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Washington DC is a buzzing center for art, culture, business, and government, so there’s always something going on here. And actually, Riggs Washington DC isn’t that different — the hotel’s rooms and event spaces regularly host unique events, activities, and experiences that will enrich your stay in the nation’s capital. Take a look at what’s on our schedule, and start planning your perfect getaway.

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The Washington Ballet

A Man And A Woman In A Wedding Dress

From Thursday, April 28, 2022 to Sunday, May 1, 2022 April 28, 2022 May 1, 2022 Riggs Washington DC

Giselle, the quintessential Romantic Era ballet, embodies fantasy, etherealism, and supernaturalism. This two-act ballet tells the tragic story of Giselle, a peasant girl, who falls for the charms of the deceitful Count Albrecht. When the truth is unveiled, Giselle dies of heartbreak. Deep in the forest, she rises from her grave and dances with the beautiful and irresistible Wilis. As the spirits of maidens who were wronged by their lovers, they take revenge in the night by compelling men to dance until they perish. In the end, Giselle not only saves Albrecht from the Wilis, she saves herself from becoming one of them.

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