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Going Out Gurus: June 14, 2009 - June 20, 2009

Six Questions for ... Frodus

Frodus almost certainly wins the award for Most Accidental Reunion. The D.C. post-hardcore/screamo/spazzcore band was one the city's most fiery, unforgettable live acts during the '90s -- and that's saying something -- but had been dormant for nearly a...

By David Malitz  |  June 19, 2009; 12:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Music  
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Got Plans? Redux: Out-of-Towners and 'Squeezers'

Two themes emerged in today's chat: tips for out-of-town visitors and rants about pushy concert-goers.

By Julia Beizer  |  June 19, 2009; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Misc.  
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Putting the Art in Party

Get ready to party-hop, because this weekend is packed with fun, artsy events. Mark your calendar for poolside multimedia installations, a surf-inspired gala and a graffiti-loving block party. And that's just Saturday. Thursday, June 18 The duo behind Hyattsville's Design...

By Stephanie Merry  |  June 18, 2009; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums  
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You Have to Try This: Conch Fritters at Ceiba

The conch fritters stand out on Ceiba's bar menu.

By Julia Beizer  |  June 18, 2009; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Got Plans for Visitors? Join Us at 1 p.m.

Our recent commutes have gotten us thinking about tourist season. (Getting stuck just outside of Rosslyn in a Metro car full of loud teenagers -- not even an iPod can block that out.) When you have summer visitors from out...

By Fritz Hahn  |  June 18, 2009; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Misc.  
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Fort Reno Update

The Fort Reno concert series will have a lighter schedule this year -- and yes, there are some construction problems -- but the first one is still happening on Monday, June 22.

By David Malitz  |  June 17, 2009; 12:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Music  
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'Tis the Season for Barbecue Fests

Love barbecue? Get the details on two June bbq-themed festivals in downtown D.C. and at National Harbor.

By Julia Beizer  |  June 17, 2009; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Events , Restaurants  
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Nightlife Agenda

Too-hip cover band Nouvelle Vague brings its Americana and bossa nova takes on new wave hits to the French Embassy this week. (Courtesy of Nouvelle Vague) This week brings your first chance to see influential post-hardcore greats Frodus in...

By Fritz Hahn  |  June 16, 2009; 10:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs , Events , Music  
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How to See Woody Allen for Free

Let's see ... Older man (Larry David) gets involved with a much younger woman (Evan Rachel Wood). Yep, sounds like a Woody Allen flick (Sony Pictures Classics) Back in the '70s, Woody Allen had the "Nebbish Guy Playing a...

By Fritz Hahn  |  June 16, 2009; 5:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Free and Cheap , Movies  
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Donna Finally Seals a Deal: Galileo III

Roberto Donna has signed a deal for Galileo will return to D.C. in the former Butterfield 9 space.

By Tom Sietsema  |  June 16, 2009; 4:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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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. Godzilla fights Mothra, a giant lobster and a giant condor in "Godzilla Versus the...

By Fritz Hahn  |  June 15, 2009; 1:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Events , Free and Cheap  
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