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Ride

with Froth

The famed British rock band reunites after years apart for a tour that showcases a new era for the band’s music. Initially known for its part in the early 1990s “shoegazing” scene in England, Ride’s debut album, Nowhere, is noted as one of the greatest albums of the genre.

Date:
Jul 23, 2017 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$35 in advance
$38 day of show

Category:
Music

Mitch Albom

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the publication of Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life’s Greatest Lesson, a new edition commemorating the milestone is being published.

Date:
Jul 25, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

Ticket: $12
1 ticket + 1 book: $20
2 tickets + 1 book: $30

Category:
Authors & Talks

Xavier Rudd: The Change Coming Tour

with Emmanuel Jal and Christina Holmes

Warm, powerful and emotive are just a few ways to describe Rudd’s acclaimed music. The multi-instrumentalist has become known for energetic and soulful live performances and this upcoming appearance should deliver no less.

Date:
Jul 27, 2017 • 7:30 pm
Admission:

$30 in advance
$35 day of show

Category:
Music

DC Roots: Exploring Urban Farming

Summer Cycling Series

Fresh produce is something we can all enjoy, but it isn’t something everyone in DC has equal access to. Learn about food justice and urban farming as we cycle to Northeast DC for a tour of East Capitol Urban Farm. Following the tour, help harvest fresh greens to deliver to DC Central Kitchen and enjoy a local, sustainably sourced vegetarian meal by DC native chef and restaurateur, Shawn Lightfoot of Art-drenaline Cafe.

Date:
Jul 30, 2017 • 9:30 am
Admission:

$10

Category:
6th in the City: For 20s & 30s

SiriusXM’s Coffee House Live Tour: Joshua Radin & Rachael Yamagata

with Brandon Jenner

Love and the complications surrounding it have long proven to be Joshua Radin‘s songwriting forte. Though he never intended to be a live performer, there was little choice when the More +

Date:
Aug 3, 2017 • 7:15 pm
Admission:

$29.50 in advance
$35 day of show

Category:
Music

Opposing Views: A Civil Conversation

Does Paid Family Leave Help or Hurt Women?

To better understand the debate around paid family leave—and to illustrate the value of discussion across differences—Emmy-Award winning broadcaster John Donvan will host a conversation between two people who hold opposing views on whether a federal paid family leave policy helps or hurts women.

Date:
Aug 7, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$10

Category:
Authors & Talks

Finding Perfect Love in an Imperfect World

For women in their 20s and 30s

Timed with Tu B’Av, a holiday celebrated in ancient Israel and commonly known as the “Jewish Day of Love,” Rabbi Suzy leads a discussion to explore some of love’s toughest questions.

Date:
Aug 9, 2017 • 7:00 pm
Admission:

$10 in advance
$12 day of event

Category:
6th in the City: For 20s & 30s

Natalia Lafourcade

Singer/songwriter Natalia Lafourcade, signed to Sony Music Mexico at the age of 17, is widely acclaimed in Latin America as one of the most important artists of her generation.

Date:
Aug 9, 2017 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$39 in advance
$43 day of show

Category:
Music

Joe Mande

Joe Mande is one of the most exciting comedians working today. He is currently writing for The Good Place on NBC. Other writing credits include Parks & Recreation, Masters of None, and The Kroll Show. He recurs as “Ben” on Modern Family and has also guest starred on Love and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Date:
Aug 12, 2017 • 8:00 pm
Admission:

$15 in advance
$18 day of show

Category:
Comedy

Growing Pains: Ride Through DC’s Gentrification Story

Summer Cycling Series

Learn about the history of the Shaw neighborhood and the H Street and U Street corridors on a bike ride that explores multiple perspectives on the city’s development, followed by a conversation with Derek Hyra, author of Race, Class, and Politics in the Cappuccino City at the V Street location of local restaurant Busboys & Poets.

Date:
Aug 20, 2017 • 9:30 am
Admission:

$10

Category:
6th in the City: For 20s & 30s
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