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by Prince Of Petworth April 20, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery

Photo by Flickr user ctj71081

FRIDAY, APRIL 20

NEW J. COLE ALBUM: Rapper J. Cole’s new album KOD came out at midnight last night. Its announcement earlier this week was a surprise, and not much is known about it–come check it out for yourself at Songbyrd’s listening get-together tonight. They’ll play the album for everyone to hear, and have happy hour specials, too. (Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House, 7 – 11 p.m., FREE)

WINE NOT: What would a weekend in D.C. be without some sort of alcohol festival? Wine Spectator is hosting a Grand Tour tasting today, and these aren’t your run-of-the-mill, grocery store wines, either. Each has been rated 90 points or higher by the magazine’s editorial staff, so it’s safe to say there won’t be any Barefoot. Come out and sip, meet winemakers, sample a buffet, and take home a souvenir glass. (Ronald Reagan Building, 7 – 10 p.m., $225)

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME: Did you see the Oscar-winning movie Call Me By Your Name? It was originally a book, and the author will be speaking at George Washington University tonight. André Aciman will be in conversation with Spencer Kornhaber, the Atlantic culture critic, to discuss the transition from literature to film and the story’s resonance in today’s society. (Lisner Auditorium, 7 p.m., $20)

MORE: Writing Lab (YogaWorks – Dupont Circle, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., $25), Georgetown Comedy Show (Chinese Disco, 7 – 9:30 p.m.), Women on the Move: Refugees Left Between Two States (The Global Women’s Institute, 5 – 6:30 p.m., FREE, registration required), European Ballroom Dance Lessons (Ultra Bar, 7:30 – 10 p.m., $14), Washington Wizards v. Toronto Raptors (Capital One Arena, 8 – 11 p.m., prices vary)

Photo by Flickr user abrowntable

SATURDAY, APRIL 21

ARE YOU KITTEN ME RIGHT MEOW?: Two words: kitten yoga!! That’s right–Yoga Heights will be partnering with the Humane Rescue Alliance for a feline-friendly flow. It’s the perfect time to work on your cat pose: You’ll do a gentle yoga class while kitties run around the room. And, yes, they’ll all be available for adoption. (Humane Rescue Alliance, 3 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., $25)

HERE FOR THE BEER: If beer isn’t your thing, read past this entry–it’s DC Beer Fest today at Nats Park. Stroll throughout the stadium while sampling a variety of craft and seasonal brews. A ticket gets you unlimited tastings, and there will be live music, games, and food trucks, too. (National Parks, 12 noon – 8 p.m., $45) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 16, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery

Photo by Clif Burns

MONDAY, APRIL 16:

BEER + WHISKEY DINNER: Bluejacket brewery isn’t just for beer–tonight it’s hosting a dinner with the distiller behind whiskeys like WhistlePig. The prix-fixe, five-course dinner will have a different wine and beer pairing with each dish, and options include oysters, short rib and crawfish gravy, and chocolate brioche. (Bluejacket, 7 – 9 p.m., $125)

MADELINE ALBRIGHT: Come see Madeleine Albright in conversation with Atlantic editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg tonight. The first woman to serve as Secretary of State will discuss her experience with fascism when handling international relations, and how she thinks it’s present in the world today. If you can’t make it in-person, you can stream the event live, too. (Sixth & I, 7 – 8:30 p.m., $35)

MOON SIGHTING: CenterDC is starting a new monthly event–get together with a group to catch the new moon appear each cycle. You’ll meet at sundown to spot the moon, then gather together for snacks and conversation. It’ll also serve as a chance to learn more about the hijri calendar and Islamic history, too. (Thurgood Marshall Center, 7 p.m., FREE)

MORE: Piaf! The Show (French Embassy, times vary, $65), Georgian Embassy Movie Series: Repentance (Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., FREE), Sip + Savor Yoga Social (Wunder Garten, 6 – 7 p.m., $18), Barbara K. Lipska: The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind (Politics and Prose, 7 – 8 p.m., FREE)

