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Acclaimed Latin-American hip-hop star Ana Tijoux kicks off new concert series in the nation’s capital

(re/route via DC City Blog) – re/route productions, a new arts and cultural events presenter based in Washington, DC, will be kicking off its inaugural summer series with an appearance by one of the world’s most acclaimed hip-hop artists, Chilean MC Ana Tijoux at U Street’s LIV Nightclub on July 15, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. […]

Helpman Productions to host fundraiser to help fund the critical social documentary, “Musicwood”

(Goethe Institute via DC City Blog) – Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 7:00pm — at Washington, DC’s Goethe Institute, non-profit documentary production company Helpman Productions will present an acoustic music event and screening from their in-production film, “Musicwood.”  Beer and wine will be served! And a donated high-end Gibson acoustic guitar will be raffled off. Prufrock […]

Haiti Fundraiser Taking Place in Washington, DC

On Thursday May 13th, Station 9 will open it’s doors to anyone with a love of music, dancing, and drinking for one of the biggest parties in Washington DC this Spring. FaiBien*, a DC-based non-profit dedicated to the people of Haiti, will throw a fundraiser for over 700 people to help rebuild schools and jump […]

L2 Lounge

It has been a while since I visited L2 Lounge, located down on Cady’s Alley in Georgetown.  The reason I haven’t frequented L2 in is not because I didn’t appreciate the venue; in fact, after initially visiting L2 over a year ago I immediately rated it as one of the top lounges in the District.  […]

Ron K. Brown and Evidence, a Dance Company

You saw them in last fall’s acclaimed VelocityDC Dance Festival.  Now, the Brooklyn-based Evidence performs two full-length programs featuring their signature blend of traditional African dance fused with contemporary movement and spoken word. “Brown’s choreography has zoomed to the forefront of modern dance by virtue of its exquisitely sculpted movement,” says The Washington Post.  “He […]

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Announces $6.5 Million in National Capital Grants for Education, Outreach, Screening and Support Services

(Komen Global Race for the Cure via DC City Blog) – Now in its 21st year, the millions raised by the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure® continue to make a significant year-round impact on the National Capital Area. Susan G. Komen for the Cure® announced today that based on funds raised through […]

SimplySoles Event

(SimplySoles via DC City Blog) – Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate than by socializing, shopping, sipping fine wines, and nibbling on hand-crafted artisan chocolates? Please join SimplySoles, J. Chocolatier, and First Vine for an evening of Simple Indulgences. Date: Tuesday, April 27th Time: 6-8 pm Where:  SimplySoles The Shops at Georgetown […]

Artini 2010 at the Corcoran

This past Saturday I visited the Corcoran Gallery of Art for Artini 2010, an event that brought some of the area’s most talented mixologists together to construct drinks inspired by works featured in the Corcoran’s current exhibition, A Love of Europe: Highlights from the William A. Clark Collection. The combination of the Corcoran’s classical environment […]