Around Town: March 2-3

Just a few cool ideas for your weekend, coming up at …

Dance Place (3225 8th Street NE)

Accompanied by a live accordion and violin-driven score, this world premiere (“Ruth Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”) sweeps across an array of metaphorical hints and extravagant fabrics. Buy tickets for the Saturday or Sunday show here.

Building Bridges Across the River t/a THEARC (Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd Street NW)

The “Wacky & Whimsical Tea to Benefit THEARC” is a fun-filled Sunday afternoon (2:00 PM) that will include high tea, a silent auction and creative games for kids of all ages and their families. Learn more here.

Free Minds Book Club & Writing Workshop (Martin Luther King Memorial Library, 901 G Street NW)

Free Minds members will join with the Carpe Diem choir in a concert combining spoken word poetry, hip hop, world rhythms, and songs of hope and freedom on Saturday at 3:00 PM.

DC Youth Orchestra Program (THEARC, 1901 Mississippi Avenue SE)

Come see the passion and talent of some of the DC area’s most gifted young musicians when DC Youth Orchestra Program’s top ensemble (the Youth Orchestra) returns to THEARC on Sunday at 4:00 PM. Check out the press release here.

Coming up: Be sure to catch Washington Bach Consort‘s FREE Noontime Cantata Series concert this Tuesday from noon to 1:00 PM at the Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G Street NW.

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