Things to Do

Where & When: This Week in Washington Nightlife

What to do for fun every day of the week.

Monday: Ice Skating at the National Gallery
It’s finally gotten a bit chilly out there, hasn’t it, Washington? Time to break out the skates! The lovely outdoor rink at the National Gallery opened over the weekend, and you can skate on weeknights until 9 PM. Find more places to skate in our guide to area rinks.

Or try…Trivia Night at Wonderland

Tuesday: Art on the Outside
Part of FotoWeek DC, the NightGallery exhibit displays large-scale photographs on the facades of museums throughout Washington. Find out more about where you can see these stunning shows.

Or try… Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Wednesday: Artists in Films
Artists in Films” showcases the lives of artists such as Beethoven, Goya, and Bach. Konrad Wolf’s Goya and István Szabó’s Mephisto will be shown this month. The series continues into January.

Or try… President Lincoln’s Inaugural Ball

Thursday: Soiree Carte Blanche
Get a French happy hour, mixed with music and art tonight at the Phillips Collection. Bring your iPod to join in a music-mixing contest with a great prize— a free series of classes at the Alliance Française and a membership to the Phillips Collection. $12 at the door; the fun, food and Frenchiness gets started at 6 PM.

Or try… Art and Culture Around the Bay of Naples

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