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Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Weekend update: All-access pass


Here’s the scenario: You’ve got guests coming to town and they want to hit all the big-time tourist spots — the Capitol, Mount Vernon, the White House — without the hassle. How do you get them in? In today’s issue of the Weekend section, we give you all of the tips you need to know to play the perfect host.

Also in Weekend:

We round up a list of some great things to do in D.C. this weekend, including a new exhibit of old-time celebrity portraits, a concert with R&B crooner Trey Songz and a festival for chocolate lovers.

The Intersections festival at Atlas Performing Arts Center pulls together dozens of performers to explore where artistic disciplines and cultures cross. There are only two weekends left; here’s what you should see.

As the weather warms up, the concert calendar starts to fill up. David Malitz offers his picks for the month of March. Also, read record reviews on orchestral rockers Fanfarlo, indie pop group Oberhofer, singer-songwriter Jennifer O’Connor, chamber-pop musician Anais Mitchell and singer Ruthie Foster.

Here in D.C., plenty of us work well past the traditional 4-to-7 p.m. window for most happy hours. We pick the best late-night happy hours for more flexibility.

She Got Game” is an exhibit about women and sports on the surface. But it is very much an art show, one that looks at gender roles and role reversal.

After successfully getting “Star Trek” veteran George Takei to read Shakespeare in the sci-fi show’s beloved Klingon language, WSC is back with another Trekkie-influenced take on the Bard with “Shakespeare in Klingon II: The Wrath of (Michael) Kahn.”

Choreographer Larry Keigwin doesn’t make ay direct references to Lady Gaga or Katy Perry, but you can clearly see the influence of modern pop culture in his new work for Keigwin + Company.

Lots of new bars in the city have brought rare beers to Washington D.C. taps. If you’re feeling a little confused, Rustico will help you learn the ropes with its Beer Academy.

Get the latest movie reviews, including the zero-star review for “Project X.”

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