stephanie | May 4, 2012 | 3:00PM | Uncategorized

Where we talk about stuff (happening in and around D.C.) we didn’t write about but is still something you may care to get all riled about and comment on. So, without further ado – today, in other D.C. media sources:

>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a Featured Event >>>>>>>>>>>>
Friday 09/09
BYT Presents: Freaks and Greeks! A Nat Geo After Hours @ National Geographic
$20.00 / $30.00
Brightest Young Things presents FREAKS & GREEKS A Nat Geo After Hours! A Special Cult-Classic All-Access Party-Time National Geographic HQ Take Over! Croosh Deets: September 9th, 8pm - 12:30am The National Geographic Society 1600 M St. NW This is a 21+ event GET MORE DETAILS/TIX HERE https://bytnatgeo2016.eventbrite.com With exclusive access to the new Nat Geo Museum exhibition: The Greeks: Agamemnon to Alexander The Great Hot jamz and vibes from: Dan Deacon (DJ set) DJ Ecotone French Horn Rebellion (DJ set) DJ Smudge Jezzibelle Jaxknife Pu$$y Noir Summer Camp MotherKnuckle DIY Greek Goddess Crowns by Panda Head Giant Flip Cup & Beer Pong by United Social Sports & more TBA! + Bars / Food Trucks / Photobooths / Lasers/ Nerd out with lightning talks from Nat Geo Explorers 3D movies to blow your fragile little mind! A big outdoor courtyard to frolick in! ~~~ Last 4 years we sold out! This is a 21+ event Get there with Lyft! Use code BYT for $10 off your first 5 chariot rides. As always, there is no dress code, but we recommend staying on theme: NERD TOGA PARTY! Guys, c'mon, this is a Nat Geo party, we have to be historically accurate, they're called Chitons. NERD CHITON PARTY! My Big Fat Greek Wedding / My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Man those movies are terrible Grease / Grease 2 / Grease 3 in New York Trojan Man / Hummus / Yogurt / Bankruptcy / Urn Stop Motion Skeletons Delta Tau Chi / Tri-Lambs / Alpha Betas    
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  • Your #AdorableDCoftheDay: Shanthi the elephant at the National Zoo is learning to play the harmonica with her trunk. (via The Telegraph)
  • Looking ahead to next Saturday (May 12th), there’s a European open house festival, wherein multiple embassies will open their doors for performances, food, art and culture. (via official event site)
  • Upon filing specifics of Harry Thomas Jr.’s embezzlement, the District Attorney’s Office  makes it publicly known that the former councilmember used the stolen money to purchase, among other things, a motorcycle, a novelty eagle hat, “exotic shoes,” and….. get ready…. an entire leather outfit–chaps included. (via Washington City Paper)
  • In more morbid news, Metro is hitting record numbers of suicides, averaging just over one attempt per month in 2012. The year’s sixth attempt occurred just yesterday at U St. Station. (via In the Capital)
  • And finally, tomorrow is cinco de mayo. Make sure you’re in the know with our guide to THE BEST guacamole in D.C. and that you’ve got all your plans locked down for the best May 5th ever.


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