Photo by Tim Brown

TUESDAY, APRIL 17

OPERA IN #METOO: An interesting discussion on opera works in the era of #MeToo will be hosted tonight. In a multi-dimensional form of art where many of the works are written by men, the notions of love, fear, control, and aggression are often present in many operas. How should performers and directors address these themes going forward? Hear more from speakers on the performing and production side of things this evening. (National Presbyterian Church, 7 – 8 p.m., FREE)

HAENYO: The Baltimore pop-up dinner group Haenyo will make its debut in D.C. tonight. The group has no permanent kitchen, and serves dinners in a rotating list of spaces–and now Big Bear Cafe is on the list. Come check it out for a meal of Korean dishes made with Maryland goods. (Big Bear Cafe, 5:30 – 10:30 p.m., prices vary) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 6, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery

FRIDAY, APRIL 6

Photo by Beau Finley

ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN (AND WOMEN): The Watergate Hotel break-in happened almost 46 years ago, but living in DC makes it seem all the more present. Go on an All the President’s Men-themed tour around the city, stopping by sites connected to the actual break-in as well as those from the book and movie. Unfortunately, it’s TBD if Robert Redford will show up. (Meet at Foggy Bottom Metro Station, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., $9.95)

DIRTBAG: Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey is a documentary about a trail-blazing mountaineer who died last year at the age of 94. Come hear about his epic stories about  completing some of the most historic mountain ascents ever. Beer and wine will be provided at the event, and you can enter to win a pair of REI climbing pants. (REI, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., FREE)

FIRST FRIDAYS: It’s First Friday in Park View and Petworth tonight! Come party along Georgia Avenue with live music, food and drink, and art from the Petworth Arts Collective. Participating spots include Bravo Bar, Colony Club, Heat Da Spot Coffee Lounge, and more. (Park View and Petworth, 6 – 9 p.m., FREE)

SWEDISH JAMS: New Tide Orquestra is a Swedish group that plays a mix of chamber and baroque music (with some improve and tango thrown in for good measure, too). Come catch them tonight at the Swedish Embassy. So it’s not ABBA, but they have won a Swedish Grammy, so it’s bound to be good. (Swedish Embassy, 6:30 p.m., FREE)

MORE: Sunny Sweeney(Hill Country, 9:30 p.m., $17 – $75), Discover Amazing Peru: Dinner Reception + Art Exhibit(Embassy of Peru, 7 – 9 p.m., $70), Cub Sport with Redline Graffiti(Union Stage, 8 p.m., $13 – $15), Fifth Annual Georgetown Latin American Film Festival(Georgetown University, 7:30 p.m., FREE)

SATURDAY, APRIL 7


Photo by Olaf Zerbock

CHERRY BLOSSOM WINE + BEER: Everything cherry blossom has taken the city by storm, so there’s gotta be some kind of boozy festival dedicated to the blooms, too. Check out the Cherry Blossom Wine and Beer Festival for over 100 wines, craft beers, and ciders, as well as games, an artisan market, food trucks, live music, and more. If you buy a ticket, you automatically get full beer, cider, and wine spritzer pours-a win-win, no? (TK, 1 p.m., TK)

ADULT PILLOW FIGHT: This is basically like a free anger management session – the 10th annual D.C. pillow fight is today. BYOP (bring your own pillow) and meet at the park at Independence Avenue and 14thStreet to partake in the silliness. Emphasis on silliness, though – this is a fun, friendly event (with kids), so please throw your pillows around lightly. (Corner of Independence Avenue and 14thStreet NW, TK, FREE) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth April 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery

Photo by Flickr user Mr.TinDC

MONDAY, APRIL 2

KAYAK + BLOSSOMS: As part of the Cherry Blossom Festival, head to the Wharf’s boathouse for kayaking. The self-guided tour takes you on a front-row view of the blossoms along East Potomac Park. You can get a double or a single kayak, and no experience is necessary. (The Wharf, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., $35 – $70)

KIMCHI JUICE: Head to H Street restaurant Maketto tonight to check out work by artist Julia Chon. Best known as Kimchi Juice, her art often features animals flipping off the viewer (check her out on Instagram). All month, her work will be on display at the restaurant, and she’ll be at the opening reception tonight. (Maketto, 7 – 10 p.m., FREE)

MOVIE NIGHT: It’s Movie Mondays at the Navy Yard Slipstream. Tonight’s theme is ladies’ night, and both Florence Foster Jenkins and The Dressmaker will be on. Don’t forget to check out the all-night happy hour, free popcorn, and half-off wine bottles, too. (Slipstream, 4 and 6 p.m., FREE)

MORE: Passover Italian Style (Fiola, 5 – 9:30 p.m., prices vary), Songbyrd Music Trivia (Songbyrd Music House & Record Cafe, 7 – 9 p.m., FREE), Industry Night: The Beckett Trio (Atlas Performing Arts Center, 8 – 9:15 p.m., $15), Auditions for Twelfth Night (Grace Episcopal Church, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., FREE), Ira Shapiro: Broken (Politics and Prose at the Wharf, 7 – 8 p.m., FREE), Anthony Ray Hinton: The Sun Does Shine (Politics and Prose, 7 – 8 p.m., FREE)

Photo by Flickr user wolfpackWX

TUESDAY, APRIL 3

METRO HISTORY: Despite all the Metro delays and shortcomings, it’s still an interesting part of Washington’s history. Come learn more about it at tonight’s talk, An Example of the Nation: Modernism and Classicism in the Washington Metro. Zachary Schrag, author of The Great Society Subway: A History of the Washington Metro, will give the lecture, and it’s hosted by Core Architecture + Design and Ten Arquitectos. (West End Library, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., FREE) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 30, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery

Photo by Archie Thomason

FRIDAY, MARCH 30

CHOCOLATE, PLEASE: Cut out the middle make and learn how to make chocolate yourself. Ismael Neggaz, the man behind Chocotenango, will be at Shop Made in D.C. for a hands-on workshop. You’ll learn about the history of chocolate, how to discern good vs. mediocre stuff, and make some treats, too. (Shop Made In D.C., 6 – 8:30 p.m., $80)

TOTALLY AWESOME CON: Awesome Con is the District’s version of Comic Con, aka an event bringing together fans of comic and the movies, books, games, and TV shows they inspire. The event kicks off today and goes through Sunday, with plenty of time for talks, meet-and-greets, screenings, crafts, and more. (Walter E. Washington Convention Center, prices and times vary)

SEDER: Need somewhere to celebrate Passover? Teddy & the Bully Bar will host a special Seder tonight and Saturday, complete with matzoh ball soup, potato latkes, gefilte fish, and brisket. If you would like a Haggadah at your table, the restaurant can accomodate that – just ask! (Teddy & the Bully Bar, 5 p.m. – close, $45)

BURNING MAN: Whether you’re a Burner (Burning Man attendee) or wouldn’t be caught dead waving a glow stick in the desert, this new exhibit at the Renwick is pretty cool. No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man opens today, and it follows the evolution of the radical festival. Artwork for the event will be on-display, too, both in the museum and in the surrounding neighborhood. (The Renwick Gallery, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.,  FREE)

MORE: Lucy Rose (Union Stage, 8 p.m., $18), Women in Cryptocurrency (The Lemon Collective, 7 – 8:30 p.m., FREE), Dinner Reception at Saudi Arabian Embassy (Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 7 – 9:15 p.m.)

Photo by Victoria Pickering

SATURDAY, MARCH 31

GO FLY A KITE: Pray for wind – it’s the Cherry Blossom Kite Festival! Head to the Washington Monument to watch experts and novices alike take to the sky. Feel free to bring your own, or just want the many competition and demonstrations. There will be everything from kite trick demonstrations to a makers competition. (The National Mall, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., FREE) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 16, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery

Photo by Flickr user Erin

FRIDAY, MARCH 16

CHERRY BLOSSOM FEVER: Unless you live under a rock, you probably know it’s cherry blossom season in DC. That extends to ARTECHOUSE, too – check out the spot’s new exhibit Cherry Blossom Dream. It’s an interactive, digital exhibit that has you stepping into 3D-koi ponds and walking amongst cherry blossoms. (ARTECHOUSE, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., $8 – $15)

THREE BALLETS: If you’re a ballet-lover, tonight’s your night. Three pieces by rising choreographers will premiere tonight at Sidney Harman Hall. Clifton Brown of Alvin Ailey will premiere Menagerie,  American Ballet Theater dancer Gemma Bond will show Myriad (which looks at female gender roles), and another ABT dancer, Marcelo Gomes, will show his piece The Outset. Come see the new performances before anyone else. (Sidney Harman Hall, 7:30 p.m., $25 – $118)

