News

Tuesday
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Septime Webre Is Back With Halcyon Stage

Elena Goukassian, Washingtonian

It was inevitable that Septime Webre, who stepped down as artistic director of the Washington Ballet in June, would be back on the local arts scene soon.

Monday
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Experts in the D.C. Dance community joined us for a "Dancing With the Stars" Panel

Cassidy Sparks, WJLA

 "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.

Monday
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Spring Arts & Entertainment Guide 2017

Washington City Paper, Washington City Paper

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.

Thursday
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Weekend Picks: 12 Things To Do In And Around D.C.

Would Igor Stravinsky be more of a traditional glowstick guy or an LED glove fan? Meditate on that important question while you dance to the score that once incited a riot.

Thursday
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Out on the Town March 16 to 23

Doug Rule

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.

Thursday
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Things to Do in DC This Weekend (March 16-19): St. Patrick’s Day Events, An African-American Art Symposium, and Swedish Metal

Catherine P. Lewis, Washingtonian

MUSIC Swedish band Katatonia has been playing its brand of melancholic metal songs since its formation in the early 1990s.

Monday
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‘World’s best restaurant’ co-founder uses food for social change

WASHINGTON — When Claus Meyer opened Noma with chef René Redzepi more than a decade ago, he didn’t plan on creating the world’s best restaurant — but that’s exactly what happened.

Wednesday
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Misty Copeland to kick off new D.C. arts series

Septime Webre is launching his first season as artistic director of the brand-new Halcyon Stage arts series in Washington with fanfare. On Jan. 23, he’ll sit down with Misty Copeland, celebrity ballerina and icon of glamour and grit, for a public conversation about her career, her fame and her art.

Monday
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Introducing Halcyon Stage!

WASHINGTON, DC – January 9, 2017 – Halcyon Stage, a bold new performance series providing a platform that spotlights traditional arts with a twist, is set to launch this month.

Tuesday
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Washington Ballet’s departing director Septime Webre named to S&R Foundation

Septime Webre, who on June 30 steps down as artistic director of the Washington Ballet, will join S&R Foundation as its artistic director, the arts foundation announced today.