Monday: 60 Minutes
Go behind the scenes of 60 Minutes tonight when Leslie Stahl and Executive Producer Jeffrey Fager come to the National Press Club to talk about how they choose their stories and more. 8 PM; free. Get tickets here.
Tuesday: Holiday Blockbusters
We can’t be the only ones addicted to movie trailers, right? The DC Film Society is betting we're not. It's hosting “Coming Attractions: Trailer Night, Winter 2009,” an evening of—you guessed it—movie trailers for movies that will be coming out this holiday season. The event takes place at Landmark’s E Street Cinema at 7. Tickets are $8 for nonmembers; first-come, first-served tickets are available in the lobby starting at 6 pm.
Wednesday: Beaujolais Nouveau
Who wants to waste time when a holiday revolves around wine? Celebrate the first few seconds of Beaujolais Nouveau at the Brightest Young Things’ “A Breathless Beaujolais” celebration Wednesday night at 1905. The countdown starts at 9; at midnight, the corks come out. The $10 cover includes wine and a DJ. No RSVP required. Check out our guide for more places to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau.
Thursday: Terra Cotta Warriors
Two millennia ago, thousands of life-size clay figures were buried in the tomb of China's first emperor, Qin Shihuangdi, to accompany him into the afterlife. Starting today, National Geographic Museum is hosting the "Terra Cotta Warriors: Guardians of China's First Emperor" exhibit at the National Geographic Society. You'll get the chance to see 15 of these figures and other artifacts from the tomb. $12.