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Citizens Association Celebrates Spring with Concert and Dessert at Evermay
April 18, 2022•
Historic Evermay Estate at 1623 28th St. NW in Georgetown opened its perfectly manicured gardens and mansion terrace for the first time since the pandemic lockdown in 2020 to the […]
New Incubator: Black Girl Ventures x Halcyon
February 25, 2021•
Starting in a few weeks, the 10 new fellows will participate in remote skill-building programming. Over the summer, they’ll meet for a weeklong residency at Halcyon’s headquarters.
BID and Halcyon Extend Emergency Relief
May 7, 2020•
The Georgetown Business Improvement District is also offering technical assistance to small business owners trying to apply to the second round of the Payroll Protection Program.
Weekend Round Up June 20, 2019
June 20, 2019•
The Smithsonian museums will be open until midnight on Saturday as part of the By The People festival. Check out the Bolivian dancing at the National Museum of the American Indian, followed by a dance party.
By The People Festival Returns, June 15 to 23
June 13, 2019•
The free festival has four official hubs: the Smithsonian’s Arts + Industries Building; Union Market; upscale development CityCenterDC; and a barge that will dock at Washington Harbour from June 15 to 17.
Summer Arts Preview: Performance
May 16, 2019•
Highlights of the summer season in theater, opera, music and dance, along with the harder-to-classify By The People and Capital Fringe Festivals.
Weekend Round Up November 8, 2018
November 8, 2018•
This weekend’s musical options include Duke Ellington School vocal ensembles, John Lloyd Young, Chris Botti, the City Choir and Trio Karénine.
The Future of the Arts and Industries Building? The Future Itself
September 13, 2018•
Though “A.I.B.” is the second-oldest Smithsonian building on the Mall — it opened as the National Museum in 1881 — it has a history of displaying technological wonders, starting with marvels of engineering from the 1876 Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
Artifacts Hint at Halcyon House’s Past
August 30, 2018•
On Aug. 21, at the Georgetown Public Library, Jennifer Porter-Lupu, a doctoral student in anthropology at Northwestern University, presented a portion of what she had uncovered.
DCArtswatch June 6, 2018
June 6, 2018•
Compiled by Richard Selden AU MUSEUM GETS CORCORAN ART Nearly 9,000 works of art from the Corcoran collection that the National Gallery of Art chose not to acquire after the […]