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…

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…

Porchfest DC Comes to Hillcrest May 19

The Southeast Porchfest will be held in Hillcrest, Sunday, May 19, 2019, 12pm-6pm, in collaboration with the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Hillcrest community. Porchfest is a day of mini-concerts held on front porches and lawns. This year’s Southeast Porchfest will be the largest free outdoor music festival held East of the Anacostia River, in…

11 Upcoming Restaurants Showcased at New Kitchens 5.0

New Kitchens On The Block returns to Mess Hall on Sunday, April 7, 2019. The fifth edition of the renowned culinary event series offers a onetime-only opportunity to taste of 11 of DC’s most hyped new restaurants by the city’s buzziest, award-winningest chefs – before they open. Guests have the chance to savor signature dishes…

Bigger, Better Boqueria Opens Wednesday in Penn Quarter

Beloved Spanish Tapas Bar and Restaurant Brings Signature Convivial Spirit to the Neighborhood with New Menus, Expanded Central Bar Area, Lively Open Kitchen and Chef’s Counter Seating Restaurateur Yann de Rochefort and Executive Chef Marc Vidal are thrilled to announce the opening of their vibrant Spanish tapas bar and restaurant, Boqueria, in Penn Quarter at…