[DC] DJ GOLD at Live-Work Defined from 6-8pm on 8/27 => FREE!

You drank beer, hung out with a drag queen, and listened to opera.

You ate sno-cones and played carnival games.

You submitted awesome live-work design ideas!

You voted.

And the winner of the Define Live-Work contest? Metasebia Yoseph. Congratulations!

Now come back and see the Solea space, which will be transformed by designers Fabian Bernal and Sarah Aburdene, who have been inspired by the winning idea.

But wait! There's more!

Soundscapes by DJ Gold and Riddle.
An art exhibit by Albus Cavus.
And a raffle for art provided by Albus Cavus.

"Art Salon" brought to you by the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities
DJ Iwah and Christylez Bacon

Event on f/b

[DC] Parties with a Purpose => This Weekend at The Fridge

Friday August 21
Party Like a Philanthropist!
Hosted by a Member of the WBL Family, Nate

"I'm a scholar and an aspiring educator, as well as an artist. Words Beats & Life, Inc. is important to me, because it is the premier organization taking hip hop learning to the next level through teach-ins, mentoring, the bi-annual journal of hip hop, and much much more. Your support enables them to continue to fulfill their mission." ~ Nathaniel Mathews, member of WBL's journal staff.

Journal staffer, Nate Mathews, is moving to Chicago! To celebrate, he's hosting an ALL AGES PARTY AND FUNDRAISER...featuring ciphers, live painting by Culture District, art from Afrikatalyst Collective, DJ Underdog spinning soul, hip-hop, reggae, Afro-beat, and bongo flava, halal soul food, jerk chicken and rice and more! Performers include: Derrick Weston Brown, Slyce D, Sim1, Rasheed Copeland and Jonathan Tucker.

$10 gets you in all night + food plate and drink. When? Friday, August 21, 2009 from 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. There will be no alcohol at this event. ALL PARTY PROCEEDS BENEFIT WORDS BEATS & LIFE, INC. Cash only please.

$8 advance tickets ($10 at the door)

Event on F/B

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Saturday August 22
Silent auction featuring DC graff heavyweights, live music and DJs

One night only!
=> Silent auction of skateboards painted by DC-based graff heavyweights
=> Live music and DJ's
=> Skating demos by professional skater Brian Tucci and others
=> Food and fun!
=> All ages welcomed at this event

Event on F/B

Please note: The Fridge is conveniently located near Eastern Market or Navy Yard Metro stations. The building is in the rear alley behind the Shakespeare Theatre offices. Cash only please.