Saturday, July 6, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Free events SUN, July 6th from - a Fabulous online resource for Arts and Culture events in the DC Metro Area

Here are some more great free arts and culture events from! This site is a fantastic resource for events provided by CultureCapital (formerly known as the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington) a wonderful organization that supports and highlights the DC metro area's vibrant and diverse arts community! See the "Free in DC" Inside Out page on for a list of exhibits on view! Plus, is now on facebook.

Sunday, July 6th

Lunchtime - Hip Hop Dance Demo & Workshop at Smithsonian Anacostia - Anacostia
Da'Originalz featuring "Beat Ya Feet"
Hip Hop dancers Da'Originalz guide participants in creating their own form of self-expression through original dance movements. Join in this fun workshop, demonstration, and group practice session.
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE (map)
Metro: Anacostia and take the W2 bus, see metro trip-planner for bus access from metro

Afternoon - Art Lecture at the NGA West Building - Archives
Lecture: Dutch Treats
Lecture by Henriette Rahusen, National Gallery of Art
West Building Lecture Hall6th & Constitution Ave NW
Metro: Archives

Afternoon - Poetry Reading at The Writer's Center - Bethesda, MD
Poetry and Prose Open Mic
2:00pm - 4:00pm, sign up starts at 1:30pm
Unique open mic that welcomes both poets and prose writers.
The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh St - Bethesda, MD
Metro: Bethesda, elevator exit is closest, cross over to walk south on he left side of Wisconsin, Walsh is accessible only from that side, about a seven minute or so walk from the metro

Early Evening - Outdoor Concerts in the Park - McLean, VA
Summer Sundays Concerts in the Park - The Aloha Boys
Presented by The Alden
The Aloha Boys play an acoustic down-home, backyard-style Hawai'ian music, a style which includes everything from the very traditional to contemporary songs and styles. Concerts every Sunday in July. See the full schedule here.
McLean Central Park Gazebo
1468 Dolley Madison Blvd - McLean, VA
Metro: Ballston and take the 23A bus towards Tysons Corner from Bus Bay C, it's a 20 minute trip from there to Rt 123 Chain Bridge Rd & Ingleside, and walk .53 miles. Walk a short distance SW on Chain Bridge Rd, turn right on Tennyson Dr, walk a short distance NW on Tennyson Dr, continue straight on Ingleside Ave and walk about 3 blocks N on Ingleside Ave to Old Dominion Dr and turn left. Walk a short distance and turn right on Ingleside Ave, walk about a block and turn left on Dolley Madison Blvd.

See "Free in DC" Inside Out page for more events + connect with on facebook

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