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Adams Morgan Annual Arts & Crafts Festival October 2

This coming Saturday, October 2nd, Adams Morgan will play host to their annual "Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fest".

The list of vendors for the 2010 Adams Morgan "Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fest" has been released!

The event will take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Marie Reed Learning Center at 18th & Wyoming.  The festival will have dozens of booths that will feature a variety of types of arts and crafts, as well as live performances.

I went to last year's festival and can say from experience that there truly is something for everyone.

Check out the entire Crafty Bastards' vendor list here, and come out to the event on Saturday! 

Also, if you send us photos or blog posts after the event to neighborhoodtips@wusa9.com, your work will be featured on our Where You Live site!


Dave Chappelle Performing LIVE at the Lincoln Theatre!

Dave Chappelle is performing live tonight, Friday, September 3rd, at the Lincoln Theatre.

Chappelle, who is from the DC area, will perform at the U Street Corridor establishment from 8:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Tickets, which are still available, are currently going for 80 bucks a pop.

Visit Metromix DC to find out more about the event, including where you can purchase tickets.

Busboys and Poets Hosts Arts, Neighborhood Panel Discussion

Tonight, Tuesday, August 31st at 7:30 p.m., the Busboys and Poets at 14th and V Streets will host a panel discussion about branding throughout the Mid City Arts District. 

Panelists will include:

  • Andy Shallal
  • Rev. Sandra Butler Truesdale
  • Mark Chalfant
  • Susan Morris
  • Rick Lee
  • And Dr. Derek Hyra

Admission to the event is free of charge.  There will be a question and answer session after the panelists present.

The Busboys and Poets is located at 14th & V Street near the U Street metro station stop.

Check out the Petworth Community Market on Friday, September 24

The Petworth Community Market will be held tomorrow, Friday, September 24, and it operates every Friday.

From 3 p.m.-7 p.m. in the middle of Georgia Avenue, 9th Street, Taylor and Upshur, the Petworth market has a variety of stands, including:

9:30 Club Expanding to the Record Industry

The 9:30 Club is branching out.  Located at 815 V Street in NW, the 9:30 Club is starting its own record label.  Now, the venue won't just host musician performances, but it will now also represent musicians. 

The label already has their first artist, Justin Jones, under contract, and will have a celebration on September 16th to celebrate his first release The Little Fox EP

The party will be held at the 9:30 Club and will have a special performance by Jones.

Tickets aren't being sold, but there will be various opportunities for the public to win admittance.


Just a Few More Weeks Until Adams Morgan Day!

The 32nd Annual Adams Morgan Day will be held on Sunday, September 12th.

I went to last year's fiesta and it was awesome.  Lots of neat arts and crafts, tasty food trucks, and live performances.

This year should be no different.  Sponsored by the AdamsMorgan MainStreet committee, the fair features the various vibrant cultures that Adams Morgan is known for.

The festival will run from 12 P.M.-7 P.M. and pets are welcome.

The search is still on for vendors, volunteers, and sponsors for Adams Morgan Day, so visit their website at http://www.adamsmorgandayfestival.com/ to find out more.