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Friday
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Les 10 meilleurs innovateurs français sélectionnés par le MIT Technology Review en Europe

Le magazine MIT Technology Review, du Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), vient de dévoiler les 10 finalistes français du prix Innovators Under 35 Europe, à l’occasion du rendez-vous annuel organisé par le magazine à L’Atelier BNP Paribas.

 

Tuesday
6
6

Former Washington Ballet head Septime Webre to direct Hong Kong Ballet

Sarah L. Kaufman, The Washington Post

Just a year after stepping down from the Washington Ballet, Septime Webre is taking the reins of the Hong Kong Ballet, where next month he will become the new artistic director, the company’s board announced today.

 

Tuesday
6
6

Septime Webre Named to Hong Kong Post

Richard Selden, The Georgetowner

A year after leaving the Washington Ballet — and a few months after launching the Halcyon Stage series — Septime Webre has been named artistic director of Hong Kong Ballet, effective July 3.

 

Read the full article here. 

Wednesday
5
31

Halcyon Days

Michael McCarthy, DC Modern Luxury

As mission statements go, Kate Goodall espouses a fairly bold one for her DC-based organization. “[We are] devoted to the power of human creativity,” says the CEO and co-founder of Halcyon. Goodall’s nonprofit has turned lots of heads recently for its unabashed desire to assist artists and innovators in solving the world’s biggest challenges.

 

Thursday
5
25

Halcyon Awards Gala

Photography by Mohammed Sanoon, DC Modern Luxury

The Halcyon House made its mark with its inaugural Halcyon Awards Gala. Guests gathered and mingled at Union Station to honor innovators in art and social enterprise. Three achievement awards were debuted, reflecting the groundbreaking creative and social impactors the foundation seeks to support.

 

Tuesday
5
23

A Different Kind of Food Delivery Connects Diners with Immigrant Chefs

Jenny Splitter, Washington City Paper

Noobstaa Phillip Vang missed his mother’s cooking. He had just moved to D.C. from Minnesota to attend Georgetown’s MBA program, and craved the Northern Vietnamese Hmong food that his mom and aunt used to cook at home.

Saturday
5
20

Halcyon Awards Gala

Photography by Dave Wissman, Capitol File

On May 20, 2017, Dr. Sachiko Kuno, Co-Founder and Chairman, Halcyon, and Kate Goodall, Co-Founder and CEO, Halcyon, welcomed 450 guests to the inaugural Halcyon Awards Gala, chaired by Amazon’s Teresa Carlson and Hilda Ochoa-Brillembourg at Union Station.

Read the full article here.

Wednesday
5
10

All of Union Market's a stage for the daring dancers of BalletX

Elena Goukassian, The Washington Post

If you go shopping at Union Market this weekend, you may see dancers sashaying through the parking lot or twirling on a neighboring roof. Before you join in and start dancing through the aisles yourself, consider leaving things to the professionals.

Wednesday
5
3

Washington's 100 Top Tech Leaders

Michael J. Gaynor , Washingtonian

Ask about the health of Washington’s tech scene and you’ll get a range of opinions. That’s what Washingtonian did for this year’s Tech Titans, our biannual survey of the most influential and interesting people in the local tech scene, from start-up founders to government officials to venture capitalists.

Monday
5
1

Halcyon Fosters a More Creative DC

Courtney Sexton , On Tap Magazine

The suggested attire for a recent event on a loading dock in DC’s Warehouse District was “revolutionary.” The “classical music rave” featured a full orchestra performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, along with world-class ballet dancers spinning beside audience members invited to dance the night away with them.