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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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Free

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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$100.00

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

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - July 26 @ 2:30 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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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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July 2014
Free

Perfect Pocket Dress Giveaway!

July 24 - 24
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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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Free

Beading Workshop for Summer Campers

July 24 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum,
1901 Fort Place SE, Washington, DC 20020 United States
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Artist Deidra Bell facilitates two 90-minute workshops on making personal beadware. The first session runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon. The second session is from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Space is limited and reservations are required. You may also call ACM at 202.633.4844 to register for this event.

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Free

Fainting Goat “Meet the Artist” Happy Hour: Becky Borlan

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fainting Goat,
1330 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States

14th Street neighborhood restaurant and bar The Fainting Goat is fusing the art and culinary worlds with its second in a new series of “Meet the Artist” monthly happy hours. This Thursday, July 24 from 6-8 p.m, meet Becky Borlan, a local artist who specializes in colorful, minimal prints. Her art will hang the walls while guests enjoy $5 specialty craft punches, glasses of Prosecco, red and white wine, and DC Brau drafts, as well as complimentary cheese and charcuterie…

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$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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$17

The Dish – ONE NIGHT ONLY AT WAREHOUSE

July 24 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Warehouse at Fort Fringe,
645 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001 United States

The Dish is an interactive, improvisational Capital Fringe comedy about food, scandal and celebrity. Serving up a scandalized former food network celeb, snarky food blogger, celebrated food journalist, enterprising sous chef and one producer who just might rule them all. Special guest stars from the DC food scene, an epic Iron Chef-style battle LIVE ON STAGE and our secret ingredient: YOU. Come play with our food.

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$5

Pancake & Booze Art Show

July 24 @ 8:00 pm

DC’s LARGEST UNDERGROUND ART SHOW with OVER 50 EMERGING ARTISTS, LIVE BODY PAINTING, ALL-U-CAN-EAT PANCAKE BAR, and LIVE Music!

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CAN I KICK IT?

July 24 @ 8:00 pm - July 25 @ 12:00 am
Marvin,
2007 14th St NW (corner of 14th & Ust NW), Washington, DC 20009 United States
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The creators of SHAOLIN JAZZ proudly present a unique event catered to lovers of Martial Arts flicks, the music inspired by the films, and everything else in between….CAN I KICK IT? Please join us the 4th Thursday of every month, 8pm-12am, at Marvin, where two martial arts films will be screened throughout the venue and will be backed by a soundtrack of Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul and cinema soundbites mixed live by DJ 2-Tone Jones. SHAOLIN JAZZ – Art and additional…

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$5.00

Orchester Praževica at Bossa Bistro

July 24 @ 9:00 pm - July 25 @ 1:00 am
Bossa Bistro,
2463 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Sounds like: Eastern Block Party – Slavic jazz, Gypsy music, TurboFolk Resistance is futile, this is Turbo Folk! High energy dance music drawing on the tradition of Eastern European Czardas and Gypsy Swing, but widely influenced by jazz and blues. Under the direction of Slovak born and raised guitarist and singer Tomáš Drgoň this band delivers honest, authentic and entertaining mix of folklore, jazz and dance music suitable for everything from upscale clubs to dives, jazz festivals to mosh pits,…

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Free

Dukem Jazz presents the Lyle Link Quartet

July 24 @ 9:00 pm
Dukem Bar and Restaurant,
1114 U St. NW, Washington , DC 2009 United States

Dukem Jazz presents the Lyle Link Quartet this Thursday for two much anticipated sets…Link is one of the most sought after sax players around, wielding either his tenor or alto horn…with top tier chops, many emphasize his hard bop troubadour side…but even more impactful is the degree to which Link is a lyrical musician, one who plays with a rare supple grace that is a pleasure to behold…he appears Thursday night with Geoff Reecer on guitar, Eric Harper on bass,…

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FREE

HaHa at RiRa

July 25 @ 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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