Here we focus exclusively on the cheapest YET most satisfying entertainment to be found around DC. Every week we highlight free and almost free activities, a choice happy hour or two, food specials and hot tips for budget survival. PLEASE POST YOUR FREE EVENTS (FOR FREE!) ON OUR AGENDA PAGE or send us FREE TIPS to [email protected] for inclusion in the future FREE THINGS guide. So, time to plan the week!
- Tuesday, February 14 – Amélie is playing at Suns Cinema.
- Wednesday, February 15 – Catch Black Power Mixtape at the Shaw Library.
- Thursday, February 16 – Selma is playing at the Woodridge Library.
- Friday, February 17 – Go see The Love Witch at Suns.
- Tuesday, February 14 – The Black Cat is hosting a Valentine’s Day Rock ‘N’ Roll Dance Party. Get moving.
- Tuesday, February 14 – The POV Lounge is have a free show featuring local bands like Cinema Hearts and Brushes.
- Wednesday, February 15 – Enjoy drinks at Sudhouse DC’s Refugee Benefit Happy Hour.
- Wednesday, February 15 – Stop by Busboys and Poets and catch a cool performance in honor of Taking the Stage, Taking a Stand: LGBTQ Voices Against Violence.
- Wednesday, February 15 – Want to learn more about Standing Rock and the Dakota Access Pipeline? Head over to Union Arts DC to catch Voices from the Frontlines of Standing Rock.
- Friday, February 17 – Jackie and the Treehorns will be playing at Velvet Lounge.
- Friday, February 17 – See Loud Boyz, Bust Off, XK Scenario, and Jarvis perform at Slash Run.
- Saturday, February 18 – Catch Hand Habits at Songbyrd.
- Tuesday, February 14 – Learn more about Martin Torgoff and how he’s traced America’s drug culture through music at Politics and Prose.
- Wednesday, February 15 – Head over to Kramerbooks and see Barbara Feinman Todd, ghostwriter for folks like then First Lady Hillary Clinton, tell her own story in her book, Pretend I’m Not Here.
- Thursday, February 16 – God in a Cup author Michaele Weissman will be talking about boutique coffee and if it’s living up to the hype and her new book at East City Bookshop. A free coffee tasting will be held after she speaks.
- Thursday, February 16 – Kramerbooks is hosting the Fourth Annual Erotica Slam where guests can share their sweet or dirty stories.
- Saturday, February 18 – Catch author of Sleep Demons and The Anatomist Bill Hayes speak at Politics and Prose.
- Sunday, February 19 – Stop by Athenaeum to see Peter Stern discuss his Surreal exhibit on the show’s final day at the museum.
That’s all, remember – PLEASE POST YOUR FREE EVENTS (FOR FREE!) ON OUR AGENDA PAGE or send us FREE TIPS to [email protected] for inclusion in the future FREE THINGS guide. Feel free to leave us your suggestions in the comments. Sharing is the new caring.