28.00 - $55.00
OFFER PRICE: $19.60 - $35.00

Famed for her lyrical storytelling, strong sense of Latin rhythms and beautiful clear-toned voice, Afro-Peruvian singer Susana Baca shares the music of her vibrant tradition on stage at the historic H... [more+]

Famed for her lyrical storytelling, strong sense of Latin rhythms and beautiful clear-toned voice, Afro-Peruvian singer Susana Baca shares the music of her vibrant tradition on stage at the historic Howard Theatre. Baca first broke through in '95, when David Byrne included "Maria Lando," her beautiful ballad of Third World oppression, on his "The Soul of Black Peru" compilation. She's been recording and touring the world ever since, with her latest disc, "Afrodiaspora", celebrating the African cultural presence in the Americas. [less-]

See D.C. at Your Own Pace -- Big Bus "All Loops" Hop-On, Hop-Off Tours

at Big Bus Tour Bus, Washington
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Tue, November 25
Wed, November 26
Thu, November 27
FULL PRICE: $27.00 - $48.00
OFFER PRICE: $15.00 - $36.00

Big Bus Tours' "All Loops" buses take you all around the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience, and also includes admissio... [more+]

Big Bus Tours' "All Loops" buses take you all around the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience, and also includes admission to Madame Tussauds. Hop off the bus to take an in-depth look at any of the capital's most famous landmarks, and just hop back on when you're ready to continue your journey. The Red Loop takes you to the top tourist sites that define D.C., including the White House, Capitol building, Arlington Cemetery and more with a live-guided commentary. The Blue Loop follows the same route, but features a recorded commentary in eight languages. The Yellow Loop travels throughout the city center and to Georgetown, while the Green Loop takes you on a traditional trolley ride up the winding slope to the National Cathedral. Please see the full event description for further information. [less-]

Washington Wizards -- NBA Action at Verizon Center

at Verizon Center, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Tue, November 25
Sat, November 29
Mon, December 01
FULL PRICE: $50.00 - $57.00
OFFER PRICE: $25.00 - $35.00

The Washington Wizards surprised most NBA observers with a playoff run last season, and the team returns with some young and exciting new talent for the 2014-15 season. Watch as John Wall and Bradley ... [more+]

The Washington Wizards surprised most NBA observers with a playoff run last season, and the team returns with some young and exciting new talent for the 2014-15 season. Watch as John Wall and Bradley Beal step up to lead the team along with offseason acquisition Paul Pierce and big men, Marcin Gortat and Nene Hilario. Two more offseason additions to the bench are Kris Humpheries and DeJuan Blair, two hardworking big men who can help with points, rebounds and the team's all-around toughness. [less-]

See D.C. at Your Own Pace: 48-Hour Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour With Admission to Attractions

at Big Bus Tour Bus, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Tue, November 25
Wed, November 26
Thu, November 27
FULL PRICE: $29.00 - $59.00
OFFER PRICE: $18.00 - $44.25

Big Bus Tours takes its 48-hour "hop-on, hop-off" tour through the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience. Plus, you'll get... [more+]

Big Bus Tours takes its 48-hour "hop-on, hop-off" tour through the nation's capital, allowing you to choose from any of four different routes to customize your sightseeing experience. Plus, you'll get included admission to Madame Tussauds and the National Museum of Crime & Punishment. Hop off the bus to take a closer look at landmarks, and hop back on when you're ready to continue your journey. The Red Loop takes you with live-guided commentary to the top tourist sites that define D.C., including the White House and Capitol Building, Arlington National Cemetery and more. The Blue Loop follows the same route as the Red Loop but with recorded commentary in eight languages. The Yellow Loop travels throughout the city center and to Georgetown, and the Green Loop takes you on a traditional trolley ride up the winding slope to the National Cathedral. [less-]

"CSI Experience" at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment

at National Museum of Crime & Punishment, Washington
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FULL PRICE: $23.00
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Explore the technology and science behind solving crimes -- and behind the stories created by the various hit forensic TV series -- with the interactive exhibits at the National Museum of Crime & Puni... [more+]

