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Borderstan Weekend: June 27-28

by Borderstan.com — June 26, 2009 at 1:16 pm 0

Here are some suggestions of things to do during the weekend in Borderstan, really close by or in the city.

Rice Restaurant, 1608 14th Street, NW Borderstan

Rice Restaurant, 1608 14th Street NW, in the heart of Borderstan.

Eatonville, 2121 14th Street, NW Borderstan

Eatonville, 2121 14th Street NW.

Rice at 1608 14th Street, NW is always a favorite in the neighborhood. The food is delicious, a combination of classic Thai dishes and other Asian offering. (A favorite of ours; it’s always very good.)

Eatonville, at 2121 14th Street, NW. A newcomer to the neighborhood… from the owner of Busboys and Poets. They have a menu inspired by New Orleans. Perfect for a late a lunch outdoors and very reasonable priced. (We ate lunch there earlier this week; the Po-Boys and cole slaw are excellent.)

The Source Festival 2009 at 1835 14th Street NW runs through July 12.

The “Source Festival 2009” at 1835 14th Street NW runs to July 12.

"Fever Dream" at Woolly Mammoth, 641 D Street NW.

“Fever Dream” at Woolly Mammoth, 641 D Street NW.

Source Festival 2009 at 1835 14th Street, NW. This weekend… 18 short plays selected from 500 submissions; directed by DC’s top freelance directors. (See earlier posting.) The festival runs through July 12.

Fever Dream” is presented by Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D Street NW. Based on Calderon de la Barca’s Life is a Dream, the show “becomes a very intelligent reflection giving us a lot to laugh about.”

The Black Cat at 1811 14th Street NW.

The Black Cat at 1811 14th Street NW continues to attract new generations of young hipster-wanna-bes.

Viento de Agua performs at The Smithsonian Folk Festival on the National Mall.

Viento de Agua performs at The Smithsonian Folk Festival on The National Mall.

At the Black Cat at 1811 14th Street, NW on Saturday June 27: Don’t miss the BLISS Dance Party. Bliss usually happens on the fourth Saturday of every month.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival on The National Mall. On Sunday at 11 a.m.,  catch Viento de Agua, an Afro-Puerto Rican ensemble that fuses Bomba and Plena with other Caribbean genres and jazz.

No Soul For Sale at Transformer Gallery

“No Soul For Sale” at Transformer Gallery, 1404 P Street NW, in Borderstan.

William Eggleston's "Democratic Camera" is at The Corcoran Gallery of Art.

William Eggleston’s “Democratic Camera” at The Corcoran Gallery of Art.

No Soul For Sale at The Transformer Gallery at 1404 P Street NW. “The exhibition brings together the most exciting, creative and respected not-for-profit centers, alternative institutions, artists’ collectives and independent enterprises from around the world that contribute to the international art scene by inventing new strategies for the distribution of information and by supporting a diverse cultural program.”

William Eggleston’s “Democratic Camera” at The Corcoran Gallery of Art at 500 17th Street, NW, shows photographs and video. A retrospective work by a pioneer in color photography of everyday objects.

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