AUGUST 19TH - AUGUST 25TH

 

 

STAFF PICKED EVENTS

 


august 19th

 

all levels power flow yoga

Come sweat and get your work out on with 405 Yoga DC for an all-levels power flow yoga class! Sign up is free and make sure you bring a friend and your own mat!

3229 M St NW | 9 am | Tickets

catch me: the magic duel!

Catch Me is an interactive comedy and magic show for grown ups. Acclaimed magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips have decided this town isnt big enough for them both. They invite you to watch them battle live on stage for the title of 'Washington DC's Favorite Magician'. The audience selects a different styles of magic for each round, cast their votes, and award the coveted 'Golden Wand' award.

1127 Connecticut Ave NW | 5 pm | Tickets 

ruin your childhood show

Manic Pixie Nightmares wants to pull back the curtain of your beautiful childhood and reveal the dark, sexy an disturbing secrets lying beneath your favorite childhood shows.

2323 18th St NW | 5 pm | Tickets  

emi live at songbyrd

2177 18th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

sounds of the underground presents: rue brown

Join Dupont Underground for a night of hip-hop and soul music performed by Rue Brown.

19 DuPont Circle NW | 9 pm | Tickets

dinner at the chef's table

Come to Via Umbria's weekly Dinner at the Chef's Table for an experience in conviviality with fellow food lovers. For each Dinner at the Chef's Table, chefs carefully prepares a unique, authentic and delicious menu for your enjoyment. Four courses of Italian deliciousness will be served, as the chef walks you through each dish and answers any questions you have, guiding you and your fellow diners through the perfect evening.

1525 Wisconsin Ave NW | Tickets

right round: 80s alt-pop dance party 

1811 14th St NW | 10 pm

saturday night record party 

113 Rhode Island Ave NW | 10 pm


august 20th

 

michael jackson off the wall

Released in 1979 Off The Wall was Michael Jackson’s fifth studio album but was the breakthrough that established him as a solo artist and he would go on to dominate the charts for the next decade. Join Songbyrd for a special listening session like never before!

2477 18th St NW | 2 pm | Tickets

the yoga hive

Yoga at The Hive continues at the National Building Museum this month! Enjoy a one hour yoga class INSIDE the Hive in the Great Hall! Space is limited so RSVP now!

401 F St NW | 10 am | Tickets 

paint your own pet 

Paint Nite loves pets and they deserve their own portrait painted by you! Send in a picture of your furry friend so your canvas will be ready when you arrive! 

2000 Pennsylvania Ave NW | 2 pm | Tickets

sundisco

Sundisco: mid-afternoon shindig. not too early, not too late. not too long, not too short. Come for a disco-house adventure filled with whimsy, boys'n'gals, not-your-average-Joes, and most of all Disco. Expect no cover, craft cocktails, artisanal bar food, and lots of cool sh*t.

715 Florida Ave NW | 4 pm | Tickets

social sunday

Ever Sunday is a great chance for a great event at Cork and Fork. During Sunday tastings, light snacks are available alongside unlimited wines to sample in a comfortable environment. There is a new theme every week and a socially engaging, informative speaker to learn from. Share stories, laughter. wine, and make friends!

1522 14th St NW | 5 pm | Tickets

sci-fi sundays double feature

Sci-Fi Sunday bring you a Christopher Nolan takeover. Starting with Interstellar followed by Dunkirk at the National Air & Space Museum.

Independence Abe SW & 6th St SW | Tickets / More Info


august 21st

 

waxahatchee live @ 9:30 club

815 V St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

solar eclipse viewing party

Come see a glimpse of the partial eclipse on Trade's back patio. Get together, drink, and enjoy the views.

1410 14th St NW | 1 pm | More Info 

painting in 3d

Using Tilt Brush, attendees will be able to paint in the art around them and try out the latest medium for creating 3D art! There will be pizza and drinks as a courtesy! 

