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Friday, May 31
May 31 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Taiko Drummers of Japan

Eastern Market Metro Park

701 Pennsylvania Avenue Southeast

Washington, D.C. 20003 Map

Saturday, June 1
June 1 10:00am - 3:00pm

DC Day of Archaeology Festival

Dumbarton House

2715 Q St. NW

Washington, D.C. 20007 Map

Event Info

The annual DC Day of Archaeology Festival gathers archaeologists from Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia together to talk about our local history and heritage. Talk to archaeologists in person and learn more about archaeological science and the past of our communities. There will be engaging activities for children, artifact displays, music, and crafts. Organized by the local nonprofit Archaeology in the Community, this free event will be held at Dumbarton House on June 1 at 10:00 AM-3:00 PM.

June 1 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Frank’s Favorites

Church of the Epiphany

1317 G St NW

Washington, D.C. 20005 Map

Event Info

Come celebrate and bid farewell to Frank Albinder in his final concert as Music Director of the Washington Men’s Camerata featuring a special program of his most cherished pieces for men’s chorus with works by Ron Jeffers, Peter Schickele, Amy Beach, Nikolai Golovanov, Gabriel Fauré, Randall Thompson and others.

Tickets: Regular $25.00, Student $15.00, Family $60.00

Sunday, June 2
June 2 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Cleveland Park Day

Cleveland Park Main Street

3300 Connecticut Avenue NW

Washington, D.C. 20008 Map

Monday, June 3
June 3 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Authors & Insights: A conversation with author Carlos Lozada

Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Center

555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest

Washington, D.C. 20001 Map

Event Info

How do people in power reveal themselves through their writings? Hear what author Carlos Lozada thinks in this upcoming discussion with Ashley Parker.
Please join us for our next Authors & Insights event, as New York Times opinion columnist Carlos Lozada discusses his new book, The Washington Book: How to Read Politics and Politicians, with Ashley Parker, Senior National Political Correspondent for The Washington Post and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner.

Learn how Washington’s power players reveal themselves through their writings, from tell-all accounts to campaign biographies, and gain a clearer understanding of the competing visions of our country. The event will begin with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Carlos will sign copies of his book before and after the program.

Authors & Insights is a series of in-depth conversations with some of today’s most compelling authors and thinkers exploring the issues that matter most in our world today. Be sure to register below, then join us Monday, June 3, at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Center, where Washington comes to think.

WHEN:

Monday, June 3, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

WHERE:

Hopkins Bloomberg Center­ 555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

The Link [4th Floor]

June 3 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Baker Meet Up: Baking With Local Rye

University of the District of Columbia, Windows Lounge

4200 Connecticut Ave NW

Washington, D.C. 20008 Map

Event Info

Calling all home bakers and professional bakers alike! CGA is hosting its next Baker Meet Up on Monday, June 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the University of the District of Columbia. This time around, we’re focusing on baking with local rye, a much-loved grain most famous for its use in hearty Nordic and Baltic-style breads like pumpernickel and rugbrød. Andrew Roy, Owner and Head Baker at Twin Bears Bakery will give a brief talk about his creative uses of rye in his breads. Serious Home Baker and CGA member Mark Woodward will also present lessons learned about baking rye breads at home. Come hungry & ready to share your bake and how you like to use local rye in your baking as well as mingle with other like-minded baking enthusiasts! Space is limited & advanced registration is required.

Can’t make it to this meet-up? This is a part of an ongoing series. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter and follow us on Instagram to stay in the loop about future events!

Tuesday, June 4
Wednesday, June 5
June 5 7:00pm - 9:00pm

PowerPoint Party in Adams Morgan

Tight Five Pub

2471 18th St. NW

Washington, D.C. 20009 Map

Event Info

Make a funny or interesting PowerPoint presentation!

All the cool kids in DC are doing it!

Make a 7 minute or less PowerPoint presentation on whatever you want!

• Defend your unpopular opinions!

• Things which are overrated or underrated!

• What is on your bucket list?

• What are the dumb things you have done?

• Why should people date you?! Or not date you?!

• Why should you be cancelled? Already cancelled? Defend yourself!

• Share amazing knowledge!

• Have a crazy story to share? You can recreate it with photos if you don’t have photos!

• Or Just go and Watch!

Please don’t just bash your ex! Discretion is required when presenting photos of people who will not be in attendance.

June 5 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Town Hall on DEIA in Arts Edu

Online event (see link)

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Thursday, June 6
Friday, June 7
Saturday, June 8
June 8 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Little Tea

DC Arts Centre

2438 18th Street

Washington, DC 20009 Map

Sunday, June 9
June 9 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Artist Talk: “You Are Magic” by Heidi Phelps at Zeke’s Coffee (Free)

Zeke's Coffee

4602 14th st NW

Washington, D.C. 20011 Map

Event Info

Join us at Zeke’s Coffee for a talk titled “You Are Magic” by Petworth-based artist and illustrator Heidi Phelps.

Phelps’s work focuses on women of life and lore—exploring magic in ordinary moments, and everyday truths in myths and legends. Her influences include Aubrey Beardsley, Erté, Edward Gorey, Charles Addams, Victorian-era mourning costume and memento mori, Grimm’s fairy tales, Frida Kahlo and Marjane Satrapi.

Phelps’s illustrations have been archived by the Smithsonian Institution, and her upcoming tarot deck, the Black Violet Tarot, is set to be published worldwide by Rockpool Publishing and Simon & Schuster in June 2024.

During the talk, Phelps will offer a peek into her creative process, and discuss her personal piece titled “Peonies” which explores themes of loss, motherhood, and the enduring bonds between generations. The piece is a tribute to Phelps’s late mother, and evokes simultaneous emotions of joy and grief.

Phelps will host a Q&A following her talk.

Monday, June 10
Wednesday, June 12
Thursday, June 13
June 13 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Black Broad Branch Story

Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library

3310 Connecticut Avenue NW

Washington, D.C. 20008 Map

Friday, June 14
June 14 6:00pm - 11:59pm

Bleachers w/ Samia

The Anthem

901 wharf street SW

Washington DC, D.C. 20024 Map

Saturday, June 15
June 15 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Juneteenth Celebration!

St. Thomas Episcopal Church

1517 18th St., NW

Washington, D.C. 20036 Map

Event Info

Join the DC Chamber Musicians (DCCM) for their season finale in which we present a concert of works by Black composers, in celebration of Juneteenth! Works by Valerie Coleman, Florence Price, and a world premiere of a work by DCCM’s own Kyle Simmons.

June 15 11:00am - 3:00pm

Donated book sale

Georgetown Neighborhood Library

3260 R St. NW

Washington, D.C. 20007 Map

Sunday, June 16
June 16 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Donated book sale

Georgetown Neighborhood Library

3260 R St. NW

Washington, D.C. 20007 Map

Monday, June 17
Tuesday, June 18
Wednesday, June 19
June 19 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Juneteenth for the City

The Michelle Obama Southeast Center of Bread for the City

1700 Marion Barry Ave

Washington, D.C. 20020 Map

Thursday, June 20
Friday, June 21
Saturday, June 22
Sunday, June 23
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