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Archive - 2012

December 14th

Artist Profile Amy Lamb

Art in the City

Artist Profile: Amy Lamb 

Amy Lamb goes way beyond taking exquisite photographs of magnificent flowers. She combines science, personal identity and passion to produce images that reach another dimension. She exalts both the “architecture of the natural world,” and our indefinable exhilaration with natural beauty.

 Amy is a biologist who is as intrigued with the function as much as the appearance of the living organism. True beauty is in what it was born to do, from seedling, to full bloom, to fading and drooping

Help Wanted for the Literary Hill Bookfest

The Third Annual Literary Hill BookFest celebrating local writers and publishers is scheduled for May 5 in the North Hall of Eastern Market.

The BookFest team is looking for someone to join and take the lead in publicizing the event (posting electronic notices, sending out press releases, getting materials printed, etc.).

Step Afrika’s Holiday Show Breaks the Mold

Every December Washingtonians have their fill of holiday chorales, Nutcracker performances, Black Nativity productions and reprises of A Christmas Carol, but this year we’ll be treated to something truly unique: A Magical, Musical Holiday Step Show. Our own Step Afrika! celebrates the season doing what it does best: bridging a panoply of musical styles and cultures to bring whole families—from toddlers to grandparents—to their feet.

December 12th

December 10th

Crime Alert: Stop Walking Around Talking on Your Cell Phones!

Alert Your Kids Who Are the Most Likely to be Victimized.

Monday night (Dec. 10), a post on the Newhilleast Listserv reported that a woman jogging around Lincoln Park in the early evening was the victim of a mugging. A man came up from behind her and snatched her phone from her hand and then ran off down 11th St SE.

Suna Arrives on The Hill

Dining Notes

The Southeast Library Celebrates its 90th Year

A Capitol Hill Grand Dame

On December 8, 1922, hundreds of people came to the corner of 7th and D SE to celebrate a milestone in Capitol Hill history--the opening of a new branch library. Only the second branch to be opened by the DC library system, it was the first to be opened as part of a new, central, push to expand the library into the neighborhoods.