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14 Of Our Favorite Events In D.C. This Weekend

June 21, 2018 | DCIST

SEVEN DEADLY SINS: Halcyon, the Hong Kong Ballet, and Wolf Trap Opera are teaming up for a new production of Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht’s satirical operetta 

The first annual ‘By the People’ festival brings huge installations and free performances to every quadrant of D.C.

June 21, 2018 | The Washington Post

Austin has South by Southwest. Aspen has the Aspen Ideas Festival. Now, D.C. has its own artsy, zeitgeist-capturing event.

Punk Latitudes brings local punk musicians to Dock 5

June 21, 2018 | MetroWeekly

“It’s in my blood to be an impresario,” says Sasha Lord, the local live music producer. Her maternal grandfather was an opera singer and her grandmother a well-known radio...

Weekend Round Up June 21, 2018

June 21, 2018 | The Georgetowner

Plan to stuff yourself this weekend. Metropolitan Washington BBQ & Grilling Week ends Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, four blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue will be smokin’ for...

FYIDC: Halcyon's 'By The People' Festival Brings Art to Every Quadrant of the City

June 20, 2018 | Washington Life Magazine

For the first time, a unique blend of international art and dialogue is coming to every quadrant of the city at once. Halcyon's four day "By The People" festival will take place...

The By The People Festival Wants To Be The Next South By Southwest

June 20, 2018 | DCIST

You know this by now: D.C. is a town of museums and public art that's free more often than not. But art in D.C. is still not accessible enough for Halcyon CEO Kate Goodall.

The Washington National Cathedral is the canvas for a very blue art installation

June 20, 2018 | Curbed Washignton DC

The blue paint on the Washington National Cathedral’s steps is definitely deliberate. It’s part of Washington’s inaugural By the People Festival, and WAMU reports that the...

International By The People Festival Features Art and Dialogue June 21-24

June 20, 2018 | The DC Line

Halcyon this week announced the final line-up of artists, performers, and speakers who will participate in the inaugural By The People festival, June 21-24. Washington’s largest...

Don't Fret Over The Blue Paint Covering The National Cathedral Steps

June 19, 2018 | DCIST

If you stand outside Washington National Cathedral, you’ll see blue splotches covering its hundred-year-old steps. The paint starts at the Cathedral’s imposing front entrance,...