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How to Be an Actor in D.C.: Stonehenge

How to Be an Actor in D.C.: Stonehenge

Since 2005, local filmmaker, Bjorn Munson, and Team Jabberwocky have been holding an open casting call known as Stonehenge. Next Sunday April 17, Stonehenge XIII will be held at the Center for Digital Imaging Arts in Georgetown. Actors will perform prepared monologues for 80 local filmmakers, including representatives from WILL Interactive and Discovery Channel. The event is already fully booked, with 120 actors auditioning and 72 stand-bys.

Citizen Cope Coming To D.C., Tickets On Sale This Weekend

Citizen Cope Coming To D.C., Tickets On Sale This Weekend

Citizen Cope will deliver a solo acoustic performance at the Warner Theatre(located at the corner of 13th and E Streets in NW), on Saturday, June 25th at 8:00 p.m..

Tickets go on sale this Saturday, April 9 at 10:00 a.m..

Tickets for the show are running 35 bucks a pop, and will be available for purchase at the Warner Theatre box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, LiveNation.com, or by phone at (703) 573-7328.

Children's Chorus Of Washington Presents Its 15th Anniversary Spring Concert

Children's Chorus Of Washington Presents Its 15th Anniversary Spring Concert

This story comes to us from ??Sophie Maupoil?:

Washington, D.C. - Children's Chorus of Washington (CCW) will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with a world premiere by Finnish composer Olli Kortekangas along with the international release of The Great American Folksong CD, produced under the guidance of GRAMMY winners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer and collaborators Kim & Reggie Harris, during a special concert on Sunday, May 8, 2011 at 4 p.m. at National City Christian Church, 5 Thomas Circle, Washington, D.C. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling CCW’s office at (202) 237-1005 or online at www.instantseats.com. Single ticket prices are $10/children 12 and under and CCW alumni; $25 for adults; and $50 for reserved section (both adult and children). 

Free screening of "Gone Forever" plus free lunch!

Free screening of "Gone Forever" plus free lunch!

D.C. filmmaker Jason Baustin differs from his area counterparts in one important regard: He's not from around here. Jason moved to the D.C. area from Atlanta, Georgia to study Film and Digital Media at American University after some friends had told him about the program. After graduating, he decided to stay in the D.C. area to make films rather than opting for the oft chosen destinations of New York and Los Angeles.

CHOCOLATE CITY Screening at Bloombars

This event, taking place at BloomBars in Columbia Heights, comes to us from John at BloomBars.

Join fellow film fans in a screening of local filmmaker Ellie Walton’s film, CHOCOLATE CITY and a Q&A discussion about development and responsible growth in our city.

The filmmaker, Ellie Walton will join us via Skype after the screening for a conversation about displacement in the district.

CHOCOLATE CITY follows the story of 400 low-income families of the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg housing projects in Southeast who lost their homes in 2002 to make room for a new, mixed-income development funded in part by a $34.9 million HOPE VI federal grant.

Interior Visions

Interior Visions

For over two decades, Mona Hajj has been designing interiors that combine global vision with an emphasis on elegance, comfort, and simplicity. Named one of Architectural Digest's top 100 designers and architects, Hajj's interiors are colorful, textural, and abundantly livable. Her distinctly original and internationally influenced aesthetic is evidenced by her use of culturally and historically diverse adornments such as Persian rugs, Flemish tapestries, Japanese screens, Italian chandeliers, and Chinese chargers. On this evening, Hajj discusses select projects showcased in her book, Interior Visions (Random House, 2011), including a beach house in Delaware, a New York City apartment, the Embassy of Luxembourg here in Washington, D.C., and even her own home in Baltimore. For more information and to register, please visit https://getinvolved.corcoran.org/interiorvisions

Encouraging American Genius and Other Tales from the Front

On this enlightening evening of art and history, join Sarah Cash, Bechhoefer Curator of American Art, as she presents some of the highlights, discoveries, and behind-the-scenes stories documented in the Corcoran's new book and online catalogue, Corcoran Gallery of Art: American Paintings to 1945. This extensive volume and searchable database represent the first catalogue to be published in over 40 years for the Corcoran's distinguished collection of historic American paintings. The talk will trace the collection from its origin in the private holdings of Washington banker and philanthropist William Wilson Corcoran to the establishment of his namesake museum. A light reception and book signing follow the talk. To purchase a copy of the catalogue, please visit http://shop.corcoran.org/products/corcoran-gallery-of-art-american-paintings-to-1945