Hey, Ponies! The weekend’s just about here, which means—we get Mamma Mia 2, yes, here we go again! Hope you’re as thrilled as we are. With that, in addition to seeing the new Streep, here are other things to keep you busy this weekend.
• THIS WEEKEND! JULY 20-21: The Bentzen Ball Podcast Studio returns to the District of Comedy Festival July 20 and 21!
• OCTOBER 25-28: The 2018 edition of Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival – curated by Tig Notaro, produced by us, enjoyed by all of you. We have Jonathan Van Ness (!!!) and Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher tickets going on sale Friday at 10AM! Tig, Michelle Buteau, Amanda Seales and more tickets are on sale now! Get them all.
• NOVEMBER 3-4: Our first true crime fest: Death Becomes Us! Festival passes are sold out. How Did This Get Made is sold out. On sale now: Buzzfeed Unsolved Live and Last Podcast On The Left. On sale today at 10AM we have some ladies join in on the action: Criminal w/ Phoebe Judge and Wine & Crime.
• We interviewed Bo Burnham about Eighth Grade. It’ll make you want to see a film you already wanted to see even more.
• D.C. is a great city for vegans. It’s even good if you’re a carnivore stuck eating vegan.
• It’s July. Have Your Best July.
SOCIAL MEDIA BONUS: tag all your Instagram stuff #BYThings (@brightestyoungthings) and get a chance to shine on OUR Instagram feed too.
- Set your alarm for 10AM and get some Death Becomes Us True Crime Fest Tickets. We have some ladies join in on the action: Criminal w/ Phoebe Judge and Wine & Crime.
- Don’t miss Brew at the Zoo.
- Outdoor Movies Series, Capitol Riverfront: The Greatest Showman
- Set your alarm for 10AM and be QUICK: We have Jonathan Van Ness (!!!) and Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher Bentzen Ball tickets going on sale Friday at 10AM!
- Head to Hishhorn AM: Charity Blackwell.
- Janelle Monáe with St. Beauty sold out The Anthem.
- Remember, new-ish Bear Happy Hour, Uproar.
- Rough House is at Green Lantern.
- Liberation Dance Party is at DC9.
- Anthony Naples is at U Street Music Hall.
- Zinefest is at Art Enables.
- The International Colombian Festival/Colombian Independence is at 2nd & M SE.
- BreakfastClub: Duplex’s 20th Special Saturday Edition is at Duplex Diner.
- G ∆ Y / B ∆ S H is at TRADE.
- Peach Pit is at DC9.
- Plan B is at Echostage.
- BARE is at Cobalt.
- The NeedlExchange w/ In Training is at a TBD Location.
- Second City, Kennedy Center.
- Deafheaven is at 9:30 Club.
- Head to Shaw’s Tavern for Dinner-n-Drag.
- Don’t miss the Grand Opening of XX+ Crostino.
- Sleep are sold-out at 9:30 Club.
- Weezer and The Pixies are at Jiffy Lube Live.
- DC 101’s Kerfuffle is at Merriweather Post Pavilion.
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