Archive for November 15, 2010

Final Weekend!!!

Montgomery College and Adventure Theatre present

Harry Connick, Jr’s THE HAPPY ELF


with Tony Award-winning Director John Rando and Starring Tony Award-winner Michael Rupert

November 12 at 7 p.m. & November 13 at 11 a.m.
November 19 at 10:30 a.m.
November 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 at 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.
November 13, 18, 19, 20, 26, & 27 at 7 p.m.

Montgomery College, in collaboration with Adventure Theatre, presents the fully staged production of Harry Connick, Jr’s The Happy Elf. Based on the song of the same name by Harry Connick, Jr and book by Lauren Gunderson and Andrew Fishman, with music and lyrics by Harry Connick, Jr. and directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando, The Happy Elf is an exciting new addition to both the College Performing Arts Series and Adventure Theatre’s 59th seasons. This new musical follows Eubie, a North Pole elf who always wears a smile, when he decides to bring Christmas joy to the sad town of Bluesville, which has fallen into a state of permanent blues. A coveted spot on Santa’s sleigh team awaits Eubie if he can fix Bluesville. Don’t miss this heart-warming new holiday musical that captures the joy of the season.

Tickets are $20 Regular, $15 Seniors and Students

Humanities Council of Washington, DC



Join the city-wide conversation!


11.8 : Mon —
6:30PM  — Capitol Skyline Hotel —  FREE!

Meet the brains behind dynamic local initiatives including the Capitol Hill Energy Co-op and Green DMV and discuss a vision for a sustainable District with Councilmember Tommy Wells. Don’t miss this inspiring talk and reception at the fabulous retro-modern Capitol Skyline Hotel.



11.10 : Wed  —  6:30PM  —

Do we have a moral and ethical responsibility to future generations? Many members of the faith community have expressed profound concern about climate change on the basis of their beliefs. Enjoy a panel discussion and reception with faith leaders from the Episcopal, Jewish and Muslim communities.

11.11  : Thurs  —   6:00PM  —
Embassy of Bangladesh —   FREE!

How are countries and in particular capital cities like our own reducing their ecological footprint and what impact do their actions have on other nations? Join us for a festive reception at the Embassy of Bangladesh and panel discussion with international leaders who will discuss their challenges, successes and future goals.

11.15 : Mon  —  6:30PM
—  Ray’s the Steaks at East River —  Only $30 for dinner & biodynamic wine!

Is eco-consciousness a personal statement? Do the choices we make from organic t-shirts to hybrid cabs to biodynamic wine influence others and significantly impact the environment? Join us for dinner, lively Q&A, an exclusive viewing of the fall Ginger Root fashion line and a book-signing with Trayce McQuirter, author of  “By Any Greens Necessary: A Revolutionary Guide for Black Women Who Want to Eat Great, Get Healthy, Lose Weight, and Look Phat.”



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