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Taste of DC this Weekend

In Events, Food, Food Blogger, Fun by RUNINdc

Taste of DC is a multi-day culinary and cultural event in the heart of the nation’s capital. This expansive festival packs four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue with area restaurants, great drinks, lively entertainment, engaging corporate partners, and fellow Washingtonians and visitors. Follow on Twitter

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Shaw Shadows All Night

In Fun, Shaw by RUNINdc

Dancing in Shaw DC haw Shadows was an incredible, interactive lighting project designed by Jim Webb. The spotlights are on you and your friends. As traffic zipped by, folks converged on 1713 7th Street to show off their best moves which was cleverly projected on a five-story building. People came together to enjoy dancing in Shaw DC.  We Luv DC  #ArtallnightDC …

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Carnegie Library Lit Up for Art All Night

In Art, Chinatown, Music, News by RUNINdc

he Carnegie Center was the talk of the town last night.  It served as the focal point for art exhibits across all five neighborhoods. Interior and exterior art displays decorated the building to engage visitors with the amazing artwork. The projection sponsored by Citelum is the largest exhibit at Art all Night, to date.     Dinosaur Displays at the Carnegie We’ve never …

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Art All Night in DC – 5 Vibrant Neighborhoods

In Art, Capitol Hill, Chinatown, Congress Heights by RUNINdc

rt All Night : Nuit Blanche DC was founded by Ariana Austin in 2011. Art All Night in DC is an eclectic evening of music, activities, visual and performing artists. Based on a festival concept that began in Paris, The festival is an all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art, encompassing five of DC’s most vibrant neighborhoods: Congress Heights, Dupont …

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Art all Night @ Congress Heights

In Congress Heights by RUNINdc

With a focus on celebration of community and the spirit of Southeast DC, this year’s Art All Night program at Congress Heights will gather DC’s diverse residents around a night of food, music, and art. The aim is to celebrate DC, the Congress Heights community and the spirit of togetherness through a multi-faceted program: live music, visual and culinary art, …

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Brodown Throwdown @ Rock & Roll Hotel

In H Street by RUNINdc

FREE NOON – 3AM 1ST FLOOR (ALL AGES) JUSTIN JONES 9PM Justin Jones is “rock and roll…No Auto-Tune,nogimmicks—just a songwriter with a guitar and a crack band,” says The Vinyl District’s Jennifer Carney. Weaned on the sounds of southern soul, blues, and rock, Jones started playing open mic nights in Charlottesville near his hometown in hisearly teens. With five albums …

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ATA-DC’s Turkish Festival – Sept 27

In Food by RUNINdc

September 2015 will be filled with a variety of events showcasing Turkish culture, arts, cuisine, fashion, and music! The American Turkish Association of Washington D.C. (ATA-DC) is proud to announce the 4th Annual Turkish Heritage Month, taking place this September in Washington D.C. Turkish American Heritage Month Brings the Ancient City of Cappadocia to Washington DC this September. Events will …

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Art All Night is back next Week

In Congress Heights by RUNINdc

The ultra successful  Art All Night returns to DC on Sept 26!! For seven hours, from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am, the neighborhoods of Congress Heights, Dupont Circle, H Street NE, North Capitol and Shaw will present an eclectic mix of visual arts, performance, music and activities.

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H Street Fest 2015

In H Street by RUNINdc

What a busy weekend ahead: H Street NE will celebrate the 10th annual H Street Festival on September 19, 2015. This year’s festival is sure to be one of the best, with activities, performances, restaurants and vendors spanning 10 blocks of H Street NE. Organized by H Street Main Street, the H Street Festival is one of Washington DC’s most …

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Adams Morgan Community Saves the Day

In Adams Morgan by RUNINdc

or may years, Adams Morgan Day was billed as the city’s largest street festival, and earlier this year, the festival was no more.  That was after misconduct by its sponsor organizer. But the community members would have none of this. They wanted to continue with the street festival and banded together to make it happen. “We are thrilled to be …

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Adams Morgan Day – Sun Sep 13

In Adams Morgan by RUNINdc

In its 37th year, the event is bringing the focus back to the neighborhood and the people and businesses within it. There will be many changes from years past. While the streets will be open during the day-long activities, each restaurant and business will be able to do their own thing, giving this more of an organic and local feel.

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The Music of Peru

In Events, Fashion, Festival, Music, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

Just as Peru is more than Machu Picchu, Peruvian music is more than panpipes. Celebratory songs laced with distinct sounds and rhythms are a centerpiece of every community festival And everyone, it seems, loves to swing to the beat of Afro-Peruvian rhythm.

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After the Skies Cleared

In 14th Street, Adams Morgan, Arlington, Ashburn, Ballston, Baltimore, Clarendon, Crystal City, Downtown, Events, Festival, Foggy Bottom, Food, Metro, Misc, Music, News & Culture, Openings, Patriotic, Pets, Photos, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

by Jason Morenz It started out wet and misty and then in the late afternoon, the skies came down. By 4pm the rain was so hard, the US Park Service had to declare an emergency and opened up museums and federal buildings near the mall for folks to take shelter. The skies came down for over an hour, but once …

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Folklife Fest’s New (& Improved) Home

In Beer, Chef, Events, Festival, Food, Smithsonian by RUNINdc

Last year, the National Park Service laid down a new set of rules. After spending millions on new turf in the Nation’s mall, they decided to severely restrict its use. Gone was Library of Congress’ National Book Festival, as well as Dept of Energy’s Solar Decathlon When the Smithsonian was directed to squeeze its tents and structures onto the gravel …

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Silver Spring Blues Festival 2015

In Events, Fashion, Festival, Food, Fun, News & Culture, Patriotic, Silver Spring, Weekly Picks, Wine by RUNINdc

silver spring blues festival 2015 The Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. is proud to announce the star-studded line up of the 7th Annual Silver Spring Blues Festival at Downtown Silver Spring. The Silver Spring Blues Festival will be Saturday, June 20, 2015, from 10 am to 9 pm. Watch this space for information about our Blues Festival Kick Off party …

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St Paddies Day @ Irish Channel

In Bar, Beer, Chinatown, Events, Festival, Food, Fun, Irish by RUNINdc

Back in the 1600’s, the Catholic church created St Patrick’s Day to commemorate Christianity’s arrival in Ireland — boy has the holiday evolved over the years. Today, St Patrick’s Day is a week long event featuring several Irish bands and specials.  During the week our beloved Brian Gaffney, Peter Baker and Aine Doherty performs. On Sunday, the Channel participates in …