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    Events This Week

    Wednesday June 1st: 7pm-12am Surfrider Foundation BIG WEDNESDAY Benefit w/ DJ Neville C, DJ Ru, and DJ

    Volz + (free) PIZZA from We, the Pizza!

    Thursday June 2nd: 2pm: Resume building session with College magazine.

    7pm till close - Nostalgia Comedy Night: relive 80s and 90s with Hillary Buckholtz andguests followed by an 80s and 90s dance party with DJ Smudge

    Friday June 3rd: John L. Sullivan Exhibit Reception on 3rd Flr

    Irish Whiskey TastingLive Irish Music by Conor Malone

    6-9 pm

    Painted Face/ Lightwaves/Beyond Modern-- live show/DJ night - $5 + happy hour with DJChris Nitti 6-9pm (happy hour is free: come early and stay late for the show)

    Saturday June 4th: ARTAPOOLAZA!

    20+ Artist Painting Live 2pm-8pm

    Daytime: DC Record Fair noon and onward $2Nighttime: SOUL CLAP DANCE CONTEST feat. DJ Jonathan Toubin (winner gets $100) - $5

    or free with your DC Record Fair Bracelet

    Sunday June 5th Daytime: 1-3:30 p.m. Sound Check! A Girls Rock D.C. Event - Join Girls Rock! D.C. (D.C'srock camp for girls 8-18) for an all-ages "mini-camp" including instrument lessons, hands-

    on DJ demonstrations, a chance to perform, and a screening of "Girls Rock! The Movie."Got a kid? Sign them up for camp (Aug. 8-13). Over 18? Learn how you can help with

    camp -- we especially need catering donations!

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    Free.Art Whino returns in 2011 for the second edition of G40. The first G40 art summit in 2010compounded artistically explosive cultures from all over the world and brought them to the DCmetro area. By bringing all of these cultures from throughout the world to one place it allowedthe visitor to be fully immersed in over 2000 works by 500 artists organized by floorscorresponding to their cultural hubs.

    This year G40 explores not cultures but the genres which are on the forefront of creativetransitions and growing in large scale with hundreds of thousands of fans throughout theworld. Some of these genres include Customized collectibles, Skateboard Art, Stencil, WheatPaste and 3D Installations.

    The G40 Art Summit is a unprecedented experience in the art world with its scale and caliberof artists from around the world. This year the summit comes to the city next to the U streetcorridor taking over an entire 25,000 sqft building and showcasing art on all of it 4 floors.From over twenty artists showcasing 16 Murals to traditi onally displayed artwork the summit

    will definitely have sensory overload requiring multiple trips to take in all the treats for theeyes.

    Event Locationvitamin water uncapped LIVE2213-2217 14th street NW (the corner of 14th and W NW)

    G40 Exhibit Schedule: Exhibit runs: May 19th-June 17th, 2011Open Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays: 7pm MidnightFridays & Saturdays: 12pm 2amSundays: 12pm 6pmMondays: Closed

    Entertainment schedule: Brightest Young Things will curate unique special events in the space six days a week (Tues-Sun) to include live music, dance parties, local designer showcases and fashion events,photobooths, art workshops and talks, stand up comedy, cult movie nights, record fairs and

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    more, all with the signature BYT flair.

    Art Whino Gallery Art Whino is a DC based art gallery whose mission is

    to bring together the pioneers and freshest talentfrom around the world. With over 1200 artists in theArt Whino arsenal, ranging from California to NewYork, Germany to Japan and beyond, Art Whino hasbecome an all encompassing force in the art world.Exhibitions cover the whole spectrum of new art

    forms ranging from exposing emerging stencil and wheat pasting artists to showcasingthe most skilled leaders of many different genres.

    vitamin water vitamin water uncapped LIVE is a lil bit of localcolor on the canvas of life a destination that promotesthe creativity and active lifestyles that d.c. embodies sowell, while supporting the passions that resonate withinour city. the venues upcoming schedule includes thelikes of local d.c. musicians, artists, designers, athletesand action sports enthusiasts who will all come

    together to share their talents and experiences in this fully functional space throughout themonths of May and June.

