These five bars have vending machines that offer a sense of whimsy, alongside the essentials.

FIRST BITE | French classics and a stunning space in a former bank are drawing diners to Penn Quarter.

We asked eight D.C. trendspotters to tell us what lies ahead in the arts and entertainment scene for 2020. Here's what they said.


Check out Mardi Gras and National Margarita Day celebrations across D.C., see one of rap’s greatest MCs or be an esports spectator.

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Here’s what parents need to know.

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“The Lodge” builds a slow-burning sense of dread, but the payoff is a little disappointing.

Too Free’s debut album drops on Friday and they play U Street Music Hall on Saturday.

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The DJ-producer, who’s coming to U Street Music Hall, imbues his soundscapes with sincerity and feeling.

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Set in the wake of the siege of Leningrad, the Russian drama takes an unflinching look at women’s wartime experience.

See Jacquees, Marc Anthony, Wolf Parade and Digable Planets live.

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Levan Gelbakhiani gives a breakout performance as a young Georgian dancer.

The longform improv troupe will perform at the Club at Studio K.

These restaurants specialize in bowls built around a base of whole grains or superfruits.

Catch celebrations of Native cultures, take salsa lessons at the Colombian embassy and watch go-go get named the official music of the city.

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Gently observational film tells a moving story about a long-married couple facing a health crisis.

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Harrison Ford stars in an adaptation of Jack London’s tale of the human-dog bond.

The Silver Spring native would visit some long-gone spots, such as the Bayou in Georgetown.

‘Exquisite Agony’ and ‘Celia and Fidel’ spotlight the work of Cuban American playwrights.

Here’s what parents need to know.

At the Olney Theatre, McKeown’s songs explore the relationship between an estranged mother and daughter.

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