Since the original attempts to extend opportunities for violent offenders to apply for resentencing went ignored by federal prosecutors, the DC Council is now trying to implement new amendments. But federal power and publicity could stop those efforts before they’re passed.
Come hang out with us at WeWork in Chinatown for the day (and come early for buttery Mason Dixie biscuits!). If you can’t make it for coworking, celebrate the productive day anyway with draft beer, cocktails made with local shrub, and a cheese board from Vaughn Cheese. Come hang! (9am-4pm, HH until 6pm)
Live salsa at the Library of Congress
Salsa musician Verny Varela will be playing the tunes tonight, made that much better with salsa dancing instruction for all. Match that with a screening of Jurassic Park on the lawn at sundown and we have your first/second/third/whateverth date covered. (7pm)
Summer’s not over yet
There’s still three more weeks of the Big Ugly Truck Party at 14th and U: “Good vibes. Mad good music.” (7pm)
The go-go book club with Marcus Dowling talks about Natalie Hopkinson's Go-Go Live. (7pm)
Full moon walk
Go meet new people and learn a thing or two on this group walk along the National Mall under the full moon. Bring bug spray; you’ll thank us. (7pm)
Looking ahead: Ozomatli headlines a block party
To celebrate the opening of La Cosecha, the new Latin American eatery near Union Market, we’re getting a big ass block party headlined by Ozomatli. Plus: face painting, sneak previews, food samples, and dancing. Mark your calendar for Sept 7.
It’s a triple-header of tunes at Rhizome tonight! Need we say more? $10 suggested donation. (7pm)
If you’re exasperated from the seemingly endless “post-work drinks” gatherings without any alternatives, check out the SoBar happy hour: a ticket gets you into a wellness pop-up featuring breathwork, sober sips, and mindful conversation. (7pm)