PoP Weekend Picks (From Weekly Emails)

Habitat Pug Event

“I am putting this on at the Pug to benefit DC Habitat for Humanity, who are building new homes for the working poor in NE ask we speak. It’s a great cause and your sites could really help us with some exposure.”

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Return of the Farmers Markets This Weekend!

U Street:

Saturdays 9-1
14th and U Streets NW (in front of the Reeves Center)
May 2- November 21

Mt. Pleasant:

Between 17th & Mount Pleasant and Park & Lamont Streets
Saturdays May 2 – Nov 21, 9 am – 1 pm, rain or shine

More after the jump. Also, Is anyone going to watch the Derby? Where?

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Bloombars Tonight! (3222 11th Street, NW)

“If you came to our 3rd Bloom last summer, you’ll recall how the Makepeace Brothers (They are brothers, and their last name is Makepeace) brought the house down and lifted everyone up with an unclassifiable eclectic mix of bluegrass, jazz Brazilian, African world rhythms, and Celtic, their sounds are as worldly as their messages.”

Whether playing for thousands of Jason Mraz’ fans during last spring’s “Music Magic and Make Peace” Tour or performing an intimate party in Toronto, Canada, this acoustic trio rocks the house. www.myspace.com/makepeacebrothers. SHOW STARTS AT 9:00pm”

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Sundress Fest ’09
Sunday, May 3rd 4pm
Proceeds will benefit the 3rd Annual Columbia Heights Day (which is Sat. Aug. 29th this year)
Wear a dress and get Happy Hour all day long.
Dresses are available for purchase or bring your own.
Whole roasted bbq pig plates on the patio.

Exhibition Crosses the Great Divide, Translating Personal Stories into Universal Experiences

Washington, DC – Opening Reception, Friday, May 1, 2009, 5:30-8PM, the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery located at 1632 U St, NW celebrates the opening reception of a collaborative exhibition. Works by Rosemary Feit Covey and contemporary dance-theater performance by BosmaDance are combined to produce a powerful multi-disciplinary project that explores the recurring nature of loss and healing throughout human life.

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Qualia Coffeehouse reopens!

“I really appreciate all the neighbors who came out to support us last weekend. It was very encouraging. Qualia will reopen on Friday morning with even more to offer.”

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