Susan Calloway Fine Arts Looks Back with January 13 Reception

To celebrate nine excellent exhibitions spanning abstract to landscape from 2016, Susan Calloway Fine Arts will host an exhibition highlighting the dynamic artworks on view throughout the last year. Come see select works by Mark Willems, Dana Westring, Mark Giaimo, Carol Reed, Dean Fisher, Katie Pumphrey, Natasha Karpinskaia, Matthew Langley, Steven S. Walker, Antonia Walker, and Maud Taber-Thomas.   The Year in Review opening reception will be held this Friday,…

EatsPlace at the Torpedo Factory Art Center (Alexandria) Opening January 12th

Grab a bite the next time you stroll through the Torpedo Factory in Old Town! EatsPlace is opening their second location on January 12 in Old Town Alexandria at the historic Torpedo Factory Art Center. EatsPlace opened its first brick-and-mortar in 2014 in DC’s Petworth / Park View neighborhoods at 3607 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington DC 20010. The…

Weekend Openings: January 5 – January 8

Friday, January 6   Studio Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Studio Gallery opens two exhibitions; HEAT + Light by encaustic artist collaborative Washington Wax Works and a resident artist group show by Otis Street Arts Project. For more details, click here. Studio Gallery is located at 2108 R St. NW.   Hillyer Art…

Red Bull Flying Bach Tour Touches Down in DC This Weekend

January 6-8, Red Bull and Live Nation Present Live Performances Of The Flying Steps Visualizing Johann Sebastian Bach’s The Well-Tempered Clavier For the first time ever, Red Bull Flying Bach will bring its clash of cultures to Washington D.C. for three full days of performances during their  USA Tour. After debuting to rave reviews in San Francisco in May at the iconic Masonic Theatre, the performance’s…

Gourmet Symphony Presents EARTH: Part of the Saloon Concert Series

Gourmet Symphony will be kicking off 2017 with a newly announced Saloon Concert Series event in Old Town Alexandria. The culinary-inspired musical experience will be presented in collaboration with Columbia Firehouse Restaurant & Barroom and feature performances by musicians from the Grammy-nominated Inscape Chamber Orchestra and soprano Jaely Chamberlain. Gourmet Symphony Presents…The Saloon Concert Series:…

How To: Bring Wine to a Holiday Party

And now, some advice on all the holiday parties and their ever-present companion, gifted wine.  Today’s advice giver is Daniel Post Senning of the Emily Post Institute and co-host of personal favorite podcast Awesome Etiquette. Dinner parties are a time-honored tradition, from the days-long banquet feasts of the medieval times, to the Tupperware parties of…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: December 15 – December 17

Thursday, December 15 The Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Shop local at the final Third Thursday Open Studios event of 2016. For more information including a listing of open studios, click here. The Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market is located at 625 Monroe St. NE.   Friday,…

Stanton & Greene Makes a Play at the All-American Cocktail Menu

Stanton & Greene, just a few blocks from the Capitol on Pennsylvania Avenue, is taking inspiration from its location in the heart of Capitol Hill and relaunching itself as a craft cocktail bar celebrating the history, heritage and flavors of these United States. The centerpiece of this rebranding is a new cocktail menu that consists of two historical recipes…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: December 8–December 10

EMULSION 2017 East City Art’s Fourth Annual Regional Juried Exhibition Deadline: January 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. The annual juried competition will be held at the 5,000 square foot PEPCO Edison gallery in downtown DC.  For more information, including a prospectus, click HERE Featured Ed Baker’s Home Studio – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests…