TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
1. The Gossip At 9:30 Club
Get down on a Monday night. Beth Ditto is one of the most captivating singers in rock and roll for good reason. 7 p.m., all ages, $25
2. “This Is Art”: Anatomy Of A Sentence At Corcoran
Visiting Professor Thierry de Duve’s “Duchamp the Messenger” seminar for the Corcoran College of Art + Design will cover art in general, art as such, art altogether, and art itself. 7 p.m., all ages, $6 to $12
3. Little Spoons At Above the Bike Shop
The all-female stand up show returns. A fine introduction to the world of stand up comedy. 8 p.m., all ages, $3
4. DC Dosa At Domku
This start-up kitchen is using the Petworth-located Domku space as a two-hour restaurant for the next few Tuesday evenings. Two seperate seatings enjoy a prix-fixed menu of modern Indian cuisine. Tonight's event, as well as the next few weeks, have already sold out. We're recommending tonight's event so you're able to get tickets for the October 15 event. 7 p.m. and 8 p.m., all ages, $35
5. "For Y'ur Height Only" At McFadden's
The Washington Psychotronic Film Society presents this screening of the 1981 Filipino action/comedy spoof starring a 2 foot 9 inch leading man. We've seen this screened at dive bars across the nation. This is the rare showing that will include sound and won't just provide background visuals. 8 p.m., 21+, no cover
TOP 5 FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS
Tuesday, September 25
Minus the Bear at Fillmore Silver Spring
A celebration of ten-years from the Seattle indie rock band.
Wednesday, September 26
Rock is Dead! Burlesque Tribute to Dead Rock Stars at Red Palace
You'll know by the show title alone if this tongue-in-cheek event is for you.
Thursday, September 27
Spill at Black Fox Lounge
More story telling, more chances to feel good about your life.
Friday, September 28
Ra Ra Rasputin at Black Cat
One of D.C.'s indie rock finest celebrate their 5-year anniversary.
Saturday, September 29
DC Green Festival at Walter E. Washington Convention Center
125 authors, leaders and educators, hands-on DIY workshops, film installation, green kids' zone, organic beer and wine, vegetarian cuisine and live music. Everything you'd expect from a green event.