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The massive annual promotion returns, as over 200 dining rooms across the area offer $20.12 fixed price lunches and $35.12 dinners through Dec. 15.
New Yorker music critic Alex Ross and music scholar/author Daphne Carr discuss the new anthology “Best Music Writing of 2011,” which they both edited, at Politics and Prose.
Having a voice like James Earl Jones gives an actor something no academy or method coach can teach: endless gravitas. The voice of Darth Vader joins Shakespeare Theatre’s Artistic Director Michael Kahn to discuss his career on screen and on stage at 8 p.m.
Faction of Fools’ 70-minute Commedia dell’Arte rendition of “Romeo and Juliet” adds a heavy dose of slapstick humor to Shakespeare’s tragedy.
Get ready for transatlantic dance floor awesomeness: D.C. DJ supergroup Volta Bureau hosts trendsetting London electro/indie/synthpop DJ Rory Phillips.
One of the last shows at D.C.’s most happening art space features a stacked lineup of local bands — Publicist, Edie Sedgwick, the Dance Party, Alex, the State Department — that will make it a party to remember.