Friday, April 4, 2014

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: More Free events to choose from on SAT, April 4 from - a fabulous resource for Arts & 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!

Find more free events and exhibits on view inside of the beltway on the custom designed "Free in DC" Inside Out page on and you can connect with on facebook now too! TICKETPLACE is another great program of CultureCapital where you can find half-price tickets to performances in the DC metro area @TICKETPLACEDC on twitter and at

Saturday, April 4
Morning - Film Screenings for kids as part of the Environmental Film Fest at Atlas - H St NE
MeJane, Lucky Ducklings,  FINconceivable and The Marvelous Musical Report of The Marine National Monuments.
Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H St NE
Metro: Closest metro is Union Station but no direct buses from there, you can catch the X2 bus along H St NW from Gallery Pl - Chinatown if you don't want to take an uberx, taxi, etc...  (see note below for uber and lyft promos for first time users!) or you can catch any of the 90 line buses that go to 8th & H St NE and walk over. See metro trip-planner for bus info. 

Morning - Lecture with the Kennedy Center's Artistic Director for Jazz + Documentary Film at NGA West Building - Archives
Lecture and Documentary Film: In My Mind
11:00am - 12:45pm
Jason Moran, artistic director for jazz, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in person to introduce the documentary. In My Mind is a film from the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University documenting Jason Moran and The Big Bandwagons 2009 original interpretation of Thelonious Monks 1959 Town Hall performance (2010, 100 minutes).
National Gallery of Art
West Building Lecture Hall
6th & Constitution Ave NW
Metro: Archives

Afternoon - Panel on Shoe Exhibit at Strathmore - Grosvenor
Panel Discussion: If The Shoe Fits
Please join us for a lively panel discussion on Strathmore's If the Shoe Fits exhibit, on view March 7 - May 31. "Learn about the art and sole of the shoe. Trace its footprint through history and culture. Part fantasy, part function, this exhibit looks at footwear from every angle and features shoe design, sculpture, and invention, plus a shoe painting workshop."
The Mansion at Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pike -  Bethesda, MD - see map
Metro: Grosvenor, follow the walkway from the metro exit to the left, cross the street, go up the grassy hill, the Mansion is on the left across from the main Strathmore building. 

Find more exhibits on view inside of the beltway on the custom designed "Free in DC" Inside Out page on!

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