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5 events worth checking out in Washington this week

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By Hoodline - Published on February 26, 2020.

From Afrobeats to folk music, there's plenty to enjoy in Washington this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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Cocktails & Conversation: Black History Month Edition

From the event description:

The Black History Month Edition features Marie Smith, J.D., co-author of "Experiences with Racism: Narratives from Black Educators."

When: Friday, Feb. 28, 5-7 p.m.
Where: Busboys and Poets, 2004 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave. SE
Admission: Free
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O.N.L.Y. Afrobeats 

From the event description:

Do you love Afrobeats? Is Wiz Kid your spirit animal? Were you were born to Shaku, Ozonto, or Shoki? Then come enjoy great vibes and get your dance and drink on, because this event was made just for you.

When: Friday, Feb. 28, 6-11 p.m.
Where: Cloak & Dagger, 1359 U St. NW
Admission: Free, happy hour; $50, bottle service
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Grace Mosaic Neighborhood Party

From the event description:

Come spend an evening of good music, food, drink and dance with the Grace Mosaic family. Children welcome, food provided. BYOB.

When: Friday, Feb. 28, 6:30-10 p.m.
Where: Alice's Jazz & Cultural Society, 2813 12th St. NE
Admission: Free
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Box and String with bal folk dancing

From the event description:

Come dance, listen and chill to amazing music for an evening of bal folk.

When: Saturday, Feb. 29, 7-11 p.m.
Where: The Public Option, 1601 Rhode Island Ave. NE
Admission: Free
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Marlow Rosado

From the event description:

Enjoy an evening of Latin jazz with two-time Grammy award-winner Marlow Rosado and his trio. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 29, 8-9:15 p.m.
Where: Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE
Admission: $35
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