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Authentic Maryland experiences await travelers in 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 […]

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

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 […]

Social Media Week Washington DC

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. […]

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

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 […]

Heart of Haiti Fashion Show and Gala

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 […]

Shalom/Salaam: The Mystics, November 10, 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 […]

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

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 […]

Queen Noor and Sam Waterston in Star-Studded Charity Auction

Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, “The Newsroom” star Sam Waterston, and other eminent figures in politics, the media, business, and athletics, are participating in an online auction to benefit Refugees International. Refugees International (RI) advocates for lifesaving assistance and protection for displaced and stateless people and promotes solutions to displacement crises. The auction, which […]