The 100th anniversary of the National Cherry Blossom Festival will bring many special activities to its home, Washington, D.C., and other places across the United States.
Here is a round-up of some of the best events, many of them free: LEARN MORE
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Ballet (TWB) and Board of Directors Chair Sylvia A. de Leon announced today that Adrienne Arsht, philanthropist and business leader, has made a $250,000 gift which enables The Washington Ballet to provide live orchestral performances for the company’s 50th anniversary of The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker is an annual tradition which began with legendary founder Mary Day’s 1961 production and continues today with Septime Webre’s beloved 2004 Washington-influenced production.
In every issue, Washington Life Magazine highlights the favorite places and spaces of notable Washington residents. This month features TWB Artistic Director Septime Webre's selections!
Emily Ellis and Audra Johnson join TWB as Company members. Kara Cooper and Aurora Dickie also return as Company members. Andile Ndlovu promoted to Company member. Studio Company dancers Ayano Kimura and Amber Lewis promoted to Company apprentices.