Borderstan Blueprint (Nov. 24-30)

by Andrew Ramonas November 23, 2015 at 3:50 pm 0

ZooLights (Photo via National Zoo)

Thanksgiving is here in a few days. Are you hosting friends and relatives from out of town? Are they looking for something to do?

Here are some suggestions to keep you and your visitors occupied this week:


Tango Glories
Washington DC Jewish Community Center (1529 16th St. NW)
7:30-9:30 p.m.

Learn the tango, catch a screening of “Tango Glories” and hear from Oliver Kolker who directed the film about an octogenarian who works to overcome post traumatic stress disorder and depression through dancing. Tickets are $13.


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

See Dragonette, with Avan Lava, Young Empires, play on U Street. Tickets are $20.


National Zoo (3001 Connecticut Ave. NW)
5-9 p.m.

ZooLights returns Friday with 500,000 LED lights, music, food and drinks (of the alcoholic and nonalcoholic varieties). It is set to run every night until Jan. 2, except Dec. 24, 25 and 31.


Second Annual Holiday Tree Lighting
City Market at O Street (800 P St. NW)
2-6 p.m.

Take in live entertainment, face painting, train rides and even a giant snow globe before seeing the City Market at O Street’s holiday tree light up.

Black Cat (1811 14th St. NW)
9:30 p.m.

Catch a show with Heidi Glüm, Rumor Millz, Alotta McGriddles, Salvadora Dali, Champagne Supernova, Harley Q and DJ Dean Sullivan. Tickets are $7.


Go-Go Brunch featuring The Chuck Brown Band
Howard Theatre (620 T St. NW)
1:30 p.m.

Although go-go legend Chuck Brown died in 2012, his band lives on and is set to play Howard. Tickets are $20 to $40.

Photo via National Zoo


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