Prepared and Loving It: A User’s Guide to Snallygaster

Think back to the end of that hot D.C. summer, and come for a ride with Senior Beer Correspondent, Anna Fu.   Last year was my first time attending D.C.’s largest beer festival, Snallygaster; in the year since I have tried close to 1,000 craft beers and have enjoyed beers from some of the country’s…

DC Food Recovery Week Brings Learning and Events October 21 – 28

Wide variety of events focus on cutting waste, feeding more people Get ready to save some food! DC Food Recovery Week is just around the corner. From Saturday, October 21 to Saturday, October 28, events across the region will spotlight, celebrate and advocate for all the ways we can reduce food waste and feed more…

Freer|Sackler Celebrates Reopening With Two-Day Festival Oct. 14-15 

IlluminAsia Festival Features Asian Art, Food and Cultures    An extraordinary nighttime video projection on the façade of the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art, music by the Grammy Award-winning Silkroad Ensemble and an outdoor Asian food market are a few highlights of the weekend that marks the opening of the Freer following an 18-month renovation….

Find Your Fabulous at the Smithsonian Craft2Wear Show

Smithsonian Craft2Wear: a curated show and sale of limited-edition wearable art, where you will discover stylish and fashion-forward clothing, jewelry and accessories. More than 60 acclaimed designers from all over the country are represented. Take this unique opportunity to enhance your fall wardrobe and to begin your holiday gift shopping. With a theme of Chic and…

Gourmet Symphony Focuses on Music During Oktoberfest at Shaw’s Tavern

Fall is for bratwurst, brews, and brass! Join Gourmet Symphony for its second annual Oktoberfest celebration featuring Bavarian-style street foods, a new seasonal beer, wine tastings, and festive music. The Saloon Concert Series: VOLKSFEST D.C. Thursday, October 19, 2017 6-8 pm Shaw’s Tavern Tickets: $39 GA, all-inclusive Costumes and festival attire are strongly encouraged. Ticket…

Nilo Cruz’s SOTTO VOCE Opens New Season at Theater J

At a time when our nation’s response to immigrants and refugees is hotly debated, Theater J opens its 2017-2018 season with the powerful and poetic Sotto Voce by Nilo Cruz.  Sotto Voce, which is set in motion by the ill-fated 1939 trip of the S.S. St. Louis, runs October 3-29. Cruz’s lyrical and romantic play…

Unexpected Things To Do In D.C.

Washingon, D.C. is an incredibly attractive destination for tourists. Sure, it can be uncomfortably hot or cold at certain times of the year, and yes, the traffic can be a nightmare. But the American capital is breathtaking to behold in person, built as a combination of a modern city and a cluster of monuments that…