PoP Weekend Picks

Luck of the Draw

A selection from some of the emails I received throughout the week:

Luck of the Draw: An Art & Music Experience
In the Capitol Riverfront Neighborhood

Friday, February 13
6 to 10 pm

Saturday, February 14
6 to 10 pm

Sunday, February 15
2 to 6 pm

The fun begins at the tent on Half Street, between L and K Streets SouthEAST.
@ Navy Yard metro (on the green line).
Take the Half Street exit and follow instructions from the friendly Clean & Safe folks.

More music and dance being added, but here’s a sampling:
Scrap Heap, Sejayno, Blue Sausage Infant, Shadow Farm, Doug Stailey and Dan Barbiero, Pilesar, Janel & Anthony.

Some of the visual artists you will be seeing in no particular order:
Sherill Ann Gross, Rebecca Katz, Andrew Wodzianski, David Barr, Chris Bishop, Carolina Mayorga, Alexandra Zealand, Albus Cavus, Tariq Rafiq, Andrea Collins, danny phantOM.

“RED: St. Valentine bled for us”
Curated by Sondra Arkin and Ellyn Weiss:
Sondra Arkin, Ellyn Weiss, Pat Goslee, Joan Belmar, Susan Finsen, Brian Williams, Tracy Lee, Anne Marchand, Tom Drymon, Chuck Baxter, Betsy Damos, Lynn Putney, Tory Cowles, Scott Brooks, Kristina Bilonick, Judy Jashinsky, Veronica Szalus.

Photography curated by Ten Miles Square:
Erin Antognoli, Amber Baum, James Calder, Chris Chen, Jason Colston, Max Cook, Brett Davis, Angela Kleis, Brian Knight, Marie Kwak, Amber Wiley, Pat Padua, Barry Schmetter, Alexandra Silverthorne, Matt Smith, Paivi Salonen, Steve Strawn, Sanjay Suchak, John Ulaszek, Brandon Wu, Josh Yospyn.

More after the jump.

2nd Saturday at Capitol Hill Books – Come kiss among the chaos

(featuring discounts on books and wine and cheese)

Saturday, February 14, 2009
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Capitol Hill Books
657 C Street SE
Washington, DC

Whether your heart is full, or dry and shriveled this Valentine’s Day, come celebrate with us at Capitol Hill Books.

red derby masquerade party
on valentine’s, red derby (14th and Quincy) is having a masquerade party,
sat. feb 14th, 9pm

Transformer Art Gallery ( 1404 P St NW):

Hearts and Crafts Valentine Laboratory
Saturday, February 14
1 – 7pm

Boasting a hefty supply of compelling craft materials, Transformer will be open all day for you to stop in and make your sweetheart a custom valentine, while we play the sappiest love songs we could possibly get our hands on. Candy hearts will abound, alongside a startling lack of irony. Happy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day Special Offers
RedRocks is offering a special Valentine’s Day brunch and dinner.

Our brunch for two includes bottomless mimosas or champagne, any two brunch entrees, and a choice of strawberries and cream or gelato.

Our dinner special includes mixed green salads with house-made vinaigrette, any two RedRocks specialty pizzas, any bottle of wine from our complete wine list, and two glasses of champagne or any dessert.

Brunch $45; Dinner $60.

Reservations are strongly suggested. Seatings are at 6:00pm, 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Contact RedRocks at (202) 506-1402 for more information or to make a reservation.

And in unrelated weekend news a local author has a new book out:

The Devil’s Paintbox –


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