Friday, November 14, 2014

Capital City Symphony Family Concert: HANSEL AND GRETEL














CAPITAL CITY SYMPHONY 2014-2015 Season

Engelbert Humperdinck’s HANSEL AND GRETEL

Semi-staged concert opera for all ages!


Saturday, November 22 at 7:30pm (full version) 

Family Concert: Sunday, November 23 at 4:00pm (1 hour version for younger audiences)
plus Instrument Petting Zoo at 3:30pm

Conducted by Victoria Gau
Stage Direction by Deborah Grossman

with

Mary Gresock, Gretel
Rebecca Henry, Hansel
Grace Gori, Mother, Witch
Neil Ewachiw, Father
Ellen Kliman, Sandman, Dew Fairy

Tickets for Adults are $25
Tickets for Children 16 and under are FREE
Student Tickets $15 (at the door only, w/ valid ID)

Tickets on sale at www.capitalcitysymphony.org.


Read more about the opera.
Read about our guest artists.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Capital City Symphony - Concerto Concert 10/12/2014













CAPITAL CITY SYMPHONY 2014-2015 Season

CONCERTO CONCERT
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2014 at 5:00pm


Every season, CCS presents at least one Young Artist concerto concert. 
Our opening concert on October 12 will feature pianist Eric Lin, 
winner of the 2014 Ylda Novik Memorial Concerto Competition.

Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 3 ~ Eric Lin, piano
Dvořák, Symphony No. 8.

At the Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Tickets for all seats are $25.
Tickets for children 16 and under are FREE.

Tickets available at www.capitalcitysymphony.org or 202-399-7993.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Knock On Wood Tap Studio JOB OPENINGS

Knock On Wood Tap Studio in downtown Takoma Park is looking to fill two positions:

Studio Manager -- PT: approx. 10 hours/week
Open until filled. Position starts immediately
Knock On Wood Tap Studio, located in downtown Takoma Park, is seeking a part-time Studio Manager. Flexible scheduling. Duties include studio programming and scheduling, marketing/outreach, and some development assistance. Hourly rate, based on experience.Tap experience not required; dance and/or arts experience preferred. Full job description available at www.knockonwood.org.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to knockonwoodtap@gmail.com. No calls, please.

Studio Assistant -- PT: 14 hours/week
Open until filled. Position starts immediately
Knock On Wood Tap Studio, located in downtown Takoma Park, is seeking a part-time Studio Assistant. Evening and weekend hours. Duties include reception desk, customer service, general studio operations. Hourly rate, based on experience.Tap experience not required; dance and/or arts experience preferred.
Full job description available at www.knockonwood.org.

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume to knockonwoodtap@gmail.com. No calls, please.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Dance Classes at Knock On Wood Tap Studio in Takoma Park - Starting 9/4!

KNOCK ON WOOD TAP STUDIO

Check out the full schedule of FALL CLASSES
at Knock On Wood Tap Studio,
starting on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th:
http://www.knockonwood.org/fall-session-2014/.

Lots of classes for all ages:
little kids (ages 4-10), TEENS, and adults.
Beginners to Advanced.

Plus, just for teens, also at the KOW Studio:
DANCE ADDITION - TEEN JAZZ/MODERN DANCE

Meryl Shapiro, director of The Dance Addition of Takoma Park and a professor of dance at Montgomery College, is once again offering a t(w)een modern dance/jazz class
on TUESDAYS from 5:00-6:00 pm at the Knock On Wood Tap Studio in downtown Takoma Park.

Fall classes start September 16 and run through December 9.
Cost is $195.
Classes missed for inclement weather will be made up.

Warm-ups, stretching, center floor, and across the floor combinations build strength, toning, flexibility, coordination, and endurance for all young dancers.

All are welcome to join in the fun! (For grades 7-12).

Email danceaddition34@gmail.com for more information or to register for the class.


Knock On Wood Tap Studio is in downtown Takoma Park, 
across from CVS, 3 blocks from the Takoma Metro 
at 6925 Willow Street, NW, Suite 101.
http://www.knockonwood.org

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Chesapeake, by Lee Blessing - Edge of the Universe Players 2























4 more performances - next performance Sunday 7/13 at 3:45pm

It’s a dog’s life . . . and the next one is, too.

The Edge of the Universe Players 2 present
CHESAPEAKE
by Lee Blessing

Featuring Dexter Hamlett
Directed by Aly B. Ettman


A magical-realist fable about a New York performance artist, a firebrand Southern politician, 
and the Chesapeake Bay retriever who unites their fates forever. And ever.

Thursday, July 10 at 8:00
Sunday, July 13 at 3:45
Saturday, July 19 at Noon
Wednesday, July 23 at 8:45
Saturday, July 26 at 7:00

At Fort Fringe—Bedroom
612 L St. NW, WDC 20001

Tickets available at www.capitalfringe.org 
or 866-811-4111 
Fort Fringe, 607 New York Avenue, NW, DC

Invite your friends through the Facebook Event Page
plus find out cool background info about the play and the actor. 

Check out the preview in the Gazette and on DC Metro Theater Arts.

This production is presented as a part of the 2014 Capital Fringe Festival, 

a program of the Washington, DC non-profit Capital Fringe.

#capfringe14


Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Go-Go Symphony at the Atlas - Friday, June 27




















"...a powerhouse of unstoppable momentum… it brought the sold-out house to its feet, cheering." -- Washington Post

Do you have your tickets yet? These shows are going to sell out! 
Check out the latest press:

Were you one of the lucky ones who snagged a ticket to “Go-Go Symphony” at the Atlas INTERSECTIONS Festival in February?

If not, here’s your chance to get in on the high-energy excitement – or to experience it again!

The Capital City Symphony and the Go-Go Symphony ensemble are thrilled to announce a REMOUNT of the “Go-Go Symphony” concert, once again including Special Guest MC Head-Roc and dancers from Da Originalz.

GO-GO SYMPHONY!
Friday, June 27 at 8pm & 10pm


Special Guest MC Head-Roc

with Da Originalz dancers

in the Lang Theater
at the Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC

John Devlin, Conductor
Liza Figueroa Kravinsky, Composer
with additional compositions and arrangements by Peter Van Siclen

All tickets $30. Advance purchase strongly recommended!
This week only, use discount code ccsggs5 to get $5 off one ticket.

Tickets available online or through the Atlas Box Office at 202-399-7993.

Check out this review of the February performance.

Read the full press release.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

CCS Happy Hour at Shaw's Tavern 6/12/14


Capital City Symphony ~ Happy Hour at Shaw's Tavern

THURSDAY, JUNE 12 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Please join us at Shaw's Tavern for a Fundraising Happy Hour for the Capital City Symphony. Come mix and mingle with members of the orchestra!

A portion of the proceeds of food and drinks will benefit CCS.

(Check out the menu.)

Raffle prizes! 
Gift certificates to Shaw's Tavern and for CCS Concert Tickets!

$5 Cover Charge at the Door - goes directly to CCS.


Shaw's Tavern, 520 Florida Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001