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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!

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  • Tuesday, November 21 – You don’t have anything to do this week. Go see Strangers On A Train at Suns Cinema.
  • Wednesday, November 22 – Get drunk and watch The Last Waltz at Boundary Stone.
  • Friday, November 24 – All of your relatives are buying big screen TVs and your friends are hungover af. Go see Pulp Fiction at Suns.
  • Saturday, November 25 – How The Grinch Stole Christmas is playing at National Harbor if you’re into that.
  • Saturday, November 25 – Channel your inner Ryan Gosling at Suns screening of Drive.
  • Sunday, November 26 – And cap your holiday weekend off with a screening of Sunset Boulevard.
  • Sunday, November 26 – Catch brunch at Slash Run and watch Salad Days, The Decline Of Western Civilization and American Hardcore.
  • Sunday, November 26 – I Am Not Your Negro is playing at Busboys & Poets.

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  • Tuesday, November 21 – Branch Manager, Bells Of, and Ruin By Design are at Black Cat.
  • Friday, November 24 – São Paulo’s Cankro is playing at Slash Run with Coke Bust, Sem Hastro and No Funeral.
  • Friday, November 24 – Break away from your family and hit up Black Cat‘s Dark & Stormy dance party.
  • Friday, November 24 – Made In the District is throwing a dance party at The Future of Sports. RSVP now.
  • Saturday, November 25 – Dany Laj & The Looks, The Combs and Friend are at Slash Run. Friend is the best and worst band name. I love it.
  • Saturday, November 25 – Hit up Werk Ethic at Ten Tigers. Eat dumplings, dance, repeat.
  • Saturday, November 25 – DC9 is hosting the ultimate dance party. Throw on your best indie gear and get ready for LCD Soundsystem vs. Hot Chip vs. Cut Copy. Hell yeah.
  • Sunday, November 26 – Head back to Black Cat to see Soccer Team, Penguin, and Santics.
  • Sunday, November 26 – Eat free waffles at Dew Drop. I don’t know what’s happening.

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  • Monday, November 20 – Hear Chris Matthews talk about his book Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit at Politics & Prose.
  • Tuesday, November 21 – Rasika’s Ashok Bajaj and Vikram Sunderam are talking about their cookbook! Don’t go hungry.
  • Saturday, November 25 – CityCenterDC is hosting their tree lighting holiday festival. This will be cute.
  • Saturday, November 25 – DC Brau is hosting their 5th annual holiday market place! Grab a beer and start shopping.

Head to FotoWeekDC to get a full listing of all of the awesome (and free!) events happening this week.

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.