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June 2014
Free

Maleficent at The Wonderland Ballroom

June 3 @ 8:00 pm - August 26 @ 5:00 pm
The Wonderland Ballroom,
1101 Kenyon St NW, Washington, DC 20010 United States
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Great food and great fun waits for you like a well cast spell at The Wonderland Ballroom every Tuesday at 8PM.

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Altered Ego

June 4 @ 11:00 am - August 23 @ 3:00 pm
Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery,
1632 U Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States

As visionary observers of our material world, artists employ masterful techniques – carving, sewing, photographing, and collaging – to alter what might otherwise be discarded fragments of our everyday lives into thought-provoking works of art. Used clothing is revitalized as an intricate textile. Crumpled valet tickets and a tattered animal cracker box take the form of a monoprint. Bobby pins transform into a precious triptych. Vintage oil cans reappear as the human form. The same cultural articles that most of…

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Octavio Paz: De la Palabra a la Mirada

June 10 @ 10:00 am - July 31 @ 6:00 pm
Mexican Cultural Institute,
2829 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States

The Embassy of Mexico, through its Cultural Institute, honors Nobel Laureate Octavio Paz in its latest exhibition, Octavio Paz: De la palabra a la mirada. The exhibit, curated by Miguel Cervantes and Marie Jo Paz, brings together Paz’s artist books, capturing Paz’s indelible word through the illustration of renowned artists from Mexico and abroad. Rufino Tamayo, Juan Soriano, Vicente Rojo, Marcel Duchamp, Antoni Tàpies, Robert Motherwell, Balthus, and Cy Twombly give greater meaning to the world of Paz’s words in…

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Wolf Trap Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods

June 24 @ 10:30 am - August 9 @ 12:00 pm
Wolf Trap Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods,
1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182 United States

School’s out. Amazing is in! This summer Wolf Trap Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods features 33 performances from local, national, and Grammy-winning artists who represent folk, kindie-rock, storytelling, theatre, puppetry, and dance. Shows start June 24 and tickets are $8 – $10. Check out the schedule at www.wolftrap.org/woods and discover all the ways to be amazed!

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$100.00

Brookland Sewing Club (for Kids) June 21 – July 26, 2014

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - August 2 @ 6:30 pm
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Brookland Sewing Club will meet wevery Saturday, June 21 - July 26, 2014, excluding July 5.
Studio Projecttissue8 @Scrap DC,
3101 12th Street NE, Washington, DC 20017 United States

Brookland Sewing Club (for Kids) will meet on Saturdays, June 21 – July 26 (excluding 7/5), 1-2:30pm, at Studio Projecttissue8 @ Scrap DC. Info: projecttissue8.com, 202.241.5060. Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brookland-sewing-club-for-kids-tickets-11433191985 Participants (age 10 – 14) will learn basic sewing techniques and terminology. Also, learn how to take measurements, select and read patterns, and select fabric. The projects for sewing club are as follows; pillow, tote bag, skirt and shorts. Fabric and notions can be purchased at Scrap DC. Sewing machines and…

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July 2014
$0.00

RCN Presents City Paper Summer Cinema

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - August 14 @ 11:00 pm
Heurich House Museum,
1307 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036 United States

RCN presents City Paper Summer Cinema at Heurich House Museum Garden 7/24- Wayne’s World (PG-13) Two slacker friends try to promote their public-access cable show. 92 min 7/31- Clueless (PG-13) A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil’s popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way. 97 min 8/7- Mrs. Doubtfire (PG-13) After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody…

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1460 Wallmountables

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - August 31 @ 7:00 pm
DC Arts Center,
2438 18th Street NW, Washington D.C. , DC 20009 United States

Since 1989 1460 Wallmountables has offered the opportunity for artists of all disciplines and abilities to show in this open hanging. We divide our wall space into 2 foot by 2 foot squares with strings, which creates a floor to ceiling grid on which artists hang their work. The work must fit into the space, and while artists can acquire more than one space, the work may not overlap the squares. The result is a most remarkable salon-style show that…

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2014 Washington UNBUILT Awards & Exhibition

July 29 - September 13
District Architecture Center,
421 7th St NW, Washington, DC 20004 United States
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The 2014 Washington UNBUILT Awards Program recognizes excellence in both theoretical and commissioned architectural projects. Projects will be displayed in the gallery at the District Architecture Center and featured in a reception on August 11th. This competition is conducted by AIA|DC independently of other awards programs sponsored by the national American Institute of Architects and other AIA components. Winners of this year’s competition will be featured in an exhibition at the District Architecture Center.

