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Terry McMillan and the National Book Festival

On one hand, the last minute application for and acceptance of a press pass to the National Book Festival was oddly exciting. This is a signature event in the publishing world, held out side on the Mall, that thousands of people plan their trips to our nation’s capital around. The parade of successful and well-known folks … Continue reading

(e)merge art fair opens on busy arts weekend

Taking place all weekend is the new (e)merge art fair, the brainchild of Leigh Connor and Helen Allen, among others. The event reflects the growth of DC’s profile as a contemporary art market, but isn’t the only game in town this weekend. Actually, its a crowded few days for art lovers, with probably more events … Continue reading

Fall Gala for Indego Africa at Woolly Mammoth

We attended the Fall Gala last night for the Indigo Africa organization, a “social enterprise non-profit that helps Rwandan women deliver themselves out of poverty through the sale of culturally significant handcrafts and the building of long-term skills.” The event was held at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Penn Quarter, one of my favorite spaces … Continue reading

H Street NE Festival 2011

Where to start? The H St NE Festival, held each September in the revitalized (and re-branded) Atlas District north of Capitol Hill is overwhelming in every sense of the world. The seven blocks of the formally downcast boulevard are peppered with so much culture, commerce, and character that its inevitable that you’ll miss something you … Continue reading

North Coast Brewing fundraiser at Churchkey

Many of us dream of a job where not only is our work personally meaningful, but also results in a product that people like and, if we’re lucky, has a tie-in that is beneficial to communities in some way. I have long been an admirer of North Coast Brewing Company‘s beer, as well as their … Continue reading

Fashion Night Out for March of Dimes

Since starting this blog, we’ve had several ideas for fish out of water type stories and none more fishier nor more out of water than to somehow immerse ourselves in the world of fashion. Technically, it’s not my first encounter if you really want to cast a wide net for criteria, but definitely my first … Continue reading

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