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Canadian Events in the Washington, D.C. Area – September

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September 1, 2019

Antoni in the Kitchen
Tuesday September 10, 8:00pm
The Lincoln Theatre
1215 U Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

Join Canadian culinary expert Antoni Porowski for a special evening to celebrate the publication of his first cookbook, Antoni in the Kitchen. Born and raised in Montreal, Antoni is the Emmy Award-winning food and wine expert on the Netflix hit show Queer Eye. During this evening event, Antoni will demo recipes from his book, answer questions from the audience, and share why food, healthy living, and community are so important to him. Tickets start at $45 and come with a copy of Antoni in the Kitchen.

“For Better or Worse” Cartoonist Lynn Johnston [Lecture]
Fri, September 13, 2019
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
Library of Congress
Thomas Jefferson Building, First Floor
10 First Street SE
Washington, DC 20540

Cartoonist Lynn Johnston, creator of the long-running syndicated comic strip For Better or Worse, will discuss her career and artistic process while illustrating the presentation in real time. Tickets are recommended but not required, and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taste of the World International Food Festival
Saturday September 14, 4:05pm
Nationals Park
1500 South Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

The fourth annual Taste of the World International Food Festival will be held at Nationals Park to celebrate DC’s international community. Before the baseball game, fans can enjoy a pregame street festival with food and beverage samples from participating embassies, including the Embassy of Canada. Tickets starting at $33.

Daniel Caesar
Tuesday September 24, 2019
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
Washington, DC 20018

Daniel Caesar is a Canadian R&B and soul singer-songwriter. After independently building an online following through the release of several popular EPs, Caesar released his debut album Freudian in August 2017. Tickets starting at $42.50.

Cirque du Soleil: VOLTA
Showing until September 29, 2019
Under the Big Top, Tysons II
8025 Galleria Dr, Tysons, VA 22102, USA

Energetic, urban and contemporary, VOLTA is a captivating voyage of discovery that showcases never-before-seen under the Big Top acrobatics in a visually striking world. Driven by a stirring melodic score and inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture of street sports, VOLTA is about finding yourself and unveiling your personal powers. Tickets starting at $49.

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
Through October 6, 2019
Various theatres across the U.S.

A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive re-engineering of the planet, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch is a feature documentary narrated by Alicia Vikander. The film, directed by Canadians Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky, follows the research of an international body of scientists, the Anthropocene Working Group who, after nearly 10 years of research, argue that the Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century as a result of profound and lasting human changes to the Earth. Anthropocene: The Human Epoch will be presented in theatres across the country beginning August 29 through October 6, 2019.