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Wednesday, November 13


Watch this space

  • Or a special screening of Street Heroines, a documentary film that looks at the courage and creativity of female street artists from around the world (6pm)
  • Catch a screening of the first seven episodes of web series Black Enough, plus a talkback with the creator and lead actress (7pm)
  • Who cares about the impeachment hearings when you can livestream the DC Rent Control Hearing today.

Join sessions: cannabis legalization

The Safe Cannabis Sales Act is scheduled to be voted on this fall. What would full legalization mean for the community? How can we make legalization safe and inclusive for all? Check out this panel discussion with three local experts. (7pm)

Also || tunes: blink-182 covers | Ward 6 Comp Plan meeting | testify for rent control | Find Me at the Library of Congress | tunes: television skies | joint sessions: cannabis legalization | envirorun | REPRESENT at solid state | boss up at the outrage

Thursday, November 14

Lowbrow Invitational’s Art of the Motorcycle

DC Lowbrow Invitational and DUNN LEWIS are celebrating the art of the motorcycle, which are often misrepresented as “lowbrow culture.” See motorcycle displays, check out the Lowbrow Invitational Art Show, drink some beers (and bring some to share!). (8-11pm

Teething Veils & other friends at Rhizome

SunStoney (lofi/soul/electronic - dope!), Teething Veils (chamber-folk psych-pop drone - yum!), Vernal Pools (tear-jerking Mashriq/Persona music - wow!) and Scarien (DJing - groovy!) are at Rhizome for a full lineup of music this evening. Tickets are $10. (8pm)

Also || heavyweights comedy | short film screening: across the bridge | taipei symphony orchestra | on becoming neighbors

Friday, November 15

Co-work with us

We’re back at Eaton with Locale for another coworking place. Enjoy some productive time in a beautiful space, and grab a happy hour drink on the Wild Days rooftop terrace (tell them you’re with 730 for 10% off your tab). Space for coworking is limited so reserve a ticket! (10am-5pm)    


  • You'll finally be right where you need to beeee...the Chastity Belt show at U St Music Hall (7pm)
  • TC Superstar synth pop and “dance optimized” lineup from Nowadays (7pm)
  • Wild Nothing indie dream pop bliss at 9:30 Club (8pm)
  • Acoustic time with Kai Orion, Nesmith, Kaileen Marie at Dumbarton Corner (8pm)
  • And now for something completely different: grindviolence! (7:30pm)

Also || | Radical Recitations | radical hospitality | all hell breaking loose | annual womxn’s party | district queer comedy fest

Saturday, November 16

Bulbs in Brookland

Always dreamed of hoarding enough tulips bulbs to cause your very own mania and force me to learn terms like “speculative bubble”? Head to the Monroe Street Market Farmers Market to grab one of the hundreds of tulip, daffodil and blue bell bulbs they’re giving away for free to beautify your neighborhood! Get tips for planting and care, too. (10am-noon)

HITS: The Confessional 

Head to Hole In The Sky for tall tales of debauchery, depravity, and desire with renowned storytellers--from exciting newcomers to veterans from NPR, the Moth, the Apollo Theater, and more. Hear true stories of their sins or share one of your own—the most salacious story wins a prize! (7-9 pm)

Also || “the ultimate foodie outing” | tunes: This Will Destroy You | tunes: The Ergs, Bacchae | YWCA Financial Empowerent Summit | Don Kimes opening | Ward 7 Comp Plan meeting | Dye Club DC | Really Free Market

Sunday, November 17

100 years after suffrage

Memorialize the moment with a conversation between activists and artists at National Museum of Women in the Arts. (4:30-8 pm)

Also || pancake battle for teen parents & their children | bluejacket’s 6th anniversary

Monday, November 18

DC Cocktail Week

Bottoms up. Check out participating locations and the week’s pairings—cocktails and bites for one price from 30+ of the District's innovative cocktail programs. Runs through Nov. 24th!

Designers without borders

Join your pals at the District Architecture Center for a presentation from interior designer Cristiana Mascarenhas on projects across the United States, Brazil, France, England, and Portugal. Learn how the designer’s role and cultural expectations change interiors in different countries. (6:30pm)

Also || Korean peace process & US imperialism, Profs & Pints: sex and sexuality in Downton Abbey, Rhizome hosts another Death Cafe, live painting and music at galaxy hut 

Tuesday, November 19


Coworking at Astro Beer Hall

Astro Doughnuts has a hot older sib, and they’re asking you to hang for study hall. Sip some coffee and have a snack while you get your projects finished downstairs at the new downtown spot. But don’t worry, you can still find time to procrastinate with DDR and pinball. Plus: Discounted drinks and fried chicken! (12-6pm)

The Inner Loop on mental health

The Inner Loop partners with Strength In Our Voices, a nonprofit devoted to mental wellness, to present a mental-wellness themed reading...with an exciting mixed media category! Head down to Cotton & Reed to support mental health awareness and hear amazing stories from local artists. (7:30pm)

Also || tunes: White Denim | tunes: Sara Bareilles | tunes: Letters to Cleo + Speedy Ortiz | Ward 4 Comp Plan meeting | Rabbit Hole Cinema



11/13: tunes: blink-182 covers | Ward 6 Comp Plan meeting | testify for rent control

11/14: tunes: Teething Veils

11/15: tunes: Chastity Belt | tunes: Wild Nothing | tunes: grindviolence

11/16: “the ultimate foodie outing” | tunes: This Will Destroy You | HITS: The Confessional | tunes: The Ergs, Bacchae | YWCA Financial Empowerent Summit | Don Kimes opening | Ward 7 Comp Plan meeting | Dye Club DC

11/17: pancake battle for teen parents & their children

11/18: Korean peace process & US imperialism

11/19: tunes: White Denim | tunes: Sara Bareilles | tunes: Letters to Cleo + Speedy Ortiz | Ward 4 Comp Plan meeting

11/20: Health committee public oversight hearing

11/21: tunes: Titus Andronicus

11/22: tunes: San Fermin

11/23: tunes: Gesaffelstein | Ward 5 Comp Plan meeting

11/24: tunes: Black Marble

11/25: tunes: Brockhampton

11/29: zoo lights | tunes: deadmau5 | tunes: the Joy Formidable


12/3: Sustainability in the DC Budget

12/5: Church Night Holiday Spectacular

12/6: creative coffee | happy hour flow | tunes: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong | tunes: Dark Star Orchestra | The Inner Loop Gala

12/7: tunes: Tourist + Matthew Dear | Ward 3 Comp Plan meeting

12/12: brew lights

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