Annual DC Art Book Fair July 7

This curated, kid-friendly event in the National Museum of Women in the Arts‘ Great Hall brings together small presses, artists and more to sell their independently published (largely paper-based) works. More than 40 artists will be selling creations from zines to books, from comics to prints, and plenty in between. This event is organized by the…

Texas Teams Win Big at National ProStart Competition in DC

CULINARY EXCELLENCE AND TREMENDOUS DETERMINATION VAULT TWO TEXAS TEAMS TO THE WINNER’S CIRCLE AT THE 18TH ANNUAL NATIONAL PROSTART INVITATIONAL First Place Culinary Team Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy (Rockwall, TX) and First Place Restaurant Management Team Ben Barber Innovation Academy (Mansfield, TX) Triumphed – click here to watch the recap video. Dr. Gene Burton College &…

The Economist Makes a Point with Free Coffee

The Economist Branded Coffee Cart Around Washington D.C. to Offer Passersby Free Cup of Coffee and the Option to Turn Used Grounds into Compost WHO: The Economist, a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, will be bringing its consumer engagement program, “Grounds for Change,” to Washington, D.C. on April 16th, as part of…

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…

Local Cats Adopted Thanks to Kitten Cafe

No kitten around: The nation’s first and only pop-up Kitten Lounge reports skyrocketing applications for adoptions–at a rate far exceeding initial expectations. Since the pop-up Kitten Lounge officially opened March 1st, there have been approximately 200 applications for kitten adoptions. At the current pace, adoption applications could top 800 by the time the Lounge wraps up its…

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…