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Revisiting an Article by Mary Swope

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For October’s Directors’ Blog installment, we’re winding back the clock to 1997 for this article by then-Executive Director Mary Swope, all about that year’s Medieval Christmas Revels. While much has changed in the intervening 21 years, many important elements remain the same — not just the people involved, but also the spirit behind this joyous production that continues to resonate with Washington audiences years later. Enjoy this look back, as we continue to move forward towards this year’s Elizabethan Revels!

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“Washington Revels at 35” Retrospective

“Washington Revels at 35” Retrospective

To celebrate our 35th Anniversary, we’d like to take a trip down memory lane on social media and we need your help! Washington Revels wants to share favorite stories and photos collected by Revelers over the past 35 years. If you’d like to contribute to this fun

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April 29 — Jubilee Voices at Arlington House

Join us for music and more at Arlington House! Jubilee Voices will perform at the historic house, focusing on the Reconstruction Era and its impact on the people of Arlington. The program will provide insight about this time from many perspectives including recently freed African Americans, Union and

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We’re One Community!

Reveling means celebrating all cultures and all people, an essential piece of who we are as an organization and a community. Join us to sing, dance, discuss, honor, and revel in the beautiful cultural diversity that makes up our country and our world. You, your family, your

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Mar. 21 – Revels World Story Time

Join Washington Revels in celebrating the world through children’s stories! We will read selections from a wide array of countries including Ireland and Greece in honor of Irish-American Heritage Month and Greek-American Heritage Month! Revels World Story Time is geared toward the 3-7 year old age, but

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January 15 — NEW! Revels Youth Morris Dance Program

Morris Dancing is an expressive and athletic English ritual dance. Revelers will be familiar with Morris from May Day celebrations and the “Lord of the Dance” which traditionally closes the first act of the Christmas Revels. Members will learn a repertoire of dances, and develop a team

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Revels Family Book Club

Targeted for ages 10 through 14 (5th-8th graders) with a parent, our book club explores the amazing world of Nordic children’s literature.

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Thursday Yoga at Revels

Revel in stretching in our two great weekly yoga classes. Revels is offering yet another way of reveling with our community! On Thursday mornings at 11 am join for a class of Yin Yoga with instructor Will Cromartie. Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with

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May 20 — Gallery Voices at St. Alban’s Church

Madrigals in Celebration of Love and the Birth of Spring! Gallery Voices will perform in concert as part of St. Alban’s Arts&Midday series with this rescheduled date from the snow cancellation in January.  Enjoy a tapestry of musical styles, from Renaissance madrigals and part-songs to the more

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