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Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 11/ 5/2007

Free and Easy

By Fritz Hahn

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

Flamenco Night at Cafe Citron
Watch traditional Spanish dancers perform in the low-lit club as a guitarist and singer provide stirring music.

Dub's Pub at Bohemian Caverns
W. Ellington Felton's weekly happy hour welcomes D.C. hip-hop legend Kokayi for a preview and discussion of his new solo project. Bonus: Belgian beers are half-price.

Anthony Bourdain at Olsson's Books and Records
Anthony Bourdain's Wednesday-night talk at Lisner is sold out, but anyone can hear the "No Reservations" chef discuss his new book at Olsson's in the Lansburgh.

The Brand New Talk Collection at Gallery Neptune
An exhibit at Gallery Neptune explores femininity and fashion with dresses made out of tin, oversize sculptures of accessories and narrative drawings. Check out the exhibit during the Bethesda Art Walk from 6 to 9 p.m., along with "Land," an exhibition of landscape photography at the nearby Fraser Gallery.

R. Carlos Nakai at the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage
Nakai, of Navajo-Ute heritage and the world's premier Native American flute player, has released more than 35 albums. This concert is part of the National Museum of the American Indian's Classical Natives series.

Eastport and Annapolis Tug-of-War Competition
Citizens of Annapolis and the neighboring Maritime Republic of Eastport try to pull the other team into Annapolis's harbor. The day also features live music and activities for kids.

Veterans Day Ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery
A day of remembrance includes wreath-laying ceremonies at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Women in Military Service for America memorial and a service in the cemetery's Memorial Ampitheater.

African American Veterans' Day Program at Alexandria Black History Museum
Music, speeches and dramatic presentations honor African American men and women who have fought for our country.

-- Fritz

By Fritz Hahn  | November 5, 2007; 12:37 PM ET
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I don't have Monday off but even I know that it's Veteran's Day not Memorial Day Ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetary.

Posted by: Anonymous | November 5, 2007 1:26 PM | Report abuse

Ouch. Major typo on my part. Sorry.

Posted by: Fritz | November 5, 2007 1:43 PM | Report abuse

So does anyone have an idea on how to find out where he may be seen wining and dining? I would love to know what spots in DC he is visiting!

Posted by: Bourdain fan.. | November 5, 2007 4:30 PM | Report abuse

Bourdain will probably make a stop at Les Halles, as he is "Chef at Large," there.

Posted by: tom | November 6, 2007 11:26 AM | Report abuse

Last time around, Bourdain visited a couple of downtown restaurants, including Minibar. Erin thinks you might want to try some of the newer, buzzier spots, like Central.

Posted by: Fritz | November 6, 2007 5:29 PM | Report abuse

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