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Events for October 31, 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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Lucid Motion by Rhizomatiks
$8-$20

Lucid Motion by Rhizomatiks

October 29 at 10:00 am - December 1 at 9:00 pm
ARTECHOUSE, 1238 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Explore ARTECHOUSE’s newest exhibition, Lucid Motion, by globally renowned Japanese artist group Rhizomatiks Research x Daito Manabe. Opening September 28th in D.C., Lucid Motion aims to examine human motion from various standpoints using next-level technologies and expression methods to elaborate into three unique installations. Visitors will get to engage with dance performances themed on human […]

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

Sushi & Jazz at Fyve Restaurant Lounge

October 31 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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Markoff’s Haunted Forest & Deady Dinners
$25-150

Markoff’s Haunted Forest & Deady Dinners

October 31 at 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Markoff’s Haunted Forest, 19120 Martinsburg Road
Dickerson, MD 20842 United States

For more than 25 years, MHF consistently has been ranked among the nation's most creative & terrifying haunt experiences. With 3 haunted trails, scores of creepy characters, 3 huge bonfires, delicious concessions, extreme events & performances, the Markoffs provide an unforgettable night out! Add a unique "Deadly Dinner" to your experience-- dine in the ghost […]

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Astro Poets: Your Guides to the Zodiac by Dorothea Lasky and Alex Dimitrov
Free

Astro Poets: Your Guides to the Zodiac by Dorothea Lasky and Alex Dimitrov

October 31 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Politics and Prose (Connecticut Avenue), 5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Unlike those awful auto-tweet daily horoscopes prevalent in the early days of Twitter, the Astro Poets bring a high-quality dose of astrology to our social feeds. The best-friend duo—who are, in fact, poets—mix humor, whimsy, and astrology to create unusual zodiac content, such as a list of each sign as an alcoholic beverage. Their first […]

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