Bassist Dan Shorstein, electric guitarist Giorgio Carvallo and drummer Lance LaRue supports local lesbian singer/songwriter/guitarist Michelle Raymond in her namesake band at a free concert at the Cleveland Park Irish bar Nanny O’Brien’s. Friday, Nov. 14, at 10 p.m. Nanny O’Brien’s, 3319 Connecticut Ave. NW. Call 202-686-9189 or visit michelleraymondband.com.
AS YOU LIKE IT
Internationally acclaimed Shakespearean director Michael Attenborough makes his debut in D.C. with a Shakespeare Theatre Company production of this frothy Shakespearean comedy, complete with a girl disguised as a boy and the source for some of the Bard’s most famous phrases, from “all the world’s a stage” to “too much of a good thing.” Zoe Waites, Adina Verson and Derek Smith lead the large cast. Extended to Dec. 14. Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th St. NW. Tickets are $20 to $110. Call 202-547-1122 or visit shakespearetheatre.org.
Strathmore presents this quirky off-Broadway show, a zany story of intergalactic beings on a spaceship. This YouTube sensation melds new vaudeville, circus and music from all corners of western civilization. Saturday, Nov. 15, at 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Tickets are $28 to $72. Call 301-581-5100 or visit strathmore.org.
GAY MEN’S CHORUS OF WASHINGTON
Three months before Valentine’s Day and its “Love Rocks!” program, this gay chorus serenades the haters with “Love Stinks (an Anti-Love Cabaret).” The program features select soloists sharing stories and songs about the perils and problems of love culled from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, the Top 40 and beyond. Saturday, Nov. 15, at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. Tickets are $35. Call 202-399-7993 or visit gmcw.org.
Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University documents the work of a groundbreaking Howard University librarian — written by a woman who proceeded her in the role. By the mid-20th century Wesley had helped create a world-class archive known as the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and had become an immensely important figure in the preservation of African-American history, where her zeal for unearthing important, eclectic materials earned her the nickname “Shopping Bag Lady.” Monday, Nov. 17, at 6:30 p.m. Kramerbooks, 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. Call 202-387-1400 or visit kramers.com.
Celebrated lesbian rocker Melissa Etheridge returns with a new album This Is M.E., which she released on her own new label ME Records. Tuesday, Nov. 18. Doors at 6:30 p.m. Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. Tickets are $77.25 to $99.75. Call 202-328-6000 or visit t helincolndc.com.
Seating is first come first serve!! Drafthouse Comedy Presents Attack of the Comics: DC's longest running Stand-up Open Mic. We showcase the real. Seasoned Comics need to work things out. Young Comics... Read more
FREE SHOW! First Come Entrance!! Every Saturday Night from 10:45PM- 12:15AM Come check out local comics on the rise as they test new material. A fun evening for everyone! Hosted by Three Guys On Rando... Read more
Do you Love "The Office?" Here is your opportunity to have some fun playing our live "The Office" trivia game. You will also get to socialize and make other friends from the safety and comfort of your... Read more
If it’s starting to feel like you’re on Day 364 of quarantine, Melita’s got you and your family covered with her series of online music classes on Facebook Live. Leave it to her guitar skills, c... Read more
In this completely online and live event, you'll be able to see and hear the other participants while playing. You also get to meet and interact with other participants and be virtually introduced to ... Read more
Catch the hot-buzz comedy showcase live in Wash, DC with fine dining & drinks at Taste of Seoul's Showroom in DC, we've been featured in the Isthmus Paper & work with the Entertainment Biz to provide ... Read more
In this crazy Coronavirus world, many of us are feeling isolated and need to socialize. We created the "Online Friendly Feud" event to allow you to do just that, in a fun, safe environment. The in-per... Read more
Experience the DC Comedy Showcase in Adams Morgan, D.C. at Comedy Club DC. The showroom and tavern will have you feeling fresh and ready to kick back for the best laughs. Laugh Buzz Comedy hosts natio... Read more
Meld your love of fine wine with stand-up comedy, and let's be honest, your need for a break from the re-runs with a virtual comedy show! Professional comedians and a sommelier join forces to share wi... Read more
A trip to an art museum can be overwhelming. What do you focus on? What are the must-see pieces? Professional museum tour guide Stephen Mead takes you through the National Gallery of Art's highlights,... Read more
Library Of Congress - Thomas Jefferson Building, Washington
Saturday, April 04 - Saturday, May 30
Tours & Cruises
Good for Groups
Check out the Library of Congress on this two-hour guided tour. You'll start outside by getting an up-close look at the iconic fountain and the sculptures that adorn the building. Then head inside and... Read more
Take an Urban Art Tour featuring the best Street Art of Washington, DC. U Street. This tour blends the African American Mid-Town U Street and Shaw neighborhoods history, culture, and street art. We an... Read more
We showcase a powerful mix of seasoned veterans as well as up-and-coming comedians who you've seen on all of the major networks. Your comedy show host: Michael Wirtz, a stand-up comedian, motivational... Read more
We're bringing our "Dueling Pianos" show right into your lap! All the fun requests, music, comedy and interaction that you know and love, PLUS brand new play-at-home elements! We're going to have week... Read more
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton
Sunday, April 05
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic is a 65-piece symphony orchestra bringing top-quality musical performances to Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax. Under the leadership of music directo... Read more
Washington's best loved museums line the East side of the National Mall, laid out between the Capitol Building and the Washington Monument. Called the "Nation's Attic," the Smithsonian Institution is ... Read more
Established 50 years before Washington, D.C. itself, Georgetown originated as a gritty port city on the banks of the Potomac River. Despite its modest beginnings, Georgetown eventually came to play ho... Read more
This tour takes visitors through the political core of Washington, D.C. -- from the original L'Enfant city plan to the tumultuous construction of the Capitol and grounds, the rise of the magnificent B... Read more
DC Design Tours - Washington Monument Lodge, Washington
Thursday, April 09 - Thursday, June 25
Tours & Cruises
Explore Washington's most iconic landmarks through an architectural lens on a two hour walking tour of the National Mall. Take in the towering Washington Monument, sobering Vietnam Wall and awe-inspir... Read more
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