Photo courtesy of the New York City Ballet
Is there a better way to begin the first full week of spring than with an unexpected snow storm? The rest of the week will be sunny but cold, so take advantage of the cooler weather and check out some things to do indoors.
-The New York City Ballet comes to the The Kennedy Center this week. Go catch a showing of “Swan Lake” or “Allegro” at a steal – tickets start at $25.
-For those 21 and up, 9:30 Club will host “Festival De Cans” Thursday night. Part beer fest, part concert, the festival features D.C. breweries, film screenings and Brooklyn-based funk band Escort.
-If you’re a March Madness fan, check out Washingtonian Magazine’s guide to watching the games in the District.
Chances are you’re swamped with work this weekend, gearing up for a pre-spring break week of midterms and not getting enough sleep. Make sure to take breaks and de-stress.
-Saturday, the men’s basketball team takes on St. Louis. The game marks the yearly Greek game.
-Channel your inner child at the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s Family Day, Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The free event features music, graffiti-tagging lessons and more.
-Old Town Fairfax will host the Chocolate Lovers Festival all day Saturday and Sunday. Chocolate samples are promised and shuttles will take visitors to various locations around Fairfax.
National Gallery of Art | Photo used under the Creative Commons License.
With two weeks left until spring break and midterms on the horizon, make sure to take some time to relax and detox from the daily stresses of student life.
- Take a break from studying to hear professor Thomas Mallon, director of the creative writing program, discuss his acclaimed novel “Watergate” at the Arts Club of Washington on Tuesday.
- Need a vacation ASAP? Transport yourself to Europe by checking out Michelangelo’s David-Apollo, on display at the National Gallery of Art. The famous statue is on loan from the Museo Nazionale del Bargello in Florence, Italy, until March 3.
- And if you’re itching for a theatrical fill, make sure to check out Washingtonian’s February guide to plays, musicals and other stagings to see before the month ends.
An in depth, long-awaited exposé centered on the Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, a former GW student, will be released Thursday.
The book, “Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief,“ by Lawrence Wright, explores Hubbard’s unconventional nature and the early development of the church, according to