MPA Announces Exhibition Opening April 12 at 7pm

By mastering the art of “scoring,” Herber uses recycled cardboard to create intense collaged paintings. McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) will open Erratic Landscapes: New Works by Artemis Herber on April 12, 2018 in the Bullock | Hitt Gallery at MPA@ChainBridge (1446 Chain Bridge Road, McLean). The Opening Exhibition Reception will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 7:00 until 9:00…

New Documentary Follows DC Chefs Struggling for Success

WASHINGTON, D.C.-CENTRIC DOCUMENTARY “NEW CHEFS ON THE BLOCK” OPENS EXCLUSIVELY AT LANDMARK THEATRES’ E STREET AND BETHESDA ROW CINEMAS ON APRIL 4TH D.C. Filmmaker Dustin Harrison-Atlas’ Award-Winning Feature Spotlights the Rise of Local Restaurateurs Aaron Silverman of Rose’s Luxury and Frank Linn of Frankly…Pizza! NEW CHEFS ON THE BLOCK, the D.C. dining scene-focused documentary from local filmmaker…

The Freer Sackler Weaves Together Traditional and Contemporary Fashion

“To Dye For: Ikats from Central Asia,” will be on view at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery March 24–July 29. Traditional 19-century ikat coats and panels from the Sackler’s collections, a gift of Guido Goldman, encourage visitors to explore the techniques and traditions that produced the Central Asian textiles. Alongside these historical objects are a number of…

WOMEN HOUSE Exhibit Opens with HOUSE PARTY March 8

Celebrate International Women’s Day with WOMEN HOUSE Exhibition Opening HOUSE PARTY at National Museum of Women in the Arts, March 8 Hot on the heels of the #5WomenArtists challenge, The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to announce the Women House Exhibition Opening Party, an exciting after-hours “house party” on March 8 from…

Lean In to your Classical Side with Gourmet Symphony

Gourmet Symphony presents… The Saloon Concert Series: American Expressions Sunday, March 11, 2018 | 5-7:30 pm One Eight Distilling An intimate evening of classical music, light fare, and cocktails inspired by the culture of Americana. The culinary concert program pairs works by Barber, Copland, and Shaw with local delicacies from Union Market purveyors and libations…

Celebrate Women’s History Month at National Museum of Women in the Arts

Spring Calendar of Events and Celebration of Women’s History Month at National Museum of Women in the Arts Programs and Exhibitions from March–May 2018 The National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) is pleased to present a wide range of exhibitions and programs, including workshops, films and gallery talks related to the exhibition Women…

Spark at Engine Company 12 Opens February 3

Restaurant adventurer Conlan Northcutt visited Spark and had a glowing report. Spark at Engine Company 12 is DC’s newest smokehouse restaurant, opening its doors on Saturday February 3. Housed in the historic firehouse of Engine Company 12 in Bloomingdale, it boasts rustic interiors and a second floor event space generous enough to hold 400 people….

Interlude: Unfinished Works at the Target Gallery

Opening Reception: Friday, December 15, 7 – 9 pm | Gallery Talk 7:30 pm The newest exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents artwork left both intentionally and unintentionally unfinished. Interlude: Unfinished Works features the work of 21 artists from across the globe. It is on view…

See The Pajama Game at Arena Stage Before December 24

The Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory is a tiptop model of efficiency — so why are things getting so steamy? It could have something to do with how hard new superintendent Sid Sorokin has fallen for Babe Williams, the trouble-making head of the union grievance committee. Sparks really start to fly when a workers’ strike pits management…