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Events April 24, 2015 at 10:12 pm

Joel Rafael in Concert

When: June 2 — doors open 6:00 p.m.
Where: The O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street 2020 O Street N.W., DC
Tickets: $25/person – cash bar
On-line reservations are required:

He’s performed with Crosby Stills & Nash, Sheryl Crow, and Emmylou Harris to name a few, now you can see this singer-songwriter and recording artist live at O Street! Cash bar.

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Guests are invited to explore our themed rooms and search for secret doors, 60 signed guitars, memorabilia, art and much more when they visit.

Bring your own shopping bags. Everything is for sale!

100% of proceeds of this concert go to support the artist-in-residence, heroes and other programs at O Street Museum

Events April 24, 2015 at 10:12 pm

Warner Williams in Concert

When: June 7 — doors open 6:00 p.m.
Where: The O Street Museum in The Mansion on O Street 2020 O Street N.W., DC
Tickets: $10/person – cash bar
On-line reservations are required:


2011 NEA National Heritage Fellow and “Guitar Man” Warner Williams diverse repertoire reflects a wide range of musical influences, from bluesmen Blind Boy Fuller, Lightnin’ Hopkins, and Muddy Waters, to country artists Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb, and Gene Autry, as well as jazz, big band, and popular tunes. Cash bar.

Guests are invited to explore our themed rooms and search for secret doors, 60 signed guitars, memorabilia, art and much more when they visit.

Bring your own shopping bags. Everything is for sale!

100% of proceeds of this concert go to support the artist-in-residence, heroes and other programs at O Street Museum

Events April 24, 2015 at 1:03 pm

Fourplay: A Night of One Act Plays with The Coil Project

Plays written by: Anindya De, Emily Mullin, and Erica Smith
Directed by: Anindya De, Rebecca Fischler, Erik Harrison, and Erica Smith
Where: Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St., SE, Washington, DC 20003
When: April 24-April 25

I. Those Are Your Only Options
II. 2-for-1
III. Speak
IV. #sexts (a tease)

Love is weird. We’ve all been there. Awkwardly meeting a significant other’s ex. Splitting a bottle of wine with the guy you loved who broke your heart. Getting caught up in an office romance. Sharing your relationship woes with a best friend.

And of course a revolver, ‘90s sit-com references, a mysterious disease and a Welsh corgi named Elinor Dashwood. Oh… oh wait, that’s not what your last date looked like? Oh… no, no me neither. Definitely not.

On April 24 and 25, The Coil Project will be presenting Fourplay, four short plays on love, romance and… whatever happened between you and that girl who is in your cell phone as “Megan from Friday night.” Shows are at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) at 8PM April 24, and at 6PM and 8PM on April 25. Join us after the 8PM shows for a celebration with cast and crew. Coming to our 6PM show on the 25th? The party starts early with a pre-show reception at 5PM in CHAW. It’ll be more fun than that guy you met on Tinder. Heck, take him too.

And we’ll be presenting a tease from our Summer 2015 Capital Fringe show!

Tickets at for $15

Events April 22, 2015 at 2:45 pm

3rd Annual 'Utsav: Celebrating Innovation'

Nootana, D.C.’s premier live Indian classical music and dance ensemble, is proud to announce its 3rd annual “UTSAV: CELEBRATING INNOVATION.” This year’s showcase will feature an originally arranged dance drama exploring the emotions of love through melody, rhythm, and storytelling. Using a combination of South Asian, Western, Middle Eastern, and African styles, Nootana will perform traditional and reinterpreted arrangements of Indian classical music.

Brooke Kidd, a celebrated arts leader, dancer, and artist in the community, will also be performing at the upcoming showcase in a collaborative piece with Nootana artists. As the owner and founder of Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier, Md., Brooke continues to support the growing arts community of the area through her passion, commitment, and dedication. Joe’s Movement Emporium is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

UTSAV is a must-see for lovers of live music and dance!

Date: May 2
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: Jack Guidone Theater (5207 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC)
Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
Ticket URL:

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Events April 21, 2015 at 7:54 pm

Mother's Day Lunch & Tour

When: May 10 – 12pm – 5pm
Where: The Mansion on O Street – 2020 O Street N.W., DC
Tickets: $85/per – Online reservations required

Treat Mom to a special Mother’s Day Lunch & Tour at The Mansion. Dine on our world-class cuisine and explore our museum with Mom for a day she will always cherish!

