MPA Announces “Encounters: Works by Mia Halton” Opening September 13

Featuring ceramic sculptures, drawings and paintings, exhibition highlights the small, ongoing encounters that occur every day McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) will open Encounters: Works by Mia Halton on September 13, 2018 in the Bullock | Hitt Gallery at MPA@ChainBridge (1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). The Opening Exhibition Reception will be held Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 7:00 until…

Celebrate Labor Day with Boozy Brunch at Boqueria

Celebrate international flavors this Labor Day at the lively Barcelona-inspired tapas bar and restaurant, Boqueria. The bustling eatery will be serving its boozy brunch menu on Monday, September 3 (in addition to Saturday and Sunday) at the Dupont location. For $39 per person, guests can enjoy a generous selection of shared Spanish tapas, brunch dishes,…

Theater J Opens Season with The Pianist of Willesden Lane at the Kennedy Center

One-woman show interweaves storytelling and classical piano performance Theater J presents the Washington, DC debut of the  Hershey Felder production of  The Pianist of Willesden Lane, starring internationally-acclaimed storyteller and concert pianist Mona Golabek in a limited engagement at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in the Family Theater. The production is…

Free End of Summer Art and Dance Party at Torpedo Factory Art Center

The Late Shift: Summer Fling Friday, August 10 7 – 10 pm The Torpedo Factory Art Center stays open late on Friday, August 10 for the next Late Shift event. Summer Fling is an end of summer dance party celebrating the five decades of the Art Center’s history. Festivities run 7 – 10 pm. DJ Starchild…

PVRIS to headline REI Outessafest

New festivals at Patuxent River Park celebrate women and the outdoors. REI announces the music lineup for Outessafest – a new festival at Patuxent River Park in the Washington D.C. area. Tickets are on sale now for the festival celebrating women and the outdoors through music, speakers, activities and more. Though inspired by women, all…

By The People: DC’s Own International Arts and Dialogue Festival

This weekend By The People is taking over multiple sites around DC to exhibit all kinds of arts installations, speakers, and performances (free and ticketed).  Make sure to check out the website for a full schedule of events.  You can see a snapshot of what’s on offer today here in DC. Friday June 22 Taking…

MPA Announces “Too Much of Too Much” Exhibition Opening June 14

Curated exhibition features works exploring overstimulation, excessiveness and bombardment McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) will open Too Much of Too Much: Overstimulated, Overexposed, and Overextended on June 14, 2018 in the Bullock | Hitt Gallery at MPA@ChainBridge (1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). The Opening Exhibition Reception will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 7:00 until 9:00 pm.  Juried…

Pizzeria Vetri Shows Off New Design

The exclusive pizza box design will be available for one week only June 7-14, 2018 Pizzeria Vetri and Amberella are choosing love this June! The award-winning pizzeria has commissioned renowned street artist, Amberella, to create a limited-edition pizza box design that champions equality and raises funds for local LGBTQ non-profit groups. The limited print box,…

Penn Branch Community Hosts Porchfest Concert Series on Front Porches in Southeast DC

The first Porchfest in Southeast DC will be held East of the Anacostia River this Sunday, May 20, from 1pm-6pm in Penn Branch. Porchfests are mini-concerts on front porches. Local Business Improvement Districts (BIDS) in other DC neighborhoods have hosted annual Porchfests, including Adams Morgan and Rhode Island Avenue. However, there has not been a music festival…