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June 2017

Book Launch Party with Marcela Valladolid at Room & Board

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Room & Board, 1840 14th Street, NW
Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C. 20009
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You’re invited to celebrate the newest release by Food Network star Marcela Valladolid, Casa Marcela: Recipes and Food Stories of My Life in the Californias. This personal collection of recipes captures a culture centered around food, loved ones and gatherings. Marcela will sign copies of her book, which will be available for purchase.

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Korean Movie Night

June 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chinatown Park, 6th and I Street NW
Washington, DC, DC 20001 United States
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Join us for the first movie night of the summer in Chinatown Park. Miss Granny is a Korean comedy/drama film about an elderly woman who magically regains her physical appearance from the age of 20. Don’t miss out how she enjoys the best out of her youth!

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Thos. Moser’s Freeport, ME Showroom Presents “Dedicated to Art” Exhibit

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thos. Moser, Freeport, ME, 149 Main Street
Freeport,
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Thos. Moser, Handmade American Furniture, recently announced its summer art exhibit, “Dedicated to Art: Corcoran Gallery of Art & George Washington University Artists in Maine," will be on display in the company’s Freeport, Maine showroom starting June 22 through October 10, 2017. As part of the showroom’s ongoing effort to display Maine artwork, the exhibit features 83 paintings, prints, drawings and photographs from 24 artists who have a connection to Maine and either attended or taught at the Corcoran Gallery…

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July 2017

Gus* Modern Launches Summer Sale @ Hudson & Crane

July 26 @ 11:00 am - August 13 @ 7:00 pm
Hudson & Crane, 1781 Florida Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Gus* Modern, the Canadian furniture brand known for original designs that evoke Mid-century classics, has announced a sale on all upholstered pieces, including sofas, sectionals, chairs, ottomans and beds. Now through August 13th, customers will receive 20% off the regular retail price on upholstered designs sold at Hudson & Crane in the Dupont Circle.

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August 2017

B&B Italia Annual Display Sale

August 4 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm
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Contemporary design and timeless elegance. B&B Italia interprets contemporary culture and the evolution of living trends with premium quality furnishings designed to enhance indoor and outdoor areas. Timeless objects, international icons for design enthusiasts! Please visit our Flagship Showroom for a tour of our 2 story showroom and see what is available for our annual display sale.

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Indian Movie Night – Lion

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Chinatown park, 5th and Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington, DC United States
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Lion, a movie based on a true story, is about a five-year-old Indian boy who gets lost in the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. When: Wednesday, August 16 from 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm. Movie starts around 8:15 - 8:30pm. Where: Chinatown Park, at the corner of 5th St. and Mass. Ave NW, Washington,…

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September 2017

Interschool Student Design Competition

September 17 @ 9:00 am - September 19 @ 5:00 pm
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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The Interschool Student Design Competition (ISDC) convenes teams of students from the D.C. area’s six collegiate architecture programs: The Catholic University of America, Howard University, the University of the District of Columbia, the Virginia Tech Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, Morgan State University, and the University of Maryland. Teams participate in a day-long design challenge held in the Museum and are tasked with producing a creative solution that addresses real-world architecture, planning, and landscape architecture issues. Past competitions have challenged students to…

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Talk: The Architecture of Healing

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$12 - $20

What do contemporary mental healthcare facilities have in common with the approaches of the past? Learn from Eric Kern, principal and senior project director at EYP, Samira Pasha, medical planner, and Marc Shaw, architect at Marc Shaw, Architect, LLC, as they discuss the incorporation of evidence-based design principals in the role of mental health treatment today. This panel will explore elements of Dr. Thomas Story Kirkbride’s 19th-century asylum prototype, which supported patient treatment with agrarian settings, pleasant views from indoors,…

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Spotlight on Design: SmithGroupJJR

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$10 - $20

Find out how SmithGroupJJR has had a significant impact on the Washington region and beyond in its 164-year history, especially now as it renews its focus on place-making and high-performance design. Vice presidents David Greenbaum, FAIA, Sven Shockey, AIA, and David Varner, FAIA, share the firm’s evolution and specific work, such as the Museum of the Bible, the Brock Environmental Center, and a new headquarters for DC Water. This program is supported by the Reva and David Logan Foundation. 1.5…

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Talk: Urban Vertical Factory

September 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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$10

Nina Rappaport, publications director at the Yale School of Architecture and author of Vertical Urban Factory (Actar, 2016), shows how today’s urban manufacturing creates the potential for hybrid spaces that challenge existing urban land use policies. She presents ways to leverage design in building vertical factories. A book-signing follows the program. 1.0 LU (AIA) / 1.0 CM (AICP) / 1.0 PDH (LA CES)

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