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Borderstan Blueprint (May 24-30)

by Tim Regan — May 23, 2016 at 4:40 pm 0

Memorial Day BRIEF

There’s lots to do this week. Want proof? Here’s a smattering of events happening across the area through next Monday:

Tuesday

“Selma” at Adams Morgan Movie Nights
Marie Reed Elementary School soccer field (18th and California streets NW)
About 8:45 (30 minutes after sunset)

“Selma,” a drama centered around Martin Luther King Jr.’s march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, will start roughly 30 minutes after sunset.

Wednesday

Nellie’s Happy Hour and Trivia Night
Nellie’s (900 U St. NW)
7 p.m.

Ward 1 D.C. Councilmember Brianne Nadeau will participate in the first round of Nellie’s trivia night. Locals will be able to mingle with Nadeau or compete in the bar’s weekly trivia night.

Author Event for Capital Dilemma
All Souls Church (2835 16th St. NW)
7 p.m.

The writers of a recent book on gentrification in D.C. will talk economic inequality, racism and class divides in the District.

Thursday

Trojan Horse Rolls Into Town
Nellie’s (900 U St. NW)
7 p.m.

Ward 1 D.C. Councilmember Brianne Nadeau will participate in the first round of Nellie’s trivia night. Locals will be able to mingle with Nadeau or compete in the bar’s weekly trivia night.

Friday

Don’t Block the Box 6th Anniversary Show
The Wonderland Ballroom (1101 Kenyon St. NW)
7:30 p.m.

The local comedy showcase will turn six years old comedy and an all-night dance party.

Monday

Memorial Day Parade
National Mall
2 p.m.

The 2016 Memorial Day parade will bring Buzz Aldrin, Gary Sinise, Joe Mantegna and others to D.C. for an event dubbed “the nation’s largest Memorial Day event.”

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