Thursday 11/17
BYT Presents Into the Blue: National Portrait Gallery After Hours @ National Portrait Gallery - 8th and F St NW
$35.00 / $50.00
BYT presents A National Portrait Gallery After Hours Event Featuring the opening of Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait Tickets on sale at: Video-art pioneer Bill Viola believes that cameras are the keepers of souls. From the moment he first picked up a video camera as an art student in 1970, he was captured by the technology. The exhibition “Bill Viola: The Moving Portrait” is the National Portrait Gallery’s first exhibition devoted to media art. ~~ Grab your newest profile portrait in the very Instagrammable courtyard: and hot jamz from: Junior Boys (DJ Set) Nuex (Live) DJ Chris Burns ( Ticket includes open bar, featuring: Heineken / Skyy / Wild Turkey / Bulldog Gin ~~~ Specialty Cocktails by: McClellan's Retreat / The Riggsby / Bar Deco / Big Chief / Nopa ~~~ +PLUS+ Small bites from our friends: Cuba Libre / SKWR / P.J. Clarke's / Johnny Spero / Macon Bistro Also See The Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today America's Presidents and more! +BONUS+ Gallery tours! Face Painter! Sillhouetes! Bubbles! OM Digital Photobooth! Instagram Printer! Infinity Light Room! Croosh Deets November 17, 8:30pm - 11:30pm Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery Entrance on F St NW Between 8th & 9th St NW Gallery Place Chinatown Red /Green/Yellow Line Metro LIMITED QUANTITY $35 discount advance tickets are available RIGHT NOW! Price will go up soon! No tickets will be sold at the door / We expect to sell out This is a 21+ event As always, there is no dress code, but let's all try to class it up, wear some blue, and stay on theme: Eiffel 65 / Tobias Funke / Smurfette / Avatar 4 / Dory / Max Rebo Azure / Cyan / Ultramarine / Teal / Cerulean / Periwinkle? Merman / Kraken / Poseidon / Nessie Baby / Carolina / Royal / Sky / Skyy Majestic waterfall / Raging river / Babbling brook / Stagnant pond Dr Manhattan / Mystique Our friends: Heineken / Skyy / OM Digital / Jackson Pro Audio ~~~ Brought to you by: BYT Productions BYT Productions / National Portrait Gallery ~ Stay informed:
Saturday 10/29
The Bentzen Ball Presents: Jon Dore @ Drafthouse Comedy
$25.00 / $25.00
The BYT Bentzen Ball Presents: Jon Dore! at Drafthouse Comedy ~~MULTIPLE SHOWS~~ Thursday, Oct 27th, 2016 6:15pm doors / 7:00pm Show Friday, Oct 28th, 2016 7:15pm doors / 8:00pm Show Friday, Oct 28th, 2016 9:40pm doors / 10:00pm Show Saturday, Oct 29th, 2016 6:15pm doors / 7:00pm Show Saturday, Oct 29th, 2016 8:15pm doors / 9:00pm Show @ Drafthouse Comedy 1100 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20005 $25.00 tickets on sale now! This is an 18+ event. ~~~~ About Jon Dore: Named one of “10 comics to watch” by Variety, Ottawa-born comedian, host and actor Jon Dore is renowned for his offbeat humour and unique bait-and-switch style. Dore is a favourite on the comedy club and festival circuit in Canada and the United States. He has hosted the Just for Laughs Festival Homegrown Comedy Competition on a number of occasions and has enjoyed sold-out runs at the Festival’s Montreal and Toronto locations, at comedy festivals in Halifax, Vancouver, Portland and Washington, DC, and at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee. From his humble beginnings as the co-host of the cable talk show Daytime Ottawa (Rogers Television) and the irreverent roving reporter on Canadian Idol (CTV), Dore recently starred in the critically acclaimed ABC-TV series How to Live with Your Parents (for the Rest of Your Life) opposite Sarah Chalke, Elizabeth Perkins and Brad Garrett. Dore is the host of HBO Canada’s Funny as Hell, a series showcasing bold and uncensored comedy from the fastest rising comedians at the Just For Laughs Festival, currently shooting its fourth season. He is the star of his own award-winning ‘mockumentary’ series, The Jon Dore Television Show, documenting his hilarious and outrageous debates on life’s challenges and changes, from weight loss to gender. He also served as co-creator, co-producer and writer on the series, proving he is just as comfortable behind the camera. The series ran for a successful two seasons on IFC and The Comedy Network. Dore starred in the stand-up specials Comedy Central Presents...Jon Dore and Comedy Now! (CTV/The Comedy Network); appeared on a number Comedy Central’s specials including Live At Gotham, CC: Stand-Up: The Bonnaroo Experience and Mash Up; made guest-starring turns on How I Met Your Mother (CBS) and Scare Tactics (Syfy); and was the lead in the CBS pilot My Life As An Experiment. A regular on late night talk shows, Dore has the honor of being the first stand-up to appear on Conan (TBS). Dore's feature film credits include the indie drama Gus opposite Michelle Monaghan (Mission: Impossible III) and the comedy Stag, with Donald Faison (Scrubs) and Eva Amurri (Californication), which picked up two awards - Best Ensemble and Excellence in Filmmaking - at the LA Comedy Film Festival. TV Guide Canada called Dore one of the “rising stars of the future” and Toronto weekly NOW Magazine named him Best Male Stand-up. He is the recipient of four Canadian Comedy Awards including: Best Taped Live Performance (2010) for Just for Laughs; Best Performance by a Male in a Television Show (2009) for The Jon Dore Television Show; Best Writing on a Series (2008) for The Jon Dore Television Show; and Best Stand-up Newcomer (2006). He is also a two-time Gemini nominee (2008 & 2009) for Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series for The Jon Dore Television Show. ~~~ Thanks to our sponsor: More Bentzen Ball shows available at: Stay informed:
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