National Building Museum Exhibits THE WALL, Opening November 6

On November 6, the National Building Museum opens a major new exhibition, The Wall/El Muro: What is a Border Wall? Always in the news, but rarely well understood, the US-Mexico border wall looms large on the landscape, and in the American consciousness. This multi-media exhibition will provide a timely examination of the role of design, architecture, planning and…

DC Hosts Legendary All Blacks from New Zealand October 23

The U.S. Men’s National Rugby Team, The Eagles, will host the most successful rugby team on the planet, the New Zealand All Blacks, for the first time ever in Washington, DC when they square off on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the inaugural 1874 Cup, at FedExField. It will be the first time the All Blacks have played in the United…

Unique DC Tenant, Landlord Laws Explained

Many people move to DC and look for an apartment to rent, unaware of the District’s unique landlord/tenant laws.  As a departure from cultural goings on (there’re on pause anyway), we have a special guest post from Attorney Walker Fults to help you navigate the District’s tenancy laws (whether you are a tenant or a…

Solas Nua presents fair is foul and foul is fair

Solas Nua, in collaboration with American University Museum, presents fair is foul and foul is fair featuring works by Irish artists Aideen Barry and Alice Maher in a special exhibition November 9 – December 15, 2019 at the Katzen Arts Center located at 4400 Massachusetts, NW. The exhibition is curated by Dr. Tina Kinsella. “fair is foul and foul is fair” as…

Celebrate 100 Years of the Torpedo Factory in Alexandria

Torpedo Factory Art Center celebrates two major milestones in 2019 with an Anniversary Ball on Saturday, November 16, from 7 – 10 p.m. The building turns 100 and the Art Center is 45.  Mikaela Lefrak, WAMU arts and culture reporter, leads a lively evening of art, music, dancing, film, performance and memories. The party will…

The Milk Carton Kids Play Mansion on O Street Fundraiser October 27

The Milk Carton Kids are a major force in the continuing American folk tradition, blending ethereal, oscillating harmonies and intricate, inventive musicianship — with a uniquely powerful brand of contemporary songcraft.  They’re in DC for a short time, with a sold out show the next night at U Street Music Hall.  Sunday evening will be…

Transformer’s 16th Annual Silent Auction & Benefit Party Takes Off October 26

Transformer’s primary fundraising event and DC’s biggest celebration of independent arts, the Annual Silent Auction & Benefit Party is an extension of this innovative non-profit organization’s overall cutting-edge aesthetic. Now in its 16th year, the auction is widely regarded as the fall’s ‘not to be missed’ art event, Transformer’s Auction provides essential support for the…

Old Ebbitt Grill 25th Annual Oyster Riot

Old Ebbitt Grill is pleased to announce a new date and venue for its 25th annual Oyster Riot. As this milestone year for the well-celebrated event coincides with renovations to the restaurant’s interior atrium, the Riot will be held outdoors under an expansive tent at The Bullpen at Nationals Park on Saturday, October 26. A…

Experience London Theater in DC at the Shakespeare Theater

Shakespeare Theatre Company is delighted to announce the lineup of National Theatre Live screenings in anticipation of the 2019/20 Season: FLEABAG, ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, THE LEHMAN TRILOGY, and KINKY BOOTS, distributed by BY Experience. National Theatre Live brings the best of British theatre to cinema screens around the world, including STC’s Sidney Harman Hall (610…