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The Hirshhorn’s Sculpture Garden will host 12 Zodiac-inspired animal heads designed by the provocative Chinese artist.
The Water Street Project, a new pop-up gallery at the Georgetown Waterfront is about to become the go-to space for everything from art openings to local bands to a fashion blogger’s party.
Marked by a robust horn section and the soulful vocals of frontwoman Arleigh Kincheloe, this Brooklyn-based ensemble plays classic funk with a gritty twist. They perform with Chris Jacobs Band at the Hamilton.
Head to Anacostia’s new art space the Lightbox for Cherry Blast, an evening of music, art installations, drinks and dancing.
Hank’s Oyster Bar is one of the best places to savor a plate of oysters. Its annual Oyster Fest, which features all-you-can-eat bivalves and all-you-can-drink draft beer at both the Dupont Circle and Alexandria restaurants, is always a blast.