Where & When: This Week in Washington Nightlife
Listen in on a food discussion, shop while imbibing, and learn the devastating power of “regular.”
Former editor in chief of now-defunct Gourmet magazine, Ruth Reichl, discusses her career and latest book, For You, Mom, Finally, with Washington Post food and travel editor Joe Yonan at the
Tuesday: Pretty, Not Regular
Reasons to Be Pretty, Neil LaBute’s final play in his trilogy about our culture’s obsession with physical appearance, centers on a couple whose relationship quickly unravels after one of them refers to the other’s looks as “regular” to a friend. The play, which our reviewer says has some “funny lines and touching moments” despite lacking the “intelligence of its predecessors,” is on stage at Studio Theatre through May 16. Tickets ($ 46-$56) can be purchased here.
Wednesday: Girls Night Out
Shecky’s Girls Night Out, a two-day extravaganza of shopping and cocktail sipping, is back at DAR Constitution Hall. General-admission tickets are $10 or $25 with a coveted goodie bag. To purchase your tickets and for more information, go here.
Thursday: Drink for a Cause
Head to the Phillips Collection tonight for Green Hours, a happy hour held in the museum’s cafe in celebration of upcoming Earth Day. Organic wines and local beers such as Starr Hill and Dogfish Head are on offer, and $1 of each purchase benefits the Earth Day Network. Free.