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Salif Keita, West African afro-pop singer and songwriter.

Salif Keita Acoustic

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 7:00pm

Tickets: $55, $65, $85

A master of West African rhythms, and credited as one of the founders of the Afro-pop genre, Salif Keita is world renowned for his unforgettable live performances, soaring vocals and his emotionally-fueled songs.

Korea Art And Soul Performance

9th Annual KOREA ART & SOUL

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 6:00pm

Tickets: General Admission

The Korean American Cultural Arts Foundation presents the 9th Annual Korea Art & Soul. Through exposure to treasured Korean performance arts, this unique celebration of artists from the Republic of Korea and the USA is designed to further the foundation's mission of creating strong bonds between Korean-Americans and the communities where they live.

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I Capuleti e I Montecchi

Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 6:00pm

Tickets:$40-@110; Student Tickets $15

Vincenzo Bellini's great opera I Capuleti e I Montecchi retells the story of Romeo and Juliet. Soprano Olga Peretyatko sings Giulietta and mezzo-soprano Kate Lindsey sings Romeo. Antony Walker conducts the orchestra and chorus.

Boban and Marko Markovic

Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra

Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:00pm

Tickets: $25, $30, $35

Imagine shining brass instruments blasting away, led by trumpets as rapturous as they are melancholic and the Balkanic fusion of the love of life with its inescapable sadness, this is the Boban and Marko Markovic Orchestra.

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The BYT Bentzen Ball Presents: An Evening with Rosie O'Donnell & Tig Notaro

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:00pm

Tickets: $29.99 - $39.99 invites you to the 6th Annual Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival, curated by Tig Notaro! Featuring performances by Tig herself and Rosie O'Donnell for a night of stand up and conversation.

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Mark Bittman

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 7:00pm


In the latest of Bittman’s practical How to Cook Everything series, “fast” ranges from fifteen to forty-five minutes, and “everything” extends to some two thousand recipes.

Alice Russell and Yuna perform at Lisner with Hollie Cook

Alice Russell & Yuna featuring Hollie Cook

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:00pm

Tickets: $25, $30

A night of performances by British soul sensation Alice Russell and Malaysian pop-star Yuna, featuring the D.C. premier of "tropical pop" artist Hollie Cook.