Rose Previte, of Michelin-starred restaurant Maydan, releases her first cookbook.

Rose Previte, the multifaceted entrepreneur-restaurateur-designer-author, has etched her name into the culinary landscape, creating a symphony of flavors that transcends borders. And now, a cookbook that brings her flavors into your home. Her journey, rooted in the heart of Ohio, burgeoned into a vibrant tapestry of global cuisines, entrepreneurial ventures, and a commitment to community engagement.

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Gustavo Ott Takes the Stage as GALA Hispanic Theatre’s New Artistic Director

Gustavo Ott has been named the next producing artistic director of GALA Hispanic Theatre. The announcement from the theater’s board of directors decision comes nearly six months after the death […]

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The Free Party Series at the National Gallery of Art returns this fall and expands to the outdoor plaza.

The popular National Gallery Nights fall program will celebrate 50 years of hip-hop and the museum’s new Indigenous art exhibit.
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“Pulling Together”: Art and Inclusivity on the National Mall

The “Pulling Together” exhibit opening Aug. 18 is meant to challenge the concept of a U.S. monument and asks, “What stories remain untold on the National Mall?”
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ADIFF, the annual DC Black Independent Film Fest, returns this weekend.

When Diarah N’Daw-Spech and her husband, Reinaldo Barroso-Spech, arrived at Columbia University from Paris in the mid ’80s, they devoured film after film to familiarize themselves with American culture. Through this process, the couple quickly found that there weren’t a lot of  films that conscientiously represented Black people. “I found most of these [movies] very […]
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Exploring the Union Market Food Scene: A Gastronomic Adventure

Are pizza and oysters the dream combo we’ve all been sleeping on? Veg-centric Shaw restaurant Oyster Oyster recently debuted its next-door “garage” serving grandma-style slices and oysters on the half shell. Now, the team behind Brookland French bistro and wine bar Primrose has announced a new Union Market spot call Parachute Pizza that will similarly […]
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The Council of Animals will be coming to the National Mall this July.

  On Thursday July 11, 2023, PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) will unveil a massive immersive exhibit—a collection of giant steel-and-aluminum sculptures—on the National Mall entitled The Council of Animals (What to Do About the Humans) created by Washington state–based artist Quill Hyde and featuring a 7-foot-tall polar bear; a towering, 1,200-pound elephant; a 6-foot-tall… Continue reading Massive Animal Sculptures to Appear on the National Mall With a Message Against Speciesism

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Exploring DC: Fun Food Events in July

The weather might be steamy and unbearable these days, but there’s still plenty to look forward to this summer in DC’s culinary world. Here are some fun food events on our menu: Celebrate Romanian culture at The Wharf’s District Pier (101 District Sq., SW) with three days of Romanian food, Transylvanian folk music, spoken word […]
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The Rubell Museum DC: A Transformation of Art and Engagement

The new Rubell Museum in Southwest DC welcomes visitors through a beautiful glass entryway that leads to an open space with wall-to-wall works of art. Sunlight streams through giant windows, creating grid patterns that warm the rooms. The space is understated yet bold, with white walls contrasted by art emphasizing bright colors and sharp designs. […]
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At the National Building Museum, a trippy new exhibit is debuting.

On July 1, the National Building Museum will kick off the seventh edition of its annual Summer Block Party series with the installment of “Look Here,” by artist, architect, and founder of Reddymade Architecture and Design, Suchi Reddy. The exhibit will be on display through Labor Day, September 4.  A native of Chennai, India, Suchi […]
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Underground Culture in D.C. Lives on at the Library

There is no place quite like the D.C. Public Library. DCPL librarians have been celebrated in previous editions of the People Issue, and the agency as a whole, along with […]
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Exploring the Unconscious: Rosemary Cooley’s Artistic Journey at Washington Printmakers Gallery

An opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, October 1 from 6pm to 8pm.
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