North African Jewelry and Photography from the Xaiver Guerrand-Hermes Collection opens on Wednesday at the African Art Museum. Check out Combat, Commemoration, and Conversation, a screening of student films, at Catholic University’s Caldwell Auditorium on Thursday. Friday through Sunday, some reasons to road trip into Virginia (aside from the increasingly stunning weather we’re enjoying): the [...]
Extra, extra! The Sonic Circuits Experimental Music Festival is going on all week! Bend your ears and minds, buddies. (A David Adjaye-designed prefab home in East London. Pic via inhabit.) Monday, clickety-do-dah over to Pandahead Magazine to view the brand spanking new issue. Excitement severe! Thursday, architect David Adjaye speaks at the National Building Museum. [...]
(Tyler Mallory.) Y’all, this is going to be a weekend-heavy edition of Get To It because there is like, an orgy of stuff going on. (Get your mind out of the gutter, folks. There is no actual orgy.) Thursday is the first day of the DC Shorts Film Festival. Our attention span, having been destroyed [...]
This week’s flavor: salt. A crazy-ass Philip Johnson building. Arsenic and Old Lace screens tonight on the Green. Tuesday, July 29th, go to Second Story books in Dupont before their big ol’ 20% percent off everything sale ends on Thursday. (Looks like there are some deals to be had at the Rockville store, too.) Wednesday, [...]
This week’s flavor: cinnamon. HOT. Christine makes loving fun. Have you ever seen better bangs?! On Tuesday, July 8th, peep a free talk at the National Building Museum: “Planning for America’s Future Infrastructure, Economic Development and Environmental Challenges.” (I know this sounds a teeny bit dry, but this is the kind of shit we need [...]
This week’s flavor: pumpernickel. Tuesday, July 1st: Take advantage of Meeps‘ monthly First Tuesday Sale. Discounts, snacks, and sunny smiles from Danni and Leann! Wednesday, July 2nd: Chicago avant-bluesist Little Howlin’ Wolf does strange and wonderful things at The Velvet Lounge. Thursday, July 3rd: Fuck with these really cute olive-green Seychelles pumps–40% off at Nordstrom.com! [...]
Oh, the places you’ll go this week! (With our guidance, that is.) You’ll probably stumble into work hungover—or at least tired from staying up and watching Weeds–on Monday, June 16, so don’t worry about going all-out tonight. It’s totally understandable if all you can muster up the energy to do is e-mail Design Within Reach [...]
Ladles and jellyspoons, Mad madness this weekend. You may have seen our Friday, June 13th pick on DailyCandy today–sorry! We really try hard not to do that, but how, how, how could we not remind our lovelies about the opening of gelato swami Dolcezza‘s Bethesda location! We routinely freak out about their sexy flavs. Highlights [...]
Helen Williams Drutt English has been collecting jewelry for a long time and she has a lot of crazy pieces. Look a these glasses! Ornament as Art: Avant-Garde Jewelry from the Helen Williams Drutt Collection, an exhibit featuring pieces dating from 1963 to 2006, will be at the Renwick Gallery until July 6th.
Zoe Strauss makes the best pictures. I could not wait to post this item because I am so obsessed with her poetic and razor-sharp images. One of my favorite pictures; the first one of hers that I ever saw. I am pretty sure this woman is dead now. You can see her and ten other [...]
In honor of the Sartorialist’s show at the Adamson Gallery, I am going to post some of my favorite (seasonally appropriate) Sartorialist shots. The show ends April 26th. Go!
Did you miss this amazing and touching exhibit of photographs at the National Portrait Gallery? It’s alright, the Smithsonian put it up online too, so you can browse at your leisure. The pics are gorgeous and after seeing them, I immediately went home to google a lot of the subjects that I didn’t recognize. Don’t [...]