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Your Plans this Weekend? Lots to Do Close to Home!

by Borderstan.com April 5, 2013 at 1:00 pm 0

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Your Borderstan Weekend in Dupont-Logan-U Street. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com.

If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, then look no further. We have your list of the food, music and cultural events going on in (and around) Borderstan April 5, 6 and 7.

Friday, April 5

  • Wilmer Wilson IV: the FOREVER Aftermath: This exhibit at Artisphere focuses on the aftermath of performance art. It runs through June 30 and is free.
  • Cherry Blossom Lantern Walk: It’s still Cherry Blossom Festival time, and since the blossoms are not past their peak, it’s not too late to hit up the lantern tour. The walk runs from 8 to 10 pm. For more information, visit the website.
  • DC House Showcase at U Street Music Hall: The evening includes Sam Burns, Dimitri Max, AGFA and Smudge. The event is $10 and begins at 10 pm.

Saturday, April 6

  • Pearl Dive’s Crawfish Boil: Crawfish, cornbread and Louisiana beer — plus much, much more. Tickets are $65 and are available online.
  • The Vagina Monologues: The sixth annual community performance of ” The Vagina Monologues” will take place April 6-7 at the GALA Hispanic Theatre (3333 14th Street NW). Saturday’s performance will take place from 3 to 4:30 pm.
  • DC MEET Market: DC’s local vedor market kicks off its season this Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm at 15th and P streets NW.

Sunday, April 7

  • A new list of brunch spots: Borderstan recently re-vamped its brunch list to account for all of the great, new places in the neighborhood. Check it out and bottoms up.
  • Poetry in Bloom: Learn how to write poetry this Sunday from 5 to 6 pm with a lesson at BloomBars (3222 11th Street NW). The monthly poetry writing group facilitated by local teaching artists.

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