Monday, July 23, All dang ol' day!
Local Brewery Showcase & Brewer Meet'n'Greet!
124 King Street, Alexandria, Va.
Come as you are to this no-reservations-needed beer-a-thon featuring 14 draft lines and a cask of delicious local brews. Reps from the companies will be on hand so you can high-five them for their sudsy work.
Beers will be half-off from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Discovery Nearby on the App : Occasionally Cake
Tuesday, July 24, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Art Opening: Sex, Drugs & Rock'n'Roll
Iron Horse Tap Room
507 7th St., NW
Although it sounds salacious (and it is), there's more to this art exhibition than being a bad-ass sex machine. This art has a cause—it's to raise awareness about how the sex industry affects our communities. Plus, all proceeds will go to HIPS, an organization dedicated to keeping sex workers healthy.
Tix are $20!
Discovery Nearby on the App: Jackey Café
Wednesday, July 25, 6:30 p.m.
Music: The 9 Songwriter Series
Gibson Guitar Showroom
709 G St., NW
If you haven't experienced this unique venue yet, get to this iteration of the 9 Songwriter series, which features that many local musicians, plus drink specials from Port City Brewing Company and Tito's Vodka, for your relaxation pleasure.
Tix are $10 or $20, with free drinks included
Discovery Nearby on the App: Rocket Bar
Thursday, July 26, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Art Opening: OFF THE WALL—Established Contemporary
1412 14th St., NW
There are a few names in the contemporary art world that don't often show in DC galleries. Damien Hirst is one of them. While he won't be at this opening, some of his excellent work will be, thanks to kind DC-area collectors who are willing to strip their walls for our benefit.
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Thursday, July 26, 7 p.m.
13th and E St., NW
First of all, Columbian singer Juanes is hot. Secondly, this song is wicked catchy. And thirdly, he's headlining the Beat Goes On IV, a special concert to benefit Lifebeat, Music Firts HIV/AIDS, which is a big topic this week since the International AIDS Conference is in DC all week.
Tix start at $60.