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Baseball is back! It’ll be warm soon! Hooray!

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. Opening Day is Thursday!

CULTURE: Tonight’s Profs & Pints, “Find Calm in Chaos” at Bier Baron, seems like an ideal topic for a D.C. crowd.

FILM: Cult classic But I’m a Cheerleader screens at Suns Cinema.

FOOD + DRINK: One of the funnest and feel goodest drink events of the week is the Speed Rack: Charity Female Bartending Competition, it raises money to fight breast cancer, at U Hall.

FREE: Enjoy a free lunch time concert featuring The 6821 Quintet at the Renwick Gallery.

MUSIC: Current queen of the pop star pyramid Ariana Grande is at Capitol One Arena. She’ll be back there June 21. Start and end your spring with Ariana!

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OUTSIDE: Baseball is back! The Nats take on the Yankees at an exhibition game at Nationals Park. It’s going to be 50 degrees and raining but who cares? Baseball!

STAGE: One of the most interesting performances of the DIRECT CURRENT series at The Kennedy Center is Bon Iver & TU Dance’s Come Through, an  evening-length performance features new music from Justin Vernon and new choreography from TU Dance.

STAY IN: Read The Dirt by Mötley Crüe.

CULTURE: Drink some drinks and draw some nudes at Colony Club.

FILM: Atlas screens two docs about the progress of women in America, From the Second Wave to the Tidal Wave and NextStepRun!.

FOOD + DRINK: ChurchKey celebrates the 2019 Bell’s Oberon with a release party.

FREE: Can I Kick It? takes on a newer film, Atomic Blonde, at Songbyrd.

MUSIC: We like Choker at Union Stage.

OUTSIDE: Another way to welcome back baseball is the Nats Homecoming celebration at The Wharf.

STAGE: Feel better about your job at Story District’s Worst Case Scenario show about storytellers’ worst jobs at the DC Improv.

STAY IN: Read The Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe. 

CULTURE: Former president of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards speaks with Rep. Lauren Underwood about Richards’ book, Make Trouble, at Sixth & I.

FILM: STIV: No Compromise No Regrets, the doc about Stiv Bators, front man of the Dead Boys and The Lords of The New Church, screens at Black Cat.

FREE: The Embassy of France hosts a performance of Mauvaise Mer with English subtitles.

MUSIC: Have a fun rock and roll time at Rock & Roll Hotel with Mom Jeans.

OUTSIDE: The cherry blossoms will bloom soon. The digital cherry blossoms are in full bloom at In Peak Bloom at Artechouse.

STAGE: If you like people talking about politics in D.C., we finally have a show for you! Slate’s Political Gabfest records a live show at The Lincoln Theatre.

STAY IN: Watch The Dirt on Netflix about Mötley Crüe.


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