Category Archives: arts

DC’s Very Own Gatsby Party


If the Smithsonian was attempting to reach a coveted demographic, indeed it did. Friday night was #Smithsonianat8, billed as the “Smithsonian’s premier 21+ after-hours event featuring a unique mix of culture, art, history and science.” This event, the Night Garden … Continue reading

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The New Union Market DC — One Week Later


The NoMa-Trinidad neighborhood isn’t one of my regular hangouts, but on Saturday I was determined to investigate Union Market DC, just one week after it’s grand opening on August 8. I’d heard good things. Tasty things. Union Market is just … Continue reading

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Fall is for Lit Fans, Crafty Bastards and Local Historians


Spring brings the tourists, but I like to think fall is dedicated to the locals.  I’m entering my third fall in DC, and it brings good memories — like the time I saw Nicholas Sparks at the National Book Festival, and … Continue reading

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Let’s Redesign_DC.


“Lightning talks by local design thinkers” Redesign DC was the first of an ongoing series about how to improve the city of Washington, D.C. The first one was hosted by The Parley, a “cultural accelerator and creative collaborative.” Parley plans to … Continue reading

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Get Your Social Justice On


I think January is the ideal month to hold Social Justice Camp. January is a fresh slate for projects, advocacy work and goal-setting. It’s also tied to the MLK Day Of Service, which gets at the very heart of the … Continue reading

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