May 11th-16th: Staff Pick Events

thursday may 11th

dESIIGNER LIVE @ 9:30 CLUB

Genre: Rap; Hip-Hop; Trap

9:30 Club 815 V St NW | 8 pm | Tickets / More Info

happy hour trivia

Teams of brainiacs square off for glory and prizes! Get your team together and see whats its all about! Doors open at 6:30 pm- dont miss out!

1140 Connecticut Ave NW | 7:05 pm | More Info

KITCHEN 101: SAUSAGE MAKING

All around the world, sausage is the food of the people. Learn to use the proper ingredients, make sausage and use various cooking methods. Eat, drink and be merry.

921 Pennsylvania Ave SE | 7 pm | Tickets

cheese & craft beer for the great outdoors

Springtime is made for picnics, and the ideal outdoor spread begs for delicious cheese, matched accompaniments, and refreshing beers to bring out their best. Spend an evening with Righteous Cheese in an intimate class discovering and savoring seasonal cheeses.  

1309 5th St NE | 7 pm | Tickets

 

friday may 12th

tei shi live @ songbyrd

2477 18th St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

suicidegirls blackheart burlesque

With a geeky twist to a classic burlesque- the SuicideGirls will amaze and pump up this fantasy spectacular with new entertainment at the Howard Theater.

620 T St NW | 6 pm | Tickets

pond live@ the black cat

1811 14th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

Cinemsomnia: the rocky horror picture show

We continue our CinEnsomnia series with showings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show featuring the live shadow cast The Sonic Transducers. 

555 11th St NW | 11:59 pm | Tickets

art in the garden: pen and ink

Beginning and advanced artists alike will find inspiration in the historic gardens of the Tudor Place estate in the heart of Georgetown. Explore a variety of subjects, media, and locations in the histori garden. Learn tips and techniques for working in pen-and-ink by creating your own unique piece of art. 

1644 31st St NW | 12:30 pm | Tickets

 

saturday may 13th

florida ave block party 

Join us for a Block Party on Florida Ave from non to 3 pm! Mint will be hosting the adoptions team with available dogs and cats from the Humane Rescue Alliance. You can also join them for donation fitness classes at Mint DuPont all afternoon! Plesant Pops is offering $1 off every purchase.

1001 16th St NW | 12 pm | More Info 

vintage pop-up shop

Suns Cinema will be hosting  a vintage pop up featuring clothes, accessories, houseware, and vegan sweets.

3107 Mount Pleasant St NW | 11 am | More Info

gone with the wind 2: edible tasting

Welcome to High's and Hello's. We invite you to an introduction to a premium clothing company, that embraces cannabis and a 420 lifestyle. Come and be our guess at this first annual sampling event and learn more about the company...

"We are a sustainable apparel company and do not "sell" edibles, but we humbly donate edibles to our consumers when they purchase our apparel and/or merchandise. As a token of our appreciation you will be gifted with some tasty treats."

4 pm | Tickets

wavves live @ U St music hall

1115 U St NW| 6:30 pm | Tickets

movies at saam: hockney

"The documentary 'Hockney' presents such an immersive portrait of its subject—artist David Hockney—that by the end of the film it feels like we are looking at the world through his eyes." —The Washington Post
Director Randall Wright goes on an exclusive tour of Hockney's archives and studio. This film also explores his experience as a gay man during the AIDs crisis, and the British Pop Art scenes. Directed by Randall Wright; rated NR (112 minutes; 2014).  Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum for this special screening.

800 G St NW | 3 pm | More Info

 

sunday may 14th

the peoples garden: spring planting

We believe that everyone should have access to fresh healthy food. In the principle of gardens not lawns we will be working to turn a portion of our yard into a community garden to help raise fresh food for people in our neighborhood. Please come join us for a work day to help us get the ground ready and build the garden beds for the garden. Come for a part or the whole day while we build community through mutual aid.

1005 Rhode Island Ave NE | 11 am | More Info

mother's day comedy show

Do something special for your mom and bring her to DC's best Mother's Day comedy show. Come hear comics who have preformed on TV, large theaters, and comedy clubs around the country. 

1523 22nd St NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets

mother's day watercolor workshop 

Spring is here and to most that means flowers. We can't forget however that it also means moms! Join D.C. area painter and illustrator Martin Swift on mothers day for a two hour watercolor class and learn how to paint Roses. We will cover the basics of watercolor technique through a step by step process detailing how to reproduce one of natures most iconic gifts. Materials and light refreshments are provided, so all you have to bring is that special woman in your life.

1201 Brentwood Rd NW | 3 pm | More Info

wisdom in game of thrones

Be mentally prepared with Season 6 viewings every Sunday at 7pm on the big screen beginning May 14 leading up to the Season 7 premiere. Grab a bag of free popcorn and a cocktail and enjoy the show with host and GOT Guru Christina-trivia, discussion & drink specials!!

1432 Pennsylvania Ave SE | 7 pm | More Info

 

monday may 15th

dr boogie & the nuclears & dj daisy lacy

201 Upshur St NW | 10 pm | Tickets 

monday evening yoga

Join yoga instructor, Alexandra Martone, Monday evenings for a one hour Hatha/ Vinyasa flow class on the urban oasis of an Up Top Acres rooftop farm. Bend and flow with views of rows of crops and the DC skyline, while breathing in the smell of fresh herbs. This class is appropriate for all levels.

55 M St SE | 6 pm | More Info

lets play family feud

Get your team together and try to win some food and drinks at the Pinch!

3548 14th St NW | 7 pm | More Info

holy fuck live at rock & roll hotel

1353 H St NE | 8 pm | Tickets

 

tuesday may 16th

alex napping / citris / poppy patica @ songbyrd

2477 18th St NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets

Beer + yoga at wunder garden

Where our love for yoga and beer unite. Join Elyse for an all levels power flow yoga practice and beer drinking experience. We provide the yoga and beer, you bring your own mat.

1000 Florida Ave NE | 6 pm | Tickets

cocktail class: cabana cocktails

Mixologist Matt Demma will help guests prepare for summer with a class on how to make cabana cocktails. During the class, Demma will teach participants how to make five different cocktails, as well as an Oleo Saccharum, a cocktail syrup perfect for any punch or summertime drink.

1525 Wisconsin Ave NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets / More Info

 

wednesday may 17th

game of thrones the card game 

In A Game of Thrones: The Card Game, the warring factions of Westeros await your command, inviting you to engage in a life-or-death struggle. In every game, you select devious plots and challenge your opponents on the field of battle, through back alley intrigue, and in the political arena. Whether you play a against a single opponent, in a game known as a joust, or engage in a battle of three or more players, called a melee, winning challenges against your opponents is the way to victory.

645 Pennsylvania Ave SE | 6 pm | More Info

slashrun karaoke

201 Upshur St NW | 9 pm | More Info 

revenge of the nerds tour feat. PEGBOARD nerds w/ gammer

1420 K St NW | 10 pm | Tickets

the crossroads screening @ suns cinema

The US – Mexican trade relationship emerged as critical issue in the 2017 presidential election, and it remains a critical fault line in globalization. This new short documentary by Samuel George of the Bertelsmann Foundation dives into stories behind the statistics, featuring both the winners and losers of NAFTA. Shot on sight in Juarez, Oaxaca, Mexico City, Washington DC, Pennsylvania and Texas, this is the Crossroads US – Mexican Trade – let’s go inside.

3107 Mt. Pleasant St NW | 7 pm | More Info