Things to do for May 10, 2012

The Weekender

Dirty Movies, Gratis Wine and All-Day Breakfast

The weekend would like to welcome you to the big leagues.

Risqué Films and Even Risqué-r Dancing

Risqué Films and Even Risqué-r Dancing

On the screen: some of the most provocative and titillating films from the archives of the DC Shorts festival. On stage in between the films: an array of burlesque and vaudeville performers who may mess with fire, play the trumpet and dance with hoops. Oh, and take their clothes off.

$1 Antipasti at A.M. Wine Shoppe

$1 Antipasti at A.M. Wine Shoppe

Sometime on Saturday afternoon, you’ll want a breadstick wrapped in prosciutto. All the better if you get it with gratis wine. Now every Saturday, A.M.’s communal tastings are paired with dollar antipasti like chicken-liver mousse and anchovies. They go down easier with the wine.

Saturdays starting May 12, antipasti 1pm, tastings 2-4pm, A.M. Wine Shoppe, 2122 18th St NW, 202-506-2248

Breakfast All Day at Florida Ave Grill

Breakfast All Day at Florida Ave Grill

The only thing better than weekend breakfast: weekend breakfast at dinner hours. So classic greasy spoon Florida Avenue Grill is now slinging eggs all day. We recommend the Miss Bertha’s Breakfast Special, a one-of-everything breakfast extravaganza. Because you may have skipped breakfast and lunch.

Backyard Burgers and Half-Price Beers

Backyard Burgers and Half-Price Beers

Nothing against happy hours, but the food you get tends to be... diminutive. Enter Helix Lounge’s new burger happy hour on their patio, where $7 gets you a wood-fired burger and chips. They’ll throw in a can of DC Brau for half price. You’ll feel like a real American by the time you’re done.

Wednesdays through Labor Day, 5-7pm, Helix Lounge, 1430 Rhode Island Ave NW, 202-462-9001

Get Ready for Sex, Anger and Dinner

Get Ready for Sex, Anger and Dinner

Local dining society the Coterie is pulling out all the stops. Or actually, adding stops. Uber cars will whisk you to four different restaurants for a cocktail and a small bite before winding up at new design studio T-Square for a four-course dinner and a chat with a sex/anger author.

Taking reservations now for Jun 10, 6-10pm, $75-$165, The Coterie dinner starts at PS 7’s, 777 I St NW, 202-742-8550

UD Hookup: The Coterie has reserved for UD readers 10 VIP tickets for the entire evening, and another 15 tickets for the final stop only. Reserve here.

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