Borderstan Blueprint (July 5-11)

by Courtney Brown July 5, 2016 at 5:30 pm 0

Golden Cinema (Photo via Golden Triangle Business Improvement District)

Borderstan Blueprint is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead across D.C. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out our event submission form.

For more events, be sure to check out our event calendar.


Brianne on Your Block
14th and Girard Park (14th St. NW and Girard St. NW)
6-7 p.m.

Ward 1 residents can stop by Girard Park tonight and talk with D.C. Councilmember Brianne Nadeau. She plans to discuss public safety and other topics of concern.


Story Time with Paige
Walls of Books (3325 Georgia Ave. NW)
11 a.m.

Locals can bring their kids to another puppet-filled event in Park View tomorrow. The event is set to include “great music and stories,” along with puppets.

Running of the Bulls Protest
The White House (1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW)
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

PETA is slated to protest in front of the White House to speak out against President Obama’s supposed interest in attending a “running of the bulls” event in Spain this month, according to a Facebook event page.

Penultimate Blues Night at Angles
Angles Bar (2339 18th St. NW)
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The Adams Morgan bar is slated to close up shop later this month, but not before hosting two final blues events.


Queer Book Club
Shaw Neighborhood Library (1630 7th St. NW)
7 p.m.

The Shaw Library’s book club is set to discuss Bill Konigsberg’s award-winning novel, “The Porcupine of Truth.”

Comedian Frank Caliendo at DC Improv
DC Improv (1140 Connecticut Ave. NW)
Various times from Thursday through Saturday

DC Improv scheduled five separate shows Thursday through Saturday with impressionist Frank Caliendo.


D.C. Bike Party’s 4th Birthday Ride
Dupont Circle
7:30 p.m.

D.C. Bike Party invites locals to bring their bicycles to Dupont Circle on Friday to celebrate its 4th birthday. There’s also an after-party planned after the bicycle ride at Milk Cult warehouse (79 Hanover St. NW), which is slated to include dancing, $5 beer, ice cream and free bicycle parking, according to a Facebook event page.

Clear and Present Danger
Farragut Park (910 17th St. NW)
8:45-11 p.m.

The Golden Triangle BID will host a screening of “Clear and Present Danger.”



Silent Disco
Cambria Suites (899 O St. NW)
8-11 p.m.

The Silent Dance Society is hosting a silent disco party in Shaw this Saturday. The event will include music from three different DJs pumped through wireless headphones.

Distinctly Creative’s Summer Marketplace Event
Cloak & Dagger DC (1359 U St. NW)
6-9 p.m.

Six local vendors from fashion, art, beauty and design industries are scheduled to show up at the U Street bar for a special event.


Grassroots Comedy Summer Spectacular
The Bier Baron Tavern (1523 22nd St. NW)
7:30-9:30 p.m.

Eight local comedians. Tickets are $10.


Performance Art Workshop
1469 Harvard St. NW
7-8 p.m.

Local performance artist Renee Regan will host a workshop on her craft next week. Budding performance artists stand to gain not only valuable experience but a special certification, as well.

Photo via Golden Triangle BID


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