January 26th - February 1st Staff Picked Events

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January 26th

  • Adult Coloring at the Library: Relaxed two-hour monthly coloring sessions.  Coloring sheets and colored pencils are library-supplied, your personal supplies are welcome. Georgetown Library 3260 R St. NW | 6:30 pm | Free.

  • Pancakes & Booze Art Show: Over 100 emerging artists will showcase their hottest work in a Warhol-style, anything-goes, massive warehouse environment with live music, body painting, multimedia displays, and FREE PANCAKES.  Big Chief, 2002 Fenwick St | $5 | 7 pm

  • Emo Night:  Why Bother? A night of emo sounds and more.   Songbyrd, 2477 18th St | Free | 10 pm | 21+

  • Story Collider: Join us for five true, personal stories about science!  At The Story Collider, we believe everyone has a story.  From the tragic to the hilarious, we explore the deeply human side of science.  Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th Street NW.  | $15 | 8 pm

January 27th

  • BreakfastClub 80’s Dance Party: Your favorite dance party is back. Come for the one hit wonders and the drink specials.  2004 18th St | 9 pm

  • Big Duo Improv Comedy Night: After marching and organizing all week, sit your butt down with a nice drink and laugh with Big No-No’s monthly duo improv night. 3118 Georgia Ave Nw | 8 pm | Free

  • Vent! An Interactive Happy Hour and Comedy Show: The only interactive comedy happy hour where they take your personal struggles and make them public..and funny. 1100 13th St | 5:30 pm | Free

  • Chinese Disco Fridays: Free comedy night in Georgetown.  3251 Prospect St NW | Free | 8 pm

January 28th

  • Chinese New Year Festival:  Join the Smithsonian American Art Museum as they open their doors for the 2017 Lunar New Year and celebrate the Year of the Rooster. Awaken the lion and ring in the New Year! Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations throughout the day. 800 G St | 11:30 am | Free

  • Bollywood Dance Party 1603 17th St NW | 8 pm | $10

  • Nora en Pure w/ Sons of Maria 1720 I St NW | 10 pm | $20

  • Art on 14th Festival: 3400 14th St NW | 1:30PM | $5

January 29th

  • Chinese New Year Parade and Festival:  This event features the traditional Chinese Dragon Dance, Kung Fu demonstrations, and live music entertainment! H St (between 6th & 7th St) | 2pm

  • The DC Record Fair:  43 record dealers from up and down the East Coast will bring their finest LPs and 45s to Washington DC’s only record fair. All genres welcome! Djs and drinks too! 801 E St Nw | 11 am | $5

  • The Lady Quartet: Join the Lady Quartet for a performance of Maurice Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major, as well as a few other tunes. Snacks and beverages for sale. 3118 Georgia Ave Nw | 3 pm | Free

  • Beer Yoga: Join Atlas Brew Works and instructor Gina for beer flights and yoga! 2052 W Virginia Ave NE Ste 102 | 1:30 pm | $20 

  • Chinese Menu Comedy Drafthouse Series: Always a party on stage! The monthly all star improv mashup brings out the best from DC and other surrounding area theaters.  1100 13th St | 7 pm | $10

January 30th

  • Drink & Draw: DC Drink & Draw is back and hosted by Capitol Lounge once again. Draw, drink, and enjoy half priced pizzas. 400 Campbell Ave | 7 pm | $15

  • Improv Wars: Watch friendly improv troupes battle out in this anything goes surprised filled combat zone. 2438 18th St | 8 pm | $15

January 31st

  • January Open Mic #Resolution: Share your art, awareness, and activism at Solly’s open mic. 1942 11th St | 7:15 pm | $5

  • Night at the Museum: Join EntryPoint DC for after hours at the National Museum of American Jewish Military History for happy hour and a night of fun. 1811 R St NW | 7 pm | $10

February 1st

  • Esme Patterson: Live music performance at Songbyrd. 2477 18th St NW | 7:30 pm | $12

  • Gene Davis Gallery Talk: Hear the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s chief curator talk about Gene Davis while touring the “Hot Beat” exhibition. 800 G St | 5:30 pm | Free

  • Rhythm & Blues Date Night: Kick back with friends or your special someone at the second Rhythm & Blues Date Night presented by Big Chief. Games, Jameson, and funky tunes. Drink and food specials! 2002 Fenwick St NE | 8 pm | Free