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Thu, July 25, 9:30 & 11:30am

Weeks of Aug 5 & 12, 9am

Welcome to the beehive! Bee Parks & the Hornets’ infectious energy charges this interactive experience with original indie pop-rock songs and puppets. Come be a part of the buzz and dance your little heart out. OUTDOOR BACKYARD THEATER TICKETS $8–$10 (STARS $7.20–$9)

Campers explore art through a new lens and create their own masterpieces inspired by renowned artists from around the world. Grades 1–6. MANSION TUITION $448 (STARS $403.20)

BEE PARKS & THE HORNETS

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LAUGHTER AND REFLECTION WITH

CAROL BURNETT

A CONVERSATION WHERE THE AUDIENCE ASKS THE QUESTIONS

KIDS ART CAMP

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WASHINGTON PERFORMING ARTS MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN OF THE GOSPEL CHOIRS

THE JOSANNE FRANCIS SEPTET Wed, Aug 7, 7pm The steelpan calls to mind sea breezes, sand, and sun, but under Francis’ skilled hand, it can do so much more. This celebrated music educator’s “wand-like” touch conjures traditional calypso music mixed with funk, rock, and classical melodies. GUDELSKY GAZEBO FREE

Fri, June 7, 8pm

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Washington Performing Arts’ two namesake choirs—the Men and Women of the Gospel and the Children of the Gospel—take the stage in an evening of inspiration and jubilation alongside special guest Richard Smallwood. Fixtures of the regional gospel scene, these choirs have performed in prestigious settings from the National Cathedral and Kennedy Center to White House state dinners and the National Cherry Blossom Parade. Their joint concert is sure to be an occasion for celebration and a festive finale to Washington Performing Arts’ 2018–2019 Season!

Week of July 29, 9am

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Actress, singer, writer, comedian, and bona fide American treasure—funny lady Burnett needs no introduction! Don’t miss the opportunity to see this iconic entertainer as she unleashes her wit, wisdom, and comic genius in a show to remember. MUSIC CENTER TICKETS $85–$195

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This camp allows teens to explore their creative side! Students enhance their portfolios with immersive, hands-on projects, learn how to discuss art, describe their work, and give and receive constructive critiques. Grades 7–10 MANSION TUITION $448 (STARS $403.20)

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MISS TESS & THE TALKBACKS Wed, July 31, 7pm

Sultry and sassy, Miss Tess is a firecracker of retro chic energy. Her band really swings, taking cues from classic country, jazz, and R&B to create a fresh, fun sound that is engaging and authentic. GUDELSKY GAZEBO FREE

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UKELELE TEACHER TRAINING ————————————————— Strathmore Presents

RARE ESSENCE

Wed, Aug 14, 7pm This legendary DC collective has been performing go-go, funk, and soul since 1976. They put everything they’ve got into every show, so come ready to party and feel the groove with “the wickedest live band.” GUDELSKY GAZEBO FREE

Fri, Aug 16, 10am Join us for a full day prior to UkeFest designed to help ukulele teachers of all levels expand their teaching horizons. MANSION TUITION $99–$120 (STARS $89.10–$108)

Strathmore Presents

UKEFEST FINALE Wed, Aug 21, 7pm

Strum along at the grand finale concert of Strathmore’s 11th annual UkeFest. GUDELSKY GAZEBO FREE

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11TH ANNUAL

UKEFEST

Jim Saah

Thu, July 25, 8pm

Jonathan Timmes

JULY–AUGUST 2019

Strathmore Presents

Sat–Wed, Aug 17–21, 10am UkeFest is back for five days of dedicated instruction on the small but mighty music maker. Artistic Directors Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer return along with Daniel Ho, Peter Luongo, and more extraordinary instructors. MANSION TUITION $448 (STARS $404.20)

STRATHMORENEWS | Summer 2019 | www.strathmore.org

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AARON ABERNATHY Wed, Aug 28, 7pm Sensual, smooth, and spiritual, Abernathy is a master of modern soul. You may know the Howard University-trained jazz pianist from his collaborations with Jack White, Black Milk, and Eric Roberson. GUDELSKY GAZEBO FREE

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