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What to Do Tonight: September 28, 2011
Diamonds and Denim at Lost Society, opening night of Les Misérables at the Kennedy Center, and the new “Warhol: Headlines” exhibit at the National Gallery of Art
The Tony Award-winning musical Les Misérables is coming to the Kennedy Center. Photograph courtesy of Les Misérables
SHOPPING: Stop by Lost Society—where we threw our Style Setters party—for their Diamonds and Denim event. Enjoy personalized consultations from the Blue Jeans Bar, a diamond concierge by Mystique Fine Jewelry Designs, cocktails, and treats from Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams. Plus, there will be giveaways by Coach, Essie, Shoe Dazzle, and more. Tickets ($13) can be purchased through Eventbrite. 6:30 to 8:30 PM.
THEATER: Don’t miss opening night of Les Misérables at the Kennedy Center. The 25th-anniversary production of the Tony Award-winning musical will feature new staging inspired by Victor Hugo’s paintings. The show runs through October 30. Tickets ($39 to $155) can be purchased through the Kennedy Center’s Web site. 7:30 PM.
ART: If you haven’t already, check out one of the two new Andy Warhol exhibits. The National Gallery of Art’s “Warhol: Headlines” collection explores the artist’s fascination with New York tabloids and features more than 80 works. Click here to read our preview. Free; the exhibit runs through January 2. The Hirshhorn Museum’s “Andy Warhol: Shadows” collection showcases 102 silkscreened and hand-painted canvases. Check out our preview here. Free; the exhibit runs through January 15.
MUSIC: Serbian opera singer Jadranka Jovanovic is performing at the Kennedy Center tonight. The international star has had leading rolls in Carmen and Orfeo. You can watch one of her performances here. Free; 6 PM.
If you’re in the mood for something a bit darker, Catskill Mountain-natives the Felice Brothers are stopping by the Black Cat’s mainstage tonight. Their latest album, Celebration, Florida, which the AV Club says sounds “like a preacher in a whorehouse zigzags thrillingly off-course,” came out this May. You can listen to some of their tracks here. Tickets ($18) can be purchased through Ticket Alternative. Doors open at 8 PM.