Borderstan Blueprint (Sept. 28-Oct. 5)

by Jennifer Currier September 28, 2015 at 4:30 pm 0

Doug Stevenson & The Spades via FacebookAdams Morgan Porch Fest

Ready or not, it’s almost time to say goodbye to September. While you still have some of the month left, here’s how to make the most of it:


Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra
Bohemian Caverns (2001 11th St. NW)
8 & 10 p.m.

A 17-piece big band will fill the venue with a mix of classic tunes by jazz greats as well as feature some originals by band members. General admission tickets are $10.


U Street Music Hall (1115 U St. NW)
10 p.m.

The brass band duo will be having a live performance with a slew of guest musicians. Tickets start at $10.


Jimmy Tatro: The Memoirs of a College Dropout
DC Improv (1140 Connecticut Ave. NW)
8 p.m.

The actor and comedian whose claim to fame is YouTube channel “Life According to Jimmy” is bringing his standup routine to D.C. The show is 18+ and general admission tickets are $20.


Pink and Drink Bar Crawl
El Ray (919 U St. NW)
2-9 p.m.

This kickoff event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month will take over U Street. A $20 ticket purchased in advance gets each guest a refillable mug, pink and white beads, entry to bars and a raffle entry. Participating bars will have drink and food specials as well.

3rd Annual Adams Morgan PorchFest
18th Street & Columbia Road NW
3-7 p.m.

Porches and patios throughout Adams Morgan will transform into music venues. The neighborhood-wide event will give residents an opportunity to get up close and personal with an eclectic range of music and the performers behind it. The event is free, and maps with locations and performers will be available at 18th and Columbia streets NW.


No Scrubs ’90s Dance Party
9:30 Club (815 V St. NW)
9 p.m.

DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion will revive the days of Nirvana, Spice Girls, Boyz II Men and TLC. Guests can plan on a judgment-free jam session. Tickets are $16 and available online.


Elisabeth Egan: A Window Opens and Laura Dave: Eight Hundred Grapes
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe (1517 Connecticut Ave. NW)
6:30 p.m.

This book talk will bring together a Glamour book editor and a novelist. The event is presented with The Women’s National Book Association to celebration National Reading Group Month.

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