Thursday, June 30, 2011
PAST: Exhibit: See the 3-D Digital Cave at the Sackler - Part of the "Echoes of the Past" exhibit - On view through SUN, July 31st, Free
PAST: PHOTOGRAPHY: Lewis Baltz Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art, Leaves on SUN, July 31st, Free
Sunday, March 20th - Sunday, July 31st
PAST: ART: "Paper, Bradd & Process" by JAT on view at NoVA Alexandria Campus, FRI, June 24th - SUN, July 31st, Free
PAST: ART: ''Prints In Pieces: Views of South County'' by Frances Borchardt at The Art League in Old Town, Now - MON, August 1st, Free
The Art League Gallery is open:
PAST: ART: "Freedom" works by Andis Applewhite at Washington Printmakers Gallery WED, June 29th - SUN, July 31st, Free
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
PAST: Free Vocal Workshop with Soprano Alexandra Phillips at Hemphill Gallery this SAT, July 30th from 2:00pm - 3:30pm
PAST: MEDITATION: "Inner and Outer Peace Through Meditation" 3 Saturday Sessions, SAT, July 16th, 23rd & 30th from 1:00pm-2:30pm at Library, Free
Advance Registration Required by phone
Books will be provided, however class participants must register in advance with the librarian by phone. Her number is 202-541-6100.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
PAST: Monthly Open Mic this FRI, July 29th at The Potter's House, All ages, Sign up 7:00pm , Show 'til 10:30pm, by donation
Friday, July 29th
The Open Mic is held on the last Friday of every month and is open to artists of all genres and styles! Bring your Music, your poetry or whatever other Open Mic talent you have to share. All ages welcome, alcohol free space. Affordable homemade desserts, food and drinks available, including cricket cola, yum.
The tip jar from the open mic night helps to fund Sopa a las Dos, soup at 2:00pm, Served at Potter's House freely Monday to Friday to whomever is hungry. Every other Friday night of the month you can enjoy entertainment with "The Sounds of Hope" series at The Potter's House in Adams Morgan and the funds raised always support a non-profit or cause.
The Potter's House
in Adams Morgan
1658 Columbia Rd, NW
Metro: Columbia Heights and walk or take the Circulator bus two stops from Columbia Rd at 14th or Woodley Park and take the Circulator bus a few stops to the Safeway, Ontario Rd and walk a block and a half.
PAST: Summerscream! Civilian Art Projects & Sasha Lord present Summerscream! DJ's, Bands & Video Art at Comet Ping Pong FRI, July 29th 10:30pm $10
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From DC: Chajana denHarder, Billy Friebele, Carolina Mayorga,
Jonathan Monaghan, Rob Parrish, and Alberto Roblest.
PAST: "Wasteland" Goth and Darkwave DJ Night at Jimmy Valentine's FRI, July 29th 10:00pm - 3:00am, Free, 21+
This monthly event features DJ Medusa & DJ Strange spinning goth and darkwave.
Jimmy Valentine's Lonely Hearts Club
PAST: DJ Night: Red Friday 5-hour baleric-soul DJ set at U Street Music Hall this FRI, July 29th, 10:00pm - 3:00am, Free - $10, 18+
Friday, July 29th
Sunday, June 26, 2011
PAST: Free Yoga, Classes, Seated Massage and more at "Health & Fitness Extravaganza" at WSC in Clarendon THURS, July 28th from 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Thursday, July 28th
A documentary featuring Grammy® nominated artist Wayna Wondwossen - who talks candidly about her life as an independent artist + Q&A with the director, Renee McSwain, and Wayna Wondwossen! Trailer. Popcorn and refreshments provided.
Open Hours at The Dunes!
