Event of the Week Converting Thursday night into an after-hours party and "carny sideshow", ArtJamz is bringing in some entertaining folk for a night of drinking & weirdness with Hannah the Human Canvas, live painter Brendan Martinez, tunes from the Bearded DJ Ca$idy Karakorn, and specially priced "DIY street dolls" which should NEVER be confused with the Japanese Dakimakura. Get your ticket and see just what a Human Canvas is...
Friday, August 2nd The ball marking company, Tin Cup, is not affiliated w/ Kevin Costner and has no idea what he's been up too lately -- so stop asking. But you should start asking what's up w/ their golf ball-marking custom stencils or the 135 designs that include several local colleges and universities. Check out all the logos and designs here
Saturday, August 3rd "Slivovitz, Shrubs & Moving Beyond Manischewitz" is the last Summer series from the DGS boyz, and it's all about drinking. If you didn't know the Semites could throw one back, you missed history class for like 12yrs, and, during this course, their bev director will walk you through making slivovitz at home, turning fruit into shrubs for your cocktails, and pairing Jewish food with wine. Both of the other classes sold out, so you know what that means
Following the Capitol Skyline’s Saturday pool party, stick around to watch the
adult swim meet SynchroSwim 2013, where ladies and gents will use "advanced water skills" and "great strength" to impress you and the judges with their artistic swimming performances. They've got pictures from last year up on wpadc.org
Celebrating their ninth anniversary, Wonderland Ballroom won't have Kate Bosworth jumping out of a cake, but they will be fattening you up like Val Kilmer w/ all-night food specials and $2 off all drafts and rails. Check out all the deets over on their site here
Sunday, August 4th Busting out of the "Dog Days of Summer", The MidCity (14th & U St) Dog Days features a series of sidewalk sales and deals, like doughnuts from Garden District & Cork, $2 iced coffees from Peregrine, and $1 oysters & pulled pork sandwiches at Pearl Dive -- who will also have their bar open, in case you need more hair of the dog. There's over a dozen vendors participating; click for the complete list
The Chinatown izakaya, Daikaya is brunching down Saturday & Sunday from 11:30a-3p, with a bit of a Japanese twist on classics like chicken and waffles, lox and bagel w/ salmon sashimi & pickled ginger, and eggs Chesapeake w/ a crab croquette. Not leaving out the hair of the dog, they've got a grilled oyster shooter with sake and a Tokyo mule with Shochu, ginger beer, and lime. Call now to make a reservation