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Monday
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Spring Arts & Entertainment Guide 2017

Washington City Paper, Washington City Paper

If you thought David Sedaris’ Billie Holiday imitation was good, wait until you hear (and see) Joey Arias. Dressed in a black sequined gown and with Lady Day’s iconic white flowers in his hair, the New York-based performance artist not only sounds just like Holiday, but he also mimics her mannerisms. Arias has been channeling the legendary singer since the 1990s to great acclaim.

Thursday
3
23

Halcyon Incubator puts startups in the Austin spotlight

Steve Winter, special WTOP correspondent, WTOP

WASHINGTON — Every year at South by Southwest, the Washington, D.C., Economic Partnership leaves its imprint on Austin, Texas, by playing host at the WeDC House.

A venue for special events, parties and showcase activities, the WeDC House also serves as a place where people can relax, unwind and recharge from the intensity and excitement of the five-day interactive festival.

Tuesday
3
21

Why the Halcyon Incubator is adding an arts fellowship

Technically DC, Technically DC

Since launch in September 2014, the Halcyon Incubator, housed in the stunning Halcyon House in Georgetown, has welcomed social entrepreneurs to its hands-on, 18-month fellowship.

Thursday
3
16

Weekend Picks: 12 Things To Do In And Around D.C.

Would Igor Stravinsky be more of a traditional glowstick guy or an LED glove fan? Meditate on that important question while you dance to the score that once incited a riot.

Thursday
3
16

Out on the Town March 16 to 23

Doug Rule

As part of his new Halcyon Stage performance series, Septime Webre presents a “Stravinsky Dance Party” at Union Market. Audience members are invited to dance and offer their own impromptu choreography as the Experiential Orchestra, an ensemble of 77 musicians from New York and D.C., performs the Russian composer’s famously riot-inducing ballet Rite of Spring.

Thursday
3
16

Things to Do in DC This Weekend (March 16-19): St. Patrick’s Day Events, An African-American Art Symposium, and Swedish Metal

Catherine P. Lewis, Washingtonian

MUSIC Swedish band Katatonia has been playing its brand of melancholic metal songs since its formation in the early 1990s.

Wednesday
3
15

Medical robotics - Regulatory, ethical, and legal considerations for increasing levels of autonomy

Guang-Zhong Yang , Science Robotics

From minimally invasive surgery, targeted therapy, and hospital optimization to emergency response, prosthetics, and home assistance, medical robotics represents one of the fastest growing sectors in the medical devices industry.

Monday
3
6

‘World’s best restaurant’ co-founder uses food for social change

WASHINGTON — When Claus Meyer opened Noma with chef René Redzepi more than a decade ago, he didn’t plan on creating the world’s best restaurant — but that’s exactly what happened.

Wednesday
3
1

This Kenyan start-up is reinventing the family farm for the 21st century

To most American shoppers, there's nothing remarkable about a red onion in the produce aisle at the closest big box retailer.

Monday
2
27

Why S&R Foundation is spinning off Halcyon

A new nonprofit was just launched in Washington. But it’s not starting from scratch.