Archive | June, 2009

DC Metro Food Tours

To coincide with the re-opening of Washington DC’s historic Eastern Market, DC Metro Food Tours is offering their third DC area Food Tour: the Capitol Hill Culinary Experience.  The 3.5 hour culinary immersion brings customers on a 200+ year journey from the area’s humble beginnings as a sleepy southern town bordering the district, to the […]

Cactus Cantina

It was about a month ago that I received a call from a friend of mine who was down in Glover Park completing a photo shoot and wanted to meet up for lunch (along with the subject of her photo shoot). The weather was warm outside so I recommended Cactus Cantina thinking it would be […]

getpickd Launch Party

6/23 – getpickd, a new online resume and employment service, will be hosting their launch party and networking happy hour from 6:30-8:30 pm at Chi Cha Lounge. getpickd’s mission is to provide frustrated individuals with straightforward access to professional resumes that will propel them to the front of the line. For details on the event […]

Smithsonian 43rd Annual Folklife Festival

6/24-6/28 – The Smithsonian Folklife Festival, inaugurated in 1967, celebrates folk culture with people from across the United States and around the world. Visitors to this year’s Festival can learn about oral traditions in African American culture, explore music and its meaning in Latino culture and experience the vibrant culture of Wales. Events take place […]

17th Annual National Capital Barbecue Battle

6/27-6/28 – The Safeway 17th Annual Barbecue Battle showcases barbecue teams and restaurants from around the country compete to win over $40,000 in cash and prizes and the title of National Pork BBQ Champion. Proceeds for the event benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington. The Barbecue Battle was voted one of North […]

Hip Hop Cinema Café Presents: The Art of 16 Bars

6/20 – The solSource Group and the Historical Society of Washington, DC present The Art of 16 Bars. This film features captures the evolution of some of the biggest MCs of our time – their approach to live performances, how they got signed and dealt with labels, and how the industry really works. Interviewees include […]

SILVERDOCS: AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Festival

6/15-6/22 – SILVERDOCS brings the best new documentaries to the Washington, DC, area and the festival has built a reputation for presenting compelling and engaging films that connect with audiences in theaters and beyond. Now in its seventh year, SILVERDOCS serves as a launch pad for independent documentaries, and is called the “Preeminent US Documentary […]

Capital Pride Parade and Street Festival

6/13-6/14 – Capital Pride week caps off with the Annual Parade and Street Festival. The Parade begins at 6:30 PM on Saturday at 23rd and P in Dupont Circle and finishes at 14th and N in Logan Circle. The Street Festival will take place on Sunday from 11am-6pm on Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd Street and […]

La Tomate

Having to deal with the sweltering humidity of summer days in DC means you are rewarded with beautiful nights, and if you’re really lucky some al fresco dining. La Tomate is one of the many restaurants in DC that have taken advantage of summer nights and have set out a dining area for its outdoor […]