April 13 - 19 Staff Picked Events in Washington D.C.

April 13th

Kawehi _I Am Eve Tour

2477 18th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

Loxed and Loaded

Breakfast and dinner will be done the way they were meant to be done. Come for a night of bloodies and lox. Learn how to make your own salmony sweets and take home your lox!

1875 Connecticut Ave Nw | 6:30 pm | Tickets and Info


Sondbyrd’s New Music Friday happy hour features Kendrick Lamar’s HUMBLE.

2477 18th St NW | 6:30 pm | More Info

thursday night throwdown: latte art

Its time for another addition of Thursday Night Throwdown! Bring your friends, your mom, and BYOB. There will be live music and prizes galore.

924 N St NW | 8:30 pm | More Info


April 14th

Agua Friday Cuban Dance Party

2477 18th St NW | 11 pm | More Info | 21+

DC Cherry Blast

Dock 5 at Union Market will be transformed into a vibrant Tokyo streetscape featuring authentic street food, sumo wrestling demonstrations, interactive art, origami, video game lounge and DC Mel spinning throughout the night. Your ticket allows you to taste all food offerings, Japanese Whisky samples, Kirin beer, Sake and more.

1309 5th St NE | 7 pm | Tickets and More Info

CinEinsomnia: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

E St Cinema continues their CinEinsomnia series with midnight showings of the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

555 11th St NW | Midnight | Tickets

the fighting improv smackdown

Washington Improv Theater hosts this annual tournament, commonly known as FIST. Here's how it works: improv teams preform and the audience votes who moves on to the next round. On top of that, each match includes a headlining performance from improv veterans to cap things off. 

1835 14th St NW | 7:30 & 9:30 pm | Tickets 


April 15th

southwest waterfront firework festival

Get ready for nearly eight straight hours of free music, activities, and a beer garden capped off by fireworks. Entertainment begins at 2 pm- dont miss out!

600 Water St SW | 8:30 pm | More Info 

Cherry Blossom Yoga in the Kogod Courtyard

Come celebrate the best and the pinkest time of the year with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery & Brightest Young Things by getting your yoga on in the Kogod Courtyard. Enjoy a free Vinyasa yoga class and make sure you stop by the Courtyard Cafe for post yoga refreshments.

800 G St Nw | 10 am | More Info

right round

DJ lil e brings the beats and the dance every month at her 80's Alt-Pop Dance Right Round event.

1811 14th St NW | 9:30 pm | More Info


April 16th

city of the sun w/ dope francis

Live at Songbyrd!

2477 18th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

easter treasure hunt

The Mansion on O St wants you to don your Easter best and search its great expanse for treasures. You will be on the hunt for Easter and spring themes items found only inside the Mansion. There will also be prizes for the best Easter bonnet and best decorated eggs. 

2020 O st NW | 3 pm | Tickets

summer market kick off

Join us as we kick off the 2017 market season and celebrate the return of DC vendors bringing the market back up to 25 local farmers and producers offering a wide variety of seasonal produce, baked goods, artisan cheeses, fermented foods and much more. 

Laurel and Carroll Avenues, Takoma Park | 10 am | Info


April 17th

run club

Join Glen's Garden Market for their biweekly  neighborhood fun run. Runners are welcome to hang at the store and enjoy a slice of pizza and draft beer or kimbucha for only $5!

2001 S St NW | 7 pm | Info 

piano recital by rachel kudo

Critics have called Rachel Kudo “an extraordinary pianist who promises to become a legend in this new century.” Winner of the Gilmore Young Artist Award and a graduate of the Juilliard School, Japanese-American pianist Rachel Kudo will share her passion in a richly varied program of classical masterpieces. Featured composers will include Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and American composer Samuel Barber.

John F. Kennedy Center | 6 pm | Info

black cat red room open

$4 specials plus food, pinball and general good times.

1811 14th St | 5:30 pm | Info


April 18th

tuesday night wine class: pinot please!

Vinoteca's Tuesday Night Wine Class series helps wine lovers explore 4-6 different wines to pair with bites from Chef  Anna Miller.

1940 11th St NW | 7 pm | Tickets

Movie and a Meal: Moonlight

Join Via Umbira for dinner and a movie featuring the 2017 Oscar Winner- Moonlight.

Ticket includes buffet dinner and a glass of wine.

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

The Coathangers w/ Venn live at DC9 Nightclub

1940 9th St NW | 9 pm | Tickets


April 19th

dc taste of the nation

DC Taste of the Nation is the premier food and beverage event in the DC area. This tasting style event features award winning chefs and mixologists from across the DMV region and all proceeds go towards ending childhood hunger in the US. This is a 21+ night of fun, food, and drinks!

Nationals Baseball Park | 7 pm | More Info

jazzy beats and poetry mash up

Celebrate National Jazz & Poetry month at Woodridge Neighborhood library! If you have an instrument - play it. If you have a poem - perform it. 
If you have a scene from a play - act it. If you rap - kick it. If you have an excerpt from your favorite book - read it!!! Youth from the Words Beats & Life Academy will provide the fresh beats!

901 G St NW | 5 pm | Info

fun fun at 121: a variety open mic

Every Wednesday night, Fun Fun at 121 will feature some of the DMV's finest comedians, musicians, and performing artists. And the best part is, the show is FREE!
And not only that, there is Happy Hour specials ALL NIGHT, from open to close, which include $5 draft beers, rail drinks, and house wines.

1400 Irving St NW | 8 pm | Info 

game of thrones casual play

Every Wednesday night we will reserve a couple tables in the private play space just for our local Game of Thrones - Living Card Game players! mIn 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 | Info