Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are the WETA Around Town highlights for Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22:
On Saturday at 10:30am, the Anacostia Community Museum invites you to bring or wear your favorite clothing, headgear, tie or other textile and share their history for a discussion about What’s in Your Closet? with collections manager Josh Gorman. He is joined by The Textile Museum’s Tom Goehner, curator of education, and Maria Fusco, associate conservator for collections, who will discuss their collections and share how they care for and preserve a variety of textiles.
The Third Biennial Foggy Bottom Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit opens on Saturday. At 4pm, curator Laura Roulet and participating artists will lead a tour of the exhibit. The tour meets at the corner of New Hampshire Ave & I Street, NW.
Want a chance to become part of an art exhibit? From 3 to 6pm, Artist Linda Hesh invites you to sit on the bench of your choice at 800 New Hampshire Ave. The artist will photograph you and caption your portrait with what you trust (or doubt) for an online gallery.
“Sculpting Outside the Lines” will run through October 20, 2012.
Reminder: Earth Day is Sunday, April 22.
Join other environmentally-conscious people on the National Mall for an afternoon of music, celebrities, renewable energy demonstrations and interactive exhibits. Can’t make it downtown? Find Earth Day events in your neighborhood at earthday.org
Washington DC has a vibrant melting-pot of families with international cultures. This weekend, your kids can experience and learn about some of these cultures with the Kids World Cinema. The free festival includes foreign short films and cultural activities designed for kids ages 6-8.
Saturday, April 21 at 2pm - Mexican and Japanese culture –Held at the Mexican Cultural Institute (2829 16th Street, NW) For info and reservations, call 202-728-1670 or RSVP@instituteofmexicodc.org
Sunday, April 22 at 2pm - Korean and Spanish culture . Held at the Korean Cultural Center, Embassy of the Republic of Korea (2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW Washington DC)
Reservations Required, call 202-587-6168 or register online: http://www.dynamic-korea.com/culture/view_culture.php?main=EVT&sub=&uid=...
Culminating a 47-year career in Washington’s choral universe, conductor Norman Scribner appears for the final time on the stage of the Kennedy Center Concert Hall for a performance of Brahms’ A German Requiem by The Choral Arts Society of Washington and the National Symphony Orchestra. Sunday, April 22 at 4pm. For tickets: 202-785-9727 and www.wpas.org
Photo credits: Laura Roulet; Earth Day Network; IMCINE; WPAS