Digging In

Carl Bretzke's Landscapes at Susan Calloway Feb. 6 to Mar. 7

January 25, 2015

From February 6 to March 7, 2015, visit Susan Calloway Fine Arts Gallery for a mini vacation with painter Carl Bretzke.. Opening reception is February 6 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Anytime/Anywhere - A Modern Landscape features the artworks of award-winning oil painter Carl Bretzke. The exhibition focuses on Bretzke's modernist sensibility in the plein air world - showcasing Bretzke's use of traditional methods of direct painting with an emphasis on atypical subject matter. Bretzke's compelling nocturne, street and scenic landscapes originate from his surrounding mid-western landscape where his paintings are often executed on location. The scenes themselves, although somewhat serene, are energized by Bretzke's use of color and strong focal points. Reflective surfaces and dark lighting resonate a sense of mystery, while the inclusion of cars, familiar edifices and strong use of light and shadow create a sense of universality.

Winter Sunset Near Farmers Market (Photo by: Carl Bretzke) Winter Sunset Near Farmers Market

Bretzke's work has been exhibited extensively in Minnesota and California, including the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Bretzke, trained under notable landscape painter Joseph Paquet, and holds the distinction in 2014 alone of winning First Place in the PleinAir Salon competition, First Place in the Aspen Plein Air Salon competition, and First Place Plein Air Salon April/May Edition.

Susan Calloway Fine Arts Gallery is located at 1643 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown. Tel: 202.965.4601

 


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Forever 21 Opens in Georgetown Jan. 17

January 11, 2015

Celebrate the grand opening of a new FOREVER 21 at Georgetown Park on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 10:00 am. On opening day, a DJ will be spinning from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and shoppers can have their photo taken in a complimentary photo booth. The first 300 people in line at 10 am will receive a free gift card valued from $10 to $210.

Founded in 1984, Forever 21 is a fashion retailer of women's and men's clothing and accessories best known for offering the hottest, most current fashion trends at great values to its customers.

The new space will offer customers of Georgetown Park a large selection of merchandise in more than 20,000 square feet of retail space. Complementing Forever 21® apparel and accessories, the store will also feature the retailer’s other brands, including F21 Contemporary, Forever 21+™, Forever 21 MEN™, Forever 21® cosmetics, and accessories including Forever 21’s lingerie and shoe line.

Forever 21 is located at 3222 M Street in Georgetown.


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New Year's Eve at Kafe Leopold's

December 29, 2014

Ring in the new year and enjoy a delcious Prixe Fixe Dinner at Kafe Leopold's from 6:00pm on December 31st until 1:00 am January 1st. Complimenatary champagne and a live footage of Times Square.

Cheers!

For reservations, call 202.965.6005

Kafe Leopold's is located at 3315 M Street in Cady's Alley, Georgetown.


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