WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Thursday, February 21-23, (all day), Lights, Cameras, Fashion. The non-profit cooperative produces and donates funding and promotional films for worthy organizations,at Stone Soup Films, 1070 Thomas Jefferson St. NW, info.
Thursday, February 21, 5:00 7:00 PM, Take Five! Free Jazz Concert at the Kogod Courtyard at Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th & F Sts., NW. Free, info.
Thursday, February 21, 6:30-8:30 PM, Twitch! Communications in the Age of Social Media at The National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor. $27, info.
Thursday, February 21, 6:30-11:00 PM, DC Creatives Band Together For a Cause at Penn Social, 801 E St NW. $25/online, $30/door, info.
Thursday, February 21, 7:00 PM, The Golden 60s of Czechoslovak Cinema: The Sun in a Net at The Embassy of the Slovak Republic, 3523 International Ct., NW. series features four films. Free, rsvp
Friday, February 22, 8:00 PM, DCCAH Black History Month begins screening the documentary Straight Up Go-Go and a performance by Rare Essence at the Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. $15, info.
Friday, February 22, 8:00-10:00 PM, Pump Me Up exhibit opening at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. Enjoy 1980s subculture with curator Roger Gastman and DJ Henry Rollins, info.
Friday, February 22, 6:00 9:00 PM, Mixer and Meet the Artist Night at Ginger Root Design, 1530 U St. NW. Free entry, info.
Saturday, February 23, 12:00 PM, The Association for the Study of African American Life and History hosts Black History Month Luncheon at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Park Rd. NW. $75/general,info.
Saturday, February 23, 8:00 12:00 PM, A WINNter Affair 2013 at the House of Sweden, 2900 K St. NW. Celebrate the YAC, enjoy food, drinks, and dancing with music by The Morrison Brothers Band, info.
Saturday, February 23, 7:00 12:00 PM, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Jokers Wild Casino Night at the Hilton Tysons Corner, 7920 Jones Branch Dr. McLean. Casino games, auctions, dinner, open bar, live music, dancing. $150, info.
Saturday, February 23, 6:30 PM, Heart Ball and Heart After Dark at the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Cocktail reception, auction, dinner, celebrity emcee Robby Benson; performance by Christopher Janneys. $750, info.
Saturday, February 23, 6:30 PM, join the DCCAH for the 11th Annual Poet in Progress Reading Series at Folger Shakespeare Library Foulke Room; Haskell Center, 301 E. Capitol St. SE. Free, info.
Sunday, February 24, 7:00 11:00 PM, Art Soirees Oscar Bash at The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown, Live viewing night of the Academy Awards. $30 - $90, info.
Sunday, February 24, 6:00 PM, Snuggle with the Stars: DC's Only Official Oscar Experience at US Navy Memorial & Naval Heritage Center, 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW. $50, open bar, buffet and swag bag, info.