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Like many young men out there, I need a damn good reason to get up and dance (say, a far-sighted supermodel or a 12-pack of Budweiser). But the clever folks at the National Zoo just might make me dust off the old stomping shoes (read: ratty-ass Stan Smiths last worn during the Reagan administration). As a follow-up to their popular “Get Funky With the Monkeys” shindig, which drew more than 300 people in June, the Friends of the National Zoo are presenting the equally quirky “Two-Step With the Tigers.” Although there won’t be any actual sashaying with the big kitties—probably not a good idea anyway—you will be able to gaze at the beautiful beasts as you two-step (or at least learn how) to the honky-tonk tunes of Midnight Rodeo. (By the way, there will be a cash bar as well…you know, just in case.) Your feet start dancing at 6 p.m. at the National Zoological Park, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. $10. (202) 673-4962. (SD)