Tuesday, May 21, 2013
S&R Foundation, a Georgetown non-profit, expands its support for talented artists with new program.
One talented and very fortunate artist will spend the next year living, performing and teaching in Georgetown and throughout D.C. as the S&R Foundation launches its Artist-in-Residence at the historic Evermay Estate. Canadian pianist Ryo Yanagitani will be the first artist-in-residence at the Georgetown estate, located at 2723 Q St. NW. Beginning in May 2013 he will live and practice at the S&R Foundation’s headquarters, the Evermay Estate, for one year. Yanagitani, who holds a Doctor in Musical Arts from Yale University, will create and execute a master class program for area piano students. He will als produce a recording and perform several concerts. “The S&R Foundation’s Artist-in-Residence program is meant to not only give selected …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
The S&R Foundation hosted its first-ever Easter egg hunt Saturday.
The Everymay Estate, usually filled with the sound of professional musicians showcasing their skills was instead filled with the sounds of cheering children Saturday at the S&R Foundation's first-ever Easter Egg Hunt. "This is the first kid event that we've had," Katherine Goodall, the S&R Foundation COO, explained. Goodall said their successful Overture performance series tends to bring an older crowd so it was a "nice" change of pace to see so many little ones running around on a sunny spring day. About 70 children from in and around Georgetown attended the day of fun, including photos with the Easter bunny, balloon animals and an Easter egg hunt. The S&R Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose “mission is to support talented …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
The S&R Foundation is hosting the annual event.
The Evermay Estate Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for Saturday, March 30. The S&R Foundation will host the egg hunt in the garden at Evermay Estate at 2 p.m. that day. Events include crafts, treats, a concert and art exhibition in addition to the Easter egg hunt. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and under. Georgetown Cupcake and Plaza Art Materials and Framing are this year’s sponsors. To purchase tickets, go to www.sandr.org/easter-egg-hunt-2013. Every two children should be accompanied by one adult. The S&R Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose “mission is to support talented individuals with great potential and high aspirations in the sciences and arts, especially those who are furthering international …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The Overtures Spring Concert Series is being held in collaboration with the 2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival.
The S&R Foundation, housed in Georgetown's historic Evermay Estate, will host a spring concert series in collaboration with the 2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival. Musicians will give performances from March 21 through May 31 at both the Evermay Estate and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. “We received such a positive response from the Overtures Series last year and are thrilled to partner with the National Cherry Blossom Festival once again to add to the festival’s rich musical programs," Dr. Sachiko Kuno, president and CEO of the S&R Foundation, said in a press release. Kuno said having performances at the Kennedy Center in addition to Evermay will allow the S&R foundation's artists to "reach a greater audience." …
Friday, December 7, 2012
Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno still own the Evermay Estate and Halcyon House.
The owners of the Evermay Estate and Halcyon House sold off their third Georgetown home, 3128 P St. NW, for $3.25 million, according to Curbed DC. The P Street home went on the market Oct. 12 for an original asking price of $3.695 million. Drs. Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno bought 3128 P St. for $2.012 million in 2003. The pair turned heads in 2011 when they purchased in quick succession two of Georgetown's most expensive piece of real estate. They have since converted the Evermay Estate into a performance space, residential quarters and offices for their S&R Foundation. Related Content: Sale of Part of the Famed Evermay Estate Brings Back Flood of Memories Evermay and Halcyon Owners' Third Georgetown Home for Sale Inside the Evermay Estate…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Drs. Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno bought two Georgetown properties, but hope to sell their third.
The owners of two of Georgetown's most expensive real estate purchases in recent memory have put their third Georgetown property on the market, accoring to Urban Turf. Drs. Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno made waves when they purchased the Evermay estate and then again the Halcyon House last year. Now they are selling their local property, a townhouse at 3128 P St. NW. According to Urban Turf: "A six-bedroom Federal townhouse that the couple owns at 3128 P Street NW (map) went on the market on Friday for $3.695 million. The four-level home has a double living room with dual fireplaces, a huge master suite, an in-law suite with a second kitchen and a two-car garage with a driveway." The Washington Post reports that the Georgetown property is …
Saturday, July 14, 2012
The concert series will run every Wednesday and Friday through Aug. 17.
When it's 105 degrees outside, a evening spent without air conditioning sounds less than appealing. But on a nice, mild summer night, an outdoor concert might be the perfect way to unwind. The S&R Foundation is sponsoring a concert series this summer which will run from July 18 through Aug. 22. Every Wednesday and Friday evening, the foundation will host a concert at the Evermay Estate, 1623 28th St. NW, presenting "award-winning, world-class performing artists who are emerging in their musical careers." Here is the schedule: Tickets are $50. For more information, visit www.OverturesSeries.org. Editor's Note: The Aug. 22 concert with Soprano, Maki Mori has been canceled.
Friday, June 8, 2012
Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno purchased two Georgetown real estate heavyweights: the Evermay Estate and Halcyon House.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
New owners, Drs. Sachiko Kuno and Dr. Ryuji Ueno, opened the historic estate to artists and media for a spring day.
The Evermay Estate opened its doors Tuesday for a sneak peak of the historic home prior to the grand re-openeing in May. Owners Drs. Sachiko Kuno and Ryuji Ueno hosted a meet and greet at their new home with S &R Foundation award-winning artists who will perform in the Overtures Series at the Kennedy Center as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. "The Overtures Concert Series (OverturesSeries.org) features seven artists as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, and will take place at the Kennedy Center during the first two weeks of April," according to a press notice about the event. A complete list of performers and the series schedule can be found at www.overturesseries.org.
Friday, July 22, 2011
2723 Q Street Was the Home of CIA Chief Allen Dulles in the 50’s…and later Erskine Bowles
Reading about the reported sale of 2723 Q St. in Georgetown for “close to $4-miilion” the other day triggered a flood of memories, like the winter afternoon I skidded in my 1954 Chevrolet and narrowly missed slamming into the CIA director and the Secretary of State in the Eisenhower administration. Allen Dulles, who headed the CIA, lived with his family at 2723 Q in those days and his brother, Secretary of State John Foster, often came over to visit. The two were standing just outside the narrow driveway next door at Dumbarton House where my Great Aunt was the caretaker and lived with her sister in small apartment attached to the Dumbarton mansion at 2715 Q St. Fortunately, I skidded to a stop before hitting either of the Dulles brothers …