Monday: Noir DC
Get gritty with the Noir DC Film Festival, playing through Wednesday at the AFI Silver Theatre. Tonight, you can catch a double feature of Shakedown and Night Editor for just $10. 6:30 PM.
Tuesday: Girls at the Black Cat
Haven't yet heard of Girls? They're on the rise as one of the hottest bands of the year. The San Francisco duo (which is actually two men, though their name may lead you to believe otherwise) plays sunny, lovely pop music reminiscent of the Beach Boys or Elvis Costello. The duo plays the Black Cat's mainstage with Real Estate as opening act. Tickets are $12. 8 PM.
Wednesday: Winter Beer
Warm up as the weather gets colder with a winter beer tasting at the new Birch & Barley and ChurchKey. Taste some of the winter offerings from Flying Dog Brewery, Harpoon, Magic Hat, Sierra Nevada, and more. 5 PM.
Thursday: Afrofunk and Art
Afrofunk orchestra Chopteeth comes to the Phillips for their fabulous Phillips After 5 program this evening. Catch the band in the auditorium at 6 PM, listen to lectures about the current exhibit of "Man Ray, African Art and the Modernist Lens," and enjoy food and drinks.