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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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DC Celebrates Pride

When one thinks of Pride in our area, visions of big celebrations…
Photo: Amber Breitenberg

Farming in the City: DC's Urban Agriculture Movement

Amidst the District’s hustle and bustle, green paradises breathe…
Photo: www.capitalpride.org

A Day in the Life: Capital Pride Board Member Michele Irimia-Bernabe

Earlier this year, the Capital Pride Alliance underwent some…
Photo: Courtesy of Erin Brethauer

Pop-Up Magazine's Interactive Stories, From Politics to Karaoke

We’ve written before about the draw of performative storytelling…
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The Heartbeat of the City

Grab your helmets, and get ready for a smooth ride. At DC Bike…
Photo: Rebecca Hale
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Instagramming For a Cause: We the Dogs DC

Is there any other city besides the nation’s capital with such…
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Outlaw Artists Take Printmaking on the Road

Outlaw printmaking. Those two words are not some sort of statement.…
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Year of the Dog

According to the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is the Year of the Dog.…
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Lifestyle Events

Nov
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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
Sun
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
19
Tue
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[...]