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5 performing and visual arts events to check out in Washington this weekend

Arts Club of Washington. | Photo: Henry S./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on February 15, 2019.

Looking to up your appreciation of the arts?

We've rounded up four artsy events around Washington this weekend that will scratch your cultural itch, from a murder mystery dinner to a burlesque brunch.

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Valentine's Murder Mystery Dinner at Maggiano's DC

First, the actors work as hard as the waiters at this murder mystery show at Maggiano's Little Italy in Chevy Chase. Tickets include a three-course dinner, beer and wine and a homicide investigation that may very well implicate someone at your table.

When: Friday, February 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Maggiano's Little Italy Chevy Chase, 5333 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Admission: $75
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Washington Magic

Next, it's a night of mind reading, sleight-of-hand and comedy at the Arts Club of Washington on Friday. Magicians David Morey, Savino Recine and Eric Henning have performed for presidents, corporate leaders and members of their own family.

When: Friday, February 15, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW
Admission: $65
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Hamiltunes DC: and Peggy!

This ongoing tribute to the great musical puts you on stage to sing as your favorite character, while members of the audience sing along and cheer you on.

When: Saturday, February 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: Mackey's Public House, 1306 G St. NW
Admission: $17.76
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

DC Burlesque Breakfast Club Presents: Yolks On You!

Clowning, drag, burlesque, vaudeville - the D.C. Burlesque Breakfast Club is throwing the whole enchilada at guests of the Bier Baron Tavern and DC Comedy Loft on Sunday. Between the laughs, enjoy sips of beer from a collection of 50 rotating drafts and bites from a special menu exclusive to the show.

When: Sunday, February 17, 12-3 p.m.
Where: The Bier Baron Tavern and DC Comedy Loft, 1523 22nd St. NW.
Admission: $12
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Sunday Social

Finally, Sunday sees another free open mic at Bakers & Baristas. Performers of poetry, music or whatever are invited to engage with an appreciative audience.

When: Sunday, February 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Bakers & Baristas, 501 Seventh St. NW
Admission: Free
Click here for more details, and to register


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