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Passport DC Embassy Open House

5/2 – Embassies will present a citywide free Embassy Open House featuring artists and artisans, performers, lecturers, teachers, and others that represent their unique cultures. More than 30 Embassies will be participating and Cultural Tourism DC will provide free shuttles from 10 am-4 pm. For more information please visit admin

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

Next to Normal at the Arena Stage

This past Friday and I headed over to the Arena Stage at their temporary location in Crystal City, Virginia to see ‘Next to Normal,’ written by Brian Yorkey and directed by Michael Greif with music by Tom Kitt. The show made its debut off-Broadway this year and has been nominated for Drama Desk Awards for […]

New Year’s Eve ’09 in DC

Let me preface by saying that when it comes to New Year’s Eve, I turn into a grumpy old man who would rather stay at home than brave the crowds to spend hundreds of dollars to get wasted off cheap champagne and have some 22-year-old girl vomit all over my suit as the ball drops. […]

The Style Savants Presents A Bond Soiree

This past Wednesday, we headed over to The Park to check out the Style Savants Bond Soiree event hosted by Fashion Fights Poverty (FFP) and Metromix. Since part of the promotion was linked to the new James Bond film, attendees were encouraged to dress up as their favorite iconic Bond, arch villain or femme fatale. […]

Women Chefs and Restaurateurs Event in DC

Yesterday evening, Kamari and I headed over to Willow Restaurant in Arlington for a fundraiser thrown by the Women Chefs and Restaurateurs (WCR) in partnership with Visa Signature, in support of WCR’s scholarship, internship and mentorship programs for women in the culinary arts. With a roster that included many DC-area notables, the women of the […]

DC City Blog TV: Media Mavens at the Park at Fourteenth

This past Tuesday, Dean and I headed over to the Park at Fourteenth for the Media Mavens event hosted by a broad array of local area bloggers will include KStreetKate.Net,,,,, Brightest Young Things,, SIN PR , and more. We arrived early in the evening (around 7PM) and were pleasantly surprised […]