Wednesday, December 18, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free and low-cost events to choose from on THURS, Dec 18

Here's a list of more free and low-cost events to choose from on Thursday, December 18

CityVision Final Presentation
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Free, drop-in program
Reception follows presentations
Learn more about local middle school students’ exploration of Washington, D.C. as CityVision participants share their view for their city. After studying the basics of urban design and architecture, students from Takoma Education Campus and Raymond Education Campus present their innovative plans for Buzzard Point, the proposed area for a new soccer stadium.
National Building Museum
401 F St, NW
Metro: Judiciary Square

Part Two: playbackthetape's the Twelve Tapes of Christmas
7:00pm - 11:00pm
All ages, Free
'Tis the week before Christmas and up on the screen will be home-recorded classics in red, white and green! playbackthetape brings you the 12 tapes of christmas -- twelve vintage holiday classics, each taped from broadcast television in the 1980s and early 90s, with original commercials and news clips intact! join us for some or for all, as we present eight hours of vhs merriment over the course of two nights! Part One was last on Wednesday, December 17.
Mellow Mushroom Adams Morgan
2436 18th St, NW
Metro: Woodley Park and take the Circulator bus one stop to Adams Mill or walk across the bridge to Adams Morgan, you can also take the 42 or 43 bus from Conn Ave downtown or from Dupont Circle

Remember the Gong Orchestra? Tatsuya Nakatani is back! This time to play solo and in collaboration with local musicians and dancers.
Tatsuya Nakatani (percussion)
Jaimie Branch (trumpet)
Gary Rouzer (cello/amplified objects)
Luke Stewart (bass)
Ken Manheimer (movement)
Meredith Bove (movement)
Lynne Price (movement)
Additional performance by Jane Claire Remick
Back Alley Theater
5501 Colorado Ave NW, Basement
Metro: See metro trip-planner for best options

Kickin' Off (Episode II) this time at Zeba Bar
10:00pm - 2:00am
Free, 21+
Roll through every Third Thursday for deep house brought to you by DJ & MC Shahid Buttar (listen here) and a steady stream of DC's funkiest electronic musicians. First edition was at Bossa, this time they'll be at Zeba,  which has a larger dance floor, a stronger sound system, hookahs, and an outdoor deck. Guest DJ this month is Paul Geddes. Paul's a founding resident of Distrikt, a Burning Man sound camp based in SF that throws epic afternoon throwdowns in the desert. Check out his mixes online here.
Zeba Bar
3423 14th St NW
Metro: Columbia Heights or take any bus along 14th St to the stop closest to Newton 

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