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TrenDCity: An Urban Meets Couture Fashion + Art Showcase

(Pretty Powerful Events via DC City Blog) – Please join us for an exclusive event to benefit Matter of Trust ( an ecological public 501 (c) 3 charity established in 1998.  Matter of Trust is spearheading a huge International Natural Fiber Recycling mobilization to help get hair boom to the Gulf Coast Oil Spill.  This […]

Top-seeded Misty May-Treanor, Nicole Branagh headline women’s field as AVP returns to Virginia Beach for AVP NIVEA Tour Virginia Beach Open

(AVP NIVEA Tour via DC City Blog) – Two-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor and teammate Nicole Branagh will attempt to get back to their winning ways as the top-seeded women’s team in this weekend’s AVP NIVEA Tour Virginia Beach Open Presented by Twinlab. The pair won the season-opening stop in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., but came […]

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 […]

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 […]