Tuesday, January 17 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM, The Business of Fashion at Red Hue Boutique at Rockville Town Square, 200 East Middle Ln. Branding, marketing and promoting for designers, photographers, bloggers, makeup artists, hairstylists and retail entrepreneurs. Complimentary mani/pedis, info.
Tuesday, January 17 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM, Spring/Summer 2012 Trends Overview at Bo Concept, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr. Trends overview and cocktail reception. $35, info.
Tuesday, January 17, 6:00 PM, The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage presents free January performances, 2700 F St. NW. Tonight: Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter David Mead, info.
Tuesday, January 17 – 22, (all day), Alexandria Restaurant Week! $35, includes prix-fixe three-course dinner OR dinner for two. For participating restaurants: info.
Wednesday, January 18, 6:00 PM, The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage free performance: Haitian-born soul singing group Rafrechi - Kompa sound, with a dash of hip hop culture, info.
Wednesday, January 18 at 7:00 PM, join the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities along with The Embassy of Sweden for a special screening of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo at the Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. $10, info.
Wednesday, January 18 at 6:30 PM -7:30 PM, 4th annual Unique Closet Fashion Show hosted by Unique Thrift Store, 10121 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring. Proceeds from purchases benefit charity. Free admission, rsvp.
Wednesday, January 18 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM, join WISE DC (Women in Sports and Events) for its first networking event of 2012 at Positano Ristorante, 4948 Fairmont Ave, Bethesda. Meet and greet female execs of Comcast SportsNet. $20, rsvp.
Wednesday January 18 at 7:30 PM, The Embassy of Austria hosts the Contemporary Kurdish Film Showcase at the Embassy of Austria, 3524 International Ct. NW. Free, rsvp.
Thursday, January 19 at 6:00 PM, The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage presents free performances. Tonight: Members of the NSO Youth Fellowship Program, an orchestral training program for talented high school instrumentalists, info.
Thursday, January 19 all day, Vera Wang Fall 2012 Trunk Show at Saks Jandel, 5510 Wisconsin Ave. Chevy Chase. Free, info.
Thursday, January 19, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Wedding Registry Cocktail Hour at Bloomingdales Chevy Chase, 5300 Western Ave. Sip cocktails and sample hors d'oeuvres. Free gift bag, info.
Thursday, January 19, 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Take Five! Free Jazz Concert at Kogod Courtyard at Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and F Sts. NW. Includes printmaking demonstration. Free, info.
Thursday, January 19 at 7:00 PM, The Fairfax at Embassy Row Hotel and its signature restaurant, 2100 Prime hosts the Third Annual Capital Wine Festival opening reception, 2100 Massachusetts Ave, highlighting 10 sponsor wineries - info.
Saturday, January 21 from 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM, the Washington Ballet's Jete Society Mad Hatter's Dance Party at The Ritz Carlton DC, 1150 22nd St. NW. $95, info.
Saturday, January 21 from 8:30 PM – 12:30 AM, Children’s National Medical Center’s 5th annual Dancing After Dark at the House of Sweden, 2900 K St. NW. Enjoy cocktails, dessert and dancing. Benefits young patients. $95/individual, info.