emilycatino | Dec 19, 2013 | 2:30PM |

WHEREIN: We bring you the developments (happening in and around DC) that we think are newsworthy, or, at the very least, almost newsworthy.

  • One small step for people with drug charges, and also one small step for legalizing marijuana in DC. (Via WJLA)

citizen kane

>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a Featured Event >>>>>>>>>>>>
Friday 11/11
FotoWeekDC 2016 Opening Party @ National Geographic Museum
$45.00 / $55.00
FotoDC & BYT Present: FotoWeekDC 2016 Opening Party! Join us for an exciting evening of photography exhibitions, open bars, small bites, photobooths, music, and more as we launch the 9th Annual FotoWeekDC Festival! The FotoWeekDC 2016 Opening Party is made possible with support from The Reva & David Logan Foundation Be among the first to view this year's FotoWeekCentral exhibitions: National Geographic Presents: @NATGEO: The Most Popular Instagram Photos @NatGeo has over 58 million followers and over a billion likes. This new exhibition allows the visitor to interact with National Geographic Photography in a whole new way. The Syngenta Photography Award: Water: California by Mustafah Abdulaziz Water: California, by Mustafah Abdulaziz, is the latest edition in his 15 year global Water project and the first prize winner of the The Syngenta Photography Award's Scarcity-Waste series. WPOW Presents: 10 Year Anniversary Retrospective Show Curated by National Geographic Director of Photography Sarah Leen and Smithsonian Magazine's Molly Roberts. FotoDC Presents: Faces of DC / Places of DC 2016 Contest Winners See all the winners from the FortoDC Faces of DC and Places of DC photography contests. View the gallery of winners here. The Pulitzer Center For Crisis Reporting Presents: Signs of Your Identity by Daniella Zalcman For more than a century, Canada operated a network of Indian Residential Schools to forcibly assimilate indigenous youth into white Canadian society. These are the survivors. FotoDC Presents: FotoWeekDC 2016 Contest Winners See all the winners from the FotoWeekDC 2016 photography contest, featuring both single and series winners in the Fine Art, Photojournalism, and Photographer's Choice categories. View the gallery of 2015 winners here. Also featuring hot jamz from: DJ Prince Paul (Stetsasonic / Handsome Boy Modeling School / De La Soul) And more TBA! Croosh Deets Friday, November 11th, 2016, 7:30pm-11pm FotoWeekCentral @ The National Geographic Museum 1145 17th St NW Washington, DC 20036 $40 Early Bird tickets on sale now Price goes up soon, but we might sell out before then! This is a 21+ event There is no dress code! Support from Spain Arts & Culture image-4 image-5 image-6 image-7 ~ Look how much fun we had last time: Stay informed http://www.fotodc.org https://www.facebook.com/FotoWeekDC https://twitter.com/FotoWeekDC https://instagram.com/fotoweekdc http://www.brightestyoungthings.com https://www.facebook.com/brightestyoungthings https://twitter.com/BYT All proceeds benefit FotoWeekDC, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
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  • Apparently, being on a failed reality show and successfully crashing a White House party and doing nothing of note besides declaring bankruptcy and falsifying a charity’s documents is reason enough to run for VA congress. But then again, it wouldn’t be a congressional race without a super embarrassing candidate. So there’s that. (Via InTheCapital)


  • The offerings (yes, offerings) surrounding the UMD Terrapin mascot caught fire last night, proving idolatry may work for the idolizers but not the idol itself. So all is well. (Via Huffington Post)
  • Sure, the prices at Target may be good, but whoever breaches the credit card data of over 40 million customers is better. But ahh those prices… (Via WJLA)

target lady

  • There’s supposed to be a mass exodus from the DC area this holiday season, because before you leave it’s important to get one last dose of heavy traffic to remind you what you’ll be missing when you’re away. (Via Washington Post)

‘Til next time!