This is by no means an exhaustive list, but these are events I’m more likely than not going to be attending this month. Words in italics taken from press release/website.


* Fundraiser to benefit Echo Park Contemporary Ballet

Tuesday, February 5th (tomorrow) from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Marvin’s, 2007 14th St NW (Washington DC), Suggested Donation: $20


* Clavekazi Second Sunday Socials

Finally someplace to dance on Sunday afternoons! (Finally a social that fits my schedule!!!–ed.) The ClaveKazi Dance Studio is beginning “Second Sunday Socials” on February 10. Only $5 to come and dance to great music in our spacious studio! A FREE Ladies Styling class will start the evening, and we’ll be playing Salsa, Bachata, Cha-Cha-Cha and everything else that keeps you moving! Don’t miss it! Socials Begin at 5PM! These Socials will be held once/month, on the second Sunday. Featuring DJ Renzo.


* Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

At the Kennedy Center, February 19-24. More details and tickets here.


* Bad Boys of Dance

February 22-23, 2008 at 8:00pm, Jack Morton Auditorium (George Washington University Campus),Tickets $25 (includes post show meet and greet reception).

 This will mark the first time the bad boys of dance have appeared and performed in Washington, DC. Featuring a new work entitled “Love Hang Over”; this performance will showcase the talents of America’s most renowned male dancers from stage to screen. For more info, visit


* Evenings With Extraordinary Artists, featuring EDGEWORKS

The Arts Club of Washington presents…”Evenings With Extraordinary Artists” featuring EDGEWORKS Dance Theater, Helanius J. Wilkins, Founder & Artistic Director

 Wednesday, February 27, 2008, 5:30 – 7:30 pm

 Please join us for an artful evening centered on EDT’s groundbreaking Negro Dance Theatre Project. The evening includes wine, hors d’oeuvres, a performance of excerpts of the critically-acclaimed, award winning Cold Case (1st installment of the Negro Dance Theatre Project), and discussion.

 Admission is $15 per person and reservations are strongly encouraged. For reserverations please call the Arst Club at 202-331-7282 x16. Free parking with validation is available at Colonial Parking between I & K Sts, NW. The Arts Club of Washington is located at 2017 I St, NW, Washington, DC.

If you have any additional picks you’re excited about this month, please leave it in the comments below