If you go shopping at Union Market this weekend, you may see dancers sashaying through the parking lot or twirling on a neighboring roof. Before you join in and start dancing through the aisles yourself, consider leaving things to the professionals.
The suggested attire for a recent event on a loading dock in DC’s Warehouse District was “revolutionary.” The “classical music rave” featured a full orchestra performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, along with world-class ballet dancers spinning beside audience members invited to dance the night away with them.
Saturday night, we headed to Dock 5 at Union Market for a special performance/dance party/rave at the new Halcyon Stage. We snapped Corcoran director of development Susan Breitkopf with Third Way vice president Josh Freed, Ciao Nina's Nina O'Neil, Todd O'Neil and Halcyon CEO Kate Goodall.
Chicago-based actress and singer E. Faye Butler just finished a run in Olney Theatre’s “Sweeney Todd” and will host the Helen Hayes Awards in May.
"Dancing With the Stars" is back! And Season 24 is warming up with a host of new stars and great professional partners, who are impressing viewers each week with their twists and turns on the dance floor.
If you thought David Sedaris’ Billie Holiday imitation was good, wait until you hear (and see) Joey Arias. Dressed in a black sequined gown and with Lady Day’s iconic white flowers in his hair, the New York-based performance artist not only sounds just like Holiday, but he also mimics her mannerisms. Arias has been channeling the legendary singer since the 1990s to great acclaim.
As part of his new Halcyon Stage performance series, Septime Webre presents a “Stravinsky Dance Party” at Union Market. Audience members are invited to dance and offer their own impromptu choreography as the Experiential Orchestra, an ensemble of 77 musicians from New York and D.C., performs the Russian composer’s famously riot-inducing ballet Rite of Spring.
Things to Do in DC This Weekend (March 16-19): St. Patrick’s Day Events, An African-American Art Symposium, and Swedish Metal
MUSIC Swedish band Katatonia has been playing its brand of melancholic metal songs since its formation in the early 1990s.