Archive | April, 2009

DC Yoga Week 2009

5/2-5/9 – DC Yoga Week is designed to provide opportunities for people living in the DC area to try a yoga class at a reduced cost, create a community of urban yoga studios in DC and to increase awareness about the benefits of yoga and meditation in an attempt to help encourage greater physical health […]

WFI Presents Flix@Underground

5/1-5/2 – The Washington Film Institute will be screening two films,  Gadjo dilo (Crrazy Stranger) and Last Tango in Paris, at Underground. RSVP or advance purchase is required. For tickets and more information please visit admin

Red Bull Music Academy After Party

4/30 – Red Bull will be hosting its Music Academy after party at Current this Thursday. Guest DJ will be the legendary hip-hop developer Afrika Bambaata. For more information please visit DC City Blog guests can RSVP at admin

Civilian Art Projects Exhibition

5/1 – Civilian Art Projects is pleased to present two solo exhibitions of new work by Washington, D.C.-based artists Erick Jackson and Ken D. Ashton.  The exhibitions will open to the public on Friday, May 1, 2009 and will be on view through June 6, 2009.  There will be an opening reception for the artists […]

100 Bowls of Compassion Gala

5/14 – Miriam’s Kitchen, a local non-profit that offers services and food to the homeless will be holding their annual 100 Bowls of Compassion Gala on May 14th from 6-9:30 PM at the National Building Museum.  To view their promotional video click here.  Visit the Miriam’s Kitchen Web site to learn more about the event. […]

Best Hip Hop Clubs in DC

Admittedly, I’m probably not the best person to put together a list of hip hop clubs in DC but I recently was asked the question and found myself struggling to come up with a decent list so I figured this would be a good opportunity to post something and see what sort of feedback is […]

6th Annual Spring Wine Festival

4/25 – The Wine Tasting Association presents the 6th Annual Spring Wine Festival at the downtown Embassy Suites. Taste over 150 wines from across the world and enjoy special pricing on bottles purchased at the event. For more information please visit Jiyan

Policy Restaurant and Lounge

With the onset of Spring in the Nation’s capital, people flock to the streets and the city comes to life.  Combating a nasty case of hay fever, I set out with Dean to the U Street neighborhood to check out one of the most recent DC hot spots, Policy.  Policy is the brainchild of former […]

Justin Jones and the Driving Rain

4/17-4/18 – Accomplished local musician Justin Jones and his band, the Driving Rain, are returning to DC for two shows at the Rock N Roll Hotel. Friday’s performance is with The Jackfields and Mother, and Saturday with Olivia and the Housemates and The Moderate. For more information and tickets please visit admin

The Editors World Premiere

4/20 – The Editors is a documentary, written and directed by Patrick Ryan Morris, that details the experiences of six university newspaper editors in Israel during the first week of the recent Gaza Conflict. The student journalists took part in a week long seminar programmed by Project Interchange in which they met with a wide […]