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Going Out Gurus: November 30, 2008 - December 6, 2008

Stretching Your Dollars This Weekend

"Man," one of my friends said the other day. "Recession's gonna mean some awesome drink and dining specials." Whether it's because of the economic climate or not, you can make a buck go pretty far this weekend if you take...

By Fritz Hahn  |  December 5, 2008; 2:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Restaurants  
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Redwood Loses Its Chef

Redwood is looking for a new chef. Redwood's chef has left the building. (Allison Dinner) Andrew Kitko, who came to the splashy American restaurant this summer, armed with with a resume that highlighted cooking stints at Gary Danko in San...

By Tom Sietsema  |  December 5, 2008; 1:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Inauguration Day: Open and Shut

So the big question for Inauguration Day is: With millions of people on the Mall, where are the masses going to head to eat, warm up and use the bathroom? The natural inclination will probably be to go to the...

By Stephanie Merry  |  December 5, 2008; 1:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Inauguration  
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December Mixtape

The December mixtape is scaled down a bit, since this is one of the slowest live music months of the year. Unless you like holiday music. Which I do not. Still, here are 15 offerings for you, including tracks from...

By David Malitz  |  December 4, 2008; 11:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Music  
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Adding a Spark to Barracks Row

Walking into the soon-to-open Matchbox on 8th Street SE, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were in the restaurant's flagship Penn Quarter location. There's the same exposed ductwork, same fabric on high-backed booths, same blond wood tables with vintage matchboxes...

By Julia Beizer  |  December 3, 2008; 4:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Nightlife Agenda

Post-Thanksgiving letdown? Hardly. A revitalized club in Shaw launches a new weekly party and hosts an appearance by Ne-Yo, while Ballston welcomes a new British-inspired pub. Some of the city's top bartenders celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of...

By Fritz Hahn  |  December 2, 2008; 7:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Music  
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Zola's 'Sister' Debuts

A Two-in-One-Package: With the launch of Zola Wine & Kitchen, Penn Quarter gains a trendy new place to buy wine, and the executive chef of the related Zola restaurant around the corner gets a place to test recipes and teach...

By Tom Sietsema  |  December 1, 2008; 6:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Up Next: December Arts

While December is generally a pretty quiet month for art openings, this month offers a few promising possibilities, not the least of which is a new addition to an old friend. After six years and $621 million, the Capitol Visitor...

By Stephanie Merry  |  December 1, 2008; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums  
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Free and Easy Events

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. "The Mourning Forest," which took the Grand Prix at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival...

By Fritz Hahn  |  December 1, 2008; 12:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Events  
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On Stage in December

As you might expect, the theater scene this month is dominated by Nutcrackers, Christmas Carols and other holiday shows. Those that prefer their theater minus the dancing rats and Scrooges are in luck though, as a number of nondenominational plays...

By Stephanie Merry  |  December 1, 2008; 11:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Theater  
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