ISLAND FEAST: It may not be spring yet in DC, but you can pretend at an island-themed soiree. Big Bear Cafe will host a pop-up for the forthcoming Coconut Club restaurant, which will open soon in Union Market. Chef Adam Greenberg is a four-time Chopped winner, and his spot will serve up Hawaiian dishes like Spam and fried rice and Tiki drinks. Try it all tonight before the new spot opens. (Big Bear Cafe, 5 – 10 p.m., no tickets required)

CHICKS MAKIN’ BEER: Learn about women in the beer-making world at the Museum of American History’s event Innovative Lives: How Women Shaped the Alcohol Industry. From Colonial days to Prohibition to today, women have been integral parts of the booze biz. A panel featuring the women behind groups like Denizen Brewery, Stoudt’s Brewery, and Wigle Whiskey will be in the house, too. (National Museum of American History, 6:30 – 9 p.m., $40)

MORE: General Shaw’s Chicken Comedy Showcase (Shaw’s Tavern, 8 – 9:30 p.m., $10), Women x Art Opening Party (The Lemon Collective, 7 – 11 p.m., FREE), Cinema + Conversation: The Rape of Recy Taylor (Museum of African American History and Culture, 7 – 9:30 p.m.), Metro Collective Gallery Opening (Lecia Store, 7 – 9 p.m., FREE), Textured Travels Photo Opening (Martha Spak Gallery at the Wharf, 6 – 8 p.m., FREE)

Photo by Caroline Angelo

SATURDAY, MARCH 17

OYSTERFEST: Give oysters one last hurrah before spring is officially here. Brasserie Beck will host its Oysterfest today, complete with all-you-can-eat raw and fried oysters, as well as chowder. There’ll be drink specials, too, so take advantage while you can. (Brasserie Beck, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., prices vary) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 9, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery

Photo by Flickr user slgdc1433

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

MILLENNIAL WONDERLAND: Okay,so  it opened last week, but what would an event roundup be without mentioning the Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Bar? This year, there are 90,000 blossoms and 1,300 butterflies in the space, not to mention an actual smoke-blowing Godzilla. Yes, the line will be long, but think about all the Instagrams posting you can do from inside. (1841 7th St. NW, 5 p.m. – 1:30 a.m., FREE)

S’MORE IS S’MORE: Get your sweet fix while warming up at the Navy Yard’s Osteria Morini today and tomorrow. The waterfront Italian restaurant will have its outdoor fire pit going, and there will be all the fixings needed to make some kickass s’mores. And we’re not talking Hershey bars and stale crackers – these will all be made with bittersweet chocolate, homemade marshmallows, and graham cracker macaroons. (Osteria Morini, 5 – 9 p.m., FREE)

WHERE’S THE MEAT?: It’s Grills Gone Wild at Rocklands today! Aside from your usual order of barbecue, the spot will be serving not-so-typical meats like camel, ostrich, goat, and buffalo. Supplies are limited, so if you’re an adventurous eater, get there sooner rather than later. (Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m., prices vary)

TAKE IT UNDERGROUND: Party with at Dupont Underground tonight. As part of the Kennedy Center’s Direct Current program, which celebrates interdisciplinary, modern art, the Washington Chorus will perform a mashup with DJ Justin Reed, complete with lighting and projection accompaniments. Stick around – there will be drinks, too. (Dupont Underground, 10 p.m. – 12 midnight, $10)

MORE: DIY Junkestra: Instrument-Making Workshop (The Kennedy Center, 7 – 8:30 p.m., $15), Feel the Charm Presents: Girl Talk (Songbyrd Record Cafe and Music House, 6 – 10 p.m., $10), Literary Cocktails: Kindred (Petworth Citizen, 7 – 12 midnight, prices vary), The Wiz: Preview (Ford’s Theatre, 7:30 – 10 p.m., FREE), The Room (E Street Cinema, 11:59 p.m., $9.50 – $10)

