Where & When: This Week in Nightlife
Documentaries galore, free drinks, and kostume karaoke.
Author Bret Easton Ellis stops by Politics and Prose at 7 to read from his latest novel, Imperial Bedrooms, a sequel of sorts to his best-selling debut, Less Than Zero. Free.
SilverDocs, Washington’s annual documentary-film festival, kicks off at the AFI Silver Theatre with multiple screenings throughout the day. At 7, catch The Kids Grow Up, an examination of family dynamics; at 7:45, We Don’t Care About the Music Anyway …, about Japan’s alternative music scene; and Microcosmos, a closeup look at the world of insects, at 9:30. For more information about the festival, click here.
Wednesday: Kostume Karaoke
Dying to belt out some Phil Collins while sporting a sparkly blue wig and a pink tutu? Check out Kostume Karaoke, which takes over the upstairs area of Solly’s U Street Tavern the second and fourth Wednesday of every month. The fun starts at 8. Free.
Thursday: Free Drinks!
What’s the Deal hosts a free happy hour at Momo Sports Bar—all you have to do is sign up to receive e-mails from the deal-of-the-day Web site and you’re entitled to two free drinks. The happy hour runs from 6 to 8. To RSVP, click here.