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Make Time for Love

2/19/2018 at 6:00 PM

Make Time for Love is a Valentine’s Day–themed concert featuring 7 of the 10 original love songs composed by artist Victor Simonson for his wife Ciara Simonson during the first decade of their marriage. This is a special opportunity for performing artists who work on Valentine’s Day to celebrate. Come and experience a showcase—an inspiring musical performance!

Featured Artist(s)
Victor Simonson

Upcoming Performances

Strathmore Artist in Residence: ellen cherry

Strathmore Artist in Residence: ellen cherry
2/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
ellen cherry
RAM

RAM
2/21/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
RAM
Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Duke Ellington School of the Arts
2/22/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
The Duke Ellington School of the Arts
Ananyaa Giridher

Ananyaa Giridher
2/23/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Ananyaa Giridher
The Concert Choir of Georgetown University

The Concert Choir of Georgetown University
2/24/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
The Concert Choir of Georgetown University
The United Voices of Metropolitan AME Church

The United Voices of Metropolitan AME Church
2/25/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
The United Voices of Metropolitan AME Church
100 Years of Estonian Music

100 Years of Estonian Music
2/26/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Mart Sander
Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choir

Washington Performing Arts Gospel Choir
2/27/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Washington Performing Arts
Women's Voices Theater Festival

Women's Voices Theater Festival
2/28/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Women's Voices Theater Festival
The National Jazz Workshop Big Band

The National Jazz Workshop Big Band
3/1/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
The National Jazz Workshop
NSO Prelude

NSO Prelude
3/2/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
NSO Prelude
Michael Bowie

Michael Bowie
3/3/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Michael Bowie
The Caribbean

The Caribbean
3/4/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
The Caribbean
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>:<em> </em>Flor de Toloache

DIRECT CURRENT: Flor de Toloache
3/5/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Mariachi Flor de Toloache
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: Bowie State University

DIRECT CURRENT: Bowie State University
3/6/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: DCDIT presents Abdu Ali

DIRECT CURRENT: DCDIT presents Abdu Ali
3/7/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Abdu Ali
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: Peabody Conservatory's Now Hear This

DIRECT CURRENT: Peabody Conservatory's Now Hear This
3/8/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: So Percussion

DIRECT CURRENT: So Percussion
3/9/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
So Percussion
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: Gamer Symphony Orchestra

DIRECT CURRENT: Gamer Symphony Orchestra
3/10/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
The Gamer Symphony Orchestra
<em>DIRECT CURRENT: </em>Orange Grove Dance*

DIRECT CURRENT: Orange Grove Dance*
3/11/2018 at 6:00 PM

IN THE TERRACE THEATER

Featured Artist(s)
Orange Grove Dance
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: PunjabTronix

DIRECT CURRENT: PunjabTronix
3/12/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
PunjabTronix
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: DCDIT presents Irreversible Entanglements

DIRECT CURRENT: DCDIT presents Irreversible Entanglements
3/13/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Irreversible Entanglements
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: Horse Lords

DIRECT CURRENT: Horse Lords
3/14/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Horse Lords
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: Jamal Gray & Uptown Art House

DIRECT CURRENT: Jamal Gray & Uptown Art House
3/15/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: DCDIT presents Suzanne Ciani

DIRECT CURRENT: DCDIT presents Suzanne Ciani
3/16/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Suzanne Ciani
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: Shabazz Palaces

DIRECT CURRENT: Shabazz Palaces
3/17/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Shabazz Palaces
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: <em>When the World's On Fire</em>

DIRECT CURRENTWhen the World's On Fire
3/18/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
Sophia Brous
Marc Ribot
<em>DIRECT CURRENT</em>: <em>M is Black Enough</em>

DIRECT CURRENTM is Black Enough
3/19/2018 at 6:00 PM

Featured Artist(s)
M is Black Enough
Music in Our Schools Month

Music in Our Schools Month
3/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

Bowen McCauley Dance

Bowen McCauley Dance
3/21/2018 at 6:00 PM

Bolshoi Young Artist Program

Bolshoi Young Artist Program
3/22/2018 at 6:00 PM

NSO Prelude

NSO Prelude
3/23/2018 at 6:00 PM

Blacks in Wax

Blacks in Wax
3/24/2018 at 6:00 PM

McGrath Academy of Irish Dance

McGrath Academy of Irish Dance
3/25/2018 at 5:30 PM

Colie Aziza

Colie Aziza
3/26/2018 at 6:00 PM

JOATA

JOATA
3/27/2018 at 6:00 PM

Fernandito Ferrer

Fernandito Ferrer
3/28/2018 at 6:00 PM

Dead Men’s Hollow

Dead Men’s Hollow
3/29/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Artes de Cuba</em>: Arte y Moda Fashion Show (Havana)

Artes de Cuba: Arte y Moda Fashion Show (Havana)
5/9/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Artes de Cuba</em>: Adonis Gonzalez (Atlanta) & Mauricio Herrera (New York)

Artes de Cuba: Adonis Gonzalez (Atlanta) & Mauricio Herrera (New York)
5/10/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Artes de Cuba</em>: Orchestra Miguel Faílde (Matanzas)

Artes de Cuba: Orchestra Miguel Faílde (Matanzas)
5/11/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Artes de Cuba</em>: La Dame Blanche (Paris, France)

Artes de Cuba: La Dame Blanche (Paris, France)
5/15/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Artes de Cuba</em>: Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience (New York)

Artes de Cuba: Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Cuban Experience (New York)
5/16/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Artes de Cuba</em>: Luis Faife and D.C. Cuban All Stars (Washington, D.C.)

Artes de Cuba: Luis Faife and D.C. Cuban All Stars (Washington, D.C.)
5/17/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Artes de Cuba</em>: <em>CUBA GOES TAP</em> by Keyla Orozco featuring Max Pollak (Washington, D.C. / New York)

Artes de CubaCUBA GOES TAP by Keyla Orozco featuring Max Pollak (Washington, D.C. / New York)
5/18/2018 at 6:00 PM

<em>Artes de Cuba</em>: Tiempo Libre (Miami)

Artes de Cuba: Tiempo Libre (Miami)
5/20/2018 at 6:00 PM

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