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Evolution of the Martini Mixology Class...
You know you like your gin mixed with club soda and a squeeze of lime, but do you know why it's called a Gin Rickey? Channel your inner Rob Roy or Tom Collins for this offer from LivingSocial's 918 F Street: admission to a hands-on mixology class led by Orr Shtuhl and Elizabeth Graeber, the martini-savvy author and illustrator (respectively) of the brand-new An Illustrated Guide to Cocktails. This cheeky handbook tells the origin stories of 50 classic cocktails, including recipes and tips. As you learn how to shake and stir (and then enjoy) three timeless drinks -- the Original Martini, the Martinez, and the Dry Martini -- Orr will discuss the evolution of some of this country's most iconic cocktails. Drawing inspiration from Elizabeth's colorful and quirky illustrations, you'll also get the chance to make your own doodles on blank coasters.
Kids' Crafting at 918 F Street
Parent and Child Crafting Class
Lead your little crayon-toting Picasso away from the living room walls and into the (much more appropriate) studio at LivingSocial's 918 F Street with this offer: Pay $39 for admission for one child and one parent to a kids' crafting class. This hands-on experience lets your child direct their creative energy under the tutelage of a local artist. Working as a team, you'll create three innovative crafts to take home: a magnetic mosaic photo frame made up of magazine clippings, an innovative watercolor painting using salt and glue to create fun designs, and a confetti-filled globe shaped like a rocket.
Edward Hamann at 918 F Street
Having sampled everything from classic American to exotic zamorano, you're a cheesemonger in the making. Take your dairy devotion even deeper by learning how to craft your very own fromage with this offer from LivingSocial's 918 F Street: a hands-on cheesemaking class led by noted chef Edward Hamann, who has more than a decade of experience as an instructor, recipe developer, and chef. You'll try your hand at preparing two unripened Italian cheeses -- creamy ricotta and smooth mozzarella -- while learning what equipment is needed and how to flavor and properly store the cheese. After separating the curds and whey and putting the finishing touches on your gourmet creations, you'll enjoy a homemade feast, serving the whole-milk ricotta on crostini with prosciutto and fig jam; and the basic mozzarella in a savory salad with tomato, kalamata olives, and basil vinagrette.
Cookies & Corks at 918 F Street
Cookies & Corks: Cookie Tasting + Wine Pairing...
After diamonds, we'd say a girl's best friend is cookies. And wine. Buddy up with both when you spend $39 for a 90-minute cookie tasting with wine pairings class from Cookies & Corks By CookieZen at LivingSocial's 918 F Street. Forge friendship with five gourmet cookies -- Zesty Lemon, Sea Salt Chocolate Oatmeal, Apricot Sage, White Cheddar Rosemary, and Espresso Chocolate Peanut Butter -- when you get two of each to pair with tastings of Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, and Prosecco. Led by real-life friends Leah Kuo and Laura Englander, you'll learn how to make sure your cookies and wine get along swimmingly. Solidify your friendship with the only take-home gift better than a friendship bracelet: a cookie pairing box.
Kate Lee at 918 F Street
Parent & Child Gardening Class
Just because you love gardening doesn't mean you want to be harvesting couch potatoes all summer. Put your spuds out to play this summer break with today's blossoming experience from LivingSocial's 918 F Street: admission for one child and one parent to a hands-on lesson in the art of gardening. Kate Lee of Capital City Farm Co. will sow the seeds of excitement as kids use paint markers and googly eyes to decorate their own pot. Then -- with Mom or Dad's expert help -- they'll plant two edible herbs (think basil or oregano). Kids will learn all about growing healthy plants, the cycle of life through composting, and more -- and you'll have gotten your young environmentalist's hands off the remote and into the dirt.
Sippin' and Paintin' at 918 F Stre...
Sippin' + Paintin'
Washington, D.C. Citywide
You know from all those post-work happy hours that a little booze brings out your inner networker. With today's deal, you'll find that it can bring out your inner artist as well: Enroll in Sippin' and Paintin', a hands-on painting class with wine hosted at LivingSocial's 918 F Street. While sipping wine, you'll get to rub elbows with other aspiring painters and work on your own stunning piece to take home. Established local artists will lead the classes, providing personal and practical instruction. All the supplies you'll need are included, so there's no need to bring your own brush -- or stemware.
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Matt Finarelli at 918 F Street
Cooking with Bourbon: Hands-On Class...
There's more to bourbon than meets the glass. With an oaky flavor profile laced with notes of vanilla and caramel, this dark liquor can elevate nearly any recipe. Learn how to expertly infuse your favorite drink into your meals with this hands-on cooking class at LivingSocial's 918 F Street, led by local restaurant industry veteran Chef Matt Finarelli.
