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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie / Photo: © Wani Olatunde
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie / Photo: © Wani Olatunde

Night of Ideas Comes to DC

Born in Paris in 2016, the Night of Ideas is where art, pop culture, science and politics collide. In 2018, it took place in more than 100 cities worldwide, and the first DC iteration recently took place on January 31. Elise Girard, Deputy Press Counselor for the Embassy of France, says the Night of Ideas […]

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Allen Brooks, Brad Halsey and Albert Vega // Photo: Trent Johnson

Forward-Thinking Building Momentum Opens The Garden

When Brad Halsey and Albert Vega established tech training and…
Photo: Courtesy of Nellie's Sports Bar

Breakfast and a Show: Nellie’s Sports Bar Drag Brunch

Imagine chowing down on a large spread of brunch and mimosas…
Photo: Violetta Markelou // Wardrobe: Paul Stuart at CityCenterDC

A Day in the Life: CityCenterDC's Timothy R. Lowery

Since breaking ground in 2011, CityCenterDC has maintained its…
Photo: The Bruery

Hoppy Holidays: A Beer Lover’s Gift Guide

'Tis the season of giving, at least that’s what you’re supposed…
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Explorer Jodi Magness Discusses Discoveries of Ancient Israel

From age 12, Jodi Magness knew she wanted to be an archaeologist,…
Photo: Courtesy of Gaylord

'Tis the Season at Gaylord National Resort

A 55-foot Christmas tree decked out with more than two million…
Photo: Trent Johnson

2018 Places to Party: A Go-To Guide to DMV Venues

Welcome to On Tap Magazine’s 2018 Places to Party guide, your…
Photo: Courtesy of Red Bull

Red Bull Brings Esports Tournament Final to District

Thousands of electronic gaming enthusiasts will descend on the…
Photo: Trent Johnson

A Day in the Life: Potomac Distilling Company's Todd Thrasher

The transition from barman to rum distiller was a no-brainer…
Photo: Courtesy of Jamal Gray

Movers & Shakers: Who's Behind the Music in DC?

DC’s music scene is an organism in flux. This is not so surprising,…
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all-day Ice Skating at Reston Town Cente... @ Reston Town Center Pavilion
Ice Skating at Reston Town Cente... @ Reston Town Center Pavilion
Nov 9 2018 – Mar 10 2019 all-day
Ice Skating at Reston Town Center Pavilion @ Reston Town Center Pavilion | Reston | Virginia | United States
From early November through March, the Pavilion floor is transformed into a gleaming ice-skating rink. Ice skates and other supplies are available inside the Information Center at the Skate Shop, beside the Pavilion. Adults $10. Reston[...]
Nov
18
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all-day The Washington Harbour Ice Rink @ The Washington Harbour
The Washington Harbour Ice Rink @ The Washington Harbour
Nov 18 2018 – Mar 1 2019 all-day
The Washington Harbour Ice Rink @ The Washington Harbour | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
From mid-November to March, the Washington Harbour Ice Rink transforms into a picturesque fountain, and is open for recreational skating every day, including all holidays. Adult admission $10, children $9, skate rentals $6. Various dates[...]
Nov
19
Mon
all-day National Gallery of Art Sculptur... @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
National Gallery of Art Sculptur... @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Nov 19 2018 – Mar 13 2019 all-day
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink @ National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Experience skating in the Sculpture Garden while surrounded by largescale sculptures by contemporary artists including Louise Bourgeois, Sol LeWitt, Roy Lichtenstein, Roxy Paine, Tony Smith and others. Various hours of operation. Adults $9 and skate[...]
Feb
18
Mon
7:00 pm Plant Parenthood: Houseplants 101 @ The Lemon Collective
Plant Parenthood: Houseplants 101 @ The Lemon Collective
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Plant Parenthood: Houseplants 101 @ The Lemon Collective | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Congratulations, you bought a houseplant! Now what? Join Holley Simmons of Sill Life for a crash-course on how to choose the best plants for your house or apartment, and how to take care of them.[...]
Feb
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5:30 pm Art AfterWords: A Book Discussio... @ National Portrait Gallery
Art AfterWords: A Book Discussio... @ National Portrait Gallery
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Art AfterWords: A Book Discussion - Becoming by Michelle Obama @ National Portrait Gallery | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Join staff from the National Portrait Gallery and the DC Public Library for a monthly discussion of portraits and prose. Each month, a Portrait Gallery educator will discuss a portrait from the collection. Following the[...]