March 30 - April 5 Staff Picked Events in Washington D.C.

Photo by Bekah Richards

March 30th

 

Seiho Live at the Velvet Lounge

Rising Osaka-based composer Seiho meticulously crafts electronic music in futuristic fusion. He produces electronic music of many moods, from thumping hip-hop inspired fare to jazz- tinged chill outs.

915 U St NW | 8 pm | More Info

Happy Hour Trivia

Teams of brainiacs square off for glory and prizes! Happy Hour Trivia has been recognized as one of the most challenging and fun trivia competitions in Washington. Get your team together and go see what its all about!

1140 Connecticut Ave NW | 7 pm | Tickets / More Info

Growroom Getdown

Join Songbyrd for a celebration of music and art hosted by Growroom Productions’ artists and special guests.

2477 18th Sw NW | 8 pm | More Info

Glover Park Social: A Variety Open Mic

Glover Park Social features some of the DMV’s finest comedians, musicians, and performing artists.

2408 Wisconsin Ave NW | 8 pm | More Info

 

March 31st

 

Cherokee Days

Cherokee Nation, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are partnering to share the Cherokee story in Washington, D.C. This three-day festival will include storytelling, an exhibit showcasing a historical timeline and live cultural art demonstrations and performances. Activities also will include a make-and-take experience, which allows children to create traditional Cherokee items.

4th St & Independence Ave SW | March 31-April 2nd. 8 am-2 pm | More Info

Vince Staples Life Aquatic Tour

Live at 930 club.

815  St NW | 7 pm | Tickets / More Info

BreakfastClub: An 80’s Dance Party

What better way to honor Depeche Mode’s newest album than by having a celebration at your favorite 80's dance party! We'll be spinning all of your favorite trax from the best decade...with an extra emphasis on those English lads with the French name. Plus drink specials galore and all for NO COVER!

2004 18th St NW | 10 pm | More Info

 

April 1st

 

They Go Low, We Fly Kites

Join us at the National Kite Festival on April 1st, 2017, for a peaceful, creative and fun action that promotes justice for all.Elevate your cause by flying a kite that supports: Human Rights, Civil Rights, Black Lives Matter, Women's Rights, Gender Equality, Immigration Rights, Environmental Protection, or whatever flies your kite.

Washington Monument | 10 am | More Info

Rose Romp at the Willard

An official event of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Rose Romp honors Japans gifting of the cherry blossoms trees to the city, while also celebrating the winery's most iconic rose wines.

1404 Pennsylvania Ave NW | 1 pm | Tickets

R&B ONLY

This event bring a sexy blend of R&B dance music from the 90s until now. COLORS has created an environment where people are encouraged to dance, talk, enjoy themselves and the company of others.

620 T St NW | 9:30 pm | More Info

 

April 2nd

 

Cherry Blossom Wine and Beer Festival

Celebrate the arrival of spring and DC’s favorite cherry blossoms with tasty drinks, tastings, live entertainment, and access to area food vendors!

335 Water St SE | 1 pm | More Info

Free Community Day

The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at the National Museum of Women in the Arts which means admission is free! Take advantage of this opportunity to explore the current exhibitions as well as newly installed collections.

1250 New York Ave NW | 12pm | Free Tickets

Marvin Gaye Birthday Brunch ft Marcus Johnson

620 T St NW | 1:30 pm | Tickets / More Info

Screening of “Your Way Back To Me”

This documentary film by Alexandra K. Dietz follows lesbian Native American veteran, Hannah Sheridan, as she returns to Oklahoma to participate in the Cheyenne/Kiowa rituals that honor her deceased relatives.  There will be food and drinks as well as a Q & A with Hannah and Alexandra.

52 O St NW | 6 pm | More Info

 

April 3rd

 

Mindful Monday Yoga

Join Embrace Yoda DC teachers on the first Monday of the month for a free community yoga class. These are special evenings, as The Potter’s House and Embrace bring together the community for a recharge.

1658 Columbia Rd NW | 7:45 pm | More Info

Songbyrd Music Trivia

Join Songbyrd for a fun night of drinks, eats and music trivia.

2477 19th St NW | 7 pm | More Info

Half waif live

1940 9th St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

Comedy & Cocktails

Come and see some of the best comics on the East Coast in this sexy little cocktail bar in a hot and trendy new neighborhood in DC. Drink specials, door prizes and a delicious menu. Don't miss it!

301 Massachusetts Ave NE | 7:45 pm | Tickets

 

April 4th

 

405 Yoga Morning Flow

An awesome day begins with an awesome morning. Join 405 YOGA DC +The Wydown as we wake up & smell the awesomeness of a morning flow. We'll provide the coffee & tea, jams and positive vibes, you just show up ready to flow! As a reward for your commitment to your practice, participating yogis will receive one free guest pass each morning, for a maximum of FIVE guest passes to be redeemed at anytime this year. So set your alarm, grab a friend, and meet us on the mat.

1000 Florida Ave NE | 6:30 am | More Info

Toned up tuesdays

Join CityCenterDC and CorePower Yoga for Tones Up Tuesdays! Every Tuesday evening in April and May, CorePower Yoga will lead 45 minute-60 minute classes. Classes are free and open to all but please bring a mat!

10th & I St NW | 6 pm | More Info 

dc's official "equal pay day" unhappy hour

Twenty percent of drink sales will be donated to AAUW. Featuring feminist swag give aways, pop up shop, prizes and more. 

1216 18th St NW | 5:30 pm | RSVP

Intro to painting

Never took Painting 101 in school? Not a problem. This class will take you through the basics of painting a still life while teaching the fundamentals of using acrylic paint. 

1728 Connecticut Ave NW | 7 pm | Tickets

 

April 5th

 

BlackJoy: A Comedy Show featuring Sampson

Sampson McCormick is an experience, a down to earth comedic force of nature and one for over a decade has been one of the most celebrated LGBT comics working. His comedy offers fresh and riveting takes on religion, politics, race and sexuality--you know, all those things you aren't suppose to talk about in polite company. And now, you'll get to experience him live, as he brings his side splitting comedy, which often mixes the silly with the serious to Busboys & Poets in Washington, DC.

2021 14th St NW | 7:30 pm | More Info

The Blues Brothers Soundtrack Live in Concert

620 T St NW | 8 pm | More Info

Sip and Paint

Join Ping Pong Dim Sum in Chinatown for their happy hour sip and paint! The atmosphere is fun with music, drinks, and of course 2 hours of painting. Smocks, paint, brushes, and all supplies will be included.

900 7th St NW | 7 pm | More Info

Art and Beats Showcase

This recurring event brings art, galleries, networking, and amazing food and drinks.

3514 12th St NE | 6 pm | Tickets