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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
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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.

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
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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.

Wednesday
5
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Halcyon Fast Forward: The Future of Retail

Selma Khenissi, The Georgetowner

"With stores opening and closing at a fast clip, the inner workings of a retail business are often shrouded in mystery, thereby creating uncertainty on the future of retail." - In Halcyon Fast Forward: The Future of Retail, moderator Marla Beck, Co-Founder and CEO of Bluemercury, sat down with Mei Xu, Co-Founder and CEO of Chesapeake Bay Candle Creator and CEO of Blissliving Home, share their i

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.

Friday
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10 Cool Reasons to Check Out The By The People Festival This Summer

From June 21-24, experience a celebration of creativity and compassion through interactive exhibits, discussions and more.