Monday, March 16: $1 Movie Night
If you can't wait until the DVD release of Twilight on March 21 to see the movie again, head to the Arlington Cinema 'n' Drafthouse, where the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's vampire novel will be showing at 7:15—for just a buck. Also playing tonight, last year's remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still, starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly, at 9:50.
Tuesday, March 17: Luck of the Irish
Want to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? Look no further—we've got a guide to parties; a guide to the best Irish pubs; and how to cook an Irish feast for just $25. Sláinte!
Wednesday, March 18: A.C. Newman
The New Pornographer's frontman Carl Newman, who, like fellow bandmate Neko Case, recently released a new solo album, performs at the Black Cat's mainstage at 8. The band The Broken West opens the show. Tickets ($15) can be purchased here.
Thursday, March 19: A Different Kind of Green
Interested in learning more about the green fairy that’s taking the United States by storm? Morton’s the Steakhouse in Georgetown presents Absinthe: The Green Hour. Guests are invited to learn about the history of the drink, help make and taste absinthe cocktails, and sample hors d’oeuvres. The tasting costs $45; call 703-796-0128 for reservations. 6:30 PM.