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A Mammoth Showcase: An Interdisciplinary Gathering of Native Artists

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company 641 D St. NW

Close out the weekend with a free show celebrating standout Indigenous artists. Performers include D.C.-based intertribal Native American Northern drum group, Uptown Singerz, accompanied by Miss Chief Rocka. Local Pamunkey mixed-media artist Rose Powhatan will discuss her work, and Rhiana Yazzie and Regina Victor will present Yazzie's two-person play exploring Navajo life and sexuality via real-life […]

Free

Video Game Night

The Runaway 3523 12th St. NE, Washington, DC

Video games and a dive bar with host Sam Ahern. What more could you ask for?

Free

Profs & Pints: Ukraine and Russia on the Brink

Little Penn Coffeehouse 801 E Street, NW, Washington DC

Catholic University Professor (and former U.S. State Department planner) Michael Kimmage offers insight into the two counties currently at war. Coming up on the anniversary of Russia's invasion, the fighting shows no sign of stopping though much has changed since last February. Kimmage offers a deeper understanding of recent developments and a sense of what […]

$13 – $17

Hip-Hop Night

Pie Shop 1339 H St. NE, DC

This lineup is putting the hurrah back in your Wednesday nights. Catch sets by local rapper dread scott (who goes by the title “Basquiat of Bars” ), Baltimore's ChuckTheSpittah, collective Kidz At Play, Canadian rapper City Fidelia, and Southeast's very own Dre Wave$, whose name "stems from his love for the smooth & wavy production […]

$12 – $15

Live! at the Library: American Folklife Center Open House

American Folklife Center 10 1st St. SE, Washington, DC

Today's Live! at the Library is all about celebrating Black History Month. At this open house, visitors will see a plethora of items, works, and artifacts related to Black American history and heritage.  Staff will be onsite to chat. It's free, but free-timed entry passes are required.

Free

Argo: Introduced by Jonna Mendez

International Spy Museum 700 L'Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC

Only in D.C.:  Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief of Disguise, introduces the screening of the 2012 Oscar-winning film based  on her late husband, Tony Mendez’s “best worst idea.”  Mendez, played by Ben Affleck, flew into Tehran, Iran at the height of the hostage crisis to help rescue six U.S. diplomats under the cover story that […]

$10 – $20

Volunteer at THEARC Farm

THEARC Farm 1901 Mississippi Avenue SE, Washington, DC

Take a break from the concrete and spend some time in the dirt instead with farmers at THEARC. Every Friday, volunteers are invited to help the farmers tend to their produce and prepare for markets.

Free

Poets Off the Rails

metrobar 640 Rhode Island Ave. NE, Washington, DC

Ed Emcee and Tony Keith host a night of spoken word that celebrates Black history and culture with performances by Alexa Patrick, Lauryn Alicia, Najya Williams, Carylnn Newhouse, and Melissa Princess Best.  

Free

Peter Mulvey & Anna Mieke

Jammin’ Java 227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna, VA

A singer and songwriter hailing from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Peter Mulvey spans genres, blending rock and folk with Jazz, and spoken word. Ireland's Anna Mieke is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter known for her delicate and vivid alt-folk sounds.

$20 – $25

Grammy Watch Party

Songbyrd Music House 540 Penn St. NE, Washington, DC

Songbyrd and Tipsy60 are once again joining forces for a Grammy Watch Party like no other. There will be pool, prizes,  and drink specials. Free with RSVP.

Free

Kahil El’Zabar’s Ethnic Heritage Ensemble

Rhizome DC 6950 Maple St. NW, Washington, DC

Since 1997, Transparent Productions has produced this show in observance of Black History Month. Dr. El’Zabar has recorded more than 60 projects during his lifetime and has worked with icons including Nina Simone, Ntozake Shange, and Dizzy Gillespie. He'll play with other jazz greats Corey Wilkes and Alex Harding.  

$20

Kaash Paige

Union Stage 740 Water St. SW, Washington, DC

This 22 year-old Dallas native has been putting her gorgeous spin on modern R&B since she was in high school. Over the years, Pitchfork, NPR, Vogue, and more media outlets have heaped acclaim on the singer and songwriter. Her latest work continues to tackle the complexities of life and love.

$25