Capitol Hill Agenda (Nov. 10-16)

by Sean Meehan November 10, 2015 at 2:00 pm 0

Akeelah and the Bee (Photo via Arena Stage)

Capitol Hill Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in the Capitol Hill area. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out our event submission form.

For more events, be sure to check out our event calendar.


Hands on Hearts CPR Training

Bridgepoint Hospital (700 Constitution Ave. NE)

Time: 10:30 a.m.

Bridgepoint Hospital on Capitol Hill will offer a free, 20-minute class taught by D.C. Fire and EMS officials on hands-only CPR.


Victory and Vision: DC’s Artistic Black Broadway

Westminster Presbyterian Church (400 I St. SE)

Time: 6:30 p.m.

The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the National Association of Black Storytellers have teamed up for a free night of storytelling through dance, voice and sound.


Friday ARTnights: The Art & History of Burlesque

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (545 7th St. SE)

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop will lead a two-hour burlesque dance class where attendees can learn basic burlesque moves and the history of the dance form. You can register for the class by calling CHAW at 202-547-6839.


Living, Laughing & Loving: Celebrating the Circle of Life Through Song, Poetry and Dance

Church of the Epiphany (1317 G St. NW)

Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The 85-voice Congressional Chorus (CC) opens its 29th season in Washington, DC by joining forces with Joy of Motion Dance Center, Afromoda Dance Theater, Capitol Movement, spoken word artists from American Youth Chorus (AYC) and the NorthEast Senior Singers alongside a LIVE 10-piece instrumental ensemble in a unique, multi-sensory performance that celebrates the emotions and the seasons of our lives. Tickets are available online for $33.


Akeelah and the Bee

Arena Stage – Kreeger Theater (1101 6th St. SW)

Time: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday

This play based on the film of the same name tells the story of an 11-year-old girl from the Chicago projects who tries to make it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The play will run until Dec. 27 and tickets are available online.

Photo via Arena Stage;/


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