Best Bets — Nov. 14, 2014

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GU Dance Company Fall 2014 Showcase

Georgetown’s dance company will hold its fall showcase today. This is a great opportunity to support some of our talented dancers. Everyone involved has worked hard and the product will be diverse, ranging from contemporary to jazz pieces choreographed by both students and guest choreographer Mat Elder. Tickets are available online from the department of performing arts.

Where: Black Box, Walsh
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
Price: $8 student; $10 general

A Divine Improv Show

The Georgetown Improv Association will be hosting its second show of the semester this Saturday. Come for a great night of unrehearsed hilarity from some of the funniest people on campus. With audience interaction involved, this is bound to be a phenomenal display of Georgetown wit. The last show sold out quickly, so make sure to get your tickets to this awesome event as soon as possible!

Where: Bulldog Alley, Leavey Center
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
Price: $4 student; $6 general

GU Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert

The Georgetown Jazz Ensemble will hold its fall concert this upcoming Wednesday. This is a great opportunity for some of the campus’ best musicians to showcase their talent in front of fellow students (who get in for free). Jazz tends to be highly underrated nowadays, and it’s a Wednesday night, so there’s nothing to lose by coming by to check it out.

Where: Gonda Theatre, Davis Performing Arts Center
When: Wednesday, 8 p.m.
Price: Free for students; $5 general

Capitol Gs: Providence College Invades Georgetown

The Rhode Island Providence College co-ed Strickly Speaking, the all-female Anaclastics and the all-male Special Guests will perform 4 to 5 song sets this Saturday on campus. The concert will be closed out by our own The Capitol Gs. Come support our these talented a cappella groups.

Where: McNeir Auditorium, New North
When: Saturday, 9 p.m.
Price: Free

Off Campus

En Pie de Foto

Through a series of photographs, this literary and visual display denounces terrorism as a mass violation of human rights while paying tribute to its victims in an effort to promote global collaboration toward a better world.

Where: Art Museum of the Americas, 201 18th St. NW
When: Through Jan. 4, Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Free


The up-and-coming electronic hip pop duo Timeflies will be performing this Sunday at the Fillmore Theater. They are touring in the wake of their new album “After Hours.” The supporting acts include Kap Slap and The HeyDaze, whose performances will only add to the fun night ahead.

Where: Fillmore Theater
When: Friday, Nov. 14, 9 p.m.
Price: $35.50

Divinites Noires Photography

The Embassy of France and FotoDC are presenting an exhibition of works by photographers Dany Leriche and Jean Michel Fickinger. The works examine the diverse culture and customs of African tribes .

Where: Embassy of France, 4101Reservoir Road NW
When: Through Dec.12, Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Price: Free

La Boheme

This timeless tale about two young Parisians struggling to fulfill their dreams and find love is now being presented at the Kennedy Center. A perfect way to earn some impressive culture points, and just a cheap Uber ride away from campus, this brand-new production is a must-see weekend adventure for you and your friends!

Where: The Kennedy Center
When: Through Nov. 15
Price: $25 – $310

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