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Saturday
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Music Picks: June 2018

M.K. Koszycki and Michael Loria, On Tap Magazine

Both legends in their own right, Case and LaMontagne are teaming up for a night of flourishing folk at The Anthem as the official kickoff to the inaugural run of Halcyon’s By The People Festival, an arts and dialogue festival “bringing people together around the themes of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” It’s a win-win for all involved. 

Friday
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14 things to see, drink and do in the Washington area in June

Lori McCue, The Washington Post

At the inaugural By the People festival, created by the start-up incubator Halcyon, artists will cover the District with yarn (as in Stacy Cantrell’s yarn-bomb at the Parks at Walter Reed), light (Nick Cave’s “Untitled” projection at Washington National Cathedral), fabric (Chloe Bensahel’s installation at Union Market) and more in a series of installations and performances, most of them free.

Friday
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Summer is rich with historic American music

Anne Midgette, The Washington Post

Missed out on tickets to “Hamilton”? Looking for something to evoke the spirit of the show, but at a more reasonable price? Washington’s classical calendar is full of events that relate in one way or another to the main themes of this blockbuster musical.

Friday
6
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Your Best June

Svetlana Legetic, Brightest Young Things

D.C. has been talking about BY THE PEOPLE, [the festival will]...include a little something for every art and civic minded Washingtonian.

Thursday
5
24

19 Things to Do Around DC This June

Washingtonian Staff, Washingtonian

What exactly is this new event? This arts and innovation festival covers the range of (installations, performances, and talks at venues all around the city), and with a range of partners including the Smithsonian and Artechouse, it’s worth investigating!

Tuesday
5
22

A Big Hit: Washington, DC Knocks it Out of the Park All Summer Long

Destination DC features By The People in its press release detailing top festivals and summer 2018 activities throughout Washington, DC.

Wednesday
5
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13 Can't-Miss Summer Festivals & Events In Washington, DC

Summer in the nation’s capital is packed with free and family-friendly festivals featuring everything from jazz music to the wonders of barbecue.
Wednesday
5
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The Top 5 Places Design and Art Lovers Will Travel in June

Laura Itzkowitz, Architectural Digest

Despite chaos over at the White House, the nation’s capital is undergoing a design renaissance.

Monday
4
30

International By The People Festival Features Art and Dialogue June 21-24

Halcyon announced this week an impressive line-up of internationally known artists, performers and speakers who will participate in the inaugural By the People festival, June 21-24. Washington's largest international arts and dialogue festival will take place in every quadrant of the city, bringing people together around the themes of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Monday
4
30

International By The People Festival Features Art and Dialogue June 21-24

Halcyon

Halcyon announced this week an impressive line-up of internationally known artists, performers and speakers who will participate in the inaugural By the People festival, June 21-24.

Read the full press release from April 30 here.