    Custom Vinyl Show

    D.I.Y. (Do It Yourself) Vinyls are the blank canvas of collectible toys. Starting as a lifeless shape, artists conjureup characters with their creative tools, transforming thesefigures into unique toys bearing the mark of their creator.While most shows that feature these artists D.I.Y.s showseveral artists versions of the same given blank toy, thiscustomized vinyl show will turn the tables by highlightingthe work of this mediums leading artists with various toys.G40 will team up with Vinyl Artist, Sket-One to show thecountless possibilities explored by these artists; fromsimply painting the figures such as KidRobots Munny, tomorphing the collectibles beyond their vinyl beginnings.

    Skateboard Art Show Skateboards have long been the means of expression for the skateboarding community.With close ties to the beginnings of the newbrow art scene in California, the artistry seenon skatedecks as far back as the 1970sstrongly influenced members of thismovement. For this reason we pay respectto this community by exploring the manypossibilities of the skatedeck as work of art.Used in various media, from illustration tothree-dimensional sculpture, the board is theconnecting theme and protagonist

    throughout these pieces.
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    Wheatpaste Show Wheat paste is an adhesive made of vegetable starch and water that has been

    used for centuries as a means of adheringpaper to a surface. The unique quality of thispaste is its ability to stick while still allowingfor peeling off without ripping. Historically,the adhesive was used by activists andvarious subculture proponents for flypostpropaganda and for advertisement posters.In the Street Art culture this paste is used asa means of adhering works, previouslycreated on paper, to a city wall. For thisreason, this art form is known as

    wheatpasting. We will exhibit the work of artists pushing the envelope in this evolvingart form.

    Stencil Show Stencil art has long been used by streetartists as the weapon of choice forexpressing themselves on the endlesscanvas of the urban fabric. Because of theneed for quickness in public spaces, stencilsbegan as simple cut outs and only involvedone or few layers of stencils. With the spreadof the new brow art movement stencils haveevolved to become an involved process withsometimes as many as 350 layers. Thisgroup show will highlight the freshestmethods and techniques as well as the evergrowing subject matter portrayed by theseartists

    Mural Show Scale has the power to alter perception.Larger than life scale creates a feeling of surrealism, as the viewer becomes awarethat what the eye is seeing is unreal. Thismural show will challenge a group of artiststo create an 8 x 16 work of art. Thesepieces will allow the one to step into the

    artists creation through their colossal scaleand create an environment that is otherworldly for the viewer.

    John L. Sullivan Themed Show John L. Sullivan, also known as the BostonStrong Boy is last heavyweight champion of bare-knuckle boxing back in the 1800's. He

    was the first American sports hero tobecome a national celebrity and the firstAmerican athlete to earn over one milliondollars. With over 450 fights under his belt

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    he is the stuff of legends. We bring back this legend 130 years later with the first groupart show honoring this American icon. With over 40 artist interpretations of this figure,the representations of the lost art form of good ole bare-knuckle fighting will be diverseand always legendary.

    See more about Sullivan Here

    microWave Project microWave project is back, bringing a groupof artists that will transform this DC officebuilding into art itself through incredible sitespecific installations. These artists use thespace as their canvas, and transform it intoan environment that takes the viewer s artexperience to whole new level.

    Accenture Development Partnerships and Accenture Sustainability Services

    Convergence Economy: Rethinking International Development in a Converging World

    Wednesday, June 1, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

    The Hilton Washington Embassy Row

    2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW


    Accenture Development Partnerships and Accenture Sustainability Services would like to invite you to aninteractive panel discussion to celebrate the launch of their new and innovative report entitled,"Convergence Economy: Rethinking International Development in a Converging World ."

