INDUSTRY NIGHT

Take a deep dive into the Industry and beyond.
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The Beast is Back: Industry Night, September 13th, 2021
Festival season has been on hiatus but guess what? It is making its way back. Snallygaster the beast of a beer festival, roars back into DC October 9th. On the next Industry Night, one of the masterminds of Snalley, Greg Engert joins Nycci along with Adrien Widman, of Ocelot Brewing and Rachael Marie, Executive Chef of Slice Joint. But first, what is happening in Bethesda?! No longer a sleepy suburb of DC Stephanie Coppula of the Bethesda Urban Partnership takes us on a tour of the town, Industry Night. 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays on Real Fun DC. Listen to the full episode here.
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Everything is on the Table: Industry Night, August 31, 2021
On the next Industry Night, Nycci talks with her good friend Amanda McClements of Salt & Sundry fame. Amanda has built a mini lifestyle empire over the last ten years by infusing her impeccable aesthetic with accessible pieces. They chat retail during all phases of the pandemic and how local retail survives and thrives, especially since she has a new Salt & Sundry pop-up now in Bethesda. And it’s Kathy Hollinger’s week to be back with Industry Night. Kathy provides the latest update on the RAMMY's, masking, and vaccine intel. That's Industry Night, 7:00 p.m. on RealFunDC. Listen to the full episode here.
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Let's Go Clubbing (Again): Industry Night, August 24, 2021
So in Nycci’s previous life, she was a total club girl. Limelight in NYC, M80 in Boston, Club Zei in DC. The good ol’ days. What is the status of clubs and “clubbing” today in DC? What has the pandemic done to DC’s ever-growing nightlife? Industry veteran Beau Biabani joins Nycci on the next Industry Night to talk about his new hot spots, the music, the vibe, and the drinks. Grab your dancing shoes. Industry Night on RealFunDC 7:00 p.m. every Tuesday. Listen to the full episode here.
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Help All Women & Girls and Challah Louder: Industry Night, August 16th, 2021
On the next Industry night, Nycci talks with Shari Wallack, author of from Hell to Challah. Like all of us, Shari went through her own journey during the height of the pandemic and was able o make it through via good people and baking. Also making it through by truly helping others, Nicole Brassington a nurse practitioner who co-founded Bespoke Global Health Initiatives an organization that supports women and girls in Sierra Leone discusses health, business, and women’s empowerment. That’s Industry Night at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays on Real Fun D.C. Listen to the full episode here.
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Art In The City. Masked & Vaxxed: Industry Night, August 10, 2021
On the next Industry Night, the RAMMY nominations were announced, a new mask mandate has been made and so much more intel from RAMW’s Kathy Hollinger. And, Shane Pomajambo, owner, designer, and art curator of newly opened, WHINO in Ballston Quarter chats this new destination location that mixes food, drinks, and art/art collectibles. Artists, Aaron “Woes” Martin & Rodrigo Pradel join the conversation to talk about their work. Listen to the full episode here.​​​​​
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You Have to Eat Well to Live Well: Industry Night August 3, 2021
Many of you may think Nycci is all about Gluttony — all the good food and even better drink. Part of that is true but she is really about living well. And sometimes that involves good wine, sometimes it involves decadent food and sometimes a trip away or just a great pair of shoes. Don’t be so myopic people — there are so many ways to live well On today’s Industry Night, Esosa E — aka the Raw Girl — talks about how eating right for you impacts your skin, your mental health and your overall physical well-being. Industry Night, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. on Real Fun DC. Listen to the full episode here.
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Local Archeological Discoveries & A Follow Up On Ending Food Insecurity: Industry Night, July 27, 2021
On the next Industry Night, Dr. Travis Parno and his team from Historic Saint Mary’s City recently discovered the St. Mary’s Fort and other artifacts recovered during the excavations — he takes us on his dig. But first, Mark Bucher is back talking about the incredible growth of Feed the Fridge, the D.C.-based program that’s turning food insecurity into meal security. That’s Industry Night, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. on Real Fun DC. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: July 20, 2021
On the next Industry Night, Nycci chats with Carla Sanchez of @SpicyCandyDC fame who is now introducing the DC Are to her Bolivian heritage via the recently launched Casa Kantuta. Casa Kantuta takes visitors on a culinary and cultural experience thanks to Maria Helena, owner of Saya Sal, and mixologist Luis Aliaga. That's Industry Night, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. on RealFunDC. To listen to the full episode, please click here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: July 13, 2021
There has been a lot of talk about the staffing shortages in the Restaurant Industry. On the next Industry Night, Nycci talks with Tim Banks, associate professor and department chair for the Center for Hospitality and Culinary Studies at Howard Community College and Howard Community College student and cake business owner, Rachel Carver. The problem can not be fixed without education. But first, an interactive Fashion Funhouse has opened — be still my Prada-loving heart — and Cory Frank and Annie Senatore from Inside the Wardrobe walk us through the 20+ experiences. Industry Night on Real Fun DC, Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. Listen to the full episode here.
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Industry Night on Real.Fun.DC: June 28, 2021
Do you ever go to an area and think — how did they do this? The Navy yard, the Washington Harbor, Georgetown Park, Buzzards Point — are but a few examples of areas that legit did not exist in the flesh but did exist in some pretty magical minds. On the next Industry Night, Nycci chats with Herbert Miller of Western Development Corporation, Michael Stevens with the Capitol Riverfront BID, and Greg Casten, Fish & Fire Food Group and Executive Chef Benjamin Lambert, The Point DC. But first, as Industry Night has done every other week since the beginning of the pandemic Kathy Holinger returns with the latest in industry news. Industry Night 7:00 p.m. on Real Fun DC. Listen to the full episode here. ​
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