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September 2021

Monday, September 20, 2021

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Paper Jam Issue 2 at Lost City Books!, 7:30-8:30pm at Lost City Books (2467 18th St NW). Join us in welcoming Elizabeth and Sarah as they discuss Issue 2 of Paper Jam! $5

Sunday, September 19, 2021

🏴‍☠️HAPPY TALK LIKE A PIRATE DAY!🏴‍☠️

Saturday, September 18, 2021

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Rosslyn Jazz Fest 2021, 1-5pm at Gateway Park (1300 Lee Hwy). Jazz is back in Rosslyn this September with local artists, food trucks, drinks, merch and more! Beginning at 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 18, we’re bringing three local acts to the stage in Gateway Park for an afternoon of food, music and fun as the culmination of a series of events celebrating jazz. FREE

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2-DAY Ride to Support Wounded Veterans through the YELLOW RIBBON FUND, Sept 18-19 at Thurmont, Maryland through GettysburgWhat makes this ride truly special, is that you will have the opportunity to ride with the wounded heroes who have benefited from the work that Yellow Ribbon Fund does in the veteran community. You’ll have your choice of a 25, 35 or 50 mile scenic route starting near Thurmont, Maryland and ending at the Eisenhower Hotel and Conference Center in Gettysburg. You will celebrate your accomplishment with your fellow riders and veterans at the Rockin’ Riders Festival on Saturday night. $150

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Lang Lang in Concert, 8pm at Kennedy CenterOften called the “international rock star” of classical music, few pianists generate as much excitement as Lang Lang. Under the baton of renowned conductor Thomas Wilkins, the classical-crossover icon joins the NSO to perform Beethoven’s intensely dramatic Third Piano Concerto. The evening begins with the world premiere of Peter Boyer’s “Balance of Power,” commissioned by the NSO. $60+

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Jazz in the Parks: Finding Rhythm Collective (Children’s Performer) and Rochelle Rice, 5:30pm at The Parks at Walter Reed The DC region’s most acclaimed jazz musicians are returning to the ever-popular Jazz in The Parks on the Great Lawn this summer. Bring your neighbors and friends for the city’s favorite laid-back summer evenings. Bring your own picnic, blanket and refreshments, or enjoy popular food trucks. FREE

Friday, September 17, 2021

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THE RUNWAY: EAST TO WEST, 7-10pm at Asian Fusion Gallery (1343 L Street Northwest). An exclusive SS22 runway show highlighting select Asian & Black designers to celebrate unity & culture. Guests will enjoy a cultural performance from the DC Fuyao HANFU Association, complimentary drinks & dessert. FREE

Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Rosslyn Jazz Pop-up Performance: Kingman Island Orchestra, 5-7pm at Continental Beer Garden (1901 Fort Myer Dr). Our final pop-up jazz performance comes to you live from Rosslyn’s Continental Beer Garden on Thursday, September 16, 5-7 p.m. Enjoy this outdoor performance during Continental’s happy hour; but don’t worry, no special reservations required! FREE

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

🕍GOOD YONTIF.🕍
Today is the start of Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement.

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Rosslyn Jazz Pop-up Performance: Cristian Perez, 5-7pm at Rosslyn – Central Place Plaza (1800 N Lynn St). We’re counting down to Jazz Fest with another pop-up performance on Wednesday, September 15! Join us live from the Rosslyn Farmers Market on Wednesday, September 15 to hear locally based guitarist, Cristian Perez, live from Central Place Plaza, 5-7 p.m. FREE

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

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Gallery Talk: “Successions: Traversing US Colonialism”, 6-7pm at VirtualSuccessions is a conceptual juxtaposition that celebrates abstraction as an art form while leveraging it as a tool to interrogate past and current US policies within its federal district (Washington, DC) and territories (including Guam, Puerto Rico, and the US Virgin Islands) that it controls. FREE

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50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, 8pm at Kennedy Center $70

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Profs & Pints: How the Brain Creates, 6-8:30pm at CHURCH HALL (1070 Wisconsin Ave NW). $15

