(September 18-20) CHIC TO BE GREEK
It's chic to be Greek at D.C.'s largest and oldest Greek festival, kicking off today at Sts. Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Northwest D.C. and running through Sunday. The 49th annual party celebrates all things Helenic with music, dancing and FOOD. Members of the congregation have baked, kneaded, cooked and fried over 2,500 slices of spanakopita, 4,500 bits of baklava and 3,000 diples for the affair.
(September 19) OH BOY!
The Chesapeake Arts Center in Brooklyn Park, Maryland presents Oh Boy!, a tribute to Buddy Holly, tomorrow night at 8. Walt Hetfield portrays the iconic crooner in a fun show of rock 'n roll classics to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Holly's death. This is the first concert in a six-concert series of traditional and folk music at the Chesapeake Arts Center.
(September 19 & 20) UNIVERSES Dance Place in Northeast D.C. steps out with a new show, Live From the Edge tomorrow and Sunday nights. The troupe Universes showcases a special brand of fusion theater, tracking the evolution of childhood rhymes and community rituals into poetry and theater, using drama and movement.