Friday, October 3, 2014

Listen to the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra Live

The Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra fuses Balkan melodies with Romani rhythms. Performed by a thirteen-piece orchestra, the music created by Boban and Marko Markovic is described by the New York Times as “…a stunning blast of exuberance & virtuosity.” 8 p.m. 730 21st St. NW, 202-994-6800; lisner.gwu.edu

Diamond Jubilee Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon

The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary of Washington DC happily presents the Diamond Jubilee 65th annual Fashion Show and Luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Tysons. This year, guests will experience world-renowned retailer Bloomingdale’s light up the runway with the latest trends in fashion for this fall. All proceeds will benefit Salvation Army programs seeking to help young homeless mothers and children in need, such as the Turning Point Center for Women and Children and Camp Happyland. 11 .a.m-2 p.m. 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean, 202-756-2618; SAWADC.org

Friday, October 17, 2014

The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America

The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America dinner will feature a tasting reception with an exciting lineup of Washington, DC’s finest chefs at the Mandarin Oriental. A unique 4-course menu designed by visiting all-stars Charles Phan and Vikram Sunderam will follow the tasting. Tickets start at $350. 6:30 p.m.1330 Maryland Ave. SW, 202-499-4181; jbftasteamerica.org

Saturday, October 18, 2014

RUN10 FEED10 Event

Women’s Health will host its 3rd annual RUN10 FEED10 event. FEED, founded by Lauren Bush Lauren, is partnering to provide each runner with limited edition FEED bags and bracelets. By participating in the 10K race, runners will automatically provide 10 meals for the hungry. $35. 10 a.m. City Sports Georgetown, 3338 M St. NW; run10feed10.com

Friday, October 24, 2014

2014 Georgetown Gala

Themed “Fly Me to the Moon," the 2014 Georgetown Gala will honor Jack and Michelle Evans and promises cocktails, a gourmet buffet, fabulous entertainment, and unique live auction items held at the Italian Embassy. 3000 Whitehaven St. NW; cagtown.org

Thursday, October 30, 2014

America Abroad Media Annual Awards Dinner

America Abroad Media (AAM) will honor Oscar-nominated director Paul Greengrass, Saudi journalist Turki Aldakhil, Pakistani actress and director Reema Khan, and organization Impact Partners, at its second annual Awards Dinner at the Mellon Auditorium. AAM promotes the free exchange of ideas through television and radio programming. $350. 6:30-9 p.m. 1301 Constitution Ave., NW, 202-249-7381; americaabroadmedia.org

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Washington Craft Show Returns to the City

The “Focus on Fashion” theme will highlight wearable art and jewelry. Selected by a jury of experts, 190 of the most accomplished contemporary craft artists in the nation will display their work. Through November 1. $15. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW, 202-249-3000; washingtoncraftshow.com

Listen to Bluegrass All Night Long

GW Lisner presents a night of bluegrass, featuring Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn with Del McCoury and David Grisman. Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn will collaborate, performing banjo songs created together. 8 p.m. 730 21st St. NW; 202-994-6800; lisner.gwu.edu

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Rare Fall Exhibits at the American University Museum

The American University Museum is opening its doors to 6 new exhibitions that will be live through mid-December. Some exhibits will feature the rare painted works of Richard Diebenkorn and Pavel Stingl’s interesting display documenting the history of Prague. Visitors can enjoy the new exhibits, stroll the sculpture garden, and shop merchandise inspired by the art. American University Museum, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW.; american.edu

Friday, November 14, 2014

Lee Ann Womack Back on Tour

Lee Ann Womack returns to the music scene after a seven-year hiatus with the release of “The Way I’m Livin’.” This fall, Womack will perform at Lisner auditorium on her new album tour. 8 p.m. 730 21st St. NW, 202-994-6800; lisner.gwu.edu

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Milton Hascimento Hits Lisner Auditorium

Singer-song writer Milton Nascimento is recognized for fusing Africanized jazz and Latin-American folk. One of Brazil’s greatest stars, Milton will perform. Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW, 202-994-6800; lisner.gwu.edu/milton-nascimento

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