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Perfect Pocket Dress Giveaway!

July 29 - 29
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Every day until September 1, 2014
AmaniDC,
3166 Mount Pleasant St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20010 United States

We’ve all seen the lovely dresses in the windows and on the dress forms outside of Amani ya Juu on Mount Pleasant Street. Do you love our Perfect Pocket Dress but don’t want to use up your pocket change? We have a special for you! We are giving away one free Perfect Pocket Dress (or our Shift Dress if you prefer that fit) to each of our AmaniDC friends who host a sale this spring and summer! If you live…

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Help a Youth in Foster Care – Join our July Volunteer Training!

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - August 8 @ 6:00 pm

Court Appointed Special Advocates speak up for children in the DC Foster Care system. CASAs are appointed by a judge to represent the best interest of a child. CASAs form a relationship with a child, gather information, make recommendations and provide the court with valuable insight into a child’s life. CASAs dedicate a minimum of 10-15 hours/ month to their case for at least a year. To apply to be a CASA, visit our website – http://casadc.org/volunteer/volunteer-application/

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Pirelli Power Challenge with the players of Inter Milan

July 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Yards,
355 Water Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 United States
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Pirelli Tires will host the Pirelli Power Challenge, an unprecedented interactive afternoon of soccer. Attendees will watch the performance of a lifetime while Inter Milan players channel their passion and compete in the Pirelli Power Challenge obstacle course. Attendees will also have the chance to test their own power and skills in the mini obstacle course and soccer stimulator. Additional activities include: • An authentic Sauber Team F1 Race Car on display courtesy of Pirelli • Inflatable soccer arena for…

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FREE

HaHa at RiRa

July 31 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
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Every day until January 7, 2015
RiRa Irish Pub,
2915 Wilson BLVD, Arlington, VA 22201 United States
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Live Standup Comedy Show & ½ price burger night $25 cash prize joke contest for non-com audience members after the show Every Wednesday night 8 to 10 pm FREE RiRa Irish Pub—upstairs in back 2915 Wilson Blvd(in Clarendon) Arlington,VA 22201 RiRa.com/Arlington/ www.StandupComedyToGo.com

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FREE

Topaz Thursday Comedy Night

July 31 @ 12:00 am - 2:00 am
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Every day until March 12, 2015
Topaz Hotel,
1733 N st NW, Washington, DC, 20036 United States
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Topaz Thursday Comedy Night Live standup comedy show by local comics $25 cash prize joke contest for non-com audience members after the show Every Thursday night-ongoing weekly 8 to 10 pm FREE The Laughing Buddha-ha-ha Basement Level downstairs Topaz Hotel Bar(blue awning) 1733 N Street NW(off Dupont Circle) Washington, DC 20036-2801 www.TopazHotel.com www.StandupComedyToGo.com

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Free

Drunkaoke at Madam’s Organ!

July 31 @ 1:00 am
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Every day until September 1, 2014
Madam’s Organ,
2461 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Every Thursday and Sunday at 9pm on the 2nd floor, it’s Karaoke with a “too drunk” minimum!

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$26

Retrospect Coffee & Tea One Year Anniversary Party and Coffee Giveaway

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Retrospect Coffee and Tea,
1020 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 United States

Join Retrospect Coffee & Tea for live music, open bar, tapas ,and coffee demonstrations to celebrate their One Year Anniversary! Two lucky attendees will win 1 year of free coffee beverages. TIckets can be purchased online or at the door for $26: https://nvite.com/Retrospect1year/a02 We can’t wait to see you there!

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