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District Architecture Center at National Building Museum.
Twenty-four teams from Washington, DC architecture and design firms will use their skills to build sculptures out of cans of food. This nationwide program challenges teams of architecture, construction, and engineering professionals to interpret a theme using stacked canned goods.

A Christmas Carol
Ford’s Theatre.
Originally conceivChristmas Caroled by Michael Baron, this music-infused production captures the magic and joy of Dickens’s Yuletide classic. Acclaimed Washington stage actor Edward Gero returns to play Scrooge.

The EulogThe Eulogyy
DC Arts Center. Sun.
Set at the funeral of “Thomas” — a man who, after a lifetime of gluttony, died from eating too many eggs — The Eulogy features a menagerie of characters whose inept and inapt speeches give anything but a proper homage. The only tears at this funeral will be from laughing.

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CultureCapital – Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels

Check out this coming weekend’s Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels from, your link to the Arts in Metro DC.

The World of Downton Abbey in Richmond: All-Day Tour
The Smithsonian Associates. Friday, Nov. 20World of Downton
Savor a day with the Crawleys and their staff before every Anglophile’s favorite series begins its final season. The bywords are elegance and style in the Virginia Historical Society’s exhibit Dressing Downton: Changing Fashions for Changing Times, then examine the vanished era of the grand country estate in the Living Downton tour at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Take your place for a British-inspired lunch in a suitably grand setting, too.

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Washington Wonderful LifeStage Guild at Undercroft Theatre.
One of the most beloved tales ever to come from Hollywood is being broadcast live in the late 40s. A group of voice actors team up in the studio with the ever-inventive sound effects man to tell the heartwarming story of George Bailey and his guardian angel, Clarence, for a nationwide audience– complete with period ads!

Wolf Kahn – America’s Printmaker: Monotypes and Editions
Gallery Neptune & Brown. Saturday, Nov. 21 & Sunday, Nov. 22Wolf Kahn
Wolf Kahn has spent decades taking audiences on a journey through his America – one that blends realism and abstraction. His monotypes and editions reflect an instinctive understanding of line and an ever-evolving mastery of color and light that has gathered acclaim both in America and abroad.

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CultureCapital – Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels

Check out this coming weekend’s Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels from, your link to the Arts in Metro DC.

Singles Faire: Intimate Gestures: Opening Reception
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Singles Faire is a body of work by artist Jenny Walton that repurposes instructional physical therapy diagrams to imagine narratives within attraction of the opposite sex.

The Cripple of Inishmaan
Cripple of InishmaanSCENA Theatre at Atlas.
When a Hollywood director visits a remote Irish island to make his latest film, the locals clamor for their once-in-a-lifetime shot at stardom.

Open Studios

Open Studios
Jackson Art Center.
Visit the studios of 40+ local artists. Shop from a table of original oils, watercolors, ceramics, photography – all proceeds DC Homeless Children’s Playtime Project. Plus: Children’s mural project 3-4 pm. Live music and refreshments.

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Holiday Happy Hour at The Labs at DCPL

Happy Hour - DCPLDCPL Foundation Invites You To

The Labs at DC Public Library

Drink. Be Merry.
Holiday Happy Hour

MLK Library, 901 G Street, NW
Friday, 5:30 p.m.

Join us in the Dream Lab to make unique holiday gifts using state-of-the-art technology.

Create 3-D Scanned Portraits, Laser Cut Lanterns, Mason Jar Snow Globes, and DI-Wire Accessories

Click HERE to purchase a $35 Ticket  

Your $35 ticket donation will support library programs that bridge the digital and economic divide, promote early literacy and summer reading, and celebrate the District’s cultural vibrancy. |

The National Endowment for the Arts – Calls for The Big Read!

National Endowment for the Arts - The Big Read

NEA Big Read is accepting applications from non-profit organizations to develop community-wide reading programs between September 2016 and June 2017. NEA Big Read is a national program that broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good book.

Organizations selected to participate in the program receive a grant ($5,000-$20,000), access to online training resources and opportunities, digital guides, and promotional materials. Approximately 75 organizations from across the country will be selected.

To review the Guidelines and Application Instructions, visit the NEA Big Read website.

Application deadline: January 27, 2016 by 4:00pm CST


Victory and Vision: DC’s Artistic Black Broadway












The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities welcomes
the National Association of Black Storytellers

Victory and Vision: DC’s Artistic Black Broadway

Telling our stories in voice, dance and rhythmic sound!

Step Afrika!
KanKouran West African Dance Company
Ishangi Family African Drummers
Christylez Bacon
Kenneth Carroll
and more…

November 12, 2015, 6:30 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church
400 I Street SW, Washington, DC 20024

To RSVP, please visit:

CultureCapital – Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels

Check out this weekend’s Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels from, your link to the Arts in Metro DC.

DeafheavenHoward Theatre.
Deafheaven is a California-based act that has garnered acclaim for their signature hybrid sound of black metal, shoegaze, and post-rock. On October 2nd,  the band released their next album New Bermuda on ANTI.

Unexplored Interior
Unexplored InteriorMosaic Theater Company at Atlas PAC.
Raymond, an African film student at NYU enthralled with the mysteries of Alfred Hitchcock, is compelled by a mentor’s death to return to Rwanda to uncover a deeper horror story: the roots of violence that have destroyed his family, including his beloved grandfather, a Tutsi master storyteller whose legacy Raymond seeks to redeem.

Smartphones, A Pocket-Size Farce
SmartphonesAmbassador Theater at Mead Theatre Lab.
Two couples addicted to social media and self-gratification get too close for comfort stuck in a house of their elusive friend, who may never arrive.

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2015 Indian Dance Day in Washington, DC

Join the honorable Muriel Bowser on Thursday, October 29th, 2015 as theDistrict of Columbia celebrates Indian Dance Day!

Dakshina - Indian Dance Day - October 29 2015

The Atlas Performing Arts Center

1333 H Street NE, Washington, DC 6:30 PM

Limited seating, please send your RSVP to

For further details, please visit


Halloween with CultureCapital

Start your Halloween weekend with CultureCapital starting this Friday, October 30, 2015

HalloweenLooking for SPOOK-TACULAR FUN in Metro DC this Halloween? We’ve gathered together Halloween events for families and adults to enjoy. From zombies to haunted houses, from harvest festivals to concerts and everything in between,’s Boo! will put the TREAT in your Trick or Treating.

Check out this weekend’s Hot Hits & Hidden Jewels. Various locations. Full list of Halloween 2015 BOO here.

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