WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Monday, March 4, (all day), Human Rights Watch Film Festival at West End Cinema, 2301 M St. NW. five films. $10.34/person, info.
Monday, March 4, 10:00 PM-1:00 AM, Industry Takeover Night: Top Chef Alums at Graffiato, 707 6th St NW. snacks from the pizza bar, drink specials. Free, info.
Monday. March 4, 5:00 PM, First Ladies Hidden in Plain Sight, a discussion with Cokie Roberts and Catherine Allgor on writing stories about the First Ladies at The Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. $20/Young Processionals members, $35/general, info.
Tuesday, March 5, 4:00-6:30 PM, Quality Trusts Better Together Reception at Zaytinya, 701 9th St. NW. appetizers, non-alcoholic beverages and great giveaways. $45, info.
Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 PM, Artini at Bandolero, 3241 M St. NW Throughout March, eight top mixologists compete to make an artistic martini inspired by works in the Corcoran to benefit NOW, info.
Wednesday, March 6, 7:00 PM, Cooking the Books Todd Gray and Ellen Kassoff Gray discuss their book The New Jewish Table at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $15, info.