22 Sep 2016

To Do:

To Do: Weekend of September 22nd – 25th

Happy Autumn! Pay no attention to the mosquitoes and muggy weather: It’s time to enjoy all the pumpkin spice, dammit! Tonight, East City Books host a fundraiser for local non-profit DC Diaper Bank. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., enjoy refreshments generously provided by a local restaurant while browsing the shop and learning more about the […]


15 Sep 2016

Events:

Park(ing) Day is Tomorrow: Pop-Up Parks of Whimsy

Mark your calendars and take a long lunch walk: PARK(ing) Day is taking over the city’s parking spots tomorrow, September 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you’re not familiar with PARK(ing) Day, it’s a whimsical tradition that got its start in San Francisco, California (birthplace of quirk) back in 2005. Since the original […]


15 Sep 2016

Events:

To Do: Weekend of September 15th – 18th

Hey! It is last official weekend of summer according to the calendar. We already can’t wear white and soon the approaching Polar Vortexes (Vortexi??) will force us into hibernation. Get out there!  [The plural is “vortices.” I totally had to look it up. –MHC] This afternoon stop by Maketto at 3:30 for a cupping (coffee tasting […]


08 Sep 2016

Events:

To Do: Weekend of September 8th – 11th

Hello normal life! Back to school/work/Metro-pains/traffic. Boo. Let us distract ourselves with fun, activities and food until Monday. Tonight, the Hill Center presents The Mehmet Polat Trio as part of the Global Sounds series, Dounouya (DOON-EE-YA) which is the West African word for “The Whole World.” The Amsterdam-based Mehmet Polat Trio is a spiritual yet adventurous meeting of three […]


01 Sep 2016

Entertainment:

“Satchmo at the Waldorf” Hits a Blue Note

Monday night’s performance of Satchmo at the Waldorf, the first offering in Mosaic Theater‘s second season, was memorable for many reasons. Maybe it was the fact that it was opening night and a packed house. Maybe it was the deft way in which Craig Wallace recovered seamlessly from a couple of crucial prop fails, while […]


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