Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: Capitol Cider House, 3930 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011
Cost: $25 Register here
Sip on cider and write!
Ernest Hemingway’s daily writing goal was to start by writing “one true sentence.” In this writing workshop, you will practice writing fearlessly, taking risks, and digging for your own version of truth. Open to writers of all levels. Writing prompts will be provided. You will walk away with three new pieces of writing and some new writing buddies.
I am really excited to host this fun workshop that will make even people who hate winter (like me!) enjoy the season.
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 7:00 – 9:30 PM
Cookology Culinary School
Ballston Quarter 4238 Wilson Blvd, Ste 3110,
Arlington, VA, 22203 Cost: $45 Register here
In this wintry-themed writing workshop, which combines comforting cuisine and creative writing, we will gain inspiration from the beauty, wonder, and mystery of winter. We will write short stories with memorable characters, setting, conflict, and action, as we enjoy winter-inspired Nordic comfort foods. You will also learn Nordic recipes through a cooking demo by Ed Hardy, who studied with Sweden-raised celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson.
Menu: Glass of Glögg, dill butter and vasterbotten cheese popcorn, Swedish meatball “slider” with lingonberry and cucumber, gravlax and sour cream on potato gaufrette, and mini pancakes with lingonberry jam and ginger cream.
I had the distinct honor to host a vision board workshop at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art. It was a really beautiful and positive experience for me. Such great creative energy in the room!
Come create your vision for 2020! View and discuss works of art, creative writing, and art making as writer and literary host Willona Sloan leads participants in the creation of vision boards that reflect their personal visions for the future and their visions for the future of Africa.
Date: Saturday, January 18, 2020 Time: 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Location:Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20560 Cost: FREE Register here.
Sip and write! As we wind down 2019, we will use the crazy highs and lows of the past year as inspiration for short stories in this fiction-focused writing workshop. We will discuss techniques for creating characters, snappy dialogue and vivid scenes. You will walk away with three new pieces of writing and some new writing buddies. Open to writers of all levels.
At The Hirshhorn’s Marcel Duchamp Exhibit, Viewing The Pieces Makes You Part Of The Art
In a comprehensive new exhibition, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden traces the career of 20th century artist and provocateur Marcel Duchamp. Marcel Duchamp: The Barbara and Aaron Levine Collection features the recent gift of more than 50 works of art that have been promised to the museum by Washingtonians Barbara and Aaron Levine.
Summer music festivals bring out huge crowds of people who celebrate, revel and generate tons of waste. To make these multi-day events more sustainable, across the country, several festivals have committed to making waste diversion part of the package.
Several festivals across the country have committed to making waste diversion part of their events. Read the full article at Waste360.
Sip on cider and write! In this fun creative writing workshop, we will “write the city” as we celebrate the sights, sounds, tastes and textures of Washington, D.C. You will learn techniques for writing a city as a character as you explore your own experiences in the nation’s capital. You will walk away with three new pieces of writing and some new writing buddies.
Your ticket also includes one pour of cider! Doors open at 6pm. Limited seating available. Full food and drink menus will also be available for purchase.