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Where & When: This Week in Washington Nightlife

What to do every night of this week for fun.

Monday, December 1: Federal Reserve Collective
The Federal Reserve, a collective of local musicians featuring members of These United States, Vandaveer and Kitty Hawk, plays at Iota. The (super) group gathers every Monday of the month, putting on a show that’s a little bit country, a little bit pop and plenty awesome. Tickets are $5. The show starts at 8.

Tuesday, December 2: Wet Hot American Comedy Show
Speaking of supergroups, Stella, a comedy trio featuring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter and David Wain, performs its standup routine at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. Black and Showalter, co-starred in the cult comedy film Wet Hot American Summer which will be screened after the show. Tickets can be purchased here or by calling the venue’s box office at 202-480-3100. Doors open at 7; the show starts at  8.

Wednesday, December 3: Photo Exhibit
In commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the worldwide protests of 1968, the Mexican Cultural Institute is hosting an opening reception for a photographic exhibit that examines the student and worker-lead movement as it unfolded in three locations: Paris, Mexico City and Prague. 6:30 PM. To RSVP call 202-728-1675 or email at

Thursday, December 4: Hey Hey It’s the Washington Jewish Film Festival
The annual Washington Jewish Film Festival kicks off with the US premiere of Australian indie film Hey Hey Its Esther Blueburger, featuring Toni Collette and Keisha Castle-Hughes, at the Goldman Theater. Tickets ($20) can be purchased here. The screening starts at 7.

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