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Fortune Teller

Fortune Teller

The first paper folding project I ever learned was the fortune teller. We would make them every day in elementary school, and I never lost my passion for them. Sometimes I will make them at restaurants while we’re waiting for our food, and sometimes I make giant...
It’s Always Sunny Burlesque

It’s Always Sunny Burlesque

The past six months of my life have been heavily influenced by the burlesque scene, but for the past seven years I have been in love with the show “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia”. So when I got an invitation from a DC burlesque performer to an...
Lip Syncing To Ke$ha

Lip Syncing To Ke$ha

When April told me that we could do lip sync performances at her Jimmy Fallon birthday party, I said yes yes yes. After I figured out that I was doing Ke$ha’s “We R Who We R”, I went on Forever 21’s website and ordered a leotard and tacky gold...
Jimmy Fallon Birthday

Jimmy Fallon Birthday

You may remember me describing the best party ever back in December, where I got to swim in a ball pit, have black light bubbles land on my skin, and get humped by a stripper dressed as Santa. You may also remember the fantastic balloon garden I helped install. What...
MP3 Experiment: DC

MP3 Experiment: DC

By now, you probably know how infatuated I am with the organization Improv Everywhere. If I ever moved to New York City, it would be completely because that’s where they are based. So, obviously when their events come to DC I make it a point to attend (like the...
Selfie Flash Mob

Selfie Flash Mob

Every month, I host an event in the community. This month, I thought it would be cool if a bunch of people started taking pictures of themselves on their phones at the same time, and Selfie Flash Mob was born. I expanded it and asked people from all over to join in....