Stephanie Mills
Saturday 11/07
Stephanie Mills @ The Howard Theatre
$69.50 / $75
Stephanie Mills is one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary music whose onstage energy and power inspires standing ovations wherever she performs. She is a legendary Grammy and America Music Award winning recording artist with five best selling albums and ten Billboard #1 singles. Career History Over the span of 35 years illustrious career, Stephanie Mills has distinguished herself as an actress and performer. Stephanie‘s critically acclaimed appearances in shows like the four-time Tony Award -winning “The Wiz” have assured her of her consistent and loyal fan base. Stephanie hails from Brooklyn, New York and grew up singing in her home church. Her vocal abilities became evident by age nine. For six consecutive weeks, a young Stephanie won the amateur night at the acclaimed Apollo Theatre. She then went on to do her first Broadway musical, "Maggie Flynn". She then did classical tv shows such as "Captain Kangaroo" and "The Electric Company". Ms. Mills signed with 20th Century Fox Records in 1979. While working with producers James Mtume and Reggie Lucas, Stephanie recorded "WhatchaGonna Do With My Lovin" and by 1984, she had climbed the charts with major hits: "Sweet Sensation", "Never Knew Love Like This Before" (a gold single), "Two Hearts" (a duet with Teddy Pendergrass), "Keep Away Girls", "How Come U Don't Call Me Anymore?." Stephanie scored three best selling albums in a row with "WhatchaGonna Do With My Lovin", "Sweet Sensation', and "Stephanie" in a span of just two years. Stephanie has an insatiable appetite for singing. It is one of the things she loves to do. She says it makes her happy and she looks forward to putting out new music in 2014. She hopes her music will make her fans as happy as it has made her!
FotoWeekDC 2015 Opening Party
Friday 11/06
FotoWeekDC 2015 Opening Party @ The Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence
$40 / $60
FotoDC & BYT Present: FotoWeekDC 2015 Opening Party! Join us for an exciting evening of photography exhibitiopns, open bars, small bites, photobooths, music, and more as we launch the 8th Annual FotoWeekDC Festival! The FotoWeekDC 2015 Opening Party is made possible with support from The Reva & David Logan Foundation Be among the first to view this year's FotoWeekCentral exhibitions: Aperture: Photographs This exhibition follows the evolution of Aperture Foundation through a display of photographs from its print and fundraising programs made over a period of 50 years. In the process, it charts the evolution of photography itself. The exhibition features works from the following artists: Diane Arbus, Letizia Battaglia,Robert Capa, William Christenberry, Barbara Crane, Bruce Davidson, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Pieter Hugo,Rinko Kawauchi, Dorothea Lange, Annie Leibovitz, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark,Barbara Morgan, Richard Mosse, Robert Rauschenberg, Sebastião Salgado, Hank Willis Thomas and many more. FotoWeekDC 2015 Contest Winners See all the winners from the upcoming FotoWeekDC 2015 photography contest, featuring both single and series winners in the Fine Art, Photojournalism, and Photographer's Choice categories. View the gallery of 2014 winners here. More details and exhibitions to be announced soon! Croosh Deets Friday, November 6th, 2015, 7:30pm-11pm FotoWeekCentral @ The Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence 2801 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009 Discount tickets on sale now for $40 Price goes up to $50 on Sept 15th and $60 day of But we might sell out before then! This is a 21+ event There is no dress code! Support from SPAIN arts & culture Stella Artois Look how much fun we had last time: Stay informed All proceeds benefit FotoWeekDC, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. BYT Productions