Explore the technology and science behind solving crimes -- and behind the stories created by the various hit forensic TV series -- with the interactive exhibits at the National Museum of Crime & Punishment's cool "CSI Experience". The exhibits also include a crime scene lab and the filming studios for "America's Most Wanted", a simulated FBI shooting range, a virtual high-speed police chase, John Dillinger's getaway car and hundreds more artifacts and hands-on activities. Set aside two to three hours for this one-of-a-kind museum, which offers the chance to discover some of the true heroes of law enforcement, while venturing into the dark side of the criminal mind. [less-]

Hitmaker B.o.B. ("Airplanes") Brings Arsenal of Songs to Stage

at The Fillmore Silver Spring, Silver Spring
OFFER DATES:
Wed, November 26
FULL PRICE: $30.00
OFFER PRICE: $15.00

One of the biggest hitmakers in rap, B.o.B. has managed to blend his fast-paced Southern style with pop leanings for a winning mix of chart-topping songs that has allowed him to bridge the gap between... [more+]

One of the biggest hitmakers in rap, B.o.B. has managed to blend his fast-paced Southern style with pop leanings for a winning mix of chart-topping songs that has allowed him to bridge the gap between hardcore rap heads and mainstream radio fans. B.o.B. burst onto the scene with his debut single, "Nothin' on You," which featured Bruno Mars, and then followed that with the No. 1 hit "Airplanes" and the equally successful "Magic." He continues to push the sonic landscape with his new CD "Underground Luxury" and has plans to record an all-rock record as well. He'll be joined on this tour by rising star Kevin Gates. [less-]

Twins Jazz Presents Live Jazz From Local and National Legends

at Twins Jazz, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
Sat, November 29
FULL PRICE: $16.00
OFFER PRICE: $8.00

For more than two decades, Twins Jazz has provided a friendly and welcoming venue for local jazz lovers to enjoy local and national acts. Located in the heart of the U Street entertainment district, T... [more+]

For more than two decades, Twins Jazz has provided a friendly and welcoming venue for local jazz lovers to enjoy local and national acts. Located in the heart of the U Street entertainment district, Twins Jazz regularly features the most innovative jazz artists in Washington, plus touring musicians from across the country. This warm, intimate club showcases traditional jazz performers and fine dining, with a menu that includes a combination of American, Ethiopian and Caribbean cuisine. Past performers at the club include Stevie Wonder, Shirley Horn, Bobby Sanchez, Amiri Baraka and many more. [less-]

Paul Morella's "A Christmas Carol" Gives a Solo Spin to the Holiday Classic

at Olney Theatre Center - Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab, Olney
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Fri, November 28
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FULL PRICE: $36.00
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Veteran D.C.-area actor Paul Morella ("The Pelican Brief", "The District", "The Wire") presents a fresh spin on Charles Dickens' beloved holiday tale in his one-man stage adaptation of "A Christmas Ca... [more+]

Veteran D.C.-area actor Paul Morella ("The Pelican Brief", "The District", "The Wire") presents a fresh spin on Charles Dickens' beloved holiday tale in his one-man stage adaptation of "A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas". Adapted from Dickens' original novella and reading tour, Morella's solo version transports you back to Victorian England and into the heart of this classic morality tale. Experience the unforgettable characters and vivid imagery as Charles Dickens originally intended -- in his own words -- and rediscover this timeless classic presented as a masterful solo performance.This critically acclaimed production has become a holiday must-see. [less-]

"Pen": A Sharp-Witted Family Dramedy

at Undercroft Theatre, Washington
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Fri, November 28
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A hit when it played Off Broadway, actor/writer David Marshall Grant (NBC's "Smash") explores the family ties that bind too tightly in the comedy-drama "Pen". Set in socially-turbulent 1969, the play ... [more+]

