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From a press release:

“Washingtonians will get to experience the world’s largest collection of authentic Hip-Hop artifacts and memorabilia when The Source magazine founder and D.C. native Dave Mays brings “The Hip-Hop Museum Pop-Up Experience” to the District this summer with the help of title partner Hennessy.

The new pop-up exhibit will celebrate its official grand opening on Thursday, July 11 at D.C.’s trendy Union District Oyster Bar & Lounge (501 Morse Street NE) in the Union Market District. The five-week pop-up, ending on Thursday, August 15, will introduce the first-of-its-kind upscale Hip-Hop theme restaurant, bar and lounge concept. Read More


From a press release:

“Hip-hop sensation MC Hammer will bring his legendary Hammer House Party to D.C.’s new, state-of-the-art venue Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights (1100 Oak Drive SE) presented by SiriusXM Fly on Friday, August 23 with special guests Sir Mix-A-Lot, Kid ‘N Play, Tone Loc, DJ Kool and more. Read More


From an email:

“Washington Parks & People in partnership with KonsiderDis Radio and Turning Point are hosting our 2nd annual Summer Peace Jam in Marvin Gaye Park (601 Division Ave NE) on Saturday, June 29. DJ music starts at noon and live music starts at 1pm. There will be plenty of GO-GO music with headliner T.O.B. as well as activities for youth, food vendors, and tons of great DC organizations tabling. It’s free and open to everyone (including pups)!

RSVP by signing up on Eventbrite here.”


“Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 11 AM – 5 PM
Eaton DC

Now in its 10th year, the second DC Record Fair for 2019 has a new home for its summer edition: the Eaton DC.

As with each record fair for over a decade now, we’ll have 40 vinyl vendors from up and down the East Coast, the special DJ line up, the drinks, the food–and hey, this one comes with no cover charge for early bird or regular entry!”


The best.

From the Petworth Jazz Project:

“Season opener of the Petworth Jazz Project will feature kids all-star BABA RAS D, followed by 2 sets of smokin jazz from Joe Herrera’s Remix. Our neighbors and all around good folks Timber Pizza Company will be on site slangin fresh pizza out of the mobile brick oven. Bring a neighbor and tell your friends! FREE as always on the lawn at 8th and Taylor St NW (Petworth Rec Center). 6pm start time.”


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