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Wednesday, September 19

Shop, protest, phone bank

This event has a little bit of everything, as there will be activist apparel and gifts for sell, a launch of a partnership between The Outrage and a new Latina owner apparel line, and a phone bank opportunity for two women of color candidates running in the midterms. (6-8pm)

Book reading and candidate Q&A

In another multi-layered event, local school board candidate Emily Gasol will be a doing a reading from her recent book on school reform and then taking questions about her candidacy. (7-8:30pm)

Also || ELU 1 Year Anniversary, Entree DC with Rose Previte, Greenermind potluck in the park, River Whyless, The Power of Women in 2018, The Dawn Wall, Animal House,

Thursday, September 20

Shake with the makers

Brookland Exchange is DC’s newest artist-run makers market. 50 local makers will be slinging their wares during a night of culture, commerce and creativity in the neighborhood. For a free DC Brau, head to the info both and show your 730dc newsletter on your phone to receive a token. (5pm)

“Voices of Brookland” screening

Part of the Humanitini program, this film that tells the story of residents of Brookland Manor and their fight for guaranteed housing in development that will uproot the community. A panel conversation with multi-generational Brookland Residents will follow. (6:30pm)

Also ||  NSO: get out, thirsty thursday, Car Seat Headrest, Sally Field, couples therapy comedy, Making History DC Awards

get in front of fear, White Ford Bronco at Union Stage, Lucy Solomon (Indivisible)

Friday, September 21

My Heart will Go Prom

...is what one editor thinks this event should be called. Nat Geo and BYT put on a Titanic-themed banger. Bring your pan flutes. (8pm)

Tunes on tunes

DC-based, power pop group Bad Moves is having an LP release show at Black Cat. (7:30pm)R&B slash soul group April + VISTA are joined by rap artist Sugg Savage (who totally just had a baby) at Union Stage. (10:30pm)

Also || Sukkot Harvest, Mortified DC true embarrassing stories, Maple Sunday: food but mostly improv, Shaw's Tavern standup, Future Ghosts solo art show, Edgewood film screening

Greenbelt Theatre turns 80, fall self-care reboot, Smartphone photography, women’s creative retreat, DC Dance Summit, Campaign Nonviolence National Convergence, Protest the debt, Bistecca Mania, mornings are for marketing, Montgomery County Apple Festival, art against street harassment, Unified Theater comedy,

Saturday,  September 22

Show us your weiner

Dog, duhhhh. Nothing better than sitting in the sun watching a bunch of dressed-up, short-legged, too-long little puppers race by. (1pm)

Not your average bar crawl

Cultural Crawl aims to create an inclusive space for folks to explore the city by eating and drinking around U St and checking out street art and murals. I mean, you get a souvenir cup. (2-10pm)

Also || Throwing Shade comedy tour, Church Night comedy, Crepúsculo Sereno folkloric electronic music, RETROSPEKT EDM @ undisclosed warehouse, Museum Day - get in free at those rare museums that charge

Breakfast at the Zoo: A Date with Spike the Elephant, African American Music & History, night market, Dance to end sexual violence, National Public Lands Day, step out diabetes, Monarch Butterfly Festival, Booze, Brews & Bites, DC Pizza Festival, restore Rock Creek, Gaza 5k, American singer-songwriter celebration, inventory trees in Oxon Run, volunteer at Kenilworth

Sunday,  September 23

The annual DC State Fair!

Yes you read that right. Our homegrown celebration features all sorts of things from a sloppy joe eating contest to a dance competition to a tattoo contest to a whole buncha music. (all day)

Fingers crossed for Aaahh!!! Real Monsters

Arlington Drafthouse is hard-targeting us millennials with Saturday morning cartoons, brunch cocktails and fugginnnnn cereal. There are even “cereal-themed prizes”, friends. (11:30am)

Also || Takoma Park pie contest, Doc & Discussion: Say Her Name, ten-hour contra dance, makeHER mart, profs & pints: ancient Greek social networks,

head of the potomac, DC Dance Summit, the Growlers, boyce avenue, spoons/toons/booze, PIZZA NIGHT @ home, IRL_DC, Van Ness Barks & Brews, Small Mouth Sounds play,