Monday, September 13, 2021

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DC Mondays: 200 Years of GW Activism, Noon at VirtualThis talk by GW professor Phillip Troutman draws from several years of research conducted by GW students and highlights themes from the bicentennial exhibition Two Centuries of Student Stories. FREE

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Profs & Pints: Women and the French Revolution, 6-8:30pm at DC COMEDY LOFT AND BIER BARON TAVERN (1523 22nd St NW). $15

Sunday, September 12, 2021

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Jared Freid at DC Improv, 7PM at DC Improv (1140 Connecticut Avenue NW). Jared has established a huge fanbase through podcasting: He dishes out advice and laughs as the host of his own show, “The JTrain Podcast,” and as the co-host of the wildly popular “U Up?” dating podcast. He’s also an accomplished New York based stand-up who is taking his show on the road. He sold out a one-night-only appearance in the summer of 2019. Now he’s coming back in 2020 for a full weekend! $27

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Ragamala Dance Company: Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy’s Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim, 7:30pm at At the Reach (Kennedy Center). Please join Opera Lafayette and Ryan Brown in the Hill Center’s East Garden for a free concert celebrating the announcement of our 2022 Season! Joining Ryan will be the familiar faces of soprano Pascale Beaudin, bassist Doug Baillett, and pianist Jeffery Watson along with Opera Lafayette newcomers, tenor Arnold Livingston Geis and guitarist Dylan Kober. With works from the 18th through 20th centuries, this short program presents both familiar and rediscovered treasures. FREE

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Opera Outside 2021, 11am-12pm at Meridian Hill ParkWashington Concert Opera and Washington Parks & People are pleased to present Opera Outside, a casual outdoor concert on the upper field of Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park featuring performances by soprano Ashley Marie Robillard, baritone Efraín Solís, and pianist David Hanlon. FREE

Saturday, September 11, 2021

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Black Cat 28th Anniversary Party, 8pm at Black Cat (1811 14th st nw). $35

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Opera Lafayette at The Hill Center: Free Concert & Season Announcement, 5-6pm at The Hill Center (921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE). Please join Opera Lafayette and Ryan Brown in the Hill Center’s East Garden for a free concert celebrating the announcement of our 2022 Season! Joining Ryan will be the familiar faces of soprano Pascale Beaudin, bassist Doug Baillett, and pianist Jeffery Watson along with Opera Lafayette newcomers, tenor Arnold Livingston Geis and guitarist Dylan Kober. With works from the 18th through 20th centuries, this short program presents both familiar and rediscovered treasures. FREE

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Ragamala Dance Company: Ranee Ramaswamy and Aparna Ramaswamy’s Fires of Varanasi: Dance of the Eternal Pilgrim, 7:30pm at At the Reach (Kennedy Center). Please join Opera Lafayette and Ryan Brown in the Hill Center’s East Garden for a free concert celebrating the announcement of our 2022 Season! Joining Ryan will be the familiar faces of soprano Pascale Beaudin, bassist Doug Baillett, and pianist Jeffery Watson along with Opera Lafayette newcomers, tenor Arnold Livingston Geis and guitarist Dylan Kober. With works from the 18th through 20th centuries, this short program presents both familiar and rediscovered treasures. FREE

Friday, September 10, 2021

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GALLERY TALK: THE BEAUTY AND FRAGILITY OF EARTH’S WATER BODIES FEATURING ARTIST LISA TUBACH, THE OCEAN FOUNDATION, AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY PROGRAM, 6-7:30pm at Amy Kaslow Gallery (4300 Fordham Road Northwest). We’re celebrating our Sea Glass Exhibition! Join us for a Friday, September 10th Gallery Talk at six p.m. when artist/environmentalist Lisa Tubach shares a panel with Jason Donofrio from the Ocean Foundation and Marisa Baldine from the Chesapeake Bay Program. FREE

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“Come From Away” musical performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, 6-7:30pm at Lincoln Memorial (2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW). Members of the Come From Away company will star in this 100-minute concert in honor of the 20th anniversary of 9/11. The concert at the Lincoln Memorial marks the return of live performance for Ford’s Theatre and the first time since March 2020 that music from the musical will be performed publicly for a live audience in the United States. The event features modified concert staging with minimal props and costumes. The performance is offered rain or shine. FREE