575 7th St NW | 6:30 pm | RSVP

national archives solar eclipse viewing 

View the solar eclipse through the lenses of safe solar telescopes provided by the National Air and Space Museum. In addition, look through the lens of history and see some records from holdings about past solar eclipses.

700 Pennsylvania Ave NW | 1 pm | Tickets 

songbyrd music trivia *dc beer week edition*

Songbyrd brings you a special edition of trivia featuring DC Beer Week with Devil's Backbone Brewing Company. Come for a night of drinks, eats, and of course- music trivia. 

2477 18th St NW | 6:30 pm

storyslam with shinola + the moth

ELBOW GREASE: Finding your way to make a difference, from bake sales and rally cries to building a barn or recognizing someone in need. How are you rolling up your sleeves and digging in? Whether it's a hammer, a keyboard or your voice-choose your tools and get to work.

620 T St NW | 6:30 pm | Tickets


august 22nd

 

flights & dogs

City Tap kicks off Beer Week with Flights and Dogs! Partnering up with multiple breweries to see which can come up with the best hot dog recipe. 

901 9th St NW | 5 pm | More Info

songbyrd karaoke

2477 18th St NW 

mustache madness hunt

Get your mustache on (dont worry, itll be provided) and join the fun on this zany hunt around the Mansion. Put your super sleuth skills to the test as you search for designated items found around the Mansion.  Explore themed rooms and search for secret doors.

2020 O St NW | 1:30 pm | Tickets 

bike club

Neighbors meet at Glen's for a one hour bike ride through Rock Creek Park and its surrounding neighborhoods. The ride ends at Glen's Dupont where you'll be able to grab a slice of pizza and beer for $5.50.

2001 S St NW | 6:45 pm

underground comedy at slash run

Underground Comedy presents DC's best stand-up comics. No cover, 21+.

201 Upshur St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

dinner on a dime: summer in france

Jennifer Jones will guide you through her favorite quick and affordable dinner recipes. The menu features sweet caramelized onion & brie bread salad, braised chicken and chocolate & lemon mousse trifle. 

921 Pennsylvania Ave SE | 7 pm | Tickets


august 23rd

 

lil yachty live

2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE| 7 pm | Tickets

hive late night

The Hive is compromised of thousands of colorful paper tubes interlocked to create aweinspring, interactive chambers. Come to the museums late night series to enjoy the exhibit, enjoy drinks, and chat with others.

401 F St NW | 6 pm | Tickets

the time machine roast

A time machine has gone haywire and famous people throughout history are being transported through time to the DC Improv. What happens when historical figures share a stage? They burn each other with hilarious jokes. Watch some of DC's favorite local comics get into character (and costume) to play the roles of history's most famous figures -- from musicians & scientists to emperors & warlords -- and roast each other right in front of you. The jokes might be mean, but they're never too soon.

1140 Connecticut Ave NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets

improvapalooza 2017

Immerse yourself in the madness of Improvapalooza -- a marathon five-day event where every show is a one of a kind experience. 

1835 14th St NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets

noma summer screen: white house down

NoMA keeps their free outdoor film series going with a screening of White House Down. Grab your friends, a picnic basket, and a blanket!

1005 First St ME | 7 pm | Tickets 


august 24th

 

b3 in the park warm up series

Come celebrate the community with a series of free barr3 classes at the north field of Meridian Hill Park.

Meridian Hill Park | 6:30 pm | Tickets  

kickin it old school: natural wine from the italian boot

Petworth Citizen invites you to their Reading Room for a night of natural wines from the boot of Southern Italy & beyond, including Campania, Puglia, Calabria & Sicily. DC wine maestros Chantal Tseng and Elizabeth Parker will be united again to pour wines from 7pm til midnight. Also on tap: a playlist of old school hip-hop!