Monday, September 24

Let’s talk about sex baby

Women Uncorked is all about it. Welcome to all folks who identify as female, this group is a place to talk about the good and the bad, this month on the topic of self-pleasure. (7pm)

Sing with the people

A People’s Choir brings it back to DC9 with a whole sing-along night around the theme of measuring up. No ability necessary. (7:30pm)

Also || Time is Fire DC punk at Millenium Stage, DC startup Week, Teddy’s Nats Garage Sale, Tiny Homes in DC, Profs & Pints: 3D printing,

LoveLight Festival, CitySwing golf pop-up, full moon forest bathing, Brazilian zouk lessons

Tuesday, September 25

Opening night for Korean Culture Week

Kick off a week's worth of festivities with a performance of beloved works from cinema, opera, and the Western tradition by the Heart to Heart - a symphony orchestra comprised of musicians with developmental disabilities. (6 pm)

Make like a tree...

And stay stationary while you absorb a ton of knowledge about them! Profs and Pints welcomes forest ecology expert Jessica Sanders to discuss DC's arboricultural history, maintaining our tree canopy, and how to identify local tree species. (6:30 pm)

Also || Mastering Pizza, pups in the park, Lights of Hope, comedy of errors, Green Drinks, blues singer Beth Hart, dark side of the NFL

Looking Ahead

9/26: WeDCFest, BuffaloNite,Days of Action - Movie Double Feature, teaching the holocaust, the clean bin project, No Spectators walking tour, profs & pints: Make America Gilded Again?, a national conversation on civility, Marlins @ Nats, wear your power: style seminar, pig picking, Men for Choice

9/27: WeDCFest, Press v. Politicians Annual Spelling Bee, The New Filipino Kitchen Book Launch, the women who made the internet, overachievers comedy show, Israel’s Jewish and Democratic Balance: Arab Citizens of Israel and the Nation-State Law, Femme Fatale’s closing party, the Fall of Wisconsin, InnoFest

9/28: WeDCFest, Jade Bird, BBQ & Bluegrass Fest, bouldering & pizza, aerial trapeze show, Zenith Gallery at 40, Mexican Shabbat, asana workshop, community day at NMWA, Elena y Los Fulanos, Menage a Garage

9/29: Wanderlust, run to Switzerland, creative writing @ NGA, tranquiliT trunk show, IfNotNow training, Shaed,Peace Ride,  Outessafest, Dardanella: The Great Gatsby Lawn Party, culture shock dc, batizado, Belly, art all night dupont, wander Wisconsin, meg myers, Future Sessions, march to end rape culture (in philly, but important so we’re listing it), sustainable fashion, 5 years of the Bumper Jacksons

9/30: Sukot in Stead Park, Bill Traylor doc, sukkah brunch

10/1: Chefs against domestic violence, Idealist grad fair

10/2: Raise the Roof, meditate in columbia heights, smart cities week, Millennial Action Project turns 5, Palestinian Film and Arts Festival, hozier

10/3: Liz Phair + Speedy Ortiz, Rebecca Traister, coalition building 101, MD fleet week, influencer salon

10/4: Gia Margaret + Advance Base, Craig Finn, Transform2018, traumatic material culture, workshop for queer white antiracists, Phantasm

10/5: Women of the Wild, stand-up Emmy Blotnick, Serb Fest, Festy, Lupe Fiasco, Greenermind retreat, HUMP!, Capital Laughs’ the Big Show

10/6: RI Ave Fall Fest, AdMo Porch Fest, Newseum Open House for Teachers (free for teachers!), Wildlife Festival, A Bon Coeur, tree planting on Kingman Island, yoga nidra, 12 hour comedy marathon @ Dojo, VeVe & the Rebels @ Kelly Miller Farm

10/7: Building Bridges for Climate Change, kokedama workshop, autumn tea, SerbFest, Lox & Lecture: Midterm Elections, OneEight distilling tour, ZombieChase

10/8: Profs & pints: The Exorcist’s Power

10/9: Swearin’ + Sheer Mag, Gary Shteyngart, human trafficking policy, profs & pints: can sports save globalization?

