Congrats to all of this year’s Academy Award winners! Welcome to the club! We have won multiple Oscars. It’s not a big deal.
Every Thursday at 9 a.m we mail you our Best Weekend Bets. Best Weekday Bets are similar to our Best Weekend Bets but longer because we pretend Thursday is a weekday.
ACTIVE: Go on a run then eat a Milk cookie at Run and Cookie Social with Milk Bar and Vida Fitness beginning at Pacers.
CULTURE: Visit the new Spy Museum store at L’Enfant Plaza. Its grand opening is today.
FILM: See 1993 Academy Award winner for Best Original Screenplay, The Crying Game, at Suns Cinema.
FOOD + DRINK: Learn about your food at “Chesapeake Cuisine: Nourishing a Healthier Bay,” an evening program with tasting and book signing at the S. Dillon Ripley Center.
FREE: Eat free hot dogs and nachos at Dew Drop Inn.
MUSIC: The-Dream is at U Hall. The Dream is a podcast. The podcast is not recording at U Hall.
STAGE: Remember the Thai cave rescue? Learn more about it and other scary cave related stories at Profs and Pints presents “Trapped in the Earth,” with Alyssa Warrick, public historian and former instructor at Mississippi State University and guide at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky at Bier Baron.
STAY IN: Have you started the newest season of Chef’s Table?
ACTIVE: Learn and practice some KINSTRETCH at lululemon.
CULTURE: Enjoy (?) Anthony Abraham Jack speaking about his book, The Privileged Poor: How Elite Collges are Failing Disadvantaged Students, at Kramerbooks.
FILM: The Freer hosts a screening of Kampai! For the Love of Sake.
FOOD + DRINK: The Smithsonian with the best food, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, hosts a Sweet Home Café cookbook tasting and booksigning.
MUSIC: Songbyrd hosts a listening party for the new Czarface record. Czarface is Wu-Tang’s Inspectah Deck, duo 7L & Esoteric and Ghostface Killah is on this one.
OUTSIDE: Enjoy some cocktails and do some curling at Curling & Cocktails on The Wharf.
STAGE: Finding Neverland begins its very short run at The National Theatre.
STAY IN: Three Identical Strangers is now available on Hulu.
ACTIVE: Try to win the First Annual World Championship 80s Karaoke Battle at The Pinch.
CULTURE: The excellent weekly comedy podcast that you’ll enjoy if you enjoy Last Week Tonight, The Bugle records a special episode at Bier Baron.
FOOD + DRINK: Michael Cohen is testifying to the House today. Duffy’s is hosting a watch party beginning at 10 a.m. D.C.!
MUSIC: Weezer plays a special show at Black Cat for SiriusXM subscriber winners. Maybe they’ll play “Hash Pipe” and not those covers?
STAGE: The Washington Ballet Presents The Sleeping Beauty at the Kennedy Center. The very short run begins tonight. It’s their first full-length Sleeping Beauty.
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