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October 2017
$8 - $20

Spirit of Autumn: Immersive & Interactive Experience for All Ages

October 1 @ 10:00 am - November 5 @ 6:00 pm
ArTecHouse, 1238 Maryland Ave SW
Washington , DC 20024 United States

October 1 - November 5 Get ready for a new fall experience when you step into the “Spirit of Autumn”, new seasonal interactive installation at ARTECHOUSE. Create your own experiences and let your creativity be a part of a larger, constantly expanding piece in an immersive gallery space. Inspiring creativity, imagination, and play, this multi-sensory installation encourages children and adults alike to engage and collaboratively transform the exhibit space into a digital fall playground. From 270 degree wall projections to…

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DOUBLE EXPOSURE Investigative Film Festival and Symposium, Washington, D.C., October 19-22

October 19 - October 23
National Portrait Gallery, 8th and G Streets NW
Washington, United States

DOUBLE EXPOSURE Investigative Film Festival & Symposium launches its third edition with DC premieres of new films that go beyond the headlines to capture riveting stories and confront matters that have been hidden from the public, until now. DOUBLE EXPOSURE’s film program will kick-off on Thursday, October 19 with its opening night film ONE OF US, the highly anticipated new documentary from Academy nominated directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (Jesus Camp, Detropia, Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You).…

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The War on Drugs

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Anthem, 901 Wharf St SW
Washington, DC, DC 20024 United States

Catch Adam Granduciel and co.’s gauzy, guitar-driven indie rock as they promote their upcoming album.

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The Hotel Lobby

October 23 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Event occurs every 4th Saturday of the month.
Rock and Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

H street, bringing the heat: DJ slugworth & ChoppyOppy bring a mix of old-school hip hop bangers and new school bass in your face every 4th saturday at Rock and Roll hotel. DJ Slugworth- All vinyl sets covering the jams you remember from back in the day. Boasting a record collection that numbers in the thousands, slugworth brings the jams, the classics, and the bangers from deep in the crates. Choppy Oppy- Representing the underground, choppy oppy has created sounds…

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Smithsonian Food History Gala

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
National Museum of American History, 14th St and Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

Join us for a black-tie dinner dedicated to the history of American food. The evening features the presentation of the Julia Child Award to Danny Meyer by The Julia Child Foundation for Gastronomy and the Culinary Arts. Enjoy inspiring speakers, delicious food, and world class beer and wine.

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Smithsonian Food History Weekend Roundtables

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Smithsonian National Museum of American History, Constitution Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20560 United States

*The Roundtables are free to attend with registration* Join us for a series of four moderated conversations that are free and open to the public. These discussions feature researchers, practitioners and thinkers coming together to discuss different perspectives and effects of the movement of people, food and traditions throughout American history.

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The Head and the Heart w/ Phosphorescent

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Anthem, 901 Wharf St SW
Washington, DC, DC 20024 United States

Catch indie folk darling The Head and the Heart and Phosphorescent.

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Haute Halloween Bash

October 27 @ 8:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 am
Blind Whino, 700 Delaware Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

SUPERFIERCE DC is transforming one of the East Coasts most renowned creative spaces, Blind Whino, with a permanent juried exhibit featuring over 30 acclaimed female artists from across the country and Washington DC. Join SUPERFIERCE and EBeauty at this years Haute Halloween Bash! All proceeds go to the EBeauty Community. EBeauty is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing wigs to all women who are going through cancer treatments and are in need. -Open Cocktail Bar and Hors D'oeuvres sponsored…

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Annie Thompson- Tour Launch- American Fine Craft Washington Show- Oct 28th

October 28
Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

Annie Thompson- www.anniethompson.ca- Canada's leading sustainable and award winning fashion designer, is kicking off her US tour in Washington, D.C., at the American Fine Craft Show on Oct 28th-29th. The American Fine Craft show runs from 10-8pm on Saturday and 10- 5pm on Sunday. Drop in, see the latest collection and meet Annie personally at booth 119.

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ADHD and Screen Time: Turning Problems into Solutions

October 28 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Commonwealth Academy, 1321 Leslie Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301 United States

In recognition of ADHD Awareness Month, we will be addressing technology across the life span. While the Internet is a beneficial tool and some technological advances provide innovative ways to learn and share information, misuse has become a problem. The focus of this event will be to provide information, solutions and resources to parents of children, teens, young adults and adults as well as ADHD professionals who treat those suffering from Internet addictions. Price: Price: $25 - $500 Before October…

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