Stir It Up

Live at Gypsy Sally's

January 20, 2014

Georgetown's newest music venue, Gypsy Sally’s, offers an affordable and friendly space where adults of all ages may enjoy sharing great food, drink and music.

Located under the Whitehurst Freeway at 3401 K Street NW in Georgetown, Washington DC, Gypsy Sally’s second story windows look out on the Potomac River and the Key Bridge.  Featuring local, regional and national Americana acts, Gypsy Sally's hopes to complement the venerable Blues Alley as well as evoke memories of Georgetown’s entertainment heyday where locals and tourists had their choice of great music clubs like the legendary Bayou, the Cellar Door, Desperado’s and Crazy Horse Saloon.

Check out the schdule of upcoming musical artists, and buy tickets here.

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2013 Georgetown Holiday Window Dressing Competition

November 28, 2013

The Georgetown Business Improvement Districts's (BID) 2nd Annual Holiday Window Competition is well underway with many Georgetown merchants from design, fashion and food decorating their storefronts for the holiday season.

Facebook voting for the best window display will take place from Tuesday, December 3 to Friday, December 20.

This year, merchants will be using four elements of their choosing to deck the halls plus a fifth element of lights in keeping with the Fete des Lumieres Georgetown event. To see the voting and album from last year click here.

Check back to the Georgetown BID Facebook page on Tuesday, December 3 to begin voting!

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Swedish Fashion Photography at House of Sweden

October 30, 2013

Different Distances: Fashion Photography Goes Art, a compelling exhibition of photography by five internationally renowned Swedish photographers is being presented by the Embassy of Sweden at the House of Sweden now through December 8th, Saturday and Sundays only.

Denise Grünstein, Julia Hetta, Martina Hoogland Ivanow, Julia Peirone and Elisabeth Toll belong to a new generation of Swedish fashion photographers who have made a reputation around the world and can be found in international fashion magazines and art institutions. Curated by Greger Ulf Nilson, Different Distances: Fashion Photography Goes Art, combines the creative energy of these five strong photographers. The images are a game of balance between art and fashion photography, plunging its roots into cultural history as well as personal experiences. They overcome the difference between the intimate and the distant, creating atmospheres that bewitch us. Click here for more information about Different Distances: Fashion Photography Goes Art and the artists.

House of Sweden is located at 2900 K Street.

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