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SEPTEMBER 30

Washington’s half-price outlet for performance ducats has never quite recovered from losing its downtown booth when F Street was widened a few years back. But that means management keeps offering incentives to those who search out its new location. The latest ploy is a one-day, pay-what-you-can “Boothday Bash” that offers seats for performing-arts venues at whatever price you’re willing to cough up. Besides bargains, there’ll be door prizes, a dance performance by TAP America Project, and live music, including performances by Black Sheep, the Fairfax Symphony Brass Quintet, and Not What You Think: Lesbian & Gay Chorus of Washington—a combination that brought customers to the last Boothday Bash as early as 7 a.m. to grab the choicest offerings. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium’s TICKETplace, 730 21st St. NW. FREE. (202) 842-5387. (Bob Mondello)