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Where & When: The Week in Washington Nightlife

DC shows its style, and Lincoln gets the musical treatment

Monday, February 21
Couldn’t make it to New York? Check out DC Fashion Week at a free opening reception at Kellari Taverna from 6 to 9. Events for the rest of the week include a fashion show highlighting styles from around the world, menswear shows, networking events, and a couture show at the Embassy of France. Visit the Web site for a complete schedule of events.

Tuesday, February 22
Catch the up-and-coming New York rapper Theophilus London at U Street Music Hall. His unique style on songs such as “Flying Overseas”—which features Solange Knowles—are gaining him listeners. 9 PM; get tickets ($12) at Ticket Fly or at the door ($15).

Wednesday, February 23
Get a refresher of all the colors of the rainbow at Olney Theatre’s first show of the 2011 season, the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice classic Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Through March 20; purchase tickets ($26 to $54) though TicketSage.

Thursday, February 24
The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company produces and performs Fondly Do We Hope … Fervently Do We Pray, which combines elements of music, dance, and theater to depict the private life of Abraham Lincoln. Following tonight’s performance there is a chance to discuss the work with the cast and crew. 8 PM at the Kennedy Center; there’s also a performance February 25. Get tickets ($22 to $65) at the Kennedy Center’s site.

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