Sunday, January 1, 2012

PAST: Highlights Post for more Free and low-cost things to do in DC for SUN, Sept 16th

Highlights from facebook invites, please click through for event and venue details
Sunday, September 16th

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day
Mexican Independence Day Celebration at
Impala DC on H St, NE
12:00pm - 6:00pm
No cover, food and drinks for sale
DJs, large outdoor area (near Gallery O on H), Mexican food and beverages available for purchase.
Impala DC (across from SOVA, event there this eve!)
1358 H St, NE
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown and catch the X2 on H St at 7th St, NW to stop near 14th St, NE.

Mary Morton, curator and head, dept. of French paintings at the NGA
East Building Concourse, Auditorium
4th & Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial  

Poetry Reading & Open Mic
All ages, $5
Hosted by Sarah Browning & Katy Richey
As always, open mic follows!
Busboys and Poets  
14th & V St, NW
Metro: U St

Film Screening
Film Screening: The Suffering Grasses
6:00pm - 8:00pm
"When elephants fight, it is the grasses who suffer." CODEPINK presents The Suffering Grasses, the latest documentary by Iara Lee. Filmed at the Syria-Turkey border, Lee explores the Syrian Revolution through first person accounts by refugees. 
Busboys & Poets 
5th & K St, NW
Metro: Mt Vernon Sq or Gallery Pl - Chinatown

Open Mic for All Styles + Featured Musician
The Three Dolla Holla is an open mic at SOVA on H St, NE on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month. "All are welcome! Folk, hip-hop, freestyle, bluegrass, singer-songwriter, indie whatever, dance, stand up comedy, improv, interpretive everything -- Bring it." Featured artist is the lovely and talented Flo Anito. Classically trained in voice, piano, and cello, DC based singer/songwriter Flo Anito got her start in musical theatre. She is known for her powerful voice, clever lyrics, and unique sound. Definitely recommend checking her out!
SOVA - 1359 H St, NE
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown and catch the X2 on H St at 7th St, NW to H St, NE stop closest to 14th St.

Live Music
8:30pm - 10:30pm
All ages, by donation, $10 suggested
"Jessica Campbell, a singer-songwriter originally from Catawba, NC, now residing in Nashville, TN, writes for a music publisher in Franklin, TN, travels playing shows and making records. Jessica's songs have been featured on popular television programs like "Ugly Betty", "Hart of Dixie", and CMT's "Melissa & Tye".  Nashville singer-songwriter Heather Morgan from Texas, writes for Sony Music Nashville. She has toured with Willie Nelson and Little Big Town and has had her songs recorded by Tricia Yearwood, Billy Ray Cyrus, and television star Jeannette McCurdy."
3222 11th St, NW - just north of Kenyon
Metro: Columbia Heighst

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