Wake to Washington

Unfaded, yet prepared to fade

August Wilson’s Fences at Historic Ford’s Theatre

Fences explores the walls we build around ourselves and our loved ones, while also illuminating one family’s struggles in a racist society. Patrons 21-35 use code UNDER3520. Join us 10/11 for Generation Abe Night.


Let’s get Mystical

The Mystics have never won a WNBA Championship, but they got one massive step closer Sunday with a high-scoring Game 1 win powered by surprise sophomore star Ariel Atkins. Watch yourself, Connecticut Sun!


More dockless scooters, fewer dockless scooter companies

Tired of juggling eight scooter apps on your phone? The District proposes limiting the number of operators to just four—but increasing threefold the number of scooters. As part of the plan, DDOT will cap vehicles in the central business district, hopefully encouraging more attention on less well-served "equity emphasis areas." 


“We ain’t gonna move”

Stand with Brookland: Redevelopment plans for Brookland Manor, an affordable housing unit since 1938, that will push out current tenants. Developer MidCity Financial is moving forward despite resistance to demolish and rebuild new luxury homes on the grounds. Sign a petition here.


Gen Z homebuyers prefer diverse neighborhoods

Generation Z is already the most multicultural generation than ever before, and this may soon influence homebuying trends: a recent survey found that over half of the generation prefers a diverse community as opposed to a homogenous one. But also: there are already Gen Z homebuyers??


DC is hardcore!!

Local hardcore band Red Death creceived a rave review in Stereogumovered in Stereogum ahead of their new LP, earning credit credit for standing out among the buzzing punk scene in DC with songs that will “rip the flesh right off of your face.”

Also || the "country’s first" trans visibility march, Circulator costs money again starting Oct. 1, Call Your Mother moving into Capitol Hill, what that Harry Potter fest was like, driver who killed cyclist/activist gets 8.5 years, J20 arrestees now suing

Dean Lewis at 9:30

In the mood for mellow Monday jams? Head to 9:30 to see the Aussie singer-songwriter. You might know his single “Waves.” (7pm)


Jazz sounds better inside a gallery

Local musician Sam D’Agostino (from bands like Boaty Otis, Bear Cat Wildcat and more) is playing a jazz set with a trio at Lost Origins Gallery in the new Milk Relics exhibition. Free and open to the public. (7pm)


Reminders from the Weekly Scheduler

  • Go practice your Spanish, and your salsa dancing, at this two-for-one event organized by the language people at Conversational DC. (6pm)

  • Japanese digital artist Daito Manabe will discuss how his work explores “the interrelationships and boundaries delineating the analog and digital” at ARTECHOUSE (4pm)

Also || The Other Founders of the American Revolution | Reclaim DC: Shareback and Speak Out | sound meditation | Showtunes Monday at JRs | Tail Up Goat’s sister Reveler’s Hour is “the place you go to escape your parents after dinner is over”


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