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Capitol Hill Agenda (Jan. 19-25)

by Sean Meehan — January 19, 2016 at 3:55 pm 0

DC Rollergirls (Photo via Facebook/ DC Rollergirls)

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.

 

Thursday

Marmalade by Claire Parsons Co.
Atlas Performing Arts Center (1333 H St. NE)
Time: 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

Thursday through Sunday, the children’s theater at Atlas Performing Arts Center will host the circus show Marmalade, a participatory, visual show for kids age 2-6. Tickets and show times are available online

The Lives He Saved and the Secrets We Keep
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (100 Raoul Wallenberg Pl. SW)
Time: 7-9 p.m.

On the eve of World War II, Nicholas Winton organized a series of rescue missions to transport 669 children out of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to England. Most were Jewish children whose families were later killed in the Holocaust. In her book, “If It’s Not Impossible”, Barbara Winton draws from her father’s diaries and personal papers to fill in the details of his extraordinary actions, uncovering other surprising details of the family’s history along the way.

 

Friday

D.C. Public Opera Performs “Sumeida’s Song”
Eastern Market North Hall (225 7th St. SE)

The D.C. Public Opera will perform the District premiere of Mohammed Fairouz’s opera “Sumeida’s Song,” an adaptation of the Arabic play “Song of Death.” Details and ticket information is available online

Saturday

Ice Yards 2016
The Yards (355 Water St. SE)
Time: 2-6 p.m.

Ice Yards brings ski chalet vibes to the District with boozy snow cones, a frosty beer garden, live music and ice sculptures. Tickets are for sale online

DC Rollergirls Season Debut
D.C. Armory (2001 East Capitol St. SE)
Time: 3 p.m.

The District’s roller derby team, DC Rollergirls, will start their 10th season with a bout at the D.C. Armory Saturday afternoon. Tickets are $15 for aduls and $6 for children age 6-11 and are available online

Photo via Facebook/ DC Rollergirls

 

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