Borderstan Blueprint (Oct. 13-19)

by Jennifer Currier October 12, 2015 at 4:50 pm 0

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What’s going on this week? We know the answer to that question. Here are some interesting events happening in your area:


Ted Rall: Snowden
Busboys & Poets 14th & V (2021 14th St. NW)
6:30 p.m.

Journalist Ted Rall’s latest book profiles famed info leaker Edward Snowden. The author will talk about the book and sell copies afterward.

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

This self-proclaimed disco dust band with the same name of a famous Nickelodeon dinosaur is putting on an all-ages show. Tickets are available online for $18 each.


Campfire Tales: A Spooky Night of Ghost Stories
Hillyer Art Space (9 Hillyer Ct. NW)
6:30 p.m.

Storytellers will read classic and contemporary ghost stories. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets to sit on around an imaginary campfire. Popcorn will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.

Nikki Glaser
DC Improv (1400 Connecticut Ave. NW)
8 p.m.

Glaser is making her D.C. debut in preparation for filming an hour-long Comedy Central special next month. Tickets are $20.


LeDroit Park-Bloomingdale Heritage Trail Unveiling
Park at LeDroit (3rd and Elm streets NW)
11 a.m.

The new trail will be unveiled to the public during a community celebration. Former WUSA 9 anchor Derek McGinty will emcee the event, which will feature performances by the Howard University Gospel Choir and mini-tours of historic sites in the park.

Music Trivia Night: What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You
Black Cat (1811 14th St. NW)
9 p.m.

Teams of up to six people will attempt to prove their music knowledge during this trivia night hosted by members of Coup Sauvage and The Snips and Baby Bry Bry. The event is free, and the smartest competitors will win prizes.

School Without Walls at Francis Stevens and Home School Association Auction
Squire Patton Boggs Foundation (2550 M St NW)
5 p.m.

Attendees will be able to bid on a list of items that includes dinner hosted by D.C. Councilmember David Grosso, Wizards tickets and goods from local businesses.

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

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