Happy Weekend! Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day! While, sure, everyone says they hate the date, very few are willing to refuse the chocolate that comes along with it. Life is short and this world is kind of a lot these days, so enjoy a Russell Stover box for some short-term bliss.
Tonight at the Hill Center, learn what it takes to be a successful food blogger. The DC outpost of the Pineapple Collaborative, presents
Alex Snodgrass of the award-winning blog The Defined Dish will discuss her book of the same name. There will be snacks from women-owned businesses and from recipes in the book itself. Tickets are $30 and the event begins at 7 p.m.
Friday, CapitolBop presents a special Valentine’s Day concert by Marquis Hill entitled Love Tape. Expect R&B grooves with Hill’s improvisational trumpet. Freeform: The Collective will open. The concert begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15-$20.
Saturday morning, start the weekend with a CBD Tea sampling and yoga at Steadfast Supply. Fallon Keplinger, the founder of Rose Glow Tea Room will teach the 30 minute restorative class followed by CBD tea sampling. The class is $5 and you can sign up here.
That evening, head to CHAW for the opening reception of the latest Capitol Hill Art League Show Rhythm and Blues. The multi-media show was juried by Justyne Fischer, a printmaker and teacher. The event begins at 5 p.m and all are welcome and encouraged to wear blue.
Sunday might be a great time to catch Hear me Say My Name which is currently running at the National Museum of the American Indian. The play focuses on young native Americans and explores issues such as identity and stereotypes. The performance is free.