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This Week in DC: February 29- March 6

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February was a packed month for busy Bitches. Fun events like the Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, and the Oscars have come and gone. But do not fret, Bitches, there are still oodles of fun to be had in our lovely city this week and we’ve got the scoop. Turn your attention to happy hours, the theater, and carbs to start off an amazing month of March.

Monday

Happy Leap Day! Make your extra day count and do something extra special.

Head to Sculpt DC during your lunch break at 1 p.m. for Sculpt Barre with Hilary. If barre isn’t for you, then wait until 5:30 for some Yogalates with Alicia. Classes are only $12 for first-timers! Afterwards, grab happy hour at any of the neighboring restaurants and bars in Chinatown and sport your post-workout glow with pride. 950 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Pile on the carbs at Osteria Morini for $10 pasta night. You can get as many bowls of pasta for $10 each from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. every Monday. The pastas rotate weekly and include options like tagliatelle with antica ragu, cappelletti with truffled ricotta and prosciutto, and gramigna with sausage ragu alla carbonara. Don’t forget to save room for dessert and get a scoop from Ice Cream Jubilee. They make the funkiest flavors, like honey lemon lavender or deepest chocolate truffle. Maybe you’ll want two scoops. 301 Water St. S.E., Washington, D.C.

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Jack Rose Dining Saloon is celebrating the extra day with an Allagash Leap Day Bash from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on the heated rooftop terrace. Beer Director Nahem Simon has been collecting special vintage beers for years and he’s pulling out rarities from the Allagash Brewing Co. that date back to 2013 for a nine-tap takeover. Special releases from years past, which are no longer available elsewhere, such as the Confluence 2013, a Belgian strong pale ale fermented with Brettanomyces, and Fluxus 2013, a porter-style ale brewed with blood oranges will be featured. Each pour costs $5. 2007 18th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

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Tuesday

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the cast of The Flick directed by Joe Calarco. The Flick follows the story of three employees at a crumbling Massachusetts movie theatre. Through seemingly small conversations about movie actors, broom techniques, and weekend plans, the characters divulge heartbreak, hopes, and a compelling story all their own. Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play will receive its D.C. area premiere in Signature Theatre’s intimate ARK Theatre from March 1st through April 17th. Performances run Tuesday through Sunday evenings, with matinees on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets start at $40. 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington, VA.

Select Whole Foods locations will carry the Dolcezza Cheese Gelato Series starting today so make sure to keep an eye out. Each flavor will feature a different cheese from a different producer, starting with a Goat Cheese, Almond, and Fig Jam Gelato made with goat cheese from FireFly Farms. Think cheeseboard in a pint. Future collaborations with additional cheese makers will include creme fraiche, ricotta, and more. The flavors will change roughly every three months. This flavor retails for $7.99 per pint. 

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Wednesday

Spend your happy hour on 14th Street at Cork Wine Bar for “Cinq à Sept.” From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., you can snag special prices on select wines on the list! Each month, Cork features a new theme for Cinq à Sept, so you’ll never get bored. There’s also discount pricing on several dishes. 1805 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Whisky Advocate magazine launches its first D.C. WhiskyFest tonight starting at 6:30 p.m. Guests can try more than 300 whiskys from around the world at this one-of-a-kind event. There will also be seminars conducted by representatives from places like Heaven Hill Distilleries, Laphroaig, and Beam Suntory. Tickets include a crystal nosing glass, a buffet, and whisky swag for $245. 901 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

POV Live presents Foreign Air tonight! Join POV for an exclusive rooftop performance by Foreign Air. The event takes place at POV Lounge and is free for the public. However, you can purchase tables here. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. There will be $10 specialty cocktails as well. What more could you ask for besides good music and a gorgeous view of D.C.? RSVP here. 515 15th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Thursday

Unleash your creative side and spend the evening at Art Jamz for a freestyle art session or guided class. This is a great activity for first-dates, girls’ nights, office friends, and more. $15 gets you studio access for an hour and a half, paints, art materials, and guidance from art-trained “Creative Enablers.” The canvases and drinks are sold separately. Canvases range from $5 up to $20 depending on how large you want your artwork to be. Wine can be purchased for $7 a glass or $16 a bottle and beer goes for $6. There is also a bottomless option for $22. Choose from either the 6 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. time slot and go ready to be inspired. 1728 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Washington D.C.

Friday

D.C.’s largest concert venue Echostage welcomes international superstar DJ David Guetta tonight. Guetta will take the stage to perform his smash hits such as Hey Mama, Titanium, and more for Echostage attendees. Tickets to see the Grammy-winning French EDM musician and producer start at $40. 2135 Queens Chapel Road N.E., D.C.

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Saturday

Spend your morning bottomless brunching on Barracks Row at one of the Bitches favorite spots, Cava Mezze. The deal can’t be beat: $30 for bottomless food and a penny per mimosa. You can’t go wrong ordering anything on the menu from the French toast to the lamb Benedict, or banana fritters. Afterwards, roll yourself to Eastern Market and visit the local venders and do your local economy a favor. 527 8th St. S.E., Washington, D.C.

For more than a decade, the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has been serving up hope, one pint at a time at the Brewer’s Ball. The evening will feature more than 30 of the very best local and regional craft breweries, and  twenty-five great restaurants to keep attendees well-fed, plus live music and dancing. Area restaurants like Ted’s Bulletin, Hill Country Barbecue Market, Matchbox, and Charlie Palmer Steak pull out the culinary stops. The event takes place from 7 p.m. until 12 a.m. Tickets are on sale now and cost $140, of which $70 is tax-deductible. 401 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Sunday

Wildfire at Tysons Galleria has rolled out a new brunch menu with plenty of gluten-free options as well. There are gluten-free pancakes, Benedicts, and yummy sandwiches for you to choose from for all your brunching needs. Relax at brunch and then get in some much needed retail therapy at the high-end shops in the Galleria. 2001 International Drive, McLean, VA.

Head to B Too for the restaurant’s weekly Sunday Supper, when you can  enjoy a prix fixe of three courses for $35 at the 14th Street fixture. The menu changes seasonally, but a recent meal featurede shrimp and mackerel, Cornish hen, and a cherry waffle for dessert. After the meal, hang out at the bar for happy hour until 10 p.m. on Sundays as well. Get wine, bubbles, and beer for $5 and cocktails for $7. Can’t beat that! 1324 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partners with Capella and Sculpt DC.. While this article was written independently by Bitches Who Brunch, we do receive compensation from these companies. 

 

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