Spring is festival season in D.C., which brings out a lot of great performances. One of our favorites is the Vava United School of Samba, which was founded four years ago to bring together “all kinds of dancers, musicians, and everybody who loves and supports the Brazilian Culture and love for Samba”. Vava models itself… Continue reading
On April 15th, the zoo’s adorable baby gorilla Moke had his first birthday. The zoo threw him a party, with special treats and presents. He spent the whole party clinging to his mother’s back, and let the other gorillas enjoy the festivities. The highlight of the party was a frozen cake. Baraka, Moke’s father, took… Continue reading
There are many odd buildings and many secretive buildings in D.C., but this building on 8th Street combines both oddity and secrecy in rare form. If you look up along the block of 8th St between D and E Streets, you’ll see some facades that look like a child has drawn them. The full effect… Continue reading
Performing artist Shanna Lim often doesn’t say a word when she works. The silence is intentional. “Words don’t always communicate the emotional aspect,” she explains.