Wednesday, April 16, 2014

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Lots more Free and low-cost events to choose from on THURS, April 16

Highlights Post for free and low-cost events Thursday, April 16, organized by start time

No cover, drink specials, 21+
Learn more about DC Divest and meet with others who care about the environment. Climate activists from DC Divest will be hanging out at the downstairs bar at Meridian Pint and will be happy to share more about the fossil fuel divestment campaign.
Meridian Pint
3400 11th St NW
Metro: Columbia Heights

Monthly Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market
right by the Brookland - CUA Metro
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market is a unique destination to DC, where you have an experiential tour through the diverse mix of art studios from craftsmen to fine art painters and sculptures and a chance to procure your own art collection. While strolling the Arts Walk, enjoy a live Arts on 8th performance, hosted by Dance Place. Tour the Brookland Works residential building as well. Read more on the invite, link above. Click here for a list of the Artists that call the Arts Walk home. 
Monroe Street Market
716 Monroe St NE
Metro: Brookland - CUA, exit to the left and keep left, just outside of the metro, you can also see metro trip-planner for bus access which may get you there more easily depending on where you are coming from

Artist Directory Launch Happy Hour at the Capitol Skyline Hotel Lounge
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Free, RSVP requested
WPA is happy to announce the launch of its 2015-2016 WPA Artist Directory and to celebrate, they will be throwing a launch party.
Bring your friends, mingle with other members, celebrate spring, and pick or purchase your copy of the Directory!  The  "2015-2016 WPA Artist Directory" is published by East City Art and is the "definitive guide to established, emerging, and mid-career contemporary artists throughout the region. Used by curators, art advisors, collectors, artists, editors, designers, and people with an interest in the arts, our bi-annual print directory is the primary resource for access to art and artists in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia region." The directory is available for purchase online or can be purchased/pick-up at the WPA office at the Capitol Skyline Hotel.
Capitol Skyline Hotel Lounge
10 I (Eye) Street SW
Metro: Navy Yard and walk just about ten minutes or so

6:00pm - 9:00pm
RSVP requested to
All We Art is pleased to announce the exhibition Forms of the Journey, featuring artists Félix Ángel, Marta Luz Gutierrez, and Jesús Matheus.
The three artists share their work as part of their experience as individuals committed to artistic creation of the journey that started several decades ago when they migrated to the United States.  The exhibition will run through Sunday, May 17, 2015. The Gallery will also be opening during the Georgetown Galleries Art Walk on Friday, April 17from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.
All We Art
1666 33rd St NW - near Reservoir Rd
Metro: Accessible by multiple bus lines from metro. From Farragut West/ North or Foggy Bottom you can catch the Circulator express bus, Georgetown-Union Station line, to Wisconsin Ave & R St NW or you can take any of the line buses to the same stop, except for the 38B. Buses also available from Tenleytown southbound or from Dupont Circle.

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Get a first hand experience of all the classes of the WBL Academy. This is a family friendly event, and parents, guardians and school officials can attend to learn more about out program. To learn more about the Academy, or to register for classes, visit  their website here.
Words Beats & Life
St. Stephens Church
1525 Newton St NW - corner of 16th & Netwon
Metro: Columbia Heights and walk or take the S2 or S4 bus along 16th St right to Newton

right across the street from the Takoma Metro 
7:00pm - 10:00pm
All ages, by donation, $5 or more requested, free for performing artists
sign-up 6:45pm, doors 6:30pm
performers are along 15 min or 3 songs, whichever is less
waters, sodas, & tea/coffee available for sale
Emcee/producer Peggy Brennan. Likely to repeat on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays, definitely 4/23 & 4/30.
The Electric Maid
268 Carroll St NW
Metro: Takoma, just across the street on the right 

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Free, $5 donation appreciated
You've likely heard the term monogamish in Dan Savage's column or elsewhere and you've likely also heard about swingers but do you might not be sure how they differ from polyamory. Learn more about polyamory at this event at The DC Center, led by Tamara Pincus. Discussion is open to those curious about poly. new to poly and those already practicing polyamory. 
The DC Center
Located inside of the Reeves Center, a government building at the corner of 14th & U St NW
Metro: U St or take the Circulator bus, or any metro bus that will drop you at the corner of 14 & U

at the Rock And Roll Hotel
8:00pm - close
Free, 21+
"Transport yourself back in time at our monthly event 'ALL NIGHT LONG': An 80's Dance Party with music by DJs Total and Special Sauce. Dig out your neon, pile on the hairspray and wear your Rayban sunglasses (at night)." Happy hour all night long too.
Rock And Roll Hotel
1353 H St NE
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown and take the X2 bus along H St to the stop closest to 14th & H St, NE or take a short taxi from Union Station or take a 90's line bus from U St to 8th & H St, NE and walk over a few blocks. See metro trip-planner for best bus access.

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