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

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Camp Summer House: Camp Cookout, 5:30-7:30pm at Gateway Green (101 12th Street South, Arlington, VA 22202). et’s gather ’round the campfire and sing our campfire song! Relive the nostalgia of camp at Camp Summer House on September 8th for the Campfire Jamboree! Enjoy a DJ dance party, live music, archery, games, and hot dogs from Swizzler’s Food Truck. The first guests to arrive will receive a free Igloo cooler and branded koozies! FREE

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CLOSING RECEPTION: Kim Sandara – The 270 Million Project / Erica Pixi – Redacted Writings, 6-8pm at RhizomeDC (6950 Maple St NW). The 270 Million Project is a commitment to create 270 ink paintings resembling Rorschach tests, listening to only Lao music. These pieces explore my relationship to being a Lao American: the longing to understand my roots and the conflict of being American and Lao. Each painting represents 1 million American cluster bombs dropped onto Laos during the Vietnam War. FREE

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Rosslyn Jazz Pop-up Performance: Crush Funk Brass Band, 4:30-6:30pm at Rosslyn – Central Place Plaza (1800 N Lynn St). JOIN THE ROSSLYN BID FOR THE FIRST POP-UP PERFORMANCE OF THE SEPTEMBER SERIES, FEATURING CRUSH FUNK BRASS BAND! FREE

Monday, September 6, 2021

🇺🇸 HAPPY LABOR DAY! 🇺🇸
📯GOOD YONTIF📯
Today is the start of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.

Sunday, September 5, 2021

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CARIBBEAN FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL ( DAY TWO ), 12-8pm at Howard County Fairgrounds (2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD). Caribbean Food and Wine Festival feature the best in local wines, Caribbean menus, and music at the Howard County Fairground during the month of September. Our patrons are treated to wine tasting by Linganore winery, Boordy, s Winery, Shaol Winery, and Reggae wines. For this year we will be doing a Rum Tasting with rums from the Caribbean. Since its inception five years ago the festival has become the premier attraction within the Washington metropolitan area. $20

July 2021

Sunday, July 4, 2021

🎆HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!🎆

June 2021

Sunday, June 20, 2021

👳‍♀️HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!👬

Saturday, June 19, 2021

⚠️HEADS UP: FATHER’S DAY IS TOMORROW!⚠️

May 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021

🇺🇸HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!🍖

Tuesday, May 29, 2021

🍷HAPPY NATIONAL WINE DAY!🍷

Sunday, May 9, 2021

💐HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!💐

Saturday, May 8, 2021

⚠️HEADS UP: MOTHER’S DAY IS TOMORROW!⚠️

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

🎉HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO!🎉

April 2021

Sunday, April 25, 2021

🏆THE OSCARS 2021 aka 93nd ACADEMY AWARDS🏆

Thursday, April 22, 2021

🌎HAPPY EARTH DAY!🌎

Friday, April 16, 2021

🇺🇸HAPPY DC EMANCIPATION DAY!🇺🇸

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

🍺HAPPY NATIONAL BEER DAY!🍺

Sunday, April 4, 2021

🐰HAPPY EASTER!🐰

Friday, April 2, 2021

🙏HAPPY GOOD FRIDAY!⛪

Thursday, April 1, 2021

🤡APRIL FOOLS🤡

March 2021

Sunday, March 28, 2021

💛💚HAPPY HOLI!💙💜

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

🇮🇪HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY🇮🇪

Sunday, March 14, 2021

🍕HAPPY PI DAY!🍕
⏰HAPPY DAYLIGHT SAVINGS DAY!😴
Clocks move forward so you lose one hour of sleep.

Monday, March 8, 2021

👵HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY!👭

Thursday, March 4, 2021

🥞HAPPY NATIONAL PANCAKE DAY!🥞

February 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021

🍾HAPPY PURIM!🍪

Sunday, February 14, 2021

💐💘HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!💘💐

January 2021

Friday, January 1, 2021

🎊HAPPY NEW YEAR’S DAY!🎊
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