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People to Know / Punch Profiles : Spotlight on Alexandra Nowakowski, Executive Director of CityDance

People to Know / Punch Profiles : Spotlight on Alexandra Nowakowski, Executive Director of CityDance

By Punch Contributor Melinda Contreras  CityDance’s Third Annual DREAMscape returns Saturday, May 9th. The production, which brings together performers from all over the country in a mashup of all genres of dance, everything from ballet, to tap, to hip-hop, raises funds for CityDance’s DREAM program, which provides free after school dance to students in DC. Alexandra […]

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Lake Anne Plaza 8th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

Lake Anne Plaza 8th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

As we share the impending goings-on around the capital region, the majority on this recent list seem to be music and arts related, which is refreshing. From SW DC to downtown to even way out in Reston, VA, our appreciation for pro/am artistic talent is abundant. Lake Anne Plaza in Reston just announced the performance […]

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FRESHFARM Markets presents: An Exceptional Evening with Philip Glass and Tim Fain

FRESHFARM Markets presents: An Exceptional Evening with Philip Glass and Tim Fain

Join FRESHFARM Markets for an exceptional evening with Philip Glass and Tim Fain on Sunday, September 21st to benefit FRESHFARM Markets’ Matching Dollars program. Recognized world-wide for their performances together, Philip Glass is one of the most renowned and influential artists of the 20th century. Tim Fain is known as an emerging, mesmerizing new presence […]

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Punch Pick: Picnic Theatre Company Returns to Dumbarton House Along with a New Show to the Phillips Collection

Punch Pick: Picnic Theatre Company Returns to Dumbarton House Along with a New Show to the Phillips Collection

On Wednesday June 18, Thursday June 19 and Friday June 20, Picnic Theatre Company returns to historic Dumbarton House in Georgetown for a summer garden party performance of Langdon Mitchell’s “The New York Idea”, a comedy of manners about dating, marriage, divorce and dating again among the Social Register set in turn-of-the-last century America. Written in […]

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Experience the Blue Man Group at The National Theatre Through May 11

Experience the Blue Man Group at The National Theatre Through May 11

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  Prior to last night’s performance at the National Theatre, I knew nothing about the Blue Man Group, except that they were blue. I knew one time one of the classes at my high school chose them as a theme for our pep rally, so there were hundreds of blue juniors […]

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Eat for Good at the Young Playwright’s Theater 2014 Giving Voice Award Gala

Eat for Good at the Young Playwright’s Theater 2014 Giving Voice Award Gala

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  If you’re not familiar with the Young Playwright’s Theater (YPT), allow me to introduce you.  Aside from engaging students in the community activity of theater and helping them find and establish their own voices, YPT stands strongly behind their mission to create social justice and provide equal access to […]

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STOMP Your Way to the National Theatre through February 9

STOMP Your Way to the National Theatre through February 9

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras  Remember all those times as a child you were told to stop dragging your feet, to stop clanking your glass while dining out, or to stop tapping your pencil on your desk? The sounds from each of these activities can become quite annoying if they are done while someone else […]

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Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Intern Benefit Performance of We Are Proud to Present : Sunday Feb 16

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Intern Benefit Performance of We Are Proud to Present : Sunday Feb 16

Don’t miss this nod to the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company’s interns with a benefit performance of “We Are Proud to Present” on Sunday, February 16th. Tickets are $20 and will include: A musical performance by musical guest Wytold One FREE drink voucher (per ticket and only valid for that night) A $2 PBR drink special […]

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Finmeccanica and the Embassy of Italy host the Fifth Annual Tribute Concert in Honor of Wounded Warriors

Finmeccanica and the Embassy of Italy host the Fifth Annual Tribute Concert in Honor of Wounded Warriors

The fifth annual tribute concert in honor of U.S. military personnel wounded in the line of duty was held on November 2nd and hosted by Finmeccanica and the Embassy of Italy. The concert, entitled A Grand Night at the Opera, featured Maestro Alexis Soriano and The New York Opera Society Chamber Orchestra, who performed a collection […]

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A Beautiful Evening at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala

A Beautiful Evening at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  The Shakespeare Theatre Company pulled out all the stops this year in celebrating their Harman Center for the Arts Gala – last night the 26 year old institution honored KPMG LLP and actress Elizabeth McGovern with awards for philanthropy in the arts and classical theatre, respectively. The evening started […]

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S&R Foundation’s Overtures Summer Concert Series Continues

S&R Foundation’s Overtures Summer Concert Series Continues

Uncovering hidden gems is one of the reasons that I find Washington so special. On the surface there are the monuments, museums, art galleries, theaters and the “hottest, newest, restaurants”, however, for those of us who actually reside in the area, we are continuously ISO little finds to keep us intellectually and emotionally stimulated. One […]

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Capital Fringe Festival

Capital Fringe Festival

Hopefully, you were able to make it out to see one of the 745 performances of 126 different productions that the Capital Fringe Festival had to offer before it ended yesterday. If you did, perhaps you were at one of the 100 shows that completely sold out (who says no one goes to the theatre anymore??), or […]

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