Here are some suggestions of things to do during the weekend in Borderstan, really close by or in the city.
1409 Playbill Cafe, 1409 14th Street, NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)
Fox & Hounds, 1537 17th Street, NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)
1409 Playbill Cafe, at 1409 14th Street NW is a favorite hangout for locals. It is also a good cheap spot for before or after the theater: basic diner food and a neighborhood bar and laid-back atmosphere… always amusing.
Fox & Hounds, at 1537 17th Street NW, is where you can drink and eat slowly. It is a great spot to sit and enjoy a drink with friends. The patio is superb and the bar is always good for a game on TV.
“Neutrino Video Project” at the Source Theater, 1835 14th Street NW. (Image: www.theatermania.com)
“Eclipsed” at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D Street NW. (Image: www.woollymammoth.net)
“Neutrino Video Project” is at the Source Theater, 1835 14th Street NW, on Saturday, September 5, at 8:00 pm: “A 30-minute film shot in the time it takes you to watch it.”
“Eclipsed” is playing at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D Street NW: “Eclipsed exposes how much an individual sacrifices to survive wartime atrocities. The ways these characters respond to trauma and empower themselves can be seen in conflict zones around the world.”
“Constructed Color: Amish Quilts” at The Textile Museum, 2320 S Street NW. (Image: Textile Museum)
“Duo Show: Brian Kirk & Carol Zilliacus” at the Studio Gallery, 2108 R Street NW. (Image: Studio Gallery)
“Constructed Color: Amish Quilts” is at The Textile Museum, 2320 S Street NW: “Amish quilts are among the most striking and famous of all American quilt types. Renowned for their play of color and strong geometric patterns, their similarities to modern art have been noted ever since the 1971 exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York entitled Abstract Design in American Quilts. The parallels are perhaps most striking with regard to color field paintings and art that explores the manipulation of visual effect.”
“Duo Show: Brian Kirk & Carol Zilliacus” is playing at the Studio Gallery, 2108 R Street NW. New works by both artists.
“Counting Crows” on Sat., Sept. 5 at Merriweather Post Pavilion. (Image:www.countingcrows.com)
“Prince vs Michael Jackson Dance Party” on Sun., Sept. 6, at 10 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1811 14th Street NW. (Photo: Luis Gomez)
“Counting Crows” is this Saturday, September 5 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia, MD. Sounds like a good weekend concert.
“Prince Vs Michael Jackson Dance Party” is Sunday, September 6 at 10 p.m. at The Black Cat, 1811 14th Street NW. It sounds like a fun party for a three-day weekend.
The Marlins plays the Nationals at Nationals Park, Sept. 4, 5 & 6. (Image: Nationals website)
The National Symphony Orchestra: Labor Day Capitol Concert is Sun., Sept. 6 at 8:30 p.m. US Capitol, west lawn. (Photo: Luis Gomez)
Catch baseball game… Marlins vs Nationals, September 4, 5 & 6 at the Nationals Park,1500 South Capitol Street SE. Great weekend for a baseball game.
The Annual Labor Day Concert in Washington is on Sunday, September 6, at the U.S. Capitol (west lawn). The National Symphony Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. The concert is free and tickets are not required. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.