March 15, 2012 at 9:06 pm EDT | by Juliette Ebner
Calendar: March 16

Monet Dupree hosts a party at Remington’s this weekend. (Blade file photo)

TODAY (Friday) 

Green Lantern (1335 Green Court) hosts Mama’s Trailer Park Dance Party tonight upstairs from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. and “Pop Goes the World: International Dance Party,” starting at 10 p.m. with DJs Aaron Riggins, Della Volla and AVM. Cover is $5 for the Pop. For more information, visit

Lady Lenore and the eMpire presents “The A List Show” tonight at Remington’s (6396 Pennsylvania Ave., S.E.) for a birthday party for Champagne. The show starts at 11:30 p.m. and there is a $10 cover. For more information, visit

The HIV Working Group will be doing Outreach tonight at Town (2009 8th St., N.W.) during Bear Happy Hour starting at 7 p.m. and continuing throughout the night until midnight. Volunteers are needed. For more information, visit

Strathmore’s Friday Night Eclectic continues tonight with a St. Patrick’s Day celebration featuring Vox Populi and Euphonism, two of D.C.’s a capella groups at the Mansion (10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda) at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Doors open at 8 p.m. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

Group GrooveLily plays Wolf Trap (1645 Trap Rd., Vienna) tonight at 8 p.m. with “Sleeping Beauty Wakes: In Concert.” The story takes place in a sleep disorder clinic, with Sleeping Beauty displaced after several hundred years of sleeping.

Touchstone Gallery (901 New York Ave., N.W.) has a new exhibit on display, “Tracks,” featuring photographs by Paul McCutchen. The exhibit will be up through April 1. The gallery is open from11 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit

Saturday, March 17

Spunk-E Productions presents “Ink” at Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, N.W.) tonight from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. featuring music by DJ T-one and St. Patrick’s Day drink specials all night.

Zeba Bar (3423 14th St., N.W.) hosts “Ottomania: A Transglobal Balkanic Dance Party” tonight from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. with DJs BEATrix, India Nile/DJ Trash and vANNIEty Kills with special guest DJ Meat Hook. This is a free event.

The Ladies of LURe present “Bare” tonight with at Cobalt (1639 R St., N.W.) with DJS Rosie and Keenan and the DysRuXion Dancers from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m.

John Eaton plays Wolf Trap (1645 Trap Rd., Vienna) tonight with bassist Tommy Cecil at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online at

Comedian Barry Rothbart performs at Riot Act Comedy Theater (801 E St., N.W.) tonight at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Tickets range from $17 to $20 and are available online at

Black Cat (1811 14th St., N.W.) presents Right Round’s 10th anniversary party tonight at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10 and available online at

Evolