There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
The conversation about how immigrants, especially those from Central America, enter the United States has certainly increased in intensity since the President-elect of the United States started running his mouth. Regardless of what happens with a wall along the Mexican border, all locals interested in the immigrant experience should visit the Anacostia Community Museum’s latest exhibition. Gateways/Portales highlights migrant populations in D.C., Baltimore, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham and the ways their cultures have impacted their lives in America. Read more >>> The exhibition is on view daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., to Aug. 6, at the Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Place SE. Free. (202) 633-4820. anacostia.si.edu. (Caroline Jones)
Jack Rose Dining Saloon celebrates Repeal Day tonight. The annual bash commemorating the end of Prohibition will include the opportunity to taste 100-year-old whiskeys, Prohibition-era cocktails and punches, cigar specials, bottomless bubbles for $20, burlesque performers, and a Pappy Van Winkle bourbon happy hour from 5 to 7:30 p.m. No tickets are necessary. Just show up ready to party from 5 p.m. until close. Jack Rose Dining Saloon, 2007 18th St. NW. (202) 588-7388. jackrosediningsaloon.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
The Kennedy Center celebrates the National Day of Romania with a face-off between two accomplished violinists and their impressive instruments. Liviu Prunaru of the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam will play a 1694 Stradivarius Pachoud, and Gabriel Croitoru of the Romanian Radio Orchestras will play a Guarneri. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.
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