Things to do for April 07, 2011
Space Burlesque, BBQ and a Golf-Themed Pub Crawl
The weekend will never shut down.
You don’t need to see Limitless because you lived it last year. Same goes for Thor. Enter Filmfest DC, a showcase of international films at five local venues, starting today. You’ll want to start with Loose Cannons, an Italian comedy that was a hit at Tribeca.
Shopping and Drinking at Rue 14
Best way to overhaul your spring wardrobe: with the help of whiskey. While a DJ spins tunes and West Virginia distillery Smooth Ambler pours you samples of their small-batch vodka, whiskey and bourbon, you’ll shop from collections like Shades of Grey and Naked & Famous.
Pulling the Trigger on Some Brisket
Your new Friday BBQ go-to: Westend Bistro. Every Friday afternoon, you’ll head over to the new BBQ stand on their patio for pulled-pork sandwiches and brisket for $6, and pie and sides like coleslaw and biscuits for $3. No need to use a Southern accent.
It’s been a while since you’ve celebrated a Russian astronaut with a lunar-themed dance party. (Like, over a month.) That’ll change on Saturday, when Artisphere gets intergalactic with drink specials, a reduced-gravity chamber, costume contests, a sci-fi movie and space burlesque. You love space burlesque.
The pristine courses. The excellent short games. The fancy jackets. Yes, we’re talking about this weekend’s golf-themed pub crawl in Dupont Circle. You’ll make your way across nine bars—Front Page, Mackey’s, Sign of the Whale—reading the artificial greens, sinking putts and drinking beer. It’s a tradition like no other...