Monthly Archives: July 2011

Portraits After 5 at the National Portrait Gallery

FOR TEENS, AGES 13-17 Identity and fashion collide with teens exploring what makes up their “look.” Come early to view the iconic images of Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson by style-maker Andy Warhol in the Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Americans exhibitions … Continue reading

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Rip the Runway Fashion Design Project – Saturday, August 6th

It all goes down: Saturday, August 6, 2011 11am – 5pm (competition at MLK Library) 11am, 1pm, and 3pm (drop-in programs at MLK) 6pm – 10pm (after party at National Portrait Gallery) Carmen Webber, fashion designer, stylist and author will work with … Continue reading

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Washington Bach Consort Announces 2011-2012 Season

The Washington Bach Consort, “one of America’s finest ensembles” (Washington Post), is pleased to announce its thirty-fourth season presenting a series of five subscription concerts at National Presbyterian Church in Washington DC’s Tenleytown neighborhood and six free Noontime Cantatas downtown, … Continue reading

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The Art of Statehood: Live Arts Auction featuring Grammy Nominee Wayna

Three dynamic pieces by local artists were posted to the American Civil Liberties Union of the Nation’s Capital’s eBay page to launch a bidding phase that will benefit the DC Statehood movement. On the final night of the auction, July … Continue reading

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Summer Screenings – Independent Film Series: DC Shorts Film Festival

DC Shorts Film Festival, part of the 2nd annual ‘Summer Screenings’ TUES., JULY 26 “Banana Bread” 9:00, Comedy, Directed by Barton Landsman, USA Matt’s Jewish mother actually has something to worry about. “Gayby” 12:00, Comedy, Directed by Jonathan Lisecki, USA Jenn, … Continue reading

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The Humanities Council presents: Humanitinis

The Humanities Council is in the midst of a series of events called Humanitinis that blend happy hour and the humanities through panel discussions on popular issues. They will be held every Wednesday from July 20-Aug 10th. The last one … Continue reading

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MuralsDC to Kick Off 5th Year with “The Art of Vandalism” Tues., Jul. 26

A Discussion with City Agencies & Graffiti Artists to Explore Lasting Solutions MuralsDC will kick off its 2011 program with a panel discussion to explore the root of, and solutions for, graffiti Tuesday, July 26, 6:00-8:00pm, at Busboys & Poets … Continue reading

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