Monday, August 20, 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
8x8 Variety Show
Looking Glass Lounge
3634 Georgia Ave., NW
Funny guy Brandon Wetherbee will wrangle up eight performers to entertain for eight minutes each, making for over 64 minutes of LOL-worthy time. Plus, who even needs an excuse to get to Looking Glass Lounge?
Suggested donation is $5

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Tuesday, August 21, 7 p.m.br> The Rise of Fashion in DC
Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Pl., SE
Get to this underrated branch of the Smithsonian museum to participate in a discussion about DC fashion from fashion attorney and blogger Mariessa Terrell, as well as see a fashion show.
For reservations, call (202) 633-4844..



Tuesday, August 21, 8 p.m.
Local Music: Drop Electric, Wake Island and Fire and the Wheel
Paperhaus
4912 3rd St., NW
BYOB to this house-party-esque concert that'll feature three local bands you'll want to put on your iPod immediately.
Hear some sounds here.



Wednesday, August 22, 8 p.m.
Pub Trivia at Stoney's
Stoney's Bar + Grill
1433 P St., NW
With a chance to win all sorts of awesome stuff from a bar tabs to Slapchops®, Stoney's hosts one of the best pub trivia events around. Plus, it's another chance to indulge in a Super Grill Cheese.
No cover.

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Thursday, August 23, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Qi Xi: Valentine’s Day in August
Ping Pong Dim Sum, Dupont
1 Dupont Circle, NW
It's Chinese Valentine's Day, which means saddle up for some speed-dating. If it's good, the four minute will feel like heaven. If it's bad? Well, it's only four minutes. Plus, the cocktails at Ping Pong are legit.
Tickets are $30. Scroll down to the event on this horribly designed website, expand the event then find the "Buy Tickets" link. Seriously, it's time for a new web designer, dudes.

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