Bourbon is practically synonymous with Kentucky (the state produces more than 90% of the world's bourbon), so the class menu appropriately features Southern classics. With Chef Matt leading the way through demonstrations and step-by-step guidance, you'll prepare juicy bourbon-sesame shrimp to start; a main course of smoked pepper and bourbon beef chili served with maple-bourbon sweet potatoes; and individual chocolate-bourbon pecan pies to finish. You'll wash down the fruits of your labor with homemade bourbon punch -- making you a well-rounded connoisseur of whiskey both in the glass and on the plate.
Marcella Kriebel at 918 F Street
Watercolor Art Class + Salsa & Sangria...
From Van Gogh's vibrant still lifes to Warhol's soup cans, food has been inspiring artists for centuries. Hang a gourmet masterwork in your own kitchen with this offer from LivingSocial's 918 F Street: Pay $35 for admission to a hands-on watercolor art class from Marcella Kriebel, a Washington-based artist and author. After traveling throughout Central and South America, Marcella created Comida Latina: An Illustrated Cookbook to share the regions's vibrant colors and flavorful recipes through art. Using prints taken from the cookbook, you'll use watercolors to paint recipes for Salsa Verde and Pasilla Salsa. And since this really is about the food, you'll also get to snack on the salsas you're painting and enjoy a refreshing glass of sangria. It's food for the soul and your walls.
AT&T National Golf Tournament
AT&T National: All-Inclusive VIP Experience...
Washington, D.C. Citywide
When it comes to watching golf, we like to do it with style -- and we don't mean hitting the links in a tux. With this offer, watch the AT&T National golf tournament from the lap of luxury with one admission to the LivingSocial Party Deck, an all-inclusive VIP clubhouse patio experience. Along with this VIP experience, you'll also have access to the rest of the tournament grounds -- so you won't miss a moment of the fun.
- Pay $149 ($425 value) for access on Thursday, June 27
- Pay $174 ($425 value) for access on Friday, June 28
- Pay $199 ($425 value) for access on Saturday, June 29 or Sunday, June 30
Sushi Rock at 918 F Street
Sushi Rolling + Sake Tasting
Combining items like tuna, lump crab meat, cucumbers, and wasabi ginger soy sauce, sushi rolls are a feast for the senses that are as much fun to make as they are to eat. Turn fresh fish into edible art and reel in a meal with this experience from LivingSocial's 918 F Street: Pay $69 for admission to a hands-on sushi-rolling class with a sake tasting.
The skilled chefs of Arlington's Sushi Rock will walk you through the steps to create the kind of fresh and flavorful rolls that have propelled their red-toned restaurant to become a favorite among the Northern Virginia crowd. After learning what to look for when buying fresh fish and veggies you'll learn the basics of sushi rolling, rice cooking, and knife skills, and then get to dig into your hand-made rolls and salmon nigiri paired with sake tastings.
JP Caceres at 918 F Street
South of the Border Mixology Class
Maracas aren't the only import from our southern neighbors that call for a good shake. For $39, get a handle on Latin-inspired cocktails with a South of the Border Mixology demo class at LivingSocial's 918 F Street -- just in time for Cinco de Mayo. Hosted by award-winning Bolivian mixologist JP Caceres, this 90-minute class features classic cocktail demonstrations and tastings of Peru's pisco sour, Mexico's margarita, Brazil's caipirinha, and Cuba's mojito. A staple of the District's bar scene for decades, your instructor's ability to whip up a perfect drink has The Washington Post calling him one of the city's New Mixmasters. For discerning DC drinkers, an endorsement like that should be music to your ears.
Princess Mhoon Dance Institute
One or Two Weeks of Dance Camp
Led by a professional dancer whose work has been commissioned by the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, this school is the perfect place for kids to delve into the world of dance:
• $139 ($300 value) for a week of dance camp from July 15 to 19
• $269 ($600 value) for two weeks of dance camp from July 15 to 26
• Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at the Mount Vernon location
Cultivate a Love of Movement
Kamp Kinetics encompasses everything from jazz and ballet dancing to sports and arts and crafts. Each day, kids will head to the library for games, projects, and activities, then return to the studio to create original dance compositions using ideas and stories they discovered earlier in the day. Sports like tennis and soccer, reading hour, and movies add further enrichment and opportunities for fun.
Princess Mhoon Dance Institute's Website
Rupen Rao at 918 F Street
Tandoori Nights with Rupen Rao
Even seasoned home cooks need to spice up their routines from time to time -- add a pinch of the exotic to your culinary repertoire with today's experience from LivingSocial 918 F Street: an Indian summer cooking class with Rupen Rao. During each class, Rao will teach cooks of all proficiency levels how to make tilapia with green chutney wrapped in banana leaves, tandoori-style grilled chicken, and spicy smoked eggplant curry. Before the night comes to a close, students will get the chance to taste their flavorful creations, served with a refreshing mango lassi prepared by Rao.
