This Week: June 11-17

I’m back, Bitches! After eight days in Vegas—which, frankly, is way too long to be in a place known as Sin City—and a quick jaunt to New York City, I landed in D.C. and passed by Cori Sue just as she boarded a plane for Peru.

Call us Bitches, call us jet-setters, call us whatever you’d like. I am your BWhoB Editor this week, lovelies. And here’s what I say you shall do …

Monday

Station 4 is hosting a special beer dinner tonight. Head to the Southwest restaurant for a six-course tasting menu from Executive Chef Orlando Amaros. The dinner will go like this: watermelon salad, cheeses, pork sliders, shrimp mac n’ cheese, ricotta cheesecake. Delish. Each course is paired with a unique Samuel Adams IPA. 1101 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC, 20024. $25 per person; call (202) 488-0987 for rezzies.

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Tuesday

Seven of D.C.’s most fabulous pastry chefs—including James Beard Foundation’s 2012 Rising Star Chef of the Year, pastry chef Christina Tosi, and Baltimore’s Chris Ford, recently named Food & Wine’s People’s Best New Pastry Chef—will be creating their most delightful cocktails and confections on a beautiful D.C. rooftop tomorrow evening. The event, to raise money for Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, will feature sweet delights and cocktail concoctions with stunning views of the U.S. Capitol and National Mall. Tickets are $125; get them here.

Wednesday

It’s the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, and the Newseum is hosting a special program Wednesday evening featuring Bob Woodward. He will talk about his role reporting the scandal for The Washington Post, which received the Pulitzer Prize for public service in 1973. The event is sold out, but if you don’t have tickets you can catch it online.

Thursday

Have you been to Artomatic yet? If you haven’t, now’s your chance. 1,300 artists have taken over an 11-story building in Crystal City, showcasing everything from the beautiful to the bizarre. Head there to check out the artwork, performances, workshops, poetry readings, and more. The art event will be finishing up next week. 1851 South Bell Street, Crystal City.

Friday

Our fav boutique, Urban Chic in Georgetown, is hosting the launch of Coco Rae Nail Lacquer’s Summer Collection Friday evening. Head there for happy hour and enjoy complimentary nail polish changes featuring Coco Rae’s new summer colors, courtesy of Sassy Nail Salon & Spa. There will also be bubbly and treats from Macaron Bee, and deals such as buy three get one free. Also, if you buy a polish, you’ll get 20 percent off the matching ensemble from Urban Chic.

Sunday

It’s Father’s Day! So take dad out for a fabulous brunch. Perhaps Bayou, The Argonaut, or Billy Martin’s Tavern. Or if dad isn’t in the District, do some good by brunching with EasySundays. The group, along with the NACWC, is hosting a fashion show and brunch to benefit the Gladys G. Taylor Scholarship Fund. $20 per person. RSVP here. 

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