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Going Out Gurus: February 24, 2008 - March 1, 2008

March Mixtape

The word legend gets thrown around a lot, but March brings more than a few to town. Boogie piano icon Pinetop Perkins visits Glen Echo, sax great Maceo Parker will make the State Theatre funky and a couple of underground...

By David Malitz  |  February 29, 2008; 6:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Music  
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I Know You Get This All the Time: Restaurants by the Mall

"I know you get this all the time..." is itself a common refrain in Got Plans? Sure, we talk about new clubs, just-opened exhibits and hot restaurants in our weekly chat, but we also get many questions from readers who...

By Julia Beizer  |  February 29, 2008; 5:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  FAQ , Restaurants  
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New Nightlife Agenda Podcast

Canadian electro-rapper Cadence Weapon fuses sounds old and new at DC9 on March 6. (Epitaph) Rhome is off on a beach, but David and I bravely soldiered on and recorded a new Nightlife Agenda podcast. This episode features music by...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 29, 2008; 5:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Music  
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Parading Through Old Town's Pubs

Saint Patrick sure is popular in Old Town Alexandria. The city's St. Patrick's Day parade is traditionally held on the first Saturday in March, which means that this year's festivities take place more than two weeks before the holiday. Still,...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 28, 2008; 11:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  St. Patrick's Day  
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Nightlife Agenda Pick of the Week

A few weeks ago, we had the Wammies, the much-derided local music awards ceremony. In the spirit of "If you want something done right ...," D.C.'s finest reggae musicians are getting together this weekend for the 11th annual D.C. Reggae...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 28, 2008; 9:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Music  
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David Berman on Jeremy Blake

"Wild Choir: Cinematic Portraits by Jeremy Blake" closes Sunday after a four month run at the Corcoran, but not without a final exciting event. David Berman, the subject of "Sodium Fox," one of the mesmerizing digital videos that make up...

By David Malitz  |  February 27, 2008; 12:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Museums  
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The Welcome Table

Lest you think all we do here in Guruland is exhort you to spend money on luxuries, such as indulgent restaurant meals, today I'm encouraging you to spend money on a good cause -- while you're also enjoying great food....

By Anne  |  February 26, 2008; 2:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Free and Easy

Every week, 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 'Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body' at the National Library of Medicine...

By Fritz Hahn  |  February 25, 2008; 11:43 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Misc.  
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