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Learn about events happening in and around Washington! Local arts and cultural organizations are invited to submit events to this calendar.

Call for Songwriters - 2016 Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards

  • Through Friday, November 6, 2015

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District announces the second annual Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards. The competition is seeking the best, up-and-coming, songwriters from Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. 

Bold and Beautiful: Rinpa in Japanese Art

  • Through Sunday, January 3, 2016

This exhibition features 37 works by Rinpa artists and those inspired by Rinpa design, and is complemented by a gallery of tea ceramics influenced by Sōtatsu’s collaborator Hon’ami Koetsu.


Sun • April 13, 2014


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Bethesda Literary Festival

Throughout Downtown Bethesda

Downtown Bethesda celebrates the diversity of modern literature by presenting the 15th annual Bethesda Literary Festival: Friday, April 11 – Sunday, April 13, 2014.  Managed and organized by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, the festival will feature an array of local and national authors, journalists and poets, as well as writing contests and children’s events. All events are held throughout downtown Bethesda and are free. 

For more information and the complete schedule of events visit

Categories: Books & Authors, Free

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WETA invites local arts and cultural organizations to submit events to this community calendar. The calendar is offered as a free community service. Event listings are limited to those occurring in the Washington metropolitan area, and priority is given to performance and cultural events.

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