Editors' pick

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Editorial Review

We've always dug Tattoo for its VJs, who mix and mash heavy metal and new wave videos on the lounge's large flatscreens. Starting tonight, though, Wednesdays are being given over to '80s rock, pop and hip-hop videos for Polyester, a new weekly retro dance party. Making it harder to say no: free admission (and an open bar on Absolut drinks for women) before 11. Spandex, jelly shoes, popped collars and other MTV-appropriate outfits are encouraged. RSVP on dc80s.com for free passes. Bonus challenge: if you solve one of the Rubik's Cubes lying on the bar, you get a free drink.

-- Fritz Hahn (April 21, 2009)