Metro Washington DC's Weekend Planning Guide Weekend of August 26th-28th, 2016

Orishas    
@Howard Theatre
Friday
August 26, 2016
8:00 PM

This Cuban Hip-op group from Havana, Cuba makes it way to Howard Theater Friday, August 26, 2016 at 8:00 PM.
     They originally called themselves Amenaza when they started back in 1999. In Spanish the Amenaza means menace or threat. Today they're "Orishas" referring  to the set of deities worshipped in African-based religions in the Americas, like Santería in Cuba and Candomblé in Brazil, resulting from the relocation of Yoruba slaves.
     Read more at: Weekend Fridays

John Oliver    
@Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Friday & Saturday
August 26, 2016
7:00 PM
9:30 PM

John Oliver first appeared at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe some 15-years ago, as part of The Comedy Zone, a late-night showcase of acts. Oliver played the character "oleaginous journalist."  Oliver eventually collaborated with Andy Zaltzman on a double act and co-hosting Political Animal, performing political satire.
     Read more at Weekend Fridays and Saturdays

William Elliott Whitmore    
@Rock And
Roll Hotel
Saturday
August 27, 2016
9:00 PM

Blues, country and folk singer William Elliott Whitmore makes his way to Washington DC via The Rock and Roll Hotel, Saturday, August 27th, 2016 at 8:00 PM. Whitemore's act consists mostly of playing the banjo or guitar while singing, though on occasion he performs a cappella.
     Read more at:Weekend Saturdays

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Metro Washington DC's Weekend Planning Guide is edited by Jeffery  W. Menendez, Managing Editor Weekend America Networks

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