17th Street Festival Arrives Saturday, August 27

This neighborhood festival celebrates the arts and artisans of DC while highlighting the great businesses of 17th Street, NW. The Historic Dupont Circle Main Streets presents the 7th Annual 17th Street Festival, an event celebrating the shops, restaurants, and services of 17th Street, which will take place on Saturday, August 27, 2016 from 12:00 noon…

ONE Campaign Pairs Beer with Advocacy

Two things I really appreciate are 1) fine craft beers and 2) people who endure discomfort for the sake of a good cause. Drinking a good IPA (like DC Brau’s new On the Wings of Armageddon!) is an easy pleasure, but it takes heart and dedication to stand outside on a 110-degree heat index afternoon…

Washington Jewish Film Festival Screens Sold Out Show

The Washington Jewish Film Festival is pairing up with the Goethe-Institut to screen a recent Lola-winner (Germany’s equivalent of the Oscars) for best film and best director.  This Tuesday at 7:30, The People vs Fritz Bauer will screen at the Edlavitch DCJCC, 1529 16TH Street NW.  Description: Dir. Lars Kraume (105min, Germany, 2016) German, English and Yiddish with English…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: August 11-August 13 Edition

Thursday, August 11   Target Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dotted Space features the site-specific installations of artist Wade Kramm. For more information, click here. Target Gallery is located at 105 N. Union St., Alexandria, VA.   Saturday, August 13   Off-Rhode Gallery – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Two new groups exhibitions,…

RSVP to Celebrate Craft Beer and Designer Clothes with Billy Reid in Georgetown

Luxury brand Billy Reid (www.billyreid.com) and Blackberry Farm (www.blackberryfarm.com) are joining forces once again to celebrate The Road To Shindig No. 8. On Wednesday, August 10th, from 6 PM – 8 PM, Billy Reid and Blackberry Farm will be hosting an in-store event at Billy Reid Washington DC (3211 M Street) to celebrate the release of the Blackberry Farm Brewery Palomino custom craft beer,…

Avant-Pop Jazz from Daniel Bennett Group in Bethesda

Wednesday, August 10, Villian & Saint in Bethesda hosts the Daniel Bennet Group for an evening of a “mix of Jazz, Folk, and Minimalism.” Daniel Bennett Group is currently touring to promote their newest album, Sinking Houseboat Confusion. The Daniel Bennett Group has been featured in the Boston Globe, NPR, First Coast Living (NBC), Yahoo Voices, Timeout…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: July 29-July 30 Edition

Friday, July 29   DCCAH – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. View the works of over 70 artists who applied for the 2017 DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Fellowship. For more details, click here. The exhibition will be on display at 200 I (Eye) St. SE gallery.   Vivid Solutions Gallery – 6…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: July 22 – July 24 Edition

Friday, July 22   Touchstone – 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Unscripted by Lina Alattar in Gallery B and Immersion by McCain McMurray in Gallery C open this Friday. For more details, click here. Touchstone is located at 901 New York Ave. NW.   VisArts – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Join VisArts for the…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: July 14 – July 16 Edition

Thursday, July 14   American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center – 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Hear artists of The Looking Glass group exhibition discuss their experiences immigrating to the US from Latin America. For more details, click here. American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center is located at 4400 Massachusetts Ave….