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Events for October 17, 2019

$15 to $105

Field of Screams

September 27 at 6:30 pm - November 2 at 10:00 pm
Field of Screams Maryland, 4501 Olney-Laytonsville Road
Olney, MD 20832 United States

If soiling yourself in fear sounds like the right way to celebrate Halloween, Olney’s Field of Screams is the place to go. Parental discretion is advised.

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“Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors”
Free

“Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors”

October 7 at 12:00 am - November 15 at 10:59 pm
Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States

The most remarkable thing about these images of wounded warriors who served after 9/11 is the artist: George W. Bush, the very man who sent them into battle. Art connoisseurs on both sides of the aisle have lauded the works, which were compiled into a bestselling 2017 book and now serve as the inaugural art […]

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“Cuba Va!”
$10 to $12.

“Cuba Va!”

October 10, 2019 at 12:00 am - January 12, 2020 at 10:59 pm
The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

The genre-bending Cuban political artist collective Los Carpinteros formally dissolved in 2018, but its impact continues. This show, the group’s first post-breakup museum exhibit, is a nuanced exploration of post-revolutionary Cuba using LED portraits (right) plus two wrenching videos—one about lightning-rod poet Heberto Padilla, the other a peek into the private lives of Cubans via […]

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“Royal Philatelic Society London’s 150th Anniversary”
Free

“Royal Philatelic Society London’s 150th Anniversary”

October 17 at 12:00 am - October 20 at 11:59 pm
National Postal Museum, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

The United Kingdom’s premier stamp collectors’ club is bringing its treasures to the Smithsonian’s shrine to all things snail mail. So what’s the most valuable item on display? According to organizers, it’s the piece of royal correspondence above. Even among the rarities, the quartet of 1937 stamps created by renowned designer Edmund Dulac for the […]

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Sushi & Jazz at Fyve Restaurant Lounge
Starting at $12 sushi rolls

Sushi & Jazz at Fyve Restaurant Lounge

October 17 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, 1250 S. Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

Join us for Sushi Thursday’s! Discover live jazz performances and traditional Japanese Sushi cuisine, whiskeys, signature cocktails, fine wines, champagne and sake every Thursday evening from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (excluding holidays), in fyve, The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City’s signature restaurant.

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