10/10: Witches & Witch Hunts

10/11: Speak of the devil, Hannah Watts @ Flash, Ben Howard & Wye Oak, comedian Doug Benson, Evenings at the Edge NGA After Hours

10/12: Mug Night, Latin American Identities in DC, David A. Kaplan @ Politics & Prose, celebrate Dick Gregory at ArenaStage, The Allusionist Live! (podcast about language), Beauty in the Backyard, drawing salon @ NGA

10/13: Hains Point 5k, Rock Creek Gala @ NZ Embassy, Walk to end Alzheimers, Lucky Dog Casino Night, Cider Days, Tai Chi @ LuLuLemon, Sew Creative

10/14: White Denim, lincolnesque, Rachel Baiman, Georgetown Graduate Women in Business (GWiB) Prospective Student Brunch, Doug <3s movies

10/15: Django Django, CanoeMobile, Julian Castro, building creative confidence

10/16: Tigerland, Harvard Business Review: Women’s Discussion, Passenger, autumn in anacostia, campaign selection

10/17: Celebrate Home, Atmosphere

10/18: Great Southeast ShakeOut, Pun DMV, Doris Kearns Goodwin, digitizing the holocaust, Pun DMV, Promise @ Dawn, science of star trek, medieval juggling??

10/19: Tank & the Bangas + Big Freedia, Free Friday Fitness

10/20: Out of the darkness, race for every child (5k to benefit children’s national), National Arboretum volunteer planting, pancake battle, zombie fun run, light the night, fall nature migration walk, Harry Potter Tea, NatSecGirlSquad HH, Capitol Hill walk ‘n drink, for women leaving their comfort zone

10/21: Lily allen, 5K & FunRun, dupont house tour, Mirah

10/22: Comedy Shenanigans, Mountain Man

10/24: African-American Film Festival, Suck It! Comedy game show

10/25: Kurbassy, Bass Drum of Death

10/26: Townhall for Justice with Nuns on the Bus, Zombie Prom

10/27: fatality fest, End HIV 5K, Winter & Night biking seminar, moon taxi, go kart endurance race, Crafty Bastards, volunteer @ Kenilworth

10/28: Omar Epps, Tales from the Netherworlds

10/30: Call Your Girlfriend

10/31: Halloween Skate

11/1: Fight Night, Diversity Job Fair, Luce Unplugged: Jenna Camille, NIkki Glaser, Smithsonian Food History Weekend

11/2: Union Market Drive In Movie, Overeater’s Anonymous Convention, NIkki Glaser

11/3: Capital Pride Fall Concert, Death Becomes Us True Crime Festival by BYT, MoCo night hike

11/4: Pumpkin Chunkin’, DC artist Nara Park

11/5: Dinner on stage

11/7: Tenacious D

11/8: The Flying Tigers book launch, Art for DASH, casino night for La Clinica del Pueblo, Capitol Food Fight

11/9: Ronnie Spector, 20 years of irfa, catharsis on the mall

11/10: clothing swap, brett dennen, frankenstein, the joy formidable

11/12: Toro Y Moi

11/14: Community Stories Festival, tennis, Esme Patterson

11/15: CLEO Gala

11/16: Mitski + jessica Lea Mayfield, Maggie Rose, The Dollop (Live podcast recording)

11/17: Holiday hayride, Caroline Rose

11/18: Congressional chorus concert, Art Garfunkel, beetlejuice, JUFJ community meeting

11/20: 50 years after Whitney Young Jr., an inspector calls at shakespeare theater,

11/22: Trot for Hunger

11/23: Nicole byer

11/24: Nicole Byer, Gay Life Explored Through Song

11/29: CAM Summit

11/30: Kurt Vile is back, baby

12/1: MetroCooking Show, bereavement support group, Soccer Mommy

12/4: http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/events/panties-partner-profit-18-19/, the helio sequence

12/5: Yann Tiersen

12/6: Moth StorySLAM

12/7: Marissa Nadler, Love, Factually

12/8: The Warriors w Shaolin Jazz

12/9: Austrian Research & Innovation Talk

12/10: I hate the holidays

12/13: Byblos cooking class, bomba estereo

12/14: Lindsay Stirling

12/15: Lay wreaths at Arlington Nat’l cemetery, glade dance xchange

12/16: Jane Austen Bday Tea, LeBron’s in town

12/31: A Comedy NYE

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