Events

FOOD: DC’s Capitol Bacon Festival

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Washingtonians went hog wild this past weekend and it wasn’t because of their football team. The Capitol Bacon Festival invaded the Half Street Fairgrounds this past Saturday. Attendees devoured baconnaise, flavored bacon, maple bacon covered funnel cakes, bacon infused half smokes, bacon mac & cheese, bacon wrapped smoked turkey legs amongst many other items. Basically [...]

September 24, 2014 Powell Bernhardt Events, Food & Drink 1

EVENT PREVIEW: DC’s Capitol Bacon Festival [9/20]

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photo credit:  Capitol Bacon Festival If there is one thing that we know, AMERICA LOVES BACON.  Whether it’s stuffed inside of an omelet, wrapped around a savory scallop or premium cut of meat, or on top of a maple glazed doughnut, it’s just better with bacon.  On Saturday, September 20, 2014, the Capitol Bacon Festival [...]

September 16, 2014 Powell Bernhardt Events, Food & Drink 1

REVIEW: Free Spirits in Berlin

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  On a Sunday afternoon, in Berlin’s clubbing district of Kreuzberg, a different type of party was taking place. The twelve-hour Free Spirits music event was a jazzier affair than the usual night out in the rave capital of Europe. Free Spirits was different, not only because house and techno weren’t the main music choice [...]

November 4, 2013 Ayian C. Events, Featured 0

EVENT: An Evening Honoring Karl Lagerfeld

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    Coming up on Wednesday, November 6, fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld will join a conversation hosted by Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain on the Adrienne Arsht Stage of Alice Tully Hall. An Evening Honoring Karl Lagerfeld will benefit the Lincoln Center Corporate Fund.   The evening will begin with a champagne reception and end with a black-tie supper. A limited [...]

November 1, 2013 Sam del Pilar Events, Style 0

LIVE: Trillectro Makes DC History

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You know you’re on to something when the mayor of your city tells you that your festival makes the city great. The dope collective of DC to BC put Washington, DC on the music map this weekend with their annual festival, Trillectro. When the group created Trillectro last year, their first ever hip-hop and electronic [...]

August 21, 2013 Mercy Chikowore Events 0

ART: Asia After Dark Ticket Giveaway

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Asia After Dark (est. in 2009) is one of the most popular summer after-hours events in Washington, DC. The sell-out night brings over 1,000 cultural revelers out to experience Asian art like never before. The event features thematic lighting, visuals and décor, top Asian DJs, cutting-edge performance artists and dance troupes, hands-on creative art activities, [...]

August 14, 2013 gravity508 Events 0

CONCERT: Afropolitan Block Party with Blitz the Ambassador

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Soul of Brooklyn Block Parties continue in Brooklyn on* Saturday, May 4, 2013*. This month’s Block Party features an evening concert in Fulton Park headlined by Ghanaian emcee Blitz the Ambassador, “Afropean” R&B duo Les Nubians, and neo-electric African Diasporic music from DJ Chief Boima. Prior to the live performances, vendors and artists will gather [...]

May 2, 2013 Gregorio Vincent Events, Music 0

ART: D.C. Jazz & Pop-Up Waffles

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Were looking forward to jazz, art and pop-up waffles THIS FRIDAY April 26 in Anacostia, D.C., brought to you by Honfleur Gallery and Vivid Solutions Gallery: Hurricane Katrina submerged his studio and destroyed 25 years’ worth of artwork and ephemera. Lawson began to rework the damaged remnants into collages and started working in the manner in [...]

April 26, 2013 sansanzabeth Design, Events 0

LIVE: The Do Over Miami, Red Bull Guest House, WMC 2013

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It’s the last Sunday of Winter Music Conference in South Beach, and the streets are packed with music enthusiasts and luxury cars. With Red Bull branding everywhere imaginable, including the bright orange to pink fade around the door openings of the all white everything Dream Hotel, the Do Over was the place to be Sunday [...]

April 2, 2013 Aaron Shapiro Events, Featured Comments Off

LIVE: Okayplayer Holiday Jam at Brooklyn Bowl

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  Considering their status in the musical world, The Roots certainly can tell their adoring public they need a break. Taping ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ every night along with side projects such as ?uestlove‘s DJ gigs and Black Thought‘s forays into acting are easily justifiable reasons to retreat to their families and enjoy the [...]

December 28, 2012 adamascarnegie Events, Music 0

EVENT: Life In Technicolor: A Food + Music Event Curated By Spree Wilson

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This past Tuesday night, music and food lovers gathered at Fort Greene’s La Caye restaurant to preview tracks from Spree Wilson‘s upcoming EP, “Life in Technicolor,” and also to enjoy a night full of Southern-style food and drink. La Caye provided an intimate setting for the food and music pairing event, serving up a delicious [...]

December 6, 2012 Lea Faminiano Events, Food & Drink 0

LIVE: Mokaad, EMEFE, Bailen Brothers Groove Out at BK Funk Fest Night One

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“This is the type of music that never quite leaves your soul,” said The Company Man on stage while hosting night one of the BK Funk Fest, and the five acts that performed at the Paper Box last night also made sure it was the type of music that never quite makes you stop dancing, [...]

November 29, 2012 Dan Rys Events 0