Best Weekend Bets

Hey everyone! This week’s selection weekend events on D.C. BEST WEEKEND BETS are, as always, hand picked from our awesome AGENDA HOMEPAGE and carefully calibrated for maximum fun, minimum stress and have Golden Girls and other gold things as a theme, because our very golden Ragnarock After Hours event is this Saturday @ Hirshhorn (and, yes, Golden Globes too).HI

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Friday 11/10
FotoWeekDC 2017 Opening Party @ FotoWeek Central
$45.00 / $60.00
To celebrate the 10th annual FotoWeekDC festival, FotoDC has partnered with Spain Arts & Culture and the Mexican Cultural Institute as the 2017 FotoWeekCentral Campus. FotoDC & BYT Present: FotoWeekDC 2017 Opening Party! https://fotoweekopening2017.eventbrite.com/ Join us for an exciting evening of photography exhibitions, open bars, small bites, photobooths, music, and more spread across our two-campus FotoWeekCentral as we launch the 10th Annual FotoWeekDC Festival! The FotoWeekDC 2017 Opening Party is made possible with support from The Reva & David Logan Foundation Be among the first to view this year's exhibitions at our two-campus FotoWeekCentral: Magnum Photos Present: Magnum 70 at 70 An exhibition of 70 photographic icons celebrating the diversity of the Magnum Photos agency and how its photographers have born witness to major events of the last 70 years. Including seminal works by Susan Meiselas, Paolo Pellegrin, Martin Parr, and Christopher Anderson, the exhibition spans the globe and covers regional events such as Arab Spring, South Africa under apartheid, and the recent migration crisis. SPAIN arts & culture presents: Cislancerus A project by Thenesoya Martín De la Nuez and Aníbal Martel Cislanderus is cultural project that gives a face to the Canarian descendants in the US. The exhibition shows the faces, and also the voices, of the so called “isleños” from Delacroix Island, the descendants from Baton Rouge, Reggio and San Antonio, Texas. The visitor will delve deep into their work as fishermen and hunters, and discover the ways in which they fight on a daily basis to preserve an unprecedented historical and cultural legacy. FotoDC Presents: FotoWeekDC 2017 Contest Winners See all the winners from the FotoWeekDC 2015 photography contest, featuring both single and series winners in the Fine Art, Photojournalism, and Photographer's Choice categories. View the gallery of 2016 winners here. Also featuring the winners of our 2017 FotoDC:STYLE spring photo competition. Featuring hot jamz from: Ayes Cold & and more TBA! Croosh Deets: Friday, November 10th, 2017, 7:30pm-11pm @ FotoWeekCentral Since FotoWeekDC is celebrating our 10th anniversary bigger and better than ever, FotoWeekCentral will be spread across two campuses this year, @ SPAIN arts & culture and the Mexican Cultural Institute! SPAIN arts & culture 2801 16th St NW Washington, DC 20009 Mexican Cultural Institute 2829 16th St NW Washington DC 20009 Special $45 early bird tickets on sale now! Price goes up soon! This is a 21+ event There is no dress code! Support from SKYY Vodka Stay informed http://www.fotodc.org/ https://www.facebook.com/FotoWeekDC https://twitter.com/FotoWeekDC https://instagram.com/fotoweekdc http://www.brightestyoungthings.com/ https://www.facebook.com/brightestyoungthings https://twitter.com/BYT
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Some really cool things on the horizon:

THIS_WEEK_ON_BYTAll sorts of great stuff:

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Just make sure you’re not forgetting anything…

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

  • then:
  • BYT + Hirshhorn present Ragnaröck, our first museum after hours of the year, and your last chance to spend some time in the amazing Ragnar Kjartansson’s exhibition.
  • Go dance with the QREW at Songbyrd.
  • Learn how to square dance at St. Stephen’s.
  • The Partial Magic label launch party is happening at Dr. Clocks! There’s going to be vinyl.
  • Vladimir Caamaño is at Drafthouse Comedy.
  • There’s a Drake vs. Kanye dance party at Black Cat. Kanye wins.
  • The Pinkerton Raid is at DC9. They’re not a Weezer cover band.
  • Baltimore Pick: The Funky Divas Dance Party is at The Crown. Fill yourself with cheap beer and show off your probably horrible dance moves to the sounds of TLC, Aaliyah, Lil Kim, and so much more.
  • + ALL SORTS OF other stuff 

SUNDAY

  • leaving the house?
  • Ride the Metro sans pants. Or don’t and just look at the photos.
  • See a preview of Charm at Atlas.
  • Benjy Ferree and Sistr Mid9ight are at Black Cat.
  • Go to Comet Ping Pong for T-Rextasy, Free Cake for Every Creature and Julian.
  • One Eight Distilling has their 2nd anniversary brunch fest.
  • Broke? Christina and Michelle Naughton perform at the American Art Museum for a free afternoon show.
  • Cul-de-sac at the National Gallery also looks good. The NGA film programming should always be consulted.
  • Light Beams and Warm Sun are at Galaxy Hut.
  • Another good Virginia option is Justin Townes Earle at the Birchmere.
  • Baltimore Pick: Spend Sunday doing something that Bowie would approve of. Like drinking and dancing at The Windup Space for Night Of Stardust. Cover is $8 and the proceeds are benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, so when you’re hungover on Monday you can still feel good about yourself.
  • + ALL SORTS OF other stuff…

  • And just like that, the weekend is over. How do you feel about that?

DONT_FORGETPHEW. THAT WAS A LOT. BUT:  THERE ARE A BAJILLION OTHER THINGS TO DO LISTED IN THE BYT AGENDA PAGES, so use it (to both post your events and search for them) and if you think we may have missed something, comment away–you know you want to. No excuses:

Till Next time: