Things to Do

After Hours Items: The Best Links of the Week

Every Friday, After Hours rounds up the best local links for entertainment and nightlife coverage from this week.

Remember when I alerted you that Kiefer Sutherland would be making a surprise appearance at the closing of the DC Independent Film Festival? Well, Michael over at went, and wrote about it. He says, “The movie was great, but the real take-away for me is that Kiefer now earns top placement on my coveted list of people I’d most like to party with.”

Check out the Post’s fascinating article on local artist Nikolas Shiller, who creates art out of maps. The Post calls him a “rebel cartographer.”

Looking to have some fun in the Shaw neighborhood this weekend? This blog’s got the goods, including a reception at the Project 4 Gallery and Saint Patrick’s specials at Old Dominion Brewhouse. Fore more Shaw goodness, check out our dining guide on the U Street and Shaw area.

Make Saint Patrick’s day really green, like this blogger, who plans on drinking only organic beer. He’s got a guide telling you where in Northern Virginia you can buy the good stuff.

Wolf Trap reminds us that summer will be here before we know it. Be sure to check out the summer line-up. The remainder of the schedule, including most of the summer concerts, will be announced Monday, March 26.