Weekend Round Up May 29, 2014

Lisa Sun, Founder & CEO of Project Gravitas.

Cuban + World Graphics Art Open House + Mayan Textiles & Vintage Magazines

May 30th, 2014 at 10:00 AM | $19 to $199 | CubanPosterGallery@msn.com

You’re invited to our Open House 10 am to 4 pm on Friday and Saturday (May 30-31) at 3319 O Street NW.

200+ Cuban silk-screened movie posters plus 100+ Cuban political and solidarity posters. Most $29 to $129.

Global social cause posters. Kitschy Chinese MAO posters. Hand-woven Guatemalan Mayan textiles. Vintage Time and Foreign Service Journal magazines.

For collectors, interior designers and gift seekers: For every five items you select, you’ll get the lowest priced free. No limits.


3319 O Street NW

Four Seasons: Project Gravitas Pop Up Shop

May 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM | Aba@taapr.com | Event Website

The Four Seasons in Georgetown will be hosting Project Gravitas’s first D.C. Pop-Up shop Saturday, May 31st and Sunday, June 1st. Project Gravitas founder and CEO, Lisa Sun will be showcasing “the perfect dress” and the team will be offering personalized fittings for the dress collection that empowers through luxury tailoring made in NYC, Italian fabrics, and a hidden shape wear secret. This exclusive opportunity provides a chance to touch, feel and try on the dresses which are typically only available for purchase online. Click here for more details.


Four Seasons in Georgetown; 2800 Pennsylvania Ave NW

A Toad-ally Awesome Prince – Outdoor Children’s Theatre

May 31st, 2014 at 01:00 PM | $12 Adults, $10 Children ages 2-12 | aeddington@oatlands.org | Tel: Aimee Eddington (703) 777-3174 | Event Website

Join us May 31st and June 1st at 1 pm for a ribbiting adventure in this un-frog-ettable original tale. Git-it! Git-it! Is a kiss all it takes for a real transformation to take place? Don’t be a tadpole – come to the show and find out. This is a kinder, friendlier story of “The Frog Prince”.

http://stagecoachtc.com/ for tickets and more information


Oatlands Historic House and Gardens; 20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane; Leesburg, VA 20175

Tom Goss Album Release Party

May 31st, 2014 at 07:00 PM | $15-20 | info@kendrarubinfeldpr.com | Tel: 202-681-1151 | Event Website

Guitar-toting, power-pop musician Tom Goss returns home to D.C. after his recent international tour supporting his fourth album, “Wait.” Root rock band, North Country, is the opener.

Goss’s earnest, thoughtful lyrics have propelled him to a serious singer-songwriter status. Goss’s music has been featured on ABC and HBO; his videos, often in support of the LGBT community, have received millions of hits worldwide.


600 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Survive DC

May 31st, 2014 at 07:00 PM | info@survivedc.com | Event Website

For one night, drop your family and your work, forget your responsibilities and obligations and… Run for Your Life! SurviveDC is capture the flag, tag, trivial pursuit, and Carmen Sandiego all rolled up into one. The new mission awaits players 7 p.m., May 31, starting at Stanton Park. Follow @SurviveDC for hints.


Stanton Park; Washington, DC 20002

Spotlight on Design: SHoP Architects

June 4th, 2014 at 06:30 PM | $12 Member & Student; $20 Non-member | Tel: 202-272-2448 | [Event Website]

Over the past two decades, New York-based SHoP Architects has set the standard of creative innovation in the field and modeled a new way forward with its unconventional approach to design. Coren Sharples, AIA, presents the firm’s recent work, including Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center arena and the Botswana Innovation Hub in Gabarone, Botswana. Signed copies of the firm’s latest monograph SHoP: Out of Practice (Monacelli, 2012), will be available for sale in the Museums Shop. 1.5 LU HSW (AIA)


National Building Museum; 401 F Street NW

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