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Mark Giaimo's Secret Life of Toys Coming to Susan Calloway

December 30, 2015

Susan Calloway Fine Art Gallery is hosting a new exhibition, Mark Giaimo: The Secret Life of Toys

Mark Giaimo mixes the mundane with the sacred, 19th century painting techniques with contemporary pulp and graphic illustration, that is both an homage to and satire of the past and present. His new paintings explore the mysterious pastimes of toys: their invisible struggles with life, death, and love.

Exhibition is on view January 22 - February 20, 2016. The opening reception is January 22 from 6:00-8:00 pm. 

Susan Calloway Fine Art Gallery is located at 1643 Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

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The Hamilton Hosts Allman Brothers Tribute Dec. 28

December 17, 2015

Enjoy an evening at The Hamilton on December 28, 2015 for "Live At The Fillmore": The Definitive Tribute To The Original Allman Brothers Band. This event offers an exact reproduction of the live concert performances of the original Allman Brothers Band that featured Duane Allman, Dickey Betts and Berry Oakley.

Musically and sonically, LATF creates the experience of hearing one of the greatest live bands of all time as they sounded in 1969-1971. Particularly featured are their monumental shows at Bill Graham's Fillmore East Auditorium in New York City in March and June of 1971.

Doors open at 6:30 pm. Performance starts at 7:30 pm. For tickets, click here.

The Hamilton is located at 600 14th Street NW.

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Kit & Ace Coming to Georgetown

December 8, 2015

EastBanc, Inc. and Jamestown LP have announced that Kit & Ace, the innovative clothier of men’s and women’s technical cashmere attire, signed a 10-year lease to occupy the 6,500-square-foot retail space at 3263 M Street NW.

Located in the Levi’s Store retail space, this will be Kit & Ace’s third DC-area location with plans to occupy the Georgetown site in first quarter 2016 with a grand opening slated for this summer.

With the mantra “feel as good as you look, coffee time to closing time,” Kit & Ace clothing is geared for active lifestyles with fabrics that are the best of both worlds; comfortable and practical, stylish and luxurious.

Store founders Shannon Wilson and JJ Wilson, were inspired by the practicality and wearability of Lululemon Athletica products (JJ Wilson’s father, Chip Wilson, is the founder of the renowned yoga clothing company Lululemon and Shannon is Chip’s wife).

The brand’s mission is to provide people with apparel that allows them to do their most important tasks throughout the day; its trademarked “technical cashmere” design incorporates easy care, and chic cozy trends into one thoughtfully crafted product.

“We are pleased that exciting new brands such as Kit & Ace continue to seek out Georgetown as a prime retail location,” said Philippe Lanier, vice president of EastBanc. “The brand adds to the fabric of the retail district, embracing a trend that appeals to an active customer who desires a combination of cutting fashion, comfort and function.  We believe this brand will appeal to the diverse demographic of Washington. We are delighted to have Kit and Ace join the Georgetown Renaissance portfolio, and the revolutionary brand will fit perfectly into this upscale DC shopping district.”

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