Drink the District Beer Fest

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Take an unlimited tasting journey through more than 50 beers from around the world, dive into DC’s most delicious food trucks at Drink the District: Beer Edition.

This third annual event features awesome lawn games and live music on the main stage at the New York Avenue city block between 5th and 6th Streets on Saturday, July 26.

With this offer, you can snag tickets to the afternoon or evening session to celebrate beer and summer in the nation’s capital.

Be sure to buy early! The price will go up as sessions sell out.

Drink the District’s Website

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Capital Club’s Sinatra Soiree

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Join the Capital Club for a night of cocktails and carousing at the 22nd Annual Summer Sinatra Soirée.

Named one of the best parties of the summer by Washingtonian Magazine, Sinatra features premium open bar, appetizers, and live music from a Sinatra orchestra.

Our photos from last year! More pictures from past years: http://capital-club.com/photo-album

For Tickets Visit: https://sinatra2014.eventbrite.com/

Pictures from past years: http://capital-club.com/photo-album

Attire: Ladies-Strong Cocktail, Gents-Summer Ahoy!

Must be 21+ to attend. Group discounts available, e-mail president@capital-club.com

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Opening Reception: Femininity Beyond Archetypes

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Femininity Beyond Archetypes: Photography by Natalia Arias of Colombiahighlights themes closely connected with OAS values through AMA’s mission to promote social impact through the arts and the Inter-American Commission of Women’s (CIM) work towards gender equality and the participation and leadership of women.

“Femininity” is a social construction that has been defined and redefined by ideological discourses over time and from culture to culture. Colombian photographer Natalia Arias presents her own perspective on femininity, going beyond pre-established archetypes, challenging imposed generalizations, and emphasizing elements of feminine identity and empowerment rooted in both history and the female anatomy.

This exhibition features two of Arias’s series: Taboo (1999-2005) and Venus(2005-2010). Taboo exemplifies her departure from rigid discourses on femininity, where social values champion perfect physiques while religious ideologies dismiss the natural processes of women. The Venus series explores ways in which the notion of “Venus” has been interpreted throughout history. After the creation of the iconic goddess of love and beauty in Greco-Roman times, academics have identified “Venus” in a plethora of manifestations of femininity. Arias examines these long-standing ideas by reworking historical Venuses from those of ancient cultures to the present.

Arias questions traditional discussions on femininity in which natural processes are considered shameful or traumatic and beauty is based on a standardized formula. In response, her photography proposes a discourse on femininity that highlights the beauty of imperfection and the female body’s physicality, form, and physiology. Through her research, process, and execution, Arias seeks to empower women while at the same time challenging society to preserve perceptions such as delicacy, sensuality, and fertility.

This exhibition is presented with the Nohra Haime Gallery and with the support of the Inter-American Commission of Women (CIM), the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the OAS, the Embassy of Colombia to the United States, and the Friends of the Art Museum of the Americas.

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EMBASSY ROW HOTEL TO UNVEIL THE ROOFTOP DURING GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 16

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Please note: event is invitation only.

Renowned Hotel Overlooking Dupont Circle Partners With OneHope Wine to Launch Terrace & Pool Featuring New Menu, Cocktails and Wine
 
         Washington, DC – The Embassy Row Hotel’s long awaited rooftop oasis is ready to show off its new look with an exciting event featuring the fresh, new space. On Wednesday, July 16 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (with a VIP media reception from 5:30 – 6:00 p.m.), The Embassy Row Hotel, by Destination Hotels & Resorts, will celebrate the completion of The Rooftop — the comprehensive $500,000 renovation featuring a 4,130-square-foot open-air roof terrace with a 450-square foot pool, outdoor lounge area and a submerged sundeck overlooking Dupont Circle. To help mark The Rooftop special grand opening, guests are invited to take part in a fun-filled celebration that will include food and cocktail selections from the exclusive new menu and an extensive wine list featuring California-based OneHope Wines – a social enterprise that integrates charitable causes into products and services to make a social impact.
         The Rooftop is the only rooftop terrace in Dupont Circle providing visitors with stunning views of the Washington Monument, National Cathedral and the surrounding DC and Virginia skylines. With this grand opening event, invited guests will have the opportunity to experience the skyward setting that is ideal travelers, locals and private functions.
          WHAT:     The Rooftop’s Grand-Opening Celebration  
                           ***RSVP Needed for Door Entry***
                           Complimentary Cocktails and Hors d’Oeuvres
                           From The Rooftop New Menu
 
         WHO:        The Embassy Row Hotel and OneHope Wines
 
         WHEN:       Wednesday, July 16
                            VIP Media Reception: 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
                            Grand-Opening Party: 6:00 p.m.  – 8:00 p.m.
 
