Tag Archives: events

12 Virtual And IRL Things To Do Around D.C. This Week

by dcist EUROPEAN MUSIC: Attend the first edition of DC European Music Day, celebrating all sorts of genres from all over the European Union.  POLLINATOR WEEK: Celebrate Pollinator Week with the National Museum of Natural History. NEW EXHIBIT: Check out the very first exhibit from […]

Home Rule Music Festival keeps the spirit of Black Fire Records alive

by Michael J. West, Washington Post In the 1970s, Washington-based Black Fire Records was simultaneously an incubator and reliquary of D.C.’s African American music and culture and a living symbol of the Black Power and Black Consciousness movements. Charvis Campbell […]

Catch These Jazz And International Acts Playing Around D.C. In June

By Sriram Gopal, dcist From Duke Ellington to the Howard Theatre, Washington D.C. played a pivotal role shaping the sound and stylings of jazz — a legacy that’s endured in the city’s clubs, concert venues, and, now that it’s summer, […]

The best things to do in the D.C. area the week of Oct. 7-13 (Down in the Reeds)

by Fritz Hahn, Chris Kelly, Anying Guo and Adele Chapin for The Washington Post’s Going Out Guide Down in the Reeds at the Parks at Walter Reed: Head to the Parks at Walter Reed, the former grounds of Walter Reed […]

10 Virtual And IRL Things To Do Around D.C. This Weekend

by Mikka Kei Macdonald, DCist SATURDAY OCTOBER 9 DOWN IN THE REEDS: This Saturday is the Down in the Reeds day-long music festival. The event, which will be held at the Parks at Walter Reed, aims to create a “fall gathering that […]

The Parks offers a “double-header” this weekend of great family events

by Petworth News Fall is coming in as we say goodbye to summer, and The Parks at Walter Reed are offering some of the best local, outdoor events for music, film, fitness and gathering [safely] with neighbors and family.  Check […]

Rorschach Theatre’s ‘Distance Frequencies’ to finish live on lawn

by News Desk for DC Metro Theatre Arts Last fall Rorschach Theatre launched Distance Frequencies, an unprecedented project for unprecedented times, sending subscribers on self-guided urban adventures as a story unfolded around them. The story will now conclude live with […]

Program Links Local Farmers to People Experiencing Food Insecurity

by Jackie Bensen for NBC4 As the coronavirus pandemic wanes in the U.S., food insecurity continues to a problem, with many families forced to choose between paying down months of back rent and utility bills or buying food. A program […]