Millennial Trains Project

Millennials are notorious for putting their own spin on traditional institutions, and philanthropy is no exception. The Millennial Trains Project, a nonprofit that organizes transcontinental train trips to support and develop innovative projects across the country, invited a group of D.C. young professionals to Veracruz Gallery Thursday evening for an event that was equal parts information session, fundraiser and party. MTP’s inaugural trip departs from D.C. in August and will visit 10 cities in 10 days, ending in San Francisco. Participants will travel by night; they will stop each day in a new place, according to MTP’s website, “to explore … Continue reading Millennial Trains Project

INAUGURAL MILLENNIAL BALL TO FEATURE PERFORMANCES BY ODDISEE, THE FUNK ARK, AND BRASS CONNECTION; DJ SET BY MAYER HAWTHORNE

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Millennial Trains Project announced that the Inaugural Millennial Ball, which will take place Saturday, January 19th at M CENTRAL (www.mcentral.co), a special pop-up venue at 700 H St. NE, will feature performances by Oddisee, the Funk Ark, andBrass Connection, as well as a special DJ set by Mayer Hawthorne. “We’ve got soul, we’ve got funk, we’ve got brass, and we’ve got Mayer Hawthorne on the wheels of steel,” said Millennial Trains Project founder Patrick Dowd, “This is going to be one of the most accessible and creative events of the weekend, especially for young people coming from out of town who want to discover the … Continue reading INAUGURAL MILLENNIAL BALL TO FEATURE PERFORMANCES BY ODDISEE, THE FUNK ARK, AND BRASS CONNECTION; DJ SET BY MAYER HAWTHORNE