A hit when it played Off Broadway, actor/writer David Marshall Grant (NBC's "Smash") explores the family ties that bind too tightly in the comedy-drama "Pen". Set in socially-turbulent 1969, the play revolves around the fraught relationship between college-bound 17-year-old Matt and his mother, whose emotional and physical neediness produce equal amounts of love and guilt, making it tough for him to escape home. His divorced dad seems to have done just that, though he's also pulled back into the family fray. This D.C.-area premiere kicks off Washington Stage Guild's 29th season. [less-]

"The Gargoyle Who Ate D.C.": Tour the National Cathedral's Gargoyles

at Northwest Washington, D.C., Washington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
FULL PRICE: $20.00
OFFER PRICE: $10.00

Many of us never take the time to look up at the buildings around us, but if we did, we'd notice that some of them are sporting spectacular gargoyles. Bring your binoculars on this walking tour of Was... [more+]

Many of us never take the time to look up at the buildings around us, but if we did, we'd notice that some of them are sporting spectacular gargoyles. Bring your binoculars on this walking tour of Washington, D.C., where you'll explore the gargoyles that guard and protect the National Cathedral, as well as some of the carvings that decorate the largest church in the Washington area. Tour guide Mark was good friends with Constantine Seferlis, one of the stone carvers who created more than 100 of the monsters, saints, dogs, birds and other creatures featured on the building. One carver's notorious hot temper even led to his likeness being portrayed as a devil whose head explodes in a mushroom cloud! [less-]

Georgetown Women's Basketball: Watch the Hot-Shooting Hoyas

at McDonough Arena, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
FULL PRICE: $5.00
OFFER PRICE: COMP

The Georgetown women's basketball team will turn to youth in an effort to return to the NCAA tournament and compete in the revamped Big East conference. First-year coach Natasha Adair and her new staf... [more+]

The Georgetown women's basketball team will turn to youth in an effort to return to the NCAA tournament and compete in the revamped Big East conference. First-year coach Natasha Adair and her new staff will rely on five freshmen to help take on the scoring burden. Georgetown will turn to junior guard Katie McCormick and sophomore guard Tyshell King to provide leadership on and off the court to carry the Hoyas. Don't miss the action at intimate McDonough Arena as the Hoyas battle some of the best basketball teams in the country. [less-]

Tour Mount Vernon by Candlelight: Sing Carols, Sip Cider, Stroll the Grounds and More

at George Washington's Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon
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FULL PRICE: $22.00
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Mount Vernon is taking the idea of a "fun, ol' fashioned family Christmas" to new heights with their candlelight visits. Start with a tour through the house where you'll meet your host "Mrs. Washingto... [more+]

Mount Vernon is taking the idea of a "fun, ol' fashioned family Christmas" to new heights with their candlelight visits. Start with a tour through the house where you'll meet your host "Mrs. Washington" and characters from her and George's world as you view their home. You'll also enjoy carols by the fire, hot cider, ginger cookies and get to see a reproduction of Martha Washington's Great Cake from the 18th century (you'll also get a copy of the recipe to recreate your own old school holiday treats at home). Learn about holiday cooking and traditions during the Washington's time and also take the chance to stroll the grounds surrounded by candlelight and visit Aladdin, the Christmas camel. [less-]

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" and "The Two Noble Kinsmen" -- Shakespeare in Repertory

at Anacostia Arts Center, Washington
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John Fletcher would make a good character in a Shakespeare play, which is fitting, because in real life he was the famous playwright's lesser-known successor in the King's Men acting company. Fletcher... [more+]

John Fletcher would make a good character in a Shakespeare play, which is fitting, because in real life he was the famous playwright's lesser-known successor in the King's Men acting company. Fletcher collaborated with Shakespeare on at least three plays, including "The Two Noble Kinsmen", a tale set in Ancient Greece that centers on Theseus and his attempts to manage two young men pining for the same woman. Brave Spirits Theatre is producing this play along with "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Shakespeare's beloved comedy that's also set in Ancient Greece. Tickets for each play are sold separately, so you can decide whether you want to go with Shakespeare or Shakespeare-Fletcher, or both. [less-]

Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Show: Hear the Hits & Beyond

at Bobby McKey's Dueling Piano Bar, National Harbor
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Fri, November 28
Fri, December 19
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FULL PRICE: $15.00
OFFER PRICE: $7.50

Just try and stump the talented singer-piano duo on stage each night at Bobby McKey's. Whether it's Beyoncé or Beethoven, Jay-Z or ZZ Top, Meatloaf or Mozart, these guys are sure to have it covered. ... [more+]

Just try and stump the talented singer-piano duo on stage each night at Bobby McKey's. Whether it's Beyoncé or Beethoven, Jay-Z or ZZ Top, Meatloaf or Mozart, these guys are sure to have it covered. DC's only dueling piano bar hosts these entertaining and interactive shows, where the wait staff has been known to jump on stage to perform choreographed dance routines and where you and your friends are encouraged to get in on the action as well. Plus, Bobby McKey's boasts a full bar with specialty drinks, beer on tap and plenty of snacks and sandwiches to order. [less-]

"Bella Gaia": Stunning Images of Earth Set to Music & Dance

at Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
FULL PRICE: $38.00
OFFER PRICE: $19.00

Rare and stunning images of Earth, captured by NASA, provide the awe-inspiring backdrop for this music and dance performance created by award-winning director, composer and violinist Kenji Williams. "... [more+]

Rare and stunning images of Earth, captured by NASA, provide the awe-inspiring backdrop for this music and dance performance created by award-winning director, composer and violinist Kenji Williams. "Bella Gaia" takes you on an unforgettable journey around the planet, guided by Williams' ethereal music and cross-cultural entertainment from across the globe. Based on the stories of astronauts deeply affected by seeing the effects of climate change from their unique vantage point in space, this immersive experience is the breathtaking result of a collaboration with NASA's scientific visualization studio, and has wowed audiences in nine different countries. [less-]

Chocolate City Burlesque & Cabaret Presents "Black Friday"

at GALA Hispanic Theatre, Washington
OFFER DATES:
Fri, November 28
FULL PRICE: $30.00 - $40.00
OFFER PRICE: $15.00 - $25.00

Chocolate City is Washington D.C.'s first black burlesque and variety troupe, featuring the most talented black performers in the business. Their inaugural "Black Friday" show includes a full cast of ... [more+]

Chocolate City is Washington D.C.'s first black burlesque and variety troupe, featuring the most talented black performers in the business. Their inaugural "Black Friday" show includes a full cast of burlesque and cabaret divas -- including Gigi Holliday, Dainty Dandridge, Private Tails, Ebony Qualls and more -- who will make you melt as they perform their acts to songs both new and old. Hosts Chè Monique and Hollywood will keep the energy going between sets and DJ Jo'Iyce, from Fox 5 News and the MTV show "106 & Park", will keep the tunes turnt up all night. Prizes will be awarded to the sexiest-dressed audience member and a variety of vendors will be on site too. Come early for a lecture on the history of black burlesque, which starts at 6:30pm. [less-]

"The Nutcracker": A New Holiday Musical

at Round House Theatre - Bethesda, Bethesda
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Fri, November 28
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FULL PRICE: $50.00
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This fresh theatrical interpretation of "The Nutcracker" reinvents E.T.A. Hoffmann's original holiday tale with lots of humor and heart -- and no ballet. After the loss of her brother in the Marines, ... [more+]

This fresh theatrical interpretation of "The Nutcracker" reinvents E.T.A. Hoffmann's original holiday tale with lots of humor and heart -- and no ballet. After the loss of her brother in the Marines, young Clara sets out on a journey to save her grieving family, with the help of a remarkable nutcracker. Full of magic, hope and fun, this contemporary retelling weaves together a delightful original score and dialogue and amazing puppetry, and shines a light on the healing power of the imagination. Please see the full event description for details on talkbacks and other audience events. [less-]

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