Solas Nua Reading August 21 Featuring Award Winning Irish Playwrite

Abbie Spallen’s award-winning dark comedy draws a line in the mud for Northern Ireland. This political satire is, according to the playwright,  “about frustration and impotence at the hands of the powers that be.”  August 21st – 7pm at Kelly’s Irish Times 14 F St NW (near Union Station) Lally’s child is stuck down a well. But with…

An Octoroon Makes Its Triumphant Return to Woolly Mammoth July 18

Last year’s most talked-about, most unforgettable production is returning to Woolly for a limited three-week run: An Octoroon by new MacArthur “Genius Grant”-winner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins!  Tickets are now on sale, so waste no time.  You won’t want to miss this play! A plantation on the brink of foreclosure. A young gentleman falling for the part-black…

Art Installations at Alexandria’s Historic Gadsby’s Tavern Reflect City’s Past

  The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts partners with Baltimore-based artists Stewart Watson and Lauren Frances Adams for a series of site-specific, all-media installations inspired by the history of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. Centennial of the Everyday features artistic interventions tucked in among the historic exhibits. It will be on view May 15 – September…

This Weekend Visit Smithsonian’s 35th Annual Juried Craft Show

  This weekend only, the National Building Museum is taken over by some of the most prestigious designers and crafters in the country.  On display and for sale are works from 120 artists representing all facets of contemporary design and craft– basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood….

Filmfest DC Returns Celebrating 31 Years of International Cinema

April 20-30, 2017 will feature 80 films from 45 countries in 11 days. Pack those bags and get a front row seat to 45 countries around the world! Filmfest DC returns for its 31st year, bringing films from around the world to DC for 11 days of cinema discovery. There’s something for everyone, with lighthearted comedies, on the edge of your seat…

TEDxFoggyBottom 2017: In Metamorphosis

On April 22, 2017, over 1,500 people from the Foggy Bottom community will gather at Lisner Auditorium on the campus of The George Washington University for a full-day, TED-inspired experience organized by a team of 50 undergraduates featuring over 30 live presentations, artistic performances, and interactive exhibits. All presentations, exhibits, partnerships, and related activities and…