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Capital Fringe Festival

July 7 - July 29
Southwest Waterfront, Washington, DC United States

Just how fringe is the Capital Fringe? This year, the long-running experimental-theater event—at five venues along the waterfront—offers avant-garde fare such as O Monsters, a mind-bending story about triplets living in an alternate universe. Also on tap: a trio of original plays inspired by folktales, plus something billed as a Baroque clown show.

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$15 to $25

March on Washington Film Festival

July 12 - July 21

Now in its sixth year, this event spotlights under-told stories of the civil-rights movement. This year’s films include a documentary about entrepreneur and activist Madam C.J. Walker, who was born just after the Civil War and made a fortune selling hair products to black women, and a look at the life of radical Chicano lawyer […]

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MLB All-Star Week

July 13 - July 17

For the first time since 1969, DC hosts the All-Star festivities, which include the Home Run Derby and lots of other events—along with the game itself, which brings together baseball’s greatest players, including, we assume, a handful of Nats.

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$66 to $125

Dave

July 13 - August 19
Arena Stage, United States

If we were going to turn a 1993 movie into a musical, it would be Richard Linklater’s 1970s-set high-school flick, Dazed and Confused. (That Foghat tune would bring down the house.) But we’ll settle for this new theatrical take on Dave, the charmingly goofy film about a presidential impersonator who becomes the actual commander in […]

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Opening: Shock and Awe

July 13
AMC Hoffman Center, 206 Swamp Fox Rd
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States

Woody Harrelson and James Marsden star as DC-based Knight Ridder newspaper reporters during the propaganda-dump run-up to the Iraq War. Directed by Rob Reiner (A Few Good Men), it’s a work-your-sources journalism procedural about a government conspiracy that turned out to be all too true.

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FRIDAYS at FREER|SACKLER

FRIDAYS at FREER|SACKLER

July 13 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Freer|Sackler and Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States

You’re invited to experience relaxed summer evenings at the Freer. On select Fridays in July and August, enjoy live music on the museum steps, drinks on the Freer plaza, Asian flavors by local chefs, and evening access to our exhibitions. Plus, catch a Made in Hong Kong Film Festival screening starting at 7 pm.

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Hong Kong Film Festival

Hong Kong Film Festival

July 13 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Freer|Sackler and Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW
Washington, DC 20560 United States

Made in Hong Kong Film Festival: Shock Wave. One of 2017’s biggest hits in Hong Kong, this “outrageously explosive thriller” (Edmund Lee, South China Morning Post) stars Andy Lau as JS Cheung, a bomb disposal expert. He’s thrown into the biggest job of his career when a maniac wires the city’s massive Cross-Harbour Tunnel to […]

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