Photo by Brandon Kopp

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

GO GREEN: Eat your greens while keeping it local – Little Wild Things City Farm will be hosting a pop-up at Shope Made in D.C. today. Come check out the urban farm’s collection of microgreens, edible flowers, and pre-made salads while learning about farming sustainably in a city. (Shop Made in D.C., 1 – 5 p.m., FREE)

SINK IT: If you want to relive your glory days, enter Buffalo Billiards’ District Pong Showdown today. That’s right – 64 teams will compete against each other in a single elimination beer pong tournament to win $1,000. Sure, there may be more productive ways to spend your Saturday, but where’s the fun in that? (Buffalo Billiards, 12 noon – 5 p.m., $70 to enter) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 5, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery

Photo by Mr.TinDC

MONDAY, MARCH 5

TEQUILA: Come party tequila style at Oyamel. This all-inclusive party will have food, music, a photo booth, and 15 mezcal, tequila, and beer tasting bars. Ole! (Oyamel Cocina Mexicana, 6 – 9 p.m., $49)

A POET AND I KNOW IT: Hear some poetry at the Brookland Busboys and Poets this evening. Local poet Jonté “Luki” Barrett will perform some of her work while fellow artist Charity Blackwell hosts. Barrett has been called the “Princess of Spoken Word,” so come hear her live up to the hype. (Busboys and Poets – Brookland, 9 p.m. – 12 midnight, $5)

MOVIE NIGHT: The Navy Yard Slipstream hosts movie nights every Monday. This week’s theme is action movies, and Boondock Saints and Lucky Logan will be on the screen. Come by for free popcorn, all-night happy hour deals, and half-off wine bottles. (Slipstream – Navy Yard, 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., FREE)

MORE: Pianist Michael Weiss (Arts Club of Washington, 7 – 8:30 p.m., FREE), Adams Morgan Day Community Planning Meeting (The Line Hotel, 7 – 9:30 p.m., FREE), 2018 National Bike Summit (Renaissance Washington – Downtown, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m., $280 – $650), Basic Bike Maintenance and Security (District Hardware and Bike, 6 – 6:45 p.m., FREE, registration required), Glendalough Distillery Whiskey Masterclass (Five to One, 4 – 7 p.m., FREE, registration required)

Photo by Mr.TinDC

TUESDAY, MARCH 6

TANGO: It takes two to tango, so grab a friend or significant other and head to the Argentinian Embassy for free tango lessons. Argentinian instructor Jorge Pereyra will be in the house to teach you all the steps of the famous dance. It’s for beginners, so not experience necessary – just excitement. (Embassy of Argentina, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., FREE)

THE BIG LEBOWSKI: Celebrate the Dude – it’s the 20th anniversary of The Big Lebowski’s release, and Reliable Tavern will be ringing in the event. Drink White Russians in your best Lebowski costume and stick around for trivia and contests. (Reliable Tavern, 5 p.m. – 2 a.m, FREE) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth March 2, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery


Photo by Clif Burns

TAG IT: Let your rebellious creative streak run free at ArtJamz’s Graffiti Party. Paint the studio walls however you please for an hour, with a complimentary beverage to fuel your liquid inspiration. Afterwards, pay a little extra to stick around, if you want, and move your art to a canvas. (ArtJamz Dupont Studio, 8 – 9 p.m., $15)

WOMEN + ARTS: Celebrate Women’s History Month at the National Museum of the American Indian. Get to learn about Native American artist Nora Naranjo-Morse and her sculpture exhibit, “Always Becoming,” that she created on the museum ground using natural materials and clay. You’ll get in on the action, too, and create your own clay pot or sculpture. (National Museum of the American Indian, 1:30 p.m., FREE)

GARDEN DANCE: Combine flowers and dance tonight because…why not? The Heart Stuck Bernie dance group will perform amongst the orchid display at the U.S. Botanic Garden. Both the choreography and plants are beautifully unusual, so it’s a good fit – stick around for drinks after. (U.S. Botanic Garden, 6 – 8 p.m., $10 – $15)

WET YOUR WHISTLE: If you’re a vodka-cran kinda imbiber, this may not be for you. The Whisky Nite event will take over the Fairmont Hotel tonight, with over 150 distillers on-site to share their booze. Local bartenders will be on-site mixing cocktails, and you can listen to talks by whisky experts or shop for liquor cabinet supplies. Worry not – there’ll be food there, too. (Fairmont Georgetown, $139 – $199)