Our team of award winning chefs have put together a delicious menu that includes seafood, beef tenderloin, roasted pork, assorted pastas & salads, a decadent dessert buffet & much more! (view full menu on the form) Plenty of vegetarian options.

Visit includes a self-guided tour of the museum’s themed rooms and secret doors, 60 signed guitars, memorabilia, art and much more.

Kids 5-11 half price. Kids under 5 are FREE!

Bring your own shopping bags everything is for sale.

About The Mansion & O Street Museum
Named a Washingtonian Magazine Hidden Gem, The Mansion has been featured in numerous television shows, books, and magazines including the Travel Channel’s “Mega Mansions”, WETA’s Breakfast in Washington, and National Geographic’s Traveler Magazine

Events April 21, 2015 at 3:36 pm

Is Bergami's Pizza closed for good?

Over the last week or so I’ve noticed that the Bergami’s Pizza at Rhode Island Row appears to be closed. I didn’t see any signs, and it appears that they’ve up and gone for good. Did the store go out of business? I loved their pizza, and it always seemed full of customers whenever I went in. Any insight about what’s going on there would be great.

Events April 21, 2015 at 2:50 pm

The popular Franciscan Monastery Herb & Plant Sale is back: April 25 & 26

Franciscan Monastery Herb and Plant Sale
The popular Franciscan Monastery Herb and Plant Sale is April 25 (9 a.m.-6 p.m.) and April 26 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.) at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, 1400 Quincy St. NE, Washington, DC 20017.

Come early to get your organic herbs, annuals, perennials, fruit trees, vegetables and Monastery-grown plants, while enjoying food and craft vendors. Free garden tours at 11 a.m. and noon. Sponsored by the volunteer Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild. Proceeds support the preservation of the monastery’s historic gardens. Information: 202-526-6800 or

Events April 20, 2015 at 3:39 pm

DC Arts Center "Experience Auction" fundraiser

The DC Arts Center third annual “Experience Auction” Fundraiser

The things you get to do are better than stuff you have to have.

The DC Arts Center, one of Washington, DC’s most respected art galleries, is continuing its tradition of proving that experiences are indeed more valuable than things. While the best things in life may not be free, doing is quite often better than having. The event will raise necessary funds for the DC Arts Center, one of Washington, DC’s most unique arts centers.

Many fundraising auctions are a basic live auction and silent auction format featuring donated works of art. The DCAC Experience Auction offers unique, once in a lifetime experiences. Offering experiences as opposed to static works of art helps prevent distortion of an artwork’s fair market value.

Experiences up for auction include a behind the scenes tour of a Theater, an in-home performance by a vocalist, the opportunity to collaborate with guerrilla painters, and many more one-of-a-kind experiences created just for the Experience Auction.

The auction takes place Thursday May 21st, 2015 starting at 7pm at the historic Kennedy-Warren building located at 3133 Connecticut Ave, NW Washington, DC 20008. There will be a DJ spinning great music, h’ors doeuvres, live performances, the silent and live auction, and a cash bar. Valet parking will be provided.

Join us in collecting memories all while supporting a great cause. Tickets for the DCAC Experience Auction are $90 for DCAC members and $120 for non-members. The non-member fee includes a membership to DCAC. Tickets can be purchased at:

About DC Arts Center:

Located at 2438 18th Street, NW in Washington, DC the District of Columbia Arts Center serves the Washington, DC area by presenting high-caliber challenging works, encouraging professionalism among artists, and by providing a forum for education and cultural exchange. DCAC was founded in 1989 as an alternative arts center for local artists in response to eroding support for local artists. Since then our 800 square foot gallery and 50 seat black box theater have been a hub of creativity in the visual and performing arts. Artists of all types, including poets, painters, actors, storytellers, sculptors and performance artists, have been drawn to DCAC.

Events April 20, 2015 at 11:56 am

finding parking in Dupont Circle

I live in Dupont and I have a young woman come and clean my apartment once a month. The last two times she came, she couldn’t find any parking and had to leave. I’d like to keep using her, but this is getting ridiculous. I think she only spends about 1-2 hours in my place cleaning, and I wonder if she can just park on the no parking side of our street with her hazards on. Has anyone else had this issue? Any possible solutions?

If there is no solution, I may have to switch to another cleaning service, perhaps one that drops off and picks up their cleaners.

