Spring Happenings in Washington, DC

As always, there’s never a shortage of entertainment happening close to outstanding Washington, DC condominiums. Take a look at some of the performances and exhibits lined up for the end of the month, and find out when to catch the next Capitals home game.

History and Art Exhibits in Washington, DC 

The Smithsonian’s Portrait Gallery near The Ventana will display the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition on March 23. View the works of 48 finalists from across the nation.

The National Gallery of Art will be featuring Albrecht Dürer: Master Drawings, Watercolors, and Prints from the Albertina. The exhibit has many of Durer’s most influential paintings from the fifteen century.

The American Indian Museum, about a mile from Capitol Hill, will feature the exhibit Ceramicas de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed on March 29. Over 100 artifacts examine the culture and way of life of the people living in Central America circa 1000 B.C.

DC Performances: Ballet, Plays and Concerts

Foggy Bottom residents can look forward to the arrival of The New York City Ballet. They will be performing at The Kennedy Center from March 26 through March 31. Performances will include Swan Lake, Allegro Brillante and Tschaikovsky Suite No. 3 on March 26, March 27 and March 31. Carousel (A Dance), Glass Pieces and Vienna Waltzes will be presented on March 28, March 29 and March 30.

The Studio Theatre in Logan Circle will be showing 4000 Miles starting March 20. The Amy Herzog play tells the story of Vera, a 91-year-old widow, and the unexpected reunion with her grandson.

Starting March 25, the Woolly Mammoth Theatre, right around the corner from The Pennsylvania, will present American Utopias by Mike Daisey. The show takes a look at a variety of American settings, from Walt Disney theme parks to Burning Man, and examines how these places influence the American Dream.

Coriolanus is coming to the stage on March 28 at the Shakespeare Theatre near many Penn Quarter penthouses. Be sure to order your tickets as soon as possible.

John Eaton is coming to the Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts, just moments from Arlington, VA. The esteemed pianist will team up with bassist Tommy Cecil for a night of jazz. The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. on March 30.

The Washington Capitals Upcoming Schedule

Here’s the upcoming home game schedule for the Washington Capitals:

  • March 26 – New York Islanders – 7 p.m.
  • April 4 – New York Islanders – 7 p.m.
  • April 7 – Tampa Bay Lightning – 7 p.m.
  • April 11 – Carolina Hurricanes – 7 p.m.
  • April 13 – Tampa Bay Lightning – 7 p.m.
  • April 16 – Toronto Maple Leafs – 7 p.m.

Free Things To Do in Washington, DC

  • The National Theater, less than half a mile from Residences at Market Square, will show films starring Montgomery Clift every Monday beginning March 25 at 6:30 p.m. He is best known for classic movies like A Place in the Sun, The Heiress and The Misfits. Admission is free, but be sure to reserve a space before you go.
  • Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead is coming to the Millenium Stage from March 20 – March 22 at 6 p.m. Be sure to come out and listen to the music of up and coming jazz musicians.
  • Check out the Rothko Room in the Phillips Collection in Dupont Circle. Visitors can see the works of Mark Rothko without visual distraction.

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