Showing posts from June, 2017

New Exhibition for Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale is a pop-up that is more than just a store or collection of retailers. It is a gathering space, gallery, showcase, and promoter of the arts. It's been a great addition to Atlas District and a refreshing and uplifting new presence on H.
Today photographer Marie Emerson opens "After Hours," an exhibition running through the weekend. The opening is tonight, June 29, from 7 PM - 10 PM. Then the show runs Friday 4 PM - 10 PM, Saturday 1 PM - 10 PM, and Sunday 11 AM - 6 PM. 
From the organizers:
“After Hours” is a photography exhibition, saluting the lives we lead after our 9-5 jobs conclude. The exhibition is composed of portraits of ten local Washington, D.C., women representing six different ethnicities. It showcases the type of photographic work Emerson has conceptualized since first embarking on a photography career, but never conjured up the nerve to do so. 
In the exhibition, Emerson explores the duality of what is asked of us during working hours and full au…

Fare Hike, Major Changes Coming to Metrobus & Rail

Metro/WMATA enters a new phase next week, starting Sunday June 25. Long debated structural changes are coming and we'll have to adjust to the new normal of less service and higher fares. Whether the performance rates improve will be one of the big questions, but Friday morning's Red Line meltdown was *not* a good omen. Here are some of the biggest changes. 
Biggest news for Carver/Benning Rd/H Street NE: Bus fares for regular routes, including the X2 and X8, will now be $2.00 (up from $1.75). The X2 bus will run additional late night service until 4 AM, daily. Late night service will include ~30 minute headways.Metrorail will close at 11:30 PM on weeknights (M-T).Sunday rail service will end at 11:00 PM. Friday and Saturday night rail service will close at 1:00 AM.Minimum and maximum rail fares during peak hours will be $2.25 and $6.00, respectively. Minimum and maximum rail fares during non-peak hours will be $2.00 and $3.85 respectively. Further afield: The 90 bus will run add…