Tuesday, September 6
MUSIC: Indie rock band The National are dropping by the Merriweather Post Pavilion tonight. The band’s song “Think You Can Wait” was recently featured in the film Win Win. You can sample some of their tracks here. For tickets ($30 to $40), go to Merriweather’s Web site. Doors open at 5 PM.
Wednesday, September 7
COMEDY: Gay-larious is back at the Riot Act, and tonight’s performance is jam-packed with gay-friendly comics from across the country—including Brad Loekle, Claudia Cogan, Chris Doucette, and Zach Toczynski. The first Wednesday of every month will be dedicated to Gay-larious. For tickets ($15), go to the Riot Act’s Web site. 8:30 PM.
Thursday, September 8
FASHION: It’s Fashion’s Night Out at your local Neiman Marcus. The Tysons Galleria location will feature a fall fashion trends presentation at 7 PM, beauty advice and bites at the NM Café, a fashion sketch artist, and more. To RSVP, call 703-761-1600 ext. 3400 to or e-mail RSVPTysons@NeimanMarcus.com. The Mazza Gallerie store will have a fall fashion runway show at 7 PM, a Michael Kors presentation, cocktails and treats, live music from a capella group The Butterflies, and a photo booth. To RSVP, call 202-274-3911 or e-mail RSVPWashington@NeimanMarcus.com. Free; 6 to 9 PM.