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Linda Hardiman's Signature Image Facials

July 12, 2018

Master aesthetician Linda Hardiman has introduced a new line of skin care to her regime for clients at Georgetown Salon & Spa.

Image, a clinical skin care company providing professional skin care solutions free of parabens, petrochemicals and preservatives and never tested on animals. Committed to research and development of the latest anti-aging, balancing, hydrating and illuminating technologies, Image skincare is in over 50 countries.  

Linda Hardiman giving client Image facial (Photo by: Linda Hardiman) Linda Hardiman giving client Image facial

The signature facial, a four layer treatment combining vitamin c, hydroxy acids and enzymes to speed up cell renewal, gently exfoliates and hydrates the skin. It’s base of organic aloe vera along with stem cell technology and hyaluronic acid gives a noticeable result in just one session. 

“I love this facial, says Hardiman. "Many of my clients can’t stop touching their skin after the treatment. They just can’t believe how it makes their skin feel. I spent a lot of time looking for a new skin care line to carry in the spa and I believe this is one of the best ones out there. This facial is suitable for almost everyone, leaves the face incredibly soft and smooth and can be done on the day of a big event” 

Special for the summer and valid until 9/30/18: One signature facial, mani and pedi for $165. 

Georgetown Salon & Spa is located at 2715 M Street in Georgetown. Tel. 202.333.8099


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'Whiskey in a Teacup' with Reese Witherspoon at The Anthem

July 10, 2018

Grab your friends and join Reese Witherspoon at The Anthem for a fun night of lively conversation Septemver 22, 2018. With her debut book, Whiskey in a Teacup, the Academy award-winning actress, producer, and entrepreneur invites you into her world, where she infuses the southern style, parties, and traditions she loves with contemporary flair and charm.

 

Reese will share personal stories about what growing up in the South taught her about life, love, and work, and fans will learn how she entertains, decorates her home, and makes holidays special for her family. She will be joined by a special guest for the conversation and audiences will learn just how easy it is to bring a little bit of Reese’s world into their home, no matter where they live.

 

Each ticket includes a copy of Reese’s book, Whiskey in a Teacup (a $35 value, published by Touchstone/Simon & Schuster). VIP ticket holders will walk away with a limited-edition Draper James tote bag filled with some of Reese’s favorite products.

 

Tickets go on sale July 13, 3018 at 10:00 am EDT.

The Anthem is located at 901 Wharf St. SW.


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Kreeger Museum Presents Portuguese Contemporary Art

May 31, 2018

Opening June 5th and running through July 31, 2018, The Kreeger Museum will be exhibiting the first group exhibition of Portuguese art of the 21st century to be presented in the United States. 

 

Second Nature is both a portrait of recent artistic production in Portugal and an exploration of the relationship between human culture and the environment. Working in media ranging from watercolor to photography to video, artists in the exhibition consider the tension between the concept of an untouched natural world—a popular subject in art history—and the ways humans have dominated and reshaped the environment using modern technology.

 

The exhibition includes 38 works and is the first to go on tour from the Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology (MAAT) in Lisbon, which opened to the public in October 2016. It is curated by art historian Luisa Especial and MAAT Director Pedro Gadanho, formerly Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

 

The exhibition brings together works created over the past two decades by sixteen artists from different generations, each of whom employs modern technology and materials to capture, filter, and reinvent the natural world, thereby generating a “second nature.”

 

Highlights include an installation centered on an orange tree root by sculptor Alberto Carneiro (1937–2017); two multimedia sculptures by artist Vasco Araújo (b. 1975) that explore the relationship between nature and colonialism; a 24-foot multi-perspectival drawing by Gabriela Albergaria (b. 1965); and arresting photographs of illegal fishing and hunting traps by João Grama (b. 1975).

 

The Kreeger Museum is located at 2401 Foxhall Road NW.


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