Where & When: The Week in Washington Nightlife
Hear a singing sensation and learn about undercover love
The International Spy Museum presents “Sex(pionage): Spies, Lies, and Naked Thighs.” Learn all the tricks and tools of the trade from retired FBI agent David Major, who’s discussing spies and seduction throughout history. For a preview, check out what got us giggling like schoolgirls last year. 6:30; buy tickets ($25) at the Spy Museum’s Web site.
Tuesday, February 8
Starting tonight at the Kennedy Center is The Cripple of Inishmaan, from Ireland’s acclaimed Druid theater company. The dark comedy is about a Hollywood film crew and the residents of a small town in 1930s Ireland. Purchase tickets ($25 to $69) at the Kennedy Center site.
Wednesday, February 9
Catch Nickelodeon star Miranda Cosgrove before the seemingly inevitable wave of scandals tonight at Strathmore. The pop singer’s opening act is the Lady Gaga-covering YouTube star Greyson Chance. 7 PM; get tickets ($31 to $100) at Ticketmaster.
Thursday, February 10
Indulge your taste buds at the International Food & Wine Festival, which starts today at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center. With 100 wineries and 600 wines, plus food and cooking demonstrations by former Top Chef contestants and local chefs, you won’t leave hungry or thirsty. Through February 13; buy tickets ($85 to $150) at the festival Web site.