Remix Your Weekend: Black History Month and V-Day 2014
Breaking the Bubble:
Frederick Douglass Day with the National Park Service: Celebrate the National Park Service’s annual Fredrick Douglass Day at the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum. This Saturday at 1 p.m., museum educator Tony Thomas will discuss Douglass’ love for baseball and will give a tour of the exhibition Separate and Unequaled: Black Baseball in the District of Columbia. The museum is located at 1901 Fort Place, SE.
Proof: Don’t miss Mask & Bauble Dramatic Society’s winter production, which is performing on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., on Sunday at 2 p.m, and throughout next week at Poulton Hall. Transcending multiple time dimensions, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play explores mental illness, familial relationships, academia, and intellect. Tickets cost $12 for general admission and $8 for students and can be purchased online. Read our review of Proof in this week’s print edition.
The Vagina Monologues: Performed in conjunction with V-Day 2014, a global effort to stop violence against women and girls, the production features a diverse cast of students who will tell their moving, funny, and sometimes shocking stories. Performances, which started yesterday, will be held on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Davis Arts Performing Center. The cast for the Friday/Sunday and Saturday productions differ. Tickets cost $12 for general admission and $8 for students and can be purchased online.
Black Movements Dance Theatre: The Georgetown University Dance Program, as part of Black History Month, presents a performance of signature company works along with new works by professional guest and student choreographers. It will perform tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. at the Gonda Theatre. Tickets cost $10 for general admission and $8 for students and can be purchased online.
Photo: Dayana Moralez Gomez/Georgetown Voice