WHERE TO BE SCENE:
Monday, February 24
7:00 – 9:00 PM, Whiskey Tasting with Dad's Hat at Bourbon Glover Park, 2348 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $25, includes talk, whiskey and cocktail tastings, rsvp.
7:00 PM, Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes Discussion & Signing of HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW.Free, info.
12:00 – 6:00 PM, Cindy Cheng: The Hero and The Villain Exhibit at CulturalDC's Flashpoint Gallery, 916 G St. NW. Free info.
Tuesday, February 25
5:30 – 9:30 PM, 16th Annual St. Jude's Gourmet Gala at the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. Benefits St. Jude’s Research Hospital. $350, includes food and drink tastings, silent and live auction, music. info.
7:00 PM, DC–CAPITAL STARS: A Tribute to Broadway at The Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 10 talented High School finalists compete for college scholarships – gala reception follows. $35/show-only, $500/show + gala, info.
6:00 – 8:00 PM,The Case for Authentic Design: Pecha-Kucha Styleat Ligne Roset / FLOS DC, 2201 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Drinks and hors d’oeuvres served. Free, info.
Tuesday, February, 25
8:30 – 10:30 PM, The Last Resort Comedy Show Live! at Bier Baron Tavern, 1523 22nd St. NW. Local comedians from DC Improv, Arlington Cinema Drafthouse, Laugh Factory. Free, info.
7:00 PM, Elizabeth Kolbert Signing and Discussion of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW.Free, info.
Wednesday, February 26
6:30 – 9:30 PM, 48 Hour Filmmaker Launch Happy Hour at Passenger Bar, 1021 7th St. NW. Includes 48 hour filmfest registration, info.
7:00 PM, Dating in the District: A Panel with Local Bloggers and Washington Post’s Date Lab at Georgetown Public Library, 3260 R St. NW. Free, info.
7:00 PM, Pre-Screenings of 86th Academy Award Nominees at the National Archives –McGowan Theater, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Highlights four categories: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short Subject, Live Action Short Film, and Animated Short Film. Continues thru March 2. Free, info.
Thursday, February 27
8:00 PM, Justin Willman’s Full of It Tour at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. Magic, comedy and music. $15 - $18, info.