When: Tues, January 12 @ 6:30pm

Where: G by Mike Isabella

Why: “Basalla will teach the methods behind Paella Valenciana, black Fideua (a noodle paella), and Torrada de Escalivada (grilled country bread with smoky eggplant and red peppers). Vegetarian variations will be included in the instruction.”


When: Wed, January 13 @ 6:00am

Where: Penn Social

Why: "This is a call to those who seek to rejuvenate, find that new beginning, or get a fresh start by waking up in the most incredible way possible – in a place where self-expression is always the motto."

SCREENING: Le Temps dérobé 

When: Wed, January 13 @ 7:00pm

Where: Embassy of France, Washington, D.C.

Why: "For several months, Raphaëlle Aellig Régnier's camera has been following French pianist Alexandre Tharaud, from the backstage to rehearsals and recording sessions.  The documentary evokes the artist’s sensitivity and eventually captures moments of self reflection, outlining a singular figure."

Artist Discussion + Live Performance with TØNYKILLS

When: Thu, January 14 @ 7:00pm

Where: Songbyrd

Why: Come join us in our mission to build creative networks. TØNYKILL will be leading a panel of artist discussion, followed by a performance and meet and greet with Soundwave Selection attendees.

10th Annual MLK Peace Walk & Parade

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When: Mon, January 18, 2016 @ 9:30am 

Where: United Black Fund

Why: "The parade is a celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a continuation of the vision of Dr. Calvin and Wilhelmina Rolark and “Petey” Greene, who established the annual parade in Ward 8 over 30 years ago.”