         WHERE:    The Rooftop at The Embassy Row Hotel
                           2015 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
                           Washington, DC 20036         
         MEDIA
         CONTACT:      Matt Hagan
                                matt@bulldogpublicrelations.com / (202) 483-3003
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CAPITOL CITY BREWING COMPANY TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL TEQUILA DAY ON JULY 24

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Shirlington Village Location Offers $5 Tequila Cocktail Specials All Day Long
 
Arlington, VA – When life gives you limes, pair them with tequila! Capitol City Brewing Company at Shirlington Village is celebrating National Tequila Day with tequila-based cocktail specials on Thursday, July 24. For the entire day (11:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.), all five specialty tequila drinks are only $5 with the option to add an extra shot of tequila for only $2. Drinks will include:
  • Pomegranate Tequila Mojito – tequila, Monin Pomegranate, muddled mint and limes, and simple syrup topped off with Sprite
  • Cap City Siesta – tequila, agave, lime juice, Campari, and simple syrup finished off with grapefruit juice
  • Peachy Sunrise – tequila, orange juice, grenadine and peach schnapps
  • Hawaiian Punch – tequila, triple sec, lime juice, Crème de Noyaux, topped with orange juice
  • Melonita – tequila, sour mix and watermelon schnapps
Not in the mood for tequila? Capitol City also features their core four beers (Capitol Kolsch, Pale Rider Ale, Amber Waves Ale, and Prohibition Porter) for $2.50 all day everyThursday.
For more information on Capitol City Brewing Company, please visit:www.capcitybrew.com. Find Capitol City Brewing Company on Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/CapCityBrew and on Twitter: @CapCityBrewers.
WHO:        Capitol City Brewing Company
Shirlington Village Location

WHAT:      National Tequila Day
                    $5 Tequila Drinks / $2 Extra Shot of Tequila
                   
WHEN:       Thursday, July 24
                  All Day
 
WHERE:  The Village at Shirlington
                  4001 Campbell Avenue
                  Arlington, VA
                  (703) 578-3888
Media
Contact:    Steven Eliopoulos – steven@bulldogpublicrelations.com
                  (202) 483-3003             
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About Capitol City Brewing Company
In 1992, Capitol City Brewing Company opened its doors as the first brewpub in the nation’s capital since Prohibition, giving its citizens and many visitors the freedom to enjoy some of the finest handcrafted beer in the country. On the front of the menu is the Lady Freedom, a statue found atop our namesake, the United States Capitol.
Our dedicated brewers use only the highest quality hops, yeast and select malt to brew many of the world’s great ales and lagers. Capitol City’s state-of-the-art craft brewing system is located in our Arlington, VA restaurant, where our talented brewers closely monitor each phase of the brewing process and provide beer within hours of completion, fresh and locally made.

 

 

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Washingtonian’s AT&T Best Of Washington: LESS THAN ONE MONTH AWAY!

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Join Washingtonian for the hottest ticket of the summer – the AT&T Best Of Washington blowout event! More than 1,800 guests, celebrities, and restaurateurs will fill the National Building Museum to sample, sip, and socialize. Over 60 of Washingtonian’s 100 Very Best Restaurants, such as Central Michel Richard, Blue Duck Tavern, Jose Andres’ Jaleo, and BLT Steak, will serve tastes of their famous dishes. All funds from the silent auction and a portion of the ticket proceeds will go to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

A big thank to you to our 2014 sponsors: AT&T, BMW, American Beverage Association, Qatar Airways, Wells Fargo, Celebrity Cruises, Patrón, and Stella Artois.

WHEN
Wednesday, July 16th
6:00-10:00pm

WHERE
National Building Museum
401 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

TICKETS
$125 General Admission
$175 Early Admission

MORE INFORMATION
http://www.washingtonian.com/bestof