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Going Out Gurus: October 28, 2007 - November 3, 2007

On Stage in November

I'm still eating Halloween candy, but in local theater, the focus is onto Christmas with three different choices for "A Christmas Carol." If you're still enjoying non-Christmas revelry, take a look behind the scenes of the professional dance world or...

By Erin  |  November 2, 2007; 5:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Theater  
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Raise a Glass to Vinoteca

Good news for oenophiles: Vinoteca has opened its doors on 11th Street NW, offering 68 different wines by the glass and a menu of cheese and charcuterie. The "official" opening isn't until Nov. 5, but owner Paul Carlson says he...

By Fritz Hahn  |  November 2, 2007; 1:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs  
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November Mixtape

The next-to-last mixtape of the year features the worldly sounds of Caetano Veloso, Mum and Vieux Farka Toure, local sounds from Benjy Ferree, Thao Nguyen and Georgie James, and twangy sounds from Robert Earl Keen and Alejandro Escovedo. All those...

By David Malitz  |  November 2, 2007; 12:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Music  
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Comings and Goings

This month, the best art-viewing opportunities come after dark. Details on evening receptions, activist exhibitions and shows for foodies follow the jump....

By Julia Beizer  |  November 2, 2007; 8:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums  
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Nightlife Agenda Pick of the Week

If the brand-new Carlyle Club wasn't built with Doc Scantlin and His Imperial Palms Orchestra in mind, it may as well have been. Alexandria's new supper club, inspired by legendary art-deco nightspots in New York and Chicago, features beautiful leather...

By Fritz Hahn  |  November 1, 2007; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Music  
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Tickets to the Christmas Tree Lighting

One of D.C.'s favorite holiday traditions -- the Lighting of the National Christmas Tree -- doesn't happen until Dec. 6, but if you want to be there for it you'll have to plan for a very early morning this Saturday,...

By David Malitz  |  November 1, 2007; 11:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Misc.  
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A Perfect $10

Unless you won big bucks at a Halloween costume party, chances are good that you don't have the $80 that it takes to score a top seat at one of the elite theaters around town. While I am a huge...

By Erin  |  November 1, 2007; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Theater  
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November Spawned a Mozzer

Last week, as I was sifting through the hundreds of e-mails that greeted me upon my return from a week of vacation, I found one that especially caught my eye: "$35 Tickets Released for Morrissey at DAR Constitution Hall!" A...

By David Malitz  |  October 31, 2007; 5:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Music  
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Treat or Bust

I am not ashamed to admit that I love candy. When the Rite-Aid near my apartment put many favorite varieties on sale last month, I bought several bags and brought them into the office. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Almond Joys...

By Erin  |  October 31, 2007; 1:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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News to Digest

With the end of the year approaching, it's time to start thinking about charitable contributions. Two prime celebrations offer up events for fantastic causes on consecutive nights next week. If you still have money to burn, head to a new...

By Erin  |  October 30, 2007; 4:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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The End of an Era on U Street?

Here's a day I never thought I'd see: Republic Gardens, once the place to see and be seen on U Street, has been evicted from its home at 1355 U Street. The doors that throngs once clamored to get through...

By Fritz Hahn  |  October 30, 2007; 2:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
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The Clomp, Clomp, Clomp of Heels on Pavement

RE: 17th Street Drag Race: Whoa! Excuse my ignorance, am new to the area. How is a drag race allowed in the nation's Capital? I got busted when I tried this on an unfinished section of I-64 about a thousand...

By Julia Beizer  |  October 30, 2007; 11:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Free and Easy

Every Monday, the Going Out Gurus suggest ways to enjoy Washington's cultural scene without spending any money. Have an idea for us? Send it to events@washingtonpost.com. Monday Sandra Day O'Connor at the National Portrait Gallery America's first female Supreme Court...

By Fritz Hahn  |  October 29, 2007; 6:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Misc.  
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Happy Hump-Day Halloween

Most Halloween parties at bars and clubs took place over the weekend -- some of us needed to sleep in on Sunday morning -- but there are more than a few events around the area on Wednesday night. Here's our...

By Fritz Hahn  |  October 29, 2007; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Music  
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Not Just Another Show at the Red & the Black

Go to enough shows and they all start to blur together. I've been to about a hundred this year and while this doesn't prevent me from having a good time and getting into the music when it's worth getting into,...

By David Malitz  |  October 29, 2007; 1:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Music  
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