Bride & Groom MOM Subscribe

Find Local

Where & When: What to Do Tonight

“Iron Man” flies into Bethesda, up-and-coming interior designers at the Dunes, and a Malian singer at 9:30 Club

Interior designer Zoe Feldman created this posh bedroom, and she’ll be sharing décor tips at tonight’s Summer Social. Photograph courtesy of Feldman’s Web site.

Tuesday, August 30
Summer is winding down, which means it’s your last chance to catch a free flick at Bethesda Row’s movie series. Tonight’s Marvel favorite is Iron Man, about a wealthy industrialist (Robert Downey Jr.) who’s forced to build a high-tech suit after being held hostage by terrorists. The all-star cast includes Jeff Bridges, Terrence Howard, and Gwyneth Paltrow. You can watch the trailer here. Redwood will be serving complimentary popcorn and $10 dirty martinis and glasses of Macallan scotch. 8:30 PM.

DESIGN: Décor-obsessed Washingtonians won’t want to miss Apartment Therapy’s Summer Social at The Dunes. Interior designers Alex Sanchez, Eric Kole, and Zoe Feldman will explore the latest trends, offer helpful tips, and answer your burning design questions. RSVP at the event Web site. 7 PM.

MUSIC: Malian singer and guitarist Vieux Farka Touré is performing at 9:30 Club tonight. The rising musician recently collaborated with the South African rock band BLK JKS and performed at the 2010 World Cup. You can sample some of his tracks here. For tickets ($25), go to the event Web site. Doors open at 7:30 PM.

POETRY: Beltway Poetry Slam is kicking off its second season with performances by Laura Yes Yes and Kim Johnson. Stop by the Fridge at 8 PM to witness the tonight’s three-round elimination style poetry slam. Tickets ($5) can be purchased at the door.

Subscribe to Washingtonian

Follow Washingtonian on Twitter

Follow the After Hours Blog on Twitter

More>> After Hours Blog | Arts & Events | Happy Hour Finder | Calendar of Events

blog comments powered by Disqus

Most Popular on Washingtonian

Everything You Need to Know About Pho*

The First Thanksgiving Took Place in Virginia, not Massachusetts

15 Casual (But Still Really Cool) Gifts for Your New Boyfriend

Free Things to Do in DC November 25-29: A Complimentary Turkey Fry

The Unbelievable Story of the Guy Who Jumped the White House Fence Four Times

Black Friday Brunch Specials Around DC

9 Restaurants Native Washingtonians Love (Even If No Else Does)

The Great Washington Bucket List: 50 Things Every Local Needs to Do

Your Guide to Amazing DC Gifts For Everyone on Your List