Borderstan Blueprint (Oct. 6-12)

by Jennifer Currier October 5, 2015 at 4:50 pm 0

Taste of DC (Facebook:Taste of DC)

The District dodged a hurricane over the weekend. We think that’s a reason to celebrate, so here are some interesting events happening near your area this week:


The Hundred-Year Marathon: China’s Secret Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower
The Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House (2118 Massachusetts Ave. NW)
6-7 p.m.

U.S. Department of Defense consultant Dr. Michael Pillsbury will sign and discuss his book on the relationship between America and China in the modern era.


Comedy at The Howard: Kyle Dunnigan
The Howard Theatre (620 T St. NW)
8 p.m.

YouTube performer, comedian and “Inside Amy Schumer” writer and performer Kyle Dunnigan will take a break from the digital world for a live performance. Tickets are available online for $20 – $40. Doors open at 6 p.m.


Nerd Open Mic
Fantom Comics (2010 P St. NW)
4-6 p.m.

Celebrate the 2015 Individual World Poetry Slam with fellow geeks. Rants about topics ranging from Pokemon to the zombie apocalypse are all fair-game. There’s a $5 cover charge, and bow ties are highly recommended.


Breast Concert Ever
The Lincoln Theater (1215 U St. NW)
8 p.m.

Singer Rachel Platten will headline a kick-off event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Tickets are available for $41 online and at the box office. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday

Taste of D.C. 2015
675 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
12 – 7 p.m. (both days)

Pennsylvania Avenue will host this Mid-Atlantic culinary festival. Guests will have the chance to sample food from across the District while enjoying live entertainment on multiple stages. Oh, and there’s a Ben’s Chili Bowl eat-off. Entry costs $20, and tickets can be purchased at the gates.


Electric Six
Black Cat (1811 14th St. NW)
8 p.m.

Known for their hit “Gay Bar,” this outfit from Detroit will bring their sense of humor and loud guitars to D.C. Tickets are $15 online, and doors open at 7:30 p.m.

If you’d like to see your event featured, let us know at [email protected].

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