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…

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…

Kennedy Center Celebrates Summer with Rooftop Happy Hours

The Kennedy Center brings the fun outdoors this summer with four free rooftop happy hours, taking place on Thursdays July 11, July 18, and August 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.  The series is offered in partnership with local and national partners, who will curate each event. Frank Brown & DC Millennials, Ritmos Raros,…

Annual DC Art Book Fair July 7

This curated, kid-friendly event in the National Museum of Women in the Arts‘ Great Hall brings together small presses, artists and more to sell their independently published (largely paper-based) works. More than 40 artists will be selling creations from zines to books, from comics to prints, and plenty in between. This event is organized by the…

District Music Project Presents: Eighties Dream Night

Love music?  Love parties? Party with a cause and come support one of the District’s newest non-profits, the DMP, and their mission to provide affordable music education to adults! Come as you are or dressed to the nines, but be ready for a night of all things ’80s! Themed drinks and snacks, karaoke, live music, ’80s…

Karen Silve Exhibit Opens at Susan Calloway Fine Art

Transitions is Karen Silve’s fifth solo exhibition at Calloway Fine Art, following her enormously successful Beijing Trees series from 2017. It incorporates two bodies of work created between 2018 and 2019 and shows the shift in her compositions. On view: May 4th – June 15th Reception:  May 4th 5:00 – 7:00 PM Spring Art Walk: May 18th…

Alexandria’s Poet Laureate Leads A Friendly Game of Slam April 26

The City of Alexandria appointed KaNikki Jakarta as the new Poet Laureate. The first African-American to hold the title, she replaced Wendi Kaplan, whose term ended in March 2019. Jakarta is an award-winning performance poet who has toured the U.S. and United Kingdom. She has been writing for more than 26 years and active in the…

ARTECHOUSE celebrates spring and women in the arts and tech with the annual cherry blossom inspired seasonal exhibition in the nation’s capital. In Peak Bloom features interactive and immersive digital art installations inspired by the fragile beauty and ephemeral nature of the cherry blossom, reminding us of how precious and fleeting life is. Open to…