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Lake Anne Plaza 8th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

Lake Anne Plaza 8th Annual Jazz & Blues Festival

As we share the impending goings-on around the capital region, the majority on this recent list seem to be music and arts related, which is refreshing. From SW DC to downtown to even way out in Reston, VA, our appreciation for pro/am artistic talent is abundant. Lake Anne Plaza in Reston just announced the performance […]

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New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest 2014

New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest 2014

Good jazz is like fine wine: both have complex notes. The New Vintage Jazz and Wine Fest returns Saturday, August 9th (2pm-10pm) to The Fairgrounds, a beautiful outdoor venue across the street from Nationals Park. Sample over a dozen world-class wines and experience the latest sounds in modern and classic jazz. This year, the wine tasting portfolio has […]

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Toast D.C.-Based Musicians, Pop Artists and Charities at VinoFestDC

Toast D.C.-Based Musicians, Pop Artists and Charities at VinoFestDC

By Punch Correspondent Attie Poirier On Saturday, June 28, DC’s historic Union Market will host VinoFestDC, a curated block-party styled festival celebrating the best of DC’s music, art and food scenes, all served up alongside a veritable selection of vino. Union Market will transform into a beautiful concert venue and wine connoisseur’s paradise, bringing together […]

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Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival Celebrates 23 Years

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival Celebrates 23 Years

We could not have asked for more ideal weather for the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival’s all-weekend festivities. Friday night’s opening party helped towards the goal of $10,000, funds which would go toward Greater Reston Arts Center’s year round educational and outreach programs. The major sponsor of the event was the architect and interior firm […]

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You Are Invited An Arty Party at ArtJamz | Friday January 3rd | 7pm-9pm

You Are Invited An Arty Party at ArtJamz | Friday January 3rd | 7pm-9pm

As we look backward and forward as Janus does, we cannot help but reflect on the exact same time as the year prior. It’s just human nature. Last year, during these weeks, without getting too in depth (saving for the book) I confess it was not a wholly happy occasion. Call it another one of […]

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Washington Life Celebrates our Capital’s Creativity with the Young and the Guest List

Washington Life Celebrates our Capital’s Creativity with the Young and the Guest List

By Punch Correspondent Melinda Contreras Washington Life, a premier guide to DC’s luxury, power, philanthropy & style, held its 8th annual Young and The Guest List (YGL) event on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at the historic Carnegie Library at Mount Vernon Square . The Young and the Guest List recognizes the most accomplished leaders in our nation’s capital under […]

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The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan Comes to the Howard Theatre Saturday December 14

The Legend of Cool “Disco” Dan Comes to the Howard Theatre Saturday December 14

I may or may not have a copy of this DVD for review … ok – I do and I have to say you have GOT to see this movie, which is screening Saturday, December 14th at the legendary Howard Theatre (an historic venue of go-go-life and the other “world” of the nation’s capital – […]

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A Beautiful Evening at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala

A Beautiful Evening at the Harman Center for the Arts Annual Gala

By Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  The Shakespeare Theatre Company pulled out all the stops this year in celebrating their Harman Center for the Arts Gala – last night the 26 year old institution honored KPMG LLP and actress Elizabeth McGovern with awards for philanthropy in the arts and classical theatre, respectively. The evening started […]

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Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival Celebrates 22 Years

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival Celebrates 22 Years

Last weekend, hundreds came out to brave the iffy weather in order to stock up on all types of arts, crafts, jewelry and clothing and to meet the artisans in person during the 22nd Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival. The festival and its entertainment took over the Reston Town Center starting Friday night with […]

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What to do Tonight? Answer is Artini!

What to do Tonight?  Answer is Artini!

Artini at the Corcoran Gallery is a really cool event. Basically, the gallery assigns 12 bars and restaurants around DC a piece of art work, which they use to create a custom cocktail inspired by the artwork. Every Tuesday and Thursday leading up today each restaurant/bar had an unveiling party to reveal their drink and then […]

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Pump Me Up: The Corcoran Looks at the DC Underground Music Scene of the 1980’s

Pump Me Up:  The Corcoran Looks at the DC Underground Music Scene of the 1980’s

Punch Preview Correspondent Lindsey Clark  Like many people who live and work in Washington, I did not grow up here.  In fact, I did not grow up anywhere near here, and so my knowledge of the history of the District of Columbia is somewhat limited to what I learned about it in school, and what […]

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Punch Pick: Washington Project for the Arts Annual Art Auction & Gala

Punch Pick: Washington Project for the Arts Annual Art Auction & Gala

As one who was first introduced to this vibrant organization and its artists last year, it was easy to became a fan.  The mission of the Washington Project for the Arts is to serve as a catalyst for contemporary art.  They support artists at all stages of their careers and promote contemporary art by presenting exhibitions, […]

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