Don’t miss the chance to explore the landmark exhibition Afro-Atlantic Histories this week!
John Wilmerding Symposium on American Art
What do a MacArthur Genius Fellow, an Emmy nominee, and other leading artistic minds have to say about the exhibition? Register here to find out.
Afro-Atlantic Histories Festival
Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
You’re invited to a FREE, daylong festival celebrating the arts and cultures of the African Diaspora.
- Shop from local makers All Very Goods, Bailiwick Clothing, Rayhart Art, and Andy Factory Sauces.
- See a Jamaican cooking demonstration and try free samples from our Executive Chef Christopher Curtis. Musical performances from Batalá Washington (noon), Sticks+Bars Youth Marimba Ensemble (2 p.m.), and East of the River Steelband (4 p.m.).
- At 1 p.m., don’t miss the first live performance of visionary artist María Magdalena Campos-Pons’ When We Gather
Made possible by a grant from the Alice L. Walton Foundation.
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District Cutlery is celebrating their 10th and 11th anniversaries this week (we forgot last year) and offering customers 25% off all sharpening services. Walk-in service at Union Market is welcome or you can make arrangements for mail-in service on their website. Typical turn-around is less than an hour (but sometimes the queue gets long).
DMV’s professional chefs and passionate home cooks have trusted the District Cutlery with their knives for over 10 years. You can see pictures of their work @districtcutlery Instagram. They also specialize in sharpening styling shears, scissors and smaller garden tools and axes.
Girls in Gear is a Non-Profit that teaches girls age 5+ life skills through bike skills. We aim to get your girl to fall in love with herself, her friends, and her bike! Registration is open across the DMV for our eight-week program that starts the weekend of September 23rd. Programming runs for 90 minutes once a week on a weekend morning.
All abilities of riders – balance bikes, training wheels, two wheels, road-bike pros and everything in between – are welcome. We are non-competitive and focus on having fun no matter what your level of riding is. We pride ourselves in being a low-cost program and also have a no-questions-asked scholarship policy that includes bikes and helmets if needed.
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