PAST: POETRY: *Sparkle* Queer-friendly Open Mic at Busboys & Poets 5th & K WED, July 27th & every fourth WED from 9:00pm - 11:00pm, $4
PAST: KIDS: Backyard Theater presents "Barynya" outside at Strathmore this THURS, July 28th at 9:30am and 11:30am, $8
Strathmore - on the lawn
5301 Tuckerman Lane in Bethesda, MD
PAST: FILM: Outdoor Screening of "Despicable Me" at the College Park Aviation Music FRI, July 29th at 7:00pm gates, Screening at 9:00pm, $2- $4
Free with museum admission
1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive
College Park, MD
PAST: KIDS THEATER: "Aquarium" at Imagination Stage in Bethesda, Kids 1-5, SAT, July 30th & SUN, July 31st, $10
10:30am & 11:45am performances
PAST: ART: "Faces and Places" works by Arlington Artists at the Judicial Chambers near Courthouse Metro, Now - FRI, July 29th, Free
1425 North Courthouse Rd (map)
Suite 12100 in Arlington, VA
PAST: Live Recording! Watch the Beauty Pill record their new album at the Artisphere's Black Box Theatre Now - TUES, August 2nd, Free
PAST: KIDS: "Secret Agen 23 Skidoo and Wolf Trap Opera Company" performs daily shows at 10:00am TUES, August 2nd - SAT, August 6th, $8
Tuesday, August 2nd - Saturday, August 6th
10:00am performances daily
Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at
PAST: DANCE: Those 17 and under can get $8 tickets to see Karen Reedy Dance perform SAT, July 30th & SUN, July 31st at Dance Place, Reg. $17- $22
Permanent collection gallery talk given by David Gariff, staff lecturer, NGA
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Metro: Mt Vernon Sq - Convention Center
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
PAST: DANCE + MORE! This Weekend is the 8th Annual Dance DC Festival and All Events are Totally Free! FRI, July 22nd - SUN, July 24th
Dance DC Festival
> Friday, July 22nd | 12 PM – 1:30 PM
performing: Words, Beats & Life | Elizabeth Acevedo | Trinity | Da Originalz
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Metro: Federal Triangle
7 PM – 9 PM
Simply Marvin: Live at the Sugar Shack
performing: Eric Roberson | Miri Ben-Ari | Levi Stephens | Urban Artistry | Capitol
Movement | DB’s MVPs | DC Casineros
513 13th Street, NW
Metro: U St
Let’s Get Physical! Workshop Series
1 PM – Pontitango
1 PM – Words, Beats & Life DJ Workshop
2 PM – Hip-Hop Dance Workshop w/ Shontol Snider
1333 H Street, NE
Metro: Union Station and take a taxi or take the X2 bus from Gallery Place on H St at 7th St, NW.
> Sunday, July 24th | 4 PM – 8 PM
Hosted by WPGC’s Rane
performances by: Doug E. Fresh | E/U | Mambo Sauce | Beat Ya Feet Kings | Lionz of
Zion | Farafina Kan | Batala Washington | Da Originalz | Lyn Dancin Club | Black Cobain | Future Shock | Up & Up | East of the River Steel Band | Urban Artistry
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
PAST: Neo Soul Beat Night - Final Show of Free Summer Series at Carter Barron - this FRI, July 22nd, 7:30pm, Free, Tickets Required
Free, however tickets are required for entry* up to 4 per adult, distributed day of performance
This summer you can enjoy four summer concerts as part of a series hosted by the Going Out Guide. Entry is free, but tickets are required for this popular annual event. All concerts are held at the Carter Barron Amphitheatre at 7:30pm, but tickets can be picked up at The Washington Post beginning at 8:30am - maximum of 4 tickets per adult. Tickets go fast, so make sure to get there early to secure a spot for you and your friends!
The final performance will feature the lovely Carolyn Malachi along with Navasha Daya and Ayanna Gregory performing funk/ soul music.
Pick Up Tickets at:
The Washington Post
1150 15th St, NW
Metro: Farragut North
Carter Barron Amphitheatre
4850 Colorado Ave, NW (just off of 16th St)
Metro: Take any of the S buses (S2, S4, S9) along 16th St - shortest route would be from Silver Spring going south, or from Columbia Heights you can walk over a block or so to 16th St and catch it going north. You can also catch the bus downtown from McPherson Sq before the bus turns right on 16th St.
PAST: MUSIC: "Silver Spring Swings" Summer Concert Series - Final Performance is this THURS, July 28th from 7:00pm - 9:00pm, Free
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Every Thursday in July, downtown Silver Spring hosts a free summer concert series! The outdoor evening concerts feature a variety of musical styles – from swing, jazz and soul to Latin, rhythm and blues, and rock and roll.
Thursday, July 28thThe David Bach Consort – playing World Jazz
Metro: Silver Spring - walk two blocks up Colesville Road and turn right on Fenton Street.
PAST: FILM: Final Screening of Capital Riverfront Outdoor Film Series "Best of the Oscars" THURS, July 28th with "West Side Story" at 8:45pm, Free
screens the "Best of the Oscars"
every Thursday night May 26h - July 28th
films begin at sundown, around 8:45pm
The final film of the series:
Thursday, July 28th
West Side Story
Running through the end of July, the Capital Riverfront is also running a film festival this summer. Their theme is “Best of the Oscars,” featuring a different Oscar winning movie every week. These are great classic movies, and should be great on an outdoor screen. There will be food trucks, popcorn, cotton candy, and Micha’s Sorbet. Don't forget to bring your own blanket or chair for the outdoor screenings.
Tingey Plaza, behind USDOT
100 Tingey Plaza, SE
Metro: Navy Yard
PAST: FILM: Final Screening of Sidney Lumet Retrospective at Artisphere this WED, July 27th with "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" 8:00pm, $6
Wednesday nights in July