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…

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…

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…

POUND with Stomp and DC Brau on April 18

POUND® Icon Amanda Schmidt for a very special POUND class brought to you by STOMP at the amazing DC Brau brewery. POUND is the world’s first cardio jam session inspired by the infectious and energetic fun of playing the drums.  Designed for all fitness levels, we can’t wait for you to join us in MAKING NOISE to celebrate 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…

The Open Gallery Closes Soapbox Series with#ViewsfromDAPL

The Open Gallery presents #ViewsFromDAPL, featuring the work of Meghan Kirkwood from March 11th–April 26th, 2019. This exhibition explores the evolution of a production landscape: the Bakken region of western North Dakota. In response to new developments in hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling technologies, this remote area made up of large ranches and national parks experienced one…

Art Comes from Us at Artechouse

ARTECHOUSE, leading American innovative digital art space, opens the 2019 exhibition season with  Everything in Existence by fuse*, an immersive exploration between art, science, and technological research in an attempt to find new ways to disclose human nature and the relationship between Everything in Existence. Everything in Existence is the first North American solo exhibition…