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Where & When: This Week in Washington Nightlife

Enjoy free summer movies, an outdoor happy hour, a Tom Stoppard play and more in this week's nightlife.

Monday: Free Summer Movies
At the Crystal Screen Summer Film Series, this year’s Crystal Screen theme is superheroes. The Monday-night films include Spider-man, Hulk, Superman, X-Men, and more. The series started on May 4 and runs through September 21. Films begin at sundown at 18th and Bell streets, across from the Crystal City Metro station. Tonight's film is Spider-Man 3. For a full listing of free outdoor summer movies, check out our guide.

Tuesday: Coming Attractions Trailer Night
Let’s be honest: A lot of times when we head out to the theater, the trailers end up being our favorite part of the experience. Lucky for us, we can head to the D.C. Film Society’s Coming Attractions Trailer Night at the E Street Cinema, where they’ll screen trailers from upcoming movies like Bruno, Funny People, Public Enemies and lots more. $8; 7 PM.

Wednesday: Arcadia at the Folger Theatre
Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is set in an English country house between 1809 and 1812 and in the present. Its themes are order and disorder, scientific theory and everyday life, the past and present. “It’s wanting to know that makes us matter,” one of the characters says. 7:30 PM; $25-55.

Thursday: [email protected] Happy Hour
Poste's delightful courtyard garden is now open for the summer, and there's no better way to enjoy it than their weekday happy hour. It starts at 4 PM, and you can get $4 wine and select beers as well as $4 truffle fries. The happy hour goes until 7 PM.

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