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The award-winning beers of Devils Backbone Brewing Company will finally be available in Northern Virginia bars. Try 20 brews from the Shenandoah Valley brewery at Rustico, meet the brewmaster and take home some free glassware.
In Studio Theatre’s “The Big Meal,” playwright Dan LeFranc watches as a family comes together to celebrate life’s triumphs and disappointments through a series of vignettes that all take place at the same restaurant table.
The Textile Museum’s after-hours party, PM @ the TM, promises food from Kushi, cherry blossom-themed craft time and the first D.C. screening of the 2011 Japanese film “A Honeymoon in Hell: Mr. and Mrs. Oki's Fabulous Trip.”
Don’t let her sweet and innocent look fool you — Nellie McKay has a wry, subversive wit and a lovely voice. She performs a cabaret-style revue at the Birchmere about the life of Barbara Graham, the third woman to be executed at San Quentin State Prison.
Former “Saturday Night Live” funnyman Tim Meadows has stayed busy lately on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “The Office” and “The Daily Show” and brings his standup act to Arlington Cinema ‘n Drafthouse this weekend.