Monday, February 4: Discussing Picasso
Get art smart at tonight’s discussion at the Corcoran by two art scholars about Pablo Picasso. John Richardson—considered the foremost expert on Picasso—joins Paul Greenhalgh, the Corcoran’s director and president, to talk about Picasso’s art and life. 6:30 PM, $25.
Tuesday, February 5: Super Tuesday + Mardi Gras
Whether you’re a political junkie or a party hopper, tonight’s your night. For the politicos, we’ve got a huge roundup of where to watch the results come in—and where to toast your victory or drown your sorrows. For those looking to celebrate the Big Easy, check out our list of Mardi Gras celebrations tonight.
Wednesday, February 6: Funnyman Dave Barry
The newspaper columnist and humor writer comes tonight to George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium. Get your giggle on with his discussion, where he’s sure to be talking about everything from pop culture to politics. $27 to $125, 8 PM.
Thursday, February 7: Love in the Grocery Aisle
Thanks to Whole Foods Markets, it might not be not too late to find a date for Valentine’s. Tonight, four area stores host a food pairings tasting that doubles as a singles mixer. Make conversation over soup and sandwiches, cheese fondue, and chili and baguettes. Bat your eyes while enjoying surf and turf and the chocolate fountain. If you don’t leave with someone, no worries—the event includes giveaways, so chances are good that you won’t walk out empty-handed.