Go Out GW is a new nighttime calendar for events on and near campus. Check out the listings for this weekend below. Have an event that you think should be featured on Go Out GW? E-mail email@example.com.
Habib Koité & Bamada & Dobet Gnahoré
What: Two of Africa’s most exciting musicians-legendary guitarist Habib Koité and singer Dobet Gnahoré- perform.
Where: Lisner Auditorium
When: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Cost: GW Students and alumni: Limited $15 tickets available at the Lisner Box Office.
What: As April is Arab Awareness Month, this will be a big shot cultural event with various activities to promote Arab Culture.
Where: Marvin Center Grand Ballroom on 3rd Floor
When: 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Jackie Robinson Night
What: The Jackie Robinson Society celebrates the 62nd anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s integration into major league baseball. Community Recognition Awards will be presented to Washington Post columnist Michael Wilbon, WJLA-TV news anchor Maureen Bunyan and civil rights activist Franklin Kameny.
Where: Jack Morton Auditorium, MPA Building
When: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
American College Theater Festival
What: A concert reading featuring Gabriela Fernandez-Coffey, Mauricio Salgado and Michael Willis.
Where: The Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage South
When: 9:30 p.m.
Grapes with the Apes
What: View the baby gorilla’s in the Great Ape House while sampling wines from local wineries.
Where: National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW
When: 6 p.m.-9 p.m.
A Meditation on Morandi
What: Learn how to meditate while viewing Morandi’s art.
Where: Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW
When: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
GW and GU Paddle the Potomac
What: Join GW and Georgetown outdoor enthusiasts for an evening of paddling and barbequing.
To sign up, swing by the SAC office in Marvin Center 427.
Where: Jack’s Boathouse, 3500 K Street NW
When: 5:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Senior Social Fridays
What: Each Friday in April, seniors are invited to join Career Center staff in relaxed conversations that will feature a variety of rotating discussion topics, including an overview of services specifically tailored to seniors, job searching in a recession and services programs for young alumni. Light refreshments.
Where: Career Center
When: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Phi Sigma Sigma Rock-a-Thon
What: Phi Sigma Sigma members sit in rocking chairs and listen to rock music to raise money for the National Kidney Foundation.
Where: Kogan Plaza
When: all day until 8 p.m.
National Symphony Orchestra
What: Cellists David Teie, Steven Honigberg, James Lee and Rachel Young perform works by Brahms, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, and the world premiere of Lee’s Shadows.
Where: Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage
When: 6 p.m.
Danceworks Spring 2009
What: GW Theater and Dance Department presents the Spring Danceworks choreography.
Where: Marvin Betts Theater
When: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10 Students, $15 Adults
Tandaan IX – Philippine Legacy: Lost and Found
What: Enjoy authentic Filipino cuisine, traditional dances and dramatic showcases.
Where: Jack Morton Auditorium at the School of Media and Public Affairs, 805 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC
When: 6 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 presale, $12 at the door
ISA Holi Show 2009
What: Join the GW Indian Students Association to celebrate the festival of colors with a talent-packed showcase event
Where: Lisner Auditorium
When: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Relay for Life
What: Gather up a group to raise money to fight cancer. Sign your team up at http://relaygw.org.
Where: Lerner Health and Wellness Center
When: 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Phi Alpha Delta Semi-Formal
What: Join GW Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity International for their first annual semi-formal at the Strong Hall rooftop. There will be catered food, a DJ, and mocktails. Attire is semi-formal; absolutely no jeans.
Where: Strong Hall Rooftop
When: 8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Cost: Not applicable