On Wednesday night, 10/2/18, the committee had not yet met but the preliminary word appeared to be that the FBI report was complete. There was a large protest and vigil in front of the Supreme Court.
The Caps celebrated the opening day of their new season, with the raising of the Stanley Cup banner and great hopes for the coming year. The game was broadcast on a large screen outside the arena, and the surrounding streets were full of red.
Ford’s Theatre is putting on Born Yesterday, a classic 1940’s political comedy. I got to go on a social media preview of it, with the props director Marie Scneggenburger showing us the props she had purchased and designed for the show, based on a 1940’s glamorous hotel similar to the Willard.
Pyroxotic performing at Art All Night in Shaw
Bubble artist Jennifer Shannon at Art All Night in Shaw. The “fire bubbles” are especially amazing – she covers her arm with bubble liquid, then puts her hand in a flame and draws the fire upwards.
Soka Tribe on the stage at Art All Night in Shaw. For one of their dances, they invited kids from the audience to come up and participate.
The Fiesta DC parade on Constitution Avenue
Fire spinning at Olde City Farm and Garden
Large protest in front of the Supreme Court as the Judiciary Committee deliberates on 9/28.
I went into the Hart Senate building while the committee was still deliberating, and the atrium was filled with clusters of women live-streaming the process on their phones, filled with tension and sadness.
I had an amazing time getting to photograph the Washington Ballet from the wings of the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater stage as they rehearsed for their upcoming performances. This was their final rehearsal – it took place in the afternoon and their first performance was later that evening.