MORE: Networking and Happy Hour at the French Embassy (French Embassy, 6 – 9:30 p.m., $45 – $65), Bad Jews (Generic Theatre Company, 7 p.m., $5), First on First Features (Heurich House Museum, 6 – 8 p.m., FREE), First Friday Dupont (Dupont Circle, 6 p.m., FREE), Galactic (9:30 Club, 8 – 12 midnight, $30), Paint to Flesh: Current Figurative Work from Martin Campos (Washington Studio School, 5 – 8 p.m., FREE), So Fetch: 2000s Tribute Band (Union Stage, 9 p.m., $10 – $25)

Photo by washingtonydc

SATURDAY, MARCH 3

ADOPT, DON’T SHOP: Meet all the doggos and cats today! The Humane Rescue Alliance will host an adoption event at District Hardware & Bike. The spot is newly-relocated to the Wharf, so stroll around before or after to check out the new neighborhood. You can bring the dog (or dogs plural) you adopt at the event, too. (District Hardware & Bike, 12 noon – 3 p.m., FREE)

MEET THE MAKERS: Meet the folks behind some of your favorite D.C. brands at Union Kitchen’s Meet the Makers event. Sample bites from Dorjee Momo, sip Cosmic Juice, snack on Swapples, and check out many more of the entrepreneurs making the D.C. food and drink community great. Your ticket includes samples from everyone, and you can purchase products on-site, too. (Union Kitchen, 5 – 7 p.m., $19.99 – $29.99)

WELCOME!: Head by the Petworth clothing store Willow today to welcome a new friend to the neighborhood. Capitol Cider House will be opening on Georgia Avenue soon, and it’ll be giving away samples of its cider at the store to celebrate. Al Sur Latin Kitchen will be there, too, handing out empanadas, so make it a lunch-and-drinks thing. (Willow D.C., 2 – 4 p.m., FREE) (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth February 26, 2018 at 1:30 pm 0

By: Mimi Montgomery


Photo by Eric Spiegel

MONDAY, FEB. 26

ONE NATION?: Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, will be in conversation with Hillbilly Elegy author J.D. Vance at Sixth & I. The two will discuss political tribalism, and the identity politics with the U.S. that contribute to it. (Sixth & I, 7 – 8:30 p.m., $20)

CROCK POT SIPPIN’: Drink for a good cause at the D.C. Distillers’ Crock-Off. Local distilleries like Cotton & Reed, Jos. A Mangus, and One Eight Distilling will be create one-of-a-kind warm winter cocktails in crockpots, each vying to put together the best recipe. After, each crockpot will be donated to Food & Friends, a nonprofit in Northeast that delivers meals and groceries to folks with life-threatening illnesses. (Free State, 7 – 11 p.m., FREE)

@ SCREENWRITERS: If you have dreams of writing hits in L.A. one day, check out the Screenwriters Roundtable. It’s a safe, welcoming space for screenwriters to come share their work, hear others, and get inspiration and helpful feedback. Come ready to read the first five pages of your latest work. (Interface Media Group, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., $10)

MORE: Peace Corps Week (Locations, times, prices vary), Local Author Showcase: Jean Freedman (Busboys and Poets Takoma, 6:30 – 8 p.m., FREE), Fix a Flat Class (District Hardware and Bike, 6 – 7 p.m., $35), All That Sparkles: Grower Champagne (Tabard Inn, 6 – 8 p.m., $81), Min Jin Lee in Conversation with Bethanne Patrick (Politics and Prose at the Wharf, 7 – 8 p.m., FREE), Norfolk State v. Howard (Burr Gymnasium, 5:30 p.m., $10 – $15)

Photo by Mr.TinDC

TUESDAY, FEB. 27

FEELIN’ CHEESY: Let’s face it: Cheese = life. Meet up for Cheesemonster’s monthly Cheese Club. For February, it’ll be diving into the creamy, salty goodness that is L’Amuse Signature Gouda. Try the cheese (aged for over two years by a cheese master) and chat, snack, sip, and mingle. (Bureau, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., $40 – $50) (more…)

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