What's in Store

Sunday, April 22, 2007

At Beauty Night Out, you can sip on a cosmo and snag a makeover or manicure without feeling the least bit guilty: Part of the evening's proceeds go to the nonprofit group Dress for Success. Buy your ticket in advance and grab a swag bag with products from L'Oreal and Skin Milk.

Thursday, 5-10 p.m. Embassy Suites Hotel, 1250 22nd St. NW. $35 in advance,

$45 at the door. Buy tickets through http://www.sinpr.com/BNO or 202-387-1845.

Domestic diva Rita Konig, a contributing editor at Domino and British Vogue magazines, stops by the Corcoran to give tips on what's new and hip in the worlds of home decor and entertaining, among other topics. In her talk, part of the museum's sweeping look at modernism, Konig will also explain how today's trends are rooted in the modernist period.

Thursday at 7 p.m. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. $20.


Browse and buy like a Parisian at Georgetown's open-air French Market, where 30-plus shops are peddling their wares. Discounts of up to 70 percent are offered on everything -- from Istanbul Caravan's antique treasures to thoroughly modern garb from Pink November.

Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wisconsin Avenue NW between

P and R streets. For details, visit http://www.georgetowndc.com.

-- Holly E. Thomas

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