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ZZ Ward, The Revivalists, August 19, 2018
in Experience, Summer

Tips for First-Timers

Wolf Trap is: The only National Park for the Performing Arts! Washington, D.C. area’s favorite outdoor music destination Committed to creating excellent experiences for a diversity of arts fans Your home for some of the top names in pop, rock, R&B, country, classical, opera, jazz, Americana and more. There’s a first time for everything – including your first Wolf Trap show! Here are some tips...

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17 May 2019
Our 3 Biggest Takeaways from SXSW EDU 2019
in Education, Institute

Our 3 Biggest Takeaways from SXSW EDU 2019

Earlier this month, Wolf Trap’s VP of Education Akua Kouyate-Tate participated on a panel of early childhood education and arts experts at SXSW EDU in Austin, TX. Akua was joined on the panel by Melissa Carlson, senior digital producer at PBS member station WGBH, Wolf Trap Institute Master Teaching Artist Kofi Dennis, and Kantara Souffrant, dramatic artist and assistant professor of art history at Oberlin College and Conservatory....

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01 Apr 2019
4 Reasons Why a Wolf Trap Membership Is Worth It
in Experience

4 Reasons Why a Wolf Trap Membership Is Worth It

We’ve all heard that “many hands make light work” and that “there is strength in numbers”, but did you know that our members are the driving force behind the Wolf Trap Foundation? Membership provides the base for all that we do—maintaining the quality and diversity of our programming, nurturing emerging artists, providing a home for the arts, reaching out to underserved populations, and offering a...

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26 Mar 2019
Celebrating International Women’s Month
in Summer, The Barns

Celebrating International Women’s Month

It’s International Women’s Month! Join us in celebrating all the strong, talented, and incredible women who will be joining us at Wolf Trap this year!   Diana Ross Diana Ross – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough At The Oprah Winfrey Show 2012 Diana Ross got her start in music with unprecedented success in her all-female singing group, The Supremes, and has since followed it up...

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25 Mar 2019
Celebrating Black History Month Part 2
in Opera, Summer

Celebrating Black History Month Part 2

Take a look back at some of the most prominent and inspiring African American artists who put on memorable performances that became a part of Wolf Trap’s great history! Earth, Wind & Fire (2019) Earth, Wind & Fire – September Referred to by Rolling Stone as “innovative, precise yet sensual, calculated yet galvanizing”, and declared as having “changed the sound of black pop”, Earth, Wind...

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26 Feb 2019
Best Love Songs By Summer 2019 Artists
in Summer

Best Love Songs By Summer 2019 Artists

Not all love songs are created equal, but Wolf Trap’s Summer 2019 lineup is filled with amazing artists and the perfect songs to celebrate Valentine’s Day! From Josh Groban to Earth, Wind & Fire, you’ll definitely want to add these 10 songs to your Valentine’s playlist!   Josh Groban “I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)” Josh Groban comes to Wolf...

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12 Feb 2019
Celebrating Black History Month Part 1
in Experience, Foundation, Summer

Celebrating Black History Month Part 1

Black History Month is a time to celebrate and remember African Americans and their contribution to our nation’s history. Wolf Trap is excited to welcome some of these iconic and influential African American artists to our stages. We recognize the many accomplishments of these performers, and we are thrilled to share them with you, too! Wynton Marsalis (2019) Wynton Marsalis performs “Take The A Train”...

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12 Feb 2019
2019 Grammy Winners: The Wolf Trap List
in Experience, Foundation, Opera, Summer

2019 Grammy Winners: The Wolf Trap List

The 61st annual Grammy Awards were on Sunday. Here’s a look at upcoming Wolf Trap artists and performers from the previous year who took home an award.   Filene Center Kacey Musgraves Best Country Solo Performance Best Country Song Best Country Album Album of the Year Golden Hour received massive critical acclaim as one of the best of albums of 2018, and won four Grammy Awards,...

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12 Feb 2019
Seasons of Learning: 3 Easy Indoor Activities to Do With Young Children When Winter Strikes
in Education

Seasons of Learning: 3 Easy Indoor Activities to Do With Young Children When Winter Strikes

Has freezing rain turned everything to a sheet of ice? Is it so cold your face hurts the second you step outside? When winter brings its worst, it’s time to bring the fun indoors. Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through The Arts has a few tips for making winter a time of joyful, meaningful learning that you can share with your child: Snowbound? Recreate an...

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