Archive for the ‘Arts’ Category

Posted at September 22, 2011 by 0 Comment

125. Art all Night Washington DC | Nuit Blanche DC

Art All Night : Nuit Blanche DC is an all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art, stretching from the heart of Chinatown to the Shaw neighborhood. Art All Night (Nuit Blance DC) was conceived by Ariana Austin. Spellbound by a ...

123. Fela at the Shakespeare Theatre Company

Fela. The Play. The Musical. The tremendous buzz! Many of us have never heard of it, and admittedly I haven't checked it out yet. Yet! However, in countless conversations in the past few weeks I've heard about how great the play is and why I should definitely make my way to the Shakespeare Theatre Company ...

Posted at September 22, 2011 by 1 Comment
Category : Arts,Live Music
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114. Fashion’s Night Out Georgetown

Thanks to Fisola Fasehun, our awesome new guest writer, for this post on Fashion's Night Out to be held on September 8, 2011 in Georgetown. It’s often said that DC is a place where fashion goes die. While the sea of button-downs, khaki shorts and ...

Posted at September 05, 2011 by 0 Comment

113. BYT & Embassy of Spain Arts and Culture Program Launch

Something tells me that you're smarter than most. You don't get caught up in the newest shiny "gotta be there" thing to do in Washington DC. Yeah, you'll go out of your zone a bit and do some crazy fun stuff (as you should) but you're probably into experiences with genuinely cool ...

Posted at August 31, 2011 by 0 Comment

106. The Park Live- See Estelle Perform

It's a great time to be in Washington D.C.  This summer we've had our share of fun performances in the city and this week the summer of fun continues. Grammy award winning performer Estelle is next up to bat.  Estelle will be performing at the Park summer concert series and ...

Posted at August 17, 2011 by 0 Comment
Category : Arts,Featured,Live Music
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93. Book Reading & Signing: “Teenie” by Christopher Grant

Christopher Grant, talented new author of Teenie will be at Busboys and Poets on Wednesday, July 20th reading and signing his debut novel. This stunning literary production is a warmly told story about friends, family, and finding oneself. Grant ...

Posted at July 13, 2011 by 1 Comment
Category : Arts
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91. The Foo Fah Show at Capital Fringe

So this is a short guest post by Mark Spiegel for his upcoming storytelling and interactive kids show at the Capital Fringe Festival. Looks like it's going to be fun! Starting in the imaginary world of Foo Fah, the stories are several and all a ...

Posted at July 06, 2011 by 4 Comments

89. Jazz at the Sculpture Garden

Sometimes I kick myself for being tardy in discovering something awesome that everyone else already seems to know about. Other times, I just roll with it and thank my lucky stars that I discovered it at all. The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden- Jazz in the Garden falls into… neither ...

Posted at July 04, 2011 by 0 Comment

88. Freer Gallery of Art

It's a little under the radar compared to the higher profile Smithsonian galleries, but the Freer Gallery of art is a great collection of Asian art and sculpture. Take in the Buddhist sculptures, Japanese screens, and fairly extensive Indian art collection. The Freer art Gallery is a bit off the beaten path ...

Posted at July 03, 2011 by 3 Comments
Category : Arts,Featured,Museums
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86. hip hop theater festival DC

Hip Hop. Theater. Festival. DC. Sold. Sold. Sold. And Sold. While it's mainly driven by the elements of Hip Hop music, this is essentially a super modern, new generation twist on the artform that broadens the emotional range of Hip Hop by adding a variety of interesting elements. Think theater more so than ...

Posted at July 02, 2011 by 0 Comment