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Wednesday 10/22
Washington West Film Festival Presents: Sara Niemietz and Snuffy Walden @ The Hamilton Live
$15 / $20
Sara Niemietz’s voice exudes joy as she sings, and Sara lights up a room with her smile. By the age of 21, Sara had already recorded and performed with B.J. Thomas, Richard Marx, Randy Kerber, Snuffy Walden, appeared on television programs ranging from “Glee” to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, acted in the feature film “Akeelah and the Bee”, and on Broadway as a young Carol Burnett in “Hollywood Arms” adapted from Burnett’s memoir “One More Time.” Often referred to as America’s Adele, Sara’s vocal talents and range span pop, rock, jazz and blues. Sara’s YouTube videos have attracted millions of fans, with her cover of Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep” viewed more than 8 million times and counting. W.G. Snuffy Walden is an award-winning musician and composer, best known for his work in television, scoring the music for shows that include The West Wing, Nashville, Friday Night Lights, Wonder Years, Rosanne, Ellen, Thirtysomething, Studio 60, Sports Night, I’ll Fly Away, George Lopez, My So-Called Life, Felicity, and dozens of others. Nominated for 12 Emmy awards, winning for the West Wing, and winner of 26 BMI awards for his music, Snuffy’s music has been the soundtrack of our lives for almost 30 years. In the 1970’s and ‘80’s, Snuffy was touring guitarist supporting Steve Wonder, Donna Summer, Chaka Chan, Stray Dog, and Eric Burdon. Robbie Schaefer is a singer/songwriter/guitarist and 1/4th of the Virginia-based folk-rock band “Eddie from Ohio” who have been entertaining audiences for more than 20 years. With their trademark acoustic sound, EFO has produced nine CDs, with sales exceeding 150,000, toured from Florida to Washington State, cultivated a massive following of fans nationwide, received air play from hundreds of radio stations, headlined at venues from Wolf Trap to the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival (CO) and Strawberry Music Festival (CA), and were awarded "Best Contemporary Folk Group" by the Washington Area Music Association six times since 1997. Robbie served for many years as the Music Director for Sirius XM’s Kids Place Live before forming the OneVoice Community which is a non-profit that unites children worldwide through music and creative expression, empowering children to build a just, peaceful and wonder-filled world.
FotoWeekDC 2014 Opening Party
Friday 11/07
FotoWeekDC 2014 Opening Party @ The Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence
$45 / $65
FotoDC & BYT Present: FotoWeek DC 2014 Opening Party Friday, November 7th, 2014 7:30pm-11pm FotoWeekCentral @ The Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence 2801 16th St NW Washington, DC 20009 Featuring entertainment by: Haerts Pleasure Curses + DJs Lisa Frank & Chris Nitti (Roam) Join us for an exciting evening of photography, exhibits, open bars, photobooths, music, and more as we launch the 7th Annual FotoWeekDC Festival! Be among the first to view this year's exhibits at FotoWeekCentral, including: THE SOCHI PROJECT: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen have been working together since 2009 to tell the story of Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. They have returned repeatedly to this region as committed practitioners of “slow journalism,” establishing a solid foundation of research on and engagement with this small yet incredibly complicated place before it finds itself in the glare of international media attention. Presented by Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation. NEW SPANISH PHOTOGRAPHY_Visions Beyond Borders SPAIN arts & culture presents a collective photo exhibition introducing fourteen Spanish artists that portray their vision on the urban and natural landscape across borders, captured from a critical or emotional perspective. Curated by Javier Moreno (SPAIN FRESH) and produced by King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU, this exhibition affirms the presence of young spanish photography in a global framework. More info about the exhibition premiere in New York here. 2014 FotoWeek Contest Winners See the winners from this year's contest in all three categories: Fine Art, Photojournalism, and Photographer's Choice. Want to see your work on display? Enter the contest here: http://www.fotodc.org/2014-fotoweekdc-competition/ More details and exhibits to be announced soon! ~ Croosh Deets: Discount tickets on sale now for $45 Price goes up to $55 week of and $65 day of But we might sell out before then! This is a 21+ event There is no dress code ~ Stay informed: http://www.fotodc.org/ https://www.facebook.com/FotoWeekDC https://twitter.com/FotoWeekDC http://www.brightestyoungthings.com/ https://www.facebook.com/brightestyoungthings https://twitter.com/BYT ~ With generous support of Spain Arts & Culture All proceeds benefit FotoWeekDC, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.