    The report proposes that some of the world's most intractable problems, including childhood malnutrition,climate change, and the lack of access to clean water, cannot be solved solely by the traditional aid-basedapproach. Instead, overcoming these challenges requires a greater degree of convergence amongbusinesses, NGOs, and governments to align the power of market forces with development outcomes thatcreate mutual and sustainable value for all constituents.

    In essence, these groups must replace short-term, event-driven cooperation with an on-going, sharedcommitment to mutual benefit and the creation of "systems solutions." Put simply, Accenture is seeing
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    a cross-sector convergence of solutions to development problems--an approach that puts the needs of those most affected squarely at the heart of the matter.


    Gib Bulloch, Executive Director, Accenture Development Partnerships

    Elizabeth Gore, Executive Director, Global Partnerships, United Nations Foundation

    Carolyn Miles, Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Save the Children

    Perry Yeoman , Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, President, Kraft Foods Foundation

    Accenture Development Partnerships is a group within Accenture designed to operate on a not for profitbasis to channel Accenture's strategic business, technology and project management expertise to non-profit organizations, NGOs, foundation and donor organizations operating in the development sector-helping these organizations achieve their social and economic development goals. ADP started as a

    corporate social enterprise in 2003 and to date has completed over 400 projects for 74 non-profit clients,working across 58 developing countries, and deploying more than 1,000 Accenture employees.

    This week at ZWK, try three new California blends or sip some newwine with Jeff from Monument Fine Wines.

    Salute! ZWK


    Join ZWK for happy hour and enjoy our weekly pick of amazing new wines paried with our artisanal cheeses.

    Zola Wine & Kitchen505 Ninth Street NW

    Wednesday, June 1, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Try Three California Blends with ZWK!

    Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc-Viognier Vina Robles Red4

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    The Other Red

    Friday, June 3, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sip Some New Wines with Jeff from Monument Fine Wines!

    Paco & Lola Albarino

    Silver Palm Chardonnay Edmeades Zinfandel


    Wednesday, June 1

    6:30 - 8:00 pm

    Avery Art Gallery

    1255 25th Street NW

    #1020 (penthouse)

    Washington DC


    This event is FREE!

    Dress is businesscasual. Wine, beer,soda & light horsd'oeuvres


    Georgetown Icons Book Signing! BOOK SIGNING & PRESENTATION with



    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 6:30 - 8 PM


    "...The long flow of God's grace

    across this good ground." Dahlgren Courtyard dedication, 1888

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    Commissioned by theUniversity, GeorgetownIcons will be availablefor purchase duringthis special event for

    $150. Check madepayable to GeorgetownIcons is preferred onsite.


    Books also availablefor purchase online .

    Prepare to be overwhelmed with deep pride for your

    Alma Mater at this very special event!

    Join GEMA DC and

    the Georgetown Club of DC for

    an evening book signing and presentation with

    Leslie J.Little (C'86), award-winning author of Georgetown Icons,

    a museum quality book of images, quotes and legends of the school.

    "At the heart of Ignatius's vision is thatthere is something more than what can be

    captured through our rational inquiry.There is mystery in everything we touch."

    John J. DeGioia C'79 G'95

    President, Georgetown University

    Inaugural Speech, 2001

    More than images. More than a book. Georgetown Icons is a keepsaketo treasure and pass down through generations of Hoyas and friends

    of the University. Vellum pages elegantly overlay each plate, revealingthe heart, soul and history of Georgetown.

    Attend this event and have Leslie Little (C'86) sign

    your LIMITED, FIRST EDITION copy of Georgetown Icons;et%3d1105464062154%26amp;s%3d-1%26amp;e%3d001W7ucXIv-VcTZzo8sW_T4OdTaxeF2hEGtjCK1XYZFCy2WAlUAUtmlxSsujmvHyhu8KvH5jMW9O7TbCCUvOCefOQ-po5hXp-Evk6mawqtBVhJ3d3tU1O8mlQ%3d%3d;et%3d1105464062154%26amp;s%3d...