WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, April 17
6:00 PM, DC City Council hosts In My Own Words: Celebrating a Decade of DC's LanguageAccess Act at Pepco Edison Place Gallery, 702 8th St NW. $10 - $50, info.
10:00am - 7:00 PM, Rebecca Minkoff Trunk Show at Urban Chic, 1626 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Champagne and treats - 15% off all Rebecca Minkoff purchases, info.
6:00 PM, A Tourist of Saints Launch Party at Malmaison, 3401 Water St. NW. Deeply engaging account of relief efforts in Haiti. Free, info.
6:00 - 8:00 PM, Millinery Magic! Hat Exhibition and Sale at Tudor Place, 1644 31st St. NW. $10, info.
6:30 - 8:30 PM, Google City Experts: Suddenly SpringSocial Launch Event at Long View Gallery, 1234 9th St. NW. 21+ only, free, info.
8:30 - 10:30 PM, Legalize It with Students for Sensible Drug Policy Comedy Show at Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St. NW. $10, info.
Friday, April 18
3:00 - 8:00 PM, Awesome Con 2014 at the Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW. A comic-con of geekdom and pop culture. Buy comic books, collectibles, toys, games, and art. $30 - $250, info.
Saturday, April 19
7:00 PM, LA-based stencil artist Mathew Curran unveils SHRED at Hierarchy, 1841 Columbia Rd. NW. Free, info.
9:00 PM, Los Amigos Invisibles perform at The Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. $22-$30, info.
7:30 PM, Folio Issue Launch + After party Lit-Hop at Carriage House, 2333 18th St NW. Free, rsvp.
9:00 PM, Dale & the ZDub & Mira Cohen w/ Badfish perform at The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd. $30, info.
8:00 AM, Walk to End Lupus beginning at Freedom Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Walk down Pennsylvania Ave NW. Free, rsvp.
Monday, April 21
7:00 PM, Helen Hayes Awards 2014 at the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Stars of the Washington stage, buffet, open bar and dancing. $150, info.