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With its sparkling new library, revamped community center, new eateries, and pending town center project, Shaw looks radically different than it did at the beginning of this century—and it’s likely to keep changing. So for its “Investigating Where We Live” program, the National Building Museum invited some of Shaw’s youngest residents to explore and document their evolving neighborhood. The results show a place as its residents, not house-flippers, see it. Read more >>> The exhibit is on view Mondays to Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to June 8, 2014, at the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. $5–$8. (202) 272-2448. nbm.org. (Caroline Jones)
The D.C. Council is officially proclaiming today “Clyde’s of Georgetown Day” in honor of the restaurant’s 50th anniversary. This also means lots of retro specials throughout the day. Beginning at 11 a.m., Clyde’s of Georgetown will offer menu items that were popular in the ’60s and ’70s, including London broil, filet béarnaise, and beer-battered shrimp, as well as drinks like the Brandy Alexander, Sidecar, and Kir Royale. Dishes are priced $5 to $25. Clyde’s of Georgetown, 3236 M St. NW. (202) 333-9180. clydes.com/georgetown. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Check out D.C. Heritage Night at the Howard Theatre for local craft beer and some homegrown live music, including Drop Electric, Redline Graffiti and Watermelon. 7 p.m. at the Howard Theatre.
Crops, Dutch artist Gerco De Ruijeter’s stop motion film of his country’s agricultural landscape taken from a camera attached to kites and fishing rods, opens today at the Hirshhorn. All day at the Hirshhorn Museum.
Cure the Monday blues with some spirited indie rock. Sun Club is playing the Black Cat tonight with New Hampshire’s Tan Vampires and D.C.’s own We Were Pirates. 8 p.m. at Black Cat.
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