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The 5pm Post – SEP. 2, 6-9PM, PORTRAITS AFTER 5: featuring performance artist Chajana denHarder, DJ Natty Boom, and Culture Shock DC hip hop dance troupe @ the National Portrait Gallery

by Prince Of Petworth August 25, 2011 at 5:00 pm 3 Comments

The Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard. Photo by Tim Hursley.

From an email:

Friday, September 2, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Make it a “Capital” holiday! Avoid Labor Day traffic on the Bay Bridge: skip rush hour and join us for happy hour from 6 to 9 p.m. at the National Portrait Gallery.

Enjoy after-hours access to the “Capital Portraits” exhibition (http://www.npg.si.edu/exhibit/capital) at the start of its final weekend, and celebrate with themed drinks and entertainment.

· Courtyard Cafe (http://npg.si.edu/shop/cafe.html) will be open late, serving a special menu and drinks, including the Rickey — the official cocktail of DC.

· Hang out in the covered Kogod Courtyard with friends to the beats of DJ Natty Boom, who will be spinning Global Booty Beats, international pop, and a mix of music featuring local artists who have led the DC, national, and international musical discourse.

· Local artist Chajana denHarder (http://www.chajana.com) will present a performance art piece in the courtyard during the event.

· Culture Shock DC (http://cultureshockdc.org), a professional hip hop dance troupe, will also perform in the courtyard.

This is a free event.

No tickets or rsvp are required.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase in the Courtyard Café.”


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