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November 2003:

11/14 - 02/28: Degrees of Latitude: Maps of American from the Colonial Williamsburg Collection

  • Times: Mon.-Fri (9:30-4) Sat. (9-5) Closed on Sunday
    Admission: Free
    Location: 1776 D Street, N.W.
    Website: www.dar.org

December 2003:

12/12 - 02/14: Crowns
Oral history of African-American women known as hat queens.

  • Times: Will have to call 202-488-3300 for more information
    Admission: $35-$60
    Location: Arena Stage, 1101 6th Street, S.W.
    Website: www.arenastage.org

12/13 - 03/07: Burgess Shale: Evolutionís Big Bang
Exhibit exploring current theories about the origins of the universe and early life.

  • Times: For more information on the times, please call 202-357-2700
    Admission: Free
    Location: Natíl Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
    Website: www.smithsonian.org

January 2004:

January 2004: Washington D.C. Restaurant Week
dozens of city’s top three-course, prix-fixed specials.

  • Times: It varies with individual hours.
    Admission: Prixe-fix lunch and dinner check website for details.
    Location: Dozens of restaurants throughout Washington D.C.
    Website: www.washington.org

01/20 - 03/13: Henry IV, Part 1
About a play that depicts the growth of moral self-awareness and responsibility.

  • Times: Mon.-Sat. (10am-6pm); Sun. (12-6pm)
    Admission: Call 202-547-1122
    Location: The Shakespeare Theatre
    Website: www.shakespearetheatre.org

01/22 - 05/23: Thomas Trevelyonís Pictorial Miscellany
About the knowledge and understanding of the Protestant popular verse and imagery of his time.

  • Times: Mon.-Sat. (10-4)
    Admission: Free
    Location: Folger Shakespeare Library
    Website: www.folger.edu

01/30 - 03/07: A Man’s a Man
Interesting glimpse at this impacting story through the perspective of Eastern European eyes.

  • Times: For more information, contact 202-488-3300
    Admission: $35-$60
    Location: Arena Stage
    Website: www.arenastage.org

February 2004:

02/02: Folger Poetry
one of the most controversial and important Korean writers alive.

  • Time: 7:30pm
    Admission: $10.00
    Location: Folger Shakespeare Library
    Website: www.folger.edu

02/28: International Tourist Guide Day
14th annual international tourist guide day honors 200 years of Black History in the U.S. Capital.

  • Time: 9am-1pm
    Admission: Free
    Location: Tours start from the National Building Museum
    Website: www.nbm.org

March 2004:

03/16: St. Patrickís Day Parade
parade celebrating our Irish residents since 1971.

  • Time: 12noon-3pm
    Admission: Free Grand Stand tickets available for $5
    Location: Constitution Avenue between 7th and 17th Streets

03/27 - 04/12: National Cherry Blossom Festival
celebration of the coming of spring and commemorates the gift of 3,000 cherry trees given to the U.S. by Toyo Mayor Yukio in 1912.

  • Time: Individual event times vary. Daily cultural performances at the Tidal Basin at Noon. Parade begins at 9:30am.
    Admission: Individual events admission varies. Grand stand tickets for parade are $14 each and available through ticketmaster.com
    Location: Individual event locations vary.
    Website: www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org

April 2004:

04/21 - 05/02: Filmfest DC Washington International Film Festival
for 12 days each April, cinematic journey around the world without ever leaving the nationís capital.

  • Time: Times vary with each showing
    Admission: Tickets are moderately price at $8.50 for most screenings. Tickets can be purchased in advance through tickets.com or by calling 703-218-6500.
    Location: 11 different venues including Lincoln Theatre, embassies, traditional movie theaters and the National Gallery of Art.
    Website: www.filmfestdc.org
 
 

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