Events April 17, 2015 at 1:56 pm

DOG ADOPTION EVENT SUNDAY 4/19 – Bark at Barcroft

Homeward Trails Rescue will be participating in the 2nd annual Bark at Barcroft event, hosted by GW’s baseball team. We’ll have about 15 dogs coming that are looking for a forever home. Information is below and you can see the dogs coming here:

Please come out to support a great cause! And remember, adopt, don’t shop! :)
Date: April 19, 2015
Time: 11 – 1 pm
Venue: Bark at Barcroft
Address: 4200 S Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, Virginia

Starting at 11:00 a.m., pet owners will have the opportunity to enter the DogZone; a special area located inside the gates to Barcroft Park where we will have some of our fabulous HT dogs for adoption and local vendors will be providing services! Pet owners are welcome to bring their well behaved, social, leashed and vaccinated dogs and and purchase tickets to attend the game.

For tickets to Bark at Barcroft, stop by the Athletics ticket office, call (202) 99-GWTIX, or email Tickets will be available for purchase at Barcroft Park the day of the game or during any weekend GW Baseball games prior to April 19th.

HT will be set up just outside the baseball stadium with our sweet adoptable dogs. Maybe one of these adoptable pups can find their forever home with you? Hope to see you there!

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Events April 16, 2015 at 12:21 pm

Happy Hour (TODAY) with DC Divest at Meridian Pint

Free raffle for a nifty prize
Epically good nachos
A super fun crew of climate activists
BOOZE (select $5 beers)
A damn good time

Join DC Divest for a happy hour Today from 5:30 – 8pm at Meridian Pint’s downstairs bar to mingle with local fossil fuel divestment supporters, learn more about our campaign, and maybe even enjoy some spring weather.

Our mission is simple: DC Divest is a citizen-driven campaign to ask the District of Columbia government to stop investing in fossil fuel companies.

Events April 14, 2015 at 9:28 am

Accountant for Tax Help

Hey Popville world:

I find myself on April 14 trying to file my overly complicated tax return. Can anyone recommend a trustworthy, affordable accountant in DC? Thought I could finagle it on TurboTax but I’ve lived in 2 states this year and did some independent contract work so it’s become very confusing. Would really appreciate a referral! Thanks

Events April 9, 2015 at 4:24 pm

FREE! YPT's 2015 New Play Festival

The New Play Festival is an annual celebration of bold new voices.

April 20, 21 and 22
6:30pm Reception
7:00pm Performance
GALA Hispanic Theatre
3333 14th Street NW

Each year Young Playwrights’ Theater honors plays from a diverse group of DC’s elementary, middle and high school students in a production that celebrates the playwright’s craft. Professional actors, dramaturges and directors collaborate with student writers to create an evening of dynamic theater. This year the Festival will feature 15 brand-new plays over three nights, ranging from touching tales of family love to the hilarious story of a bacon strip’s revenge!

YPT is proud to honor the bold, gritty and bright new voices of young writers.

(Plays on April 21 rated PG; plays on April 22 rated PG-13)

Events April 8, 2015 at 12:29 pm

DC Inno State of Innovation

DC Inno presents State of Innovation, a conference that will bring together disruptive business leaders to discuss what’s working and what’s next for our region’s economy. The invigorating panel discussions explore the state of innovation from three vantage points: the national, local, and company level.

After the program filled with high-profile speakers and interactive discussions, attendees enjoy an exclusive networking reception with DC’s brightest thought leaders.

Event is 21+. Attendees must bring ID and Eventbrite ticket to enter.

If you’re interested in aligning your brand with DC Inno events, creating custom activations and connecting with savvy professionals, State of Innovation is a can’t-miss opportunity to engage influencers in a fun, active atmosphere. You can contact us for more information at <>.

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Events April 7, 2015 at 1:44 pm

Bacon, booze, and belly-laughs in Bloomingdale this Saturday

Wake & Bacon, D.C.’s premier brunch and comedy show, invites you to an afternoon of bacon, booze, and belly-laughs this Saturday at the Washington Firehouse Restaurant (1626 North Capitol St., NW) in Bloomingdale.

Guest host Alyssa Cowan (Topaz Thursdays, Huricanrana Season) teams with the area’s best comics to jump-start your weekend at one of the hottest new restaurants in the DMV!!

Brunch starts at 2pm, laughs at 3. Make your free reservations here:

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