Thursday, September 13, 10 p.m.
All Things Gold 014
U Street Music Hall
1115 U St., NW
Cut a rug, er... concrete floor at this event featuring a bunch of awesome music by POP ETC, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., and Cold Fronts. Thursday night fun party, yeah! RIGHT?
Tix are $10 online, $13 at the door.
Discovery Nearby on the App: Zina Boutique
Friday, September 14, midnight till later
Music: Kendrick Lamar
620 T St., NW
Perhaps the greatest 23-year-old rapper alive, Kendrick Lamar is not someone to miss. The 8 p.m. show already sold out, so get your tix to the midnight one now.
Tix are $45.
Discovery Nearby on the App: Flava @ Wa-Zo-Bia
Friday, Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m. sharp
#!&% Cartoon Death Match
GW's Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st St., NW
Featuring performances by Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonists Mark Fiore, Mike Peters, Jen Sorensen and Keith Knight and judging by the likes of two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gene Weingarten, this event will laugh so hard you may need a change of pants. Don't say we didn't warn you!
Tix are $10.
Discovery Nearby on the App: FoBoGro
Saturday, Sept. 15, noon to 7 p.m.
H Street NE Festival
H Street, NE
Awesome, bodacious, totally rad. We can think of a million more adjectives to describe this annual fest, so get there. Make sure to stop by the Popularise Build Your City Exhibit, which will feature local art installations, as well as an outdoor beer garden complete with music (906 H St., NE).
Discovery Nearby on the App: Souk Restaurant
Saturday, September 15, 1 p.m.
Music: Thievery Corporation + Lots of Friends
Half Street Fairgrounds
1299 Half St., SE
Three headlining musical acts, including DC's own Thievery Corporation and the greatness that is Gogol Bordello, plus a set of awesome DJs, a meal or two of tasty food from local food trucks and a full bar? Sign us up.
Tix are $48.
Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 p.m. to midnight
The Charlie Visconage Show
The Shop @ Fort Fringe
607 New York Ave., NW
Don't miss this late-night talk show that'll feature all sorts of entertaining guests, like comedian Vijai Nathan, author Dutty Bookman and music by Gypsy/Eastern European/New Orleans/Applachian horn band (yup!) Black Masala.
Tix are $15.
Saturday, Sept. 15, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Art: Wheatpasting Workshop with DECOY
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
545 7th St., SE
Ever wanted to be a street artist? Now's your chance. Learn from DECOY, one of DC's best. Paper, house paint, rollers, markers, acrylic paint, projector and wheatpaste will all be provided.
It's only $20!
Discovery Nearby on the App: Las Placitas
Saturday, Sept. 15, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.
DC Shorts Film Festival Closing Bash
Atlas Performing Arts Center
1333 H St., NE
By now we hope you've checked out this fest. Either way, get to the closing bash, which will feature film clips, tons of dancing and an...OPEN BAR!
Tix are $20 to $25.
Discovery Nearby on the App: Sahra Lounge
Sunday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m.
Theater: The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
641 D St., NW
The most avant-garde theater group in DC is back with a suplex this season. Grab a date and come see a play about...professional wrestling. It's smart, funny and will get you chanting "USA!" in no time. Plus, $2 PBRs!
Tix are only $20.
Discovery Nearby on the App: Rocket Bar