829 Upshur St NW | 7 pm

evenings at the hirshhorn

Every Thursday evening in August, the Hirshhorn transforms into the city’s most refreshing destination for dynamic art, after-work drinks, and thought-provoking conversation. In anticipation of the final week of "Masterworks from the Hirshhorn Collection," pop-up talks highlight visitor favorites! Explore bold new exhibitions by renowned artists Ai Weiwei, Yoko Ono, and Markus Lüpertz, enjoy special tours of masterpieces of contemporary art, or just lounge by the fountain with friends. No two nights are alike, with different pop-up activities and live performances every Thursday. 

Independence Ave SW & 7th St SW | 5 pm

sing-along: the 90's

By popular request, we're going to try a '90s theme! We've never had a decade theme before, but there's a first time for everything, and the summer seems like a particularly good time to try it out, right? 

1811 14th St NW | 6:30 pm

open mic night

The Improv opens their stage to the DMV's best local comics. Come for a night full of laughs. 

1140 Connecticut Ave NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets

yes way rose! pairing cheese & pink wine

Learn the tasty basics of cheese and pink wine pairing; wine styles; cheese profiles, and how to differentiate between the different types. You’ll leave class with a full belly and a full brain – armed with all the info you’ll need to navigate the cheese counter and recreate your favorite wine & cheese boards at home.

1309 5th St NE | 7 pm | Tickets

luce unplugged: aaron abernathy

Free, monthly local concert series Luce Unplugged brings DC's best acts to perform in the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Luce Foundation Center for American Art. 
Aaron Abernathy, a multitalented entertainer, is a vocalist and keyboard player whose music is filled with soulful, sultry blends and powerhouse vocals. He has collaborated with Grammy-nominated artists including Jack White, The Foreign Exchange, and Eric Roberson, and has acted as musical director for global acts Black Milk and Slum Village. Catch Anthony and art talks while sipping and snacking in the American Art Museum.

800 G St NW | 5 pm


august 25th

 

9:30 summer movie series: purple rain

815 V St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

dc beer week sour power

Sour Power takeover! The Black Squirrel knows beer stays in tune to the most popular breweries and the latest trends. For the past two years, brew lovers and brew masters have focused in on the art of the perfect sour beer. To showcase this latest craze, The Black Squirrel is devoting our entire taproom to the tart, sometimes fruity, sometimes divine, sometimes adventurous, varieties of sour beer. Featuring beers from coast to coast, we will see what each brewery has up its sleeve and which breweries have really mastered the art of sour!

2427 18th St NW | 6 pm

color me bad 2.0

Color Me Bad 2.0 brings UV lights and five floors of fun to DC’s Favorite 18+ Party Location! Ultrabar will have the UV lights, face paint, highlighters, glowsticks and more in place again – featuring our infamous Balloon drop, plus free t-shirts available with your ticket purchase.

911 F St NW | 10 pm | Tickets 

the greatest generation 

The Greatest Generation is a comedy podcast about Star Trek: The Next Generation, beloved by everyone from people who've never seen an episode, to complete dorkazoids who are fluent in Klingon. Benjamin Ahr Harrison and Adam Pranica tell you what's great, what's bad, and what's hilarious about the show they grew up loving, and still do. It's a little bit nerdy, a lot filthy, and exposes some of Adam and Ben's most embarrassing stories from their dorky childhoods.

1811 14th St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

up from the underground & beyond

Join good friends and meet new ones at Dupont Underground's celebration of the arts on August 25th and/or July 31st. Each night you will celebrate Dupont Underground's history and introduce our groundbreaking future. Mix and mingle with some of DC’s most talented graffiti and video artists, and dance to the beat of DC musicians' unique sounds. 

19 Dupont Circle NW | 7 pm | Tickets 

creativemorningsdc: morgan west

Morgan West will join CreativeMorningsDC, an international lecture series for creative-types, to highlight the project that showcases the collective genius of all creative things that make DC an amazing place. 

Independence Ave & Seventh St SW | 8:30 am | Tickets