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…

Artists Explore the Fleeting and Impermanent Nature of Time and Memory in New Target Gallery Exhibition

  The newest exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents work that is fleeting and impermanent. Ephemera features the work of 22 national and international artists who contemplate themes of nature, time, memory, and brevity. Painter/sculptor Pam Rogers juried the exhibition.   “There are multitudes of ways an individual can perceive this transitory existence, making…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: March 30 – April 2

Thursday, March 30   King Street Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Through Relief Work, John Richardson and Michael Benevenia examine both the easing of pain and relief (double-entendre intended) through sculpture. For more details, click here. King Street Gallery is located at 930 King St., Sliver Spring, MD.   Fathom Gallery – 6…

Celebrate Food, Music and Community with GMU’s Cuisine and Confessions April 8 & 9

  George Mason University’s Center for the Arts presents Montreal’s The 7 Fingers of the Hand in their energetic and imaginative production of Cuisine & Confessions on Saturday, April 8 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and on Sunday, April 9 at 4 p.m. in the Concert Hall. In addition, the Center will host a free outdoor mini-festival celebrating food, music, and community between shows on April…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: March 24 – March 26

Friday, March 24 Artomatic – 12 p.m. Join over 600 visual artists, musicians, filmmakers, and performers in Crystal City for the annual one-of-a-kind art extravaganza. For more details, click here. The event is located at 1800 Bell St., Arlington, VA.   Flashpoint Gallery – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. In Developing an Argument, Christian Benefiel…

Convergence Featuring Artist Stephen Benedicto at Fathom Gallery

Next week, Fathom Gallery opens its doors to feature the work of Washington, DC based artist Stephen Benedicto. The exhibition will feature Benedicto’s latest body of work Convergence. The series represents the point at which all of his previous works find common purpose: technical fascination. The series examines the technical aspects of light, and how…

Start Collecting Art at Torpedo Factory’s 7th Annual Art Sale Party This Friday

Target Gallery’s popular annual exhibition and art sale, March150, returns to the Torpedo Factory Art Center this month. Proceeds benefit the Gallery’s future special exhibitions and programs. The work will be on view Saturday, March 11, through Sunday, March 26, with an Art Party on Friday, March 24.   Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory, collected more than…

Weekend East City Event Round Up: March 17 – March 18

EMULSION 2017 PEPCO Edison Place Gallery 6-8 p.m. Like spring flowers, EMULSION only lasts a couple of weeks!  This is your last chance to see the 66 artists who participated in this year’s competition and exhibition.  For more information, click here. PEPCO Edison Place Gallery is located at 702 8th Street NW   Friday, March…