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ASPCA Dog Fighting Exhibit Opens at Museum of Crime and Punishment
 

ASPCA Dog Fighting Exhibit Opens at Museum of Crime and Punishment

Get an inside look at the cruel world of dog fighting in a new exhibit at the National Museum of Crime and Punishment in Washington D.C. While it may be a little hard to stomach, Dog Fighting: The Voiceless Victims offers a look at the tools used by dog fighters to raise, train, fight and [...]

Authentic Maryland experiences await travelers in 2013

09 January 2013

“The diverse range of attractions and destinations in the state affords both residents and out-of-state visitors with opportunities to discover authentic Maryland experiences throughout the year,” says Margot Amelia, executive director of the state tourism office. “Our state is brimming with history, culture, recreation and sheer natural beauty.” Each month, the tourism office spotlights a [...]

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World-Renowned Playwright Paula Vogel Honored with Giving Voice Award

09 January 2013

On Saturday, February 9, at 7pm, DC-based arts education non-profit Young Playwrights’ Theater (YPT) will honor Paula Vogel with the 2013 Giving Voice Award at the Edison Place Art Gallery at 701 9th Street NW. The evening will celebrate Paula Vogel’s commitment to giving voice to the voiceless and inspiring others to realize their full [...]

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Try Your Luck at the National Kidney Foundation’s 24th Annual Casino Night

12 December 2012

This spring on March 2, 2013 the National Kidney Foundation Serving the National Capital Area will be hosting its 24th Annual Casino Night. This year’s theme is “Luck o’ the Irish” with honorary chairs Lorenzo and Manjanique Alexander. The National Kidney Foundation is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals [...]

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Social Media Week Washington DC

12 December 2012

Social Media Week Washington, DC, or SMWWDC, will be a week-long festival featuring independently curated—and mostly free-of-charge—speakers, panels, workshops, events and parties all across the district celebrating tech and social media. This past year, DC’s inaugural Social Media Week captivated over 4,000 attendees during 80+ events hosted by community event managers around the Nation’s capital. [...]

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DC Arts Center and The Black Artists of DC present the group exhibition: A/way Home in which artists examine the ideas and realities of “Home” including and beyond the concept of the dwelling or geographic place and time itself

29 November 2012

DC Artists Alex Alexander, Carolyn Goodridge, Thomas Gomillion, J. Hubert Jackson, Esther Iverem, Magruder Murray, Chareles Sessoms, and Eugene Vango interpret their individual views of “Home” within their artwork. These artists contextualize and visualize feelings of alienation, settlement, dislocation as well as relocation due to historic forced removal, urban development, employment status, loss of familial [...]

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Mervis matriarch loses her own diamond ring – Have you seen it?

12 November 2012

This morning, Jonathan Mervis from Mervis Diamond Importers reported to DC City Blog that his grandmother, Masha Mervis, had lost her engagement ring.  Masha is the wife of Morris Mervis, the founder of Mervis Diamond Importers, and the mother of Ronnie, Kenny, and Zed Mervis. She noticed the lost ring when buying shoes on Rockville [...]

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Experience 24 days of art, music and food at the Downtown Holiday Market

09 November 2012

Grab your shopping list! The Downtown Holiday Market, produced by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) in partnership with Diverse Markets Management, will return for its eighth year on Friday, November 30th, and run through Sunday, December 23rd, offering choice gift-giving ideas in a celebratory, outdoor marketplace centered at F Street between 7th and 9th [...]

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Heart of Haiti Fashion Show and Gala

02 November 2012

Join us as Roots of Development celebrates “The Heart of Haiti”, a community-inspired fashion event and gala to benefit Roots of Development’s ongoing sustainable projects in Haiti. Guests will enjoy complimentary beer and wine as they peruse our design competition finalists. Our fashion show will highlight these designs with outfits styled by local boutiques. Guests [...]

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Shalom/Salaam: The Mystics, November 10, 2012

02 November 2012

FNDTN Gallery & Liveroom is pleased to present Shalom/Salaam: The Mystics, an exhibition of new works by artist and author Tom Block. Join us November 10, 2012 from 7-10pm for the opening reception of the exhibit, showing until November 30, 2012. In this exhibition, Block presents a series of selected paintings and drawings featuring medieval [...]

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Magic Hat Brewing Company & Headcount Bring Participation Party to Howard Theater on 11/4

28 October 2012

The Magic Hat Brewing Company is announcing a four-day tour of epic concerts aimed at celebrating the most magnificent right of the American people: the right to vote. The Participation Tour will wind its way up the east coast this November, culminating with a most magnificent experience at New York City’s Highline Ballroom on Election [...]

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