Author Archive for Amy Melrose

Freestylin’ D.C.: Eschenbach, Stylish Violinists, and Indie Films

Happy Monday everyone.  I'm excited to share this list of free and donation-based events taking place this week in the D.C. metro area, highlights from my site Free in DC.
Classical music lovers will be delighted to know that Christoph Eschenbach, director of the National Symphony Orchestra, will conduct an open rehearsal of Brahms' Third Symphony [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Mongolian Art, a Bulgarian Festival, and Award-Winning Poets

Here's a great list of artsy and cultural things to do tonight and this weekend that won't cost you a lot, highlights from my site, Free in DC. Enjoy!
Celebrate the art of Arlington's Mongolian-American Community at the opening of "Hamtdaa: Together" at Artisphere in Rosslyn from 6 to 9 p.m. Gankhuyag Natsag pays homage to [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Naomi Wallace, Neuroethics, and Polyamory

This week is packed full of all kinds of interesting events that won’t cost you much, if anything! From interpretive performance and open relationships to the ethics of neuroscience and a chat about intuition, there seems to be something for everyone. Have a look at these highlight from my site, Free in DC. All events [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Live Karaoke, Art Openings, and Free Chocolate

Happy Thursday! Looking for ideas for things to do this weekend that won’t cost you a lot? Enjoy this list of highlights for free and low cost events from my site Free in DC.
Along the U Street Corridor, you can rock out on the mic at Solly's with a live band backing you up at [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Tunisian Princes, Asian Mothers, Italian Painters

Well it sure feels like spring out there today so I hope you get a chance to hop outside for a dose of vitamin D. The you can check out some great arts and cultural events going on tonight, tomorrow, and all weekend. All events are free  or by donation. Hope you enjoy these highlights [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Valentine’s Day Edition

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. Hope you're enjoying some of this spring-like weather today. If you're still looking for something to do tonight, or during the week, here are some ideas for free and super low-cost things to do in D.C. and the metro area from my site, Free in DC.
The Naomi Wallace Festival, organized by [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Super Bowl Alternatives

Happy Thursday everyone! There's so much happening this weekend, it’s going to be hard to choose what to do. Here's a great list of highlights from my site, Free in DC. All events are free and all ages unless otherwise noted. Have a super weekend!
Tonight and all weekend!
Noticed there's an unusually large number of [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: Poetry Galore

Happy Monday everyone! Here are some free, low-cost, and donation-based events taking place tonight through Wednesday in the D.C. area from my site Free in DC. All events are all ages and free unless otherwise noted.
The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival starts at 6 p.m. at the Terrace Theater. With a nod to the [...]

Freestylin’ D.C. Weekend Edition: Tom Stoppard and JFK

Hope you all have been enjoying the snow and the crisp, clear air outside. Looks like there are lots of fun things happening this weekend that won’t cost you a lot of money. Here are some suggestions from my site, Free in DC. All events listed below are free unless noted. Hope you enjoy!
Tonight and [...]

Freestylin’ D.C.: MLK Day Edition

Happy MLK Day everyone! Here are some fabulous free and donation based things you can do tonight, tomorrow, and Wednesday from my site, Free in DC.
The Starry Mountain Trio honors Marin Luther King, Jr. in song with an eclectic mix of sacred and secular folk music from the U.S., Corsica, the British Isles, and the [...]