Washington, D.C. Press Releases


 

Detroit, Washington, DC & Nashville, Event Date: August 22 thru August 29, 2015

Allstate® Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands 2015™ Competition set for August - Detroit, Washington, DC, and Nashville chosen as host cites

Unity Media Limited, producers of the Allstate Gospel Superfest, will conduct its seventh annual new talent search August 22 through August 29. The Allstate Gospel Superfest Battle of the Bands has been heralded as a springboard for aspiring gospel talent and will travel to Washington D.C., Nashville, and Detroit. The competition will award over 5,000 in cash and prizes and gives the winning talent the opportunity to appear as the ...

 


Washington, D.C., Event Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015

National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. to Screen Award-Winning Film Native New Yorker

The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. has organized a public screening of the award-winning documentary film Native New Yorker, by Steve Bilich, as part of a retrospective entitled “AMERICAN EXPERIMENTS IN NARRATIVE: 2000-2015,” programmed by curator and archivist Jon Gartenberg. This series highlights contemporary American films (made in the 21st century), that focus on formal experimentation with narrative structure and incorporate reflections upon individual identity, the family structure, the fabric of the community, and the ...

 


 

District of Columbia, Event Date: June 8th

Washington International Competition Piano Finalists Compete June 8th at Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Six of the world’s finest young pianists will compete for top prizes in the upcoming Washington International Competition (WIC), Sunday June 8th at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. These virtuoso artists are vying for $22,000 in award money as well as star performances at the Kennedy Center and Phillips Collection. In its 61st year, the prestigious WIC is sponsored by the Friday Morning Music Club Foundation and is open only to pianists age 18 to 30 who are not yet under professional management. Past winners, such as Yoonjung “Yoonie” Han in 2011, have gone on  ...

 


 

Become a Crime Scene Investigator for a Week at the Crime Museum Crime Scene Investigation Camp, Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C. (March 28, 2014) - This is the 4th summer that the Crime Museum in Washington D.C. invites children ages 12 and up to learn all about Crime Scene Investigation.   Campers will learn to process a crime scene and interpret all the evidence they have collected. They will be instructed by a forensic technician on techniques for crime scene photography, document analysis, fingerprinting, blood spatter analysis, and other forensic science applications. To accommodate all parents, half day and full day options are available. Camp will run two weeks in July with start dates  ...

 

Green Cities, the Anthropocene, Sylvia Earle and Snowy Owls: Environmental Film Festival Marks 22 Years in D.C.,

Washington, D.C. (March 10, 2014) - The 22nd annual Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, March 18-30, presents over 200 documentary, narrative, animated, archival, experimental and children’s films selected to provide fresh perspectives on environmental issues facing Earth.   Our Cities: Our Planet, a special Festival focus, will explore the challenges of the world’s urban environments as they strive to meet environmental and economic needs. The 2014 Festival ...