TOP 5 FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 22
1. Watch The Debate With Us
Did they save the best for last? 9 p.m.
2. Junot Díaz At Sixth & I
The Pulitzer-winning author of "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" will read from his new work, "This Is How You Lose Her," and sign copies of his books. 7 p.m., all ages, sold out, Politics and Prose is still accepting orders for signed books
3. The Lemonheads, Psychedelic Furs At Howard Theatre
The '80s sounded good. So did the '90s. Hopefully they still sound good. 8 p.m., all ages, $30
4. Drinks For Food At The Coupe
Columbia Heights' newest spot will host bartenders from some of the East Coast's best bars in this drink slinging/charity event. For a $15 donation you'll be able to sample a special punch. You'll also be donating to the DC Central Kitchen. 8 p.m., all ages, $15
5. Blue Monday At Velvet Lounge
The debate may make you sad. Or Game 7 of the NLCS. Or Monday Night Football. Somebody has to lose. Let Morrissey soothe your soul. 7 p.m., 21+, no cover
TOP 5 FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS
Tuesday, October 23
Silo Halo, The Cell Phones at Sova
Two solid bands, one local, one from the Midwest, will turn the H Street coffee house into a rock club for a few hours. Wear earplugs.
Wednesday, October 24
On the Campaign Trail at Corcoran Gallery
The two candidates have unique perspectives on this country. This is a glimpse into what they've seen.
Thursday, October 25
The Price is Right at Warner Theatre
Come on down!
Friday, October 26
Brick Penguin at Goethe-Institut Washington
This sketch and improv show gets our pick thanks to "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show" vet Ben Kronberg.