Tuesday, September 17, 2013

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Three more Free events to choose from on WED, Sept 17th

Highlights for Wednesday, September 17th

Dead Poets Slam at the Anacostia Arts Center(featuring poetry by dead poets)
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Open Mic at 5:00pm, Slam at 6:00pm
All ages, Free, RSVP requested here
Split This Rock, The DC Youth Slam Team and The Beltway Poetry Slam proudly present the Dead Poets Slam. Instead of performing your own poetry, you must select a dead poet and perform their poems as they were written. There is still a 3 minute time limit.  To sign up, select your dead poet and email SLAM@SplitThisRock.org with your selection and interest in slamming. We want a diversity of dead poets, so that not everybody is doing Poe all night.  Food and drink available for purchase inside the Anacostia Arts Center at Nurish Cafe in the back.
1231 Good Hope Rd. SE
Metro: Anacostia and walk, bus, bike or cab from the metro or you can catch the Circulator bus toward Skyland from Howard Rd and get off at the stop right after it turns right onto Good Hope Rd, or pick it up from Eastern Market Metro on 8th St SE by the Starbucks)

"Happenings at the Harman" Happy Hour 
the opening happy hour of the season features Wytold
5:30pm - 6:45pm
Wytold performs on the six string electric cello at the opening event for this free monthly performance series. Come directly from work, get a free drink at the Forum bar (thanks to Svedka Vodka) and transition into the evening with a unique mix of performances. Every Happenings features a different type of performance: musicians, dancers, actors, puppeteers and genre-mixers.  of Happenings Happy Hour.
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Sidney Harman Hall
in the Forum, downstairs
610 F St NW
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown

"The Bayou: DC’s Killer Joint" (2013) - Final Outdoor Film in the Harrison Field Under the Stars Fifth Annual U Street Movie Series
7:00pm gates, DJ plays til film begins at dark
"A decade since the last lusty notes stroked the irreverent, iconic Georgetown music hall, tales and echoes linger.... From murder to redemption, from jazz to rock and roll, from striptease to Kiss, from Mister T to misadventure ... the documentary, like The Bayou Foreigner made its club debut there.... The Bayou encompassed U2′s first American show, Bono and mates opening for the Slickee Boys; Billy Joel’s live cuts that shaped the album “Songs in the Attic”; Bruce Springsteen’s unexpected appearance during a Robbin Thompson concert, and so much more .... Kiss had the amps so juiced that areas of the city lost electricity." (From Metro Teleproductions website) Timber Pizza food truck from Union Kitchen will donate a % of sales to Friends of Harrison Recreation Center.
Harrison Recreation Center 
1330 V St. NW
Metro: U St or take the Circulator or any bus to 14th & U St and walk over

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