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Stop Sucking: DC Says “No” to Single-Use Plastic Straws

When I arrived at college, the hot rumor was that drinking alcohol through a straw was the fast-track to getting trashed. My crew worked through boxes of straws to learn firsthand it was just an urban myth. College drinking memories hit me recently when the District announced it would be the second major U.S. city […]

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2018-2019 Performing Arts Guide: 25 Must-See Performances

Scattered among the hustle and bustle of DC’s bureaucracy,…

A Day in the Life: Maria Manuela Goyanes

There won’t be an ice age at Woolly Mammoth anytime soon. The…

Behind The Audio: NPR’s Yowei Shaw Brings Mystery to Pop-Up Stage

When Yowei Shaw attended her first Pop-Up Magazine show, she…

KISS Guitarist Paul Stanley Shows Artistic Flair

Members of the KISS Army know singer and guitarist Paul Stanley…

From Freshman Foodie to Instagram Influencer: @dcfoodporn’s Justin Schuble

It definitely feels a little meta to watch On Tap’s assistant…

GCRES Educates and Empowers DC-Area Refugees

David and Lyla Combs experienced one of parenthood’s most significant moments…

America's Got Talent Winner Terry Fator Brings Winston and Friends Nat Harbor

As the winner of the second season of America’s Got Talent,…

Fresh Fountains

DC heat got you down? Feast your eyes on some of the District’s…

A Day in the Life: Full Service Radio’s Jack Inslee

We could be corny and say he’s a jack of all trades, but indeed…

Q&A with District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH)

At Red Derby's latest Tiki Party, each umbrella-topped rum punch…
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10:00 am Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on ... @ Central Place Plaza
Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on ... @ Central Place Plaza
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival on Central Place Plaza @ Central Place Plaza | Arlington | Virginia | United States
There’s something for everyone at the Rosslyn Reads! Book Festival. The Rosslyn BID is partnering for the second year with Carpe Librum and the Arlington Public Library to bring this pop-up bookstore to the neighborhood for a[...]
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all-day Awesome Con @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Awesome Con @ Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Apr 26 – Apr 28 all-day
The seventh annual Awesome Con, the Mid-Atlantic’s premier pop culture convention, returns to DC’s Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The show is expected to unite over 80,000 fans over the three days, during which celebrities,[...]
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2:00 pm DC Potter Crawl 2019 @ DC Potter Crawl 2019
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10:00 am Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park
Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Garrett County Celtic Festival @ Friendsville Town Park | Friendsville | Maryland | United States
Sponsored by the Maryland State Arts Council and Garrett County Arts Council, come celebrate the cultural heritage of Celtic peoples from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Brittany and their influence on Appalachia with a daylong festival[...]