Medieval Times: Meal + Show Ticket
Today's deal offers a feast and courtly entertainment fit for a king: Get an adult ticket to Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Hanover for $39 ($65 value), or pay $27 ($42 value) for a child's ticket. (Price includes all taxes and fees.) Watch and eat from your seat as the drama of the royal court unfolds around you. You'll take in jousting, romance, swordplay, and more in a grand setting fashioned as an 11th century Spanish castle while enjoying a traditional dinner feast of oven-roasted chicken, herb-roasted potatoes, tomato bisque soup, garlic bread, spare rib, and a pastry, plus two rounds of soft drinks, coffee, or tea.
Want more? Check out Medieval Times on Facebook.
Admission to Crime Museum + Book
In a city synonymous with backroom dealing, there's a fine line between cool and criminal. Get in on all the mischief at the Crime Museum. Here, serious sleuths can learn about law enforcement techniques used to nail crooks, how investigators examine evidence, and much more. The museum takes visitors through a whirlwind history of legal tightrope walkers and sheds light on everything from forensic to firing squads with more than 100 interactive exhibits -- like the new Bernie Madoff exhibit, opening May 21. Get your hands dirty in the Crime Lab, or indulge a bit of Cops and Robbers nostalgia as you suit up for a simulated shootout.
Choose from the following offers:
• Pay $15 ($34 value) for one museum admission and a souvenir book
• Pay $21 ($42 value) for one museum admission, access to the CSI Crime Lab, and a souvenir book
CakeLove at 918 F Street
Cupcake Making with Warren Brown at 918 F Street...
You've been accused with cuddling cupcakes and flirting with frosting so often, some consider your feelings toward cake to be love. With this offer from LivingSocial's 918 F Street, you can fulfill your guilty pleasure during a cupcake-making class with Warren Brown, owner and founder of CakeLove.
A lawyer-turned-baker, Brown opened his iconic CakeLove in 2002, helping to fuel the fire of DC's cupcake revolution. During this hands-on class, he'll be at the helm to teach you the ins and outs of how to concoct the delicious goods that have led him to be featured on Oprah, The Today Show, and on CNN. From dough to done, you'll learn Brown's secrets of the baking trade and, to top it off, you'll get to take home a dozen cupcakes. That's what we like to call the icing on the cake.
Spelling Bee at 918 F Street
Adult Spelling Bee Happy Hour
You know your A-B-Cs, but adding some fermented inspiration is sure to boost your score when it comes to O-R-T-H-O-G-R-A-P-H-Y (that's the art of correct spelling). Serve up plenty of correct answers while sipping on a complimentary beer with this experience at LivingSocial's 918 F Street: Pay $5 and enjoy an evening hosted by Jarrod Wronski of Metro DC DJs. Simply enter the raffle if you want a chance to compete in the adult-themed spelling bee. The categories change each week, and winners score an additional beer, a souvenir 918 F Street beer mug, or tickets to a Sippin' + Paintin' class. After mingling with fellow attendees and bending your brainpower with quickfire spelling words and trivia questions, you'll be ready to permanently pair your beers with a side of nerdy know-how.
Sean Patton at 918 F Street
Sean Patton Comedy Show
From Caroline's to the Gotham to the Comedy Cellar, Sean Patton has had 'em rolling in the aisles all across the country. Now, this New York- and LA-based comedian (by way of New Orleans) is hitting to the stage at LivingSocial's 918 F Street. Watch the video from Sean's stand-up gig on Conan here, then snag a ticket to see him live in DC on June 14 or 15.
Carpe Diem Wellness at 918 F Street
Superfoods Cooking Class
Long before quinoa hit specialty market shelves, the ancient Incas labelled the edible seed perfectly: "the mother of all grains." Whether you're a skeptic or a believer in the nutritional value of Earth's superfoods, check out this hands-on cooking class at LivingSocial's 918 F Street and learn more about healthy living and incorporating superfoods into your home cooking.
Lisa Miles Jackson, a health coach and the owner of Carpe Diem Wellness, will take you step by step through making four dishes jam-packed with nutrients: Rainbow Kale Salad with a Citrus Vinaigrette; Sunflower Queso Dip; Quinoa Salad with Black Beans, Avocado, and Cumin-Lime Dressing; and sweet Cacao Goji Truffles. You'll learn all about the benefits of consuming fresh, unprocessed ingredients, and get tips on making small changes to lead a healthier lifestyle. The next time you hit the grocery store, you'll be prepared to skip over the frozen foods aisle.
18" x 24" City Flag Print - 58 Designs...
Show off city pride for your current residence or beloved hometown with a sleek graphic print map. Carticulate Maps's unique creations are designed in NYC and printed in Minneapolis:
• $16 ($33 value) for an 18" x 24" city flag print
• Choose from 58 cities in eight regions
• Full-color maps are printed on high-quality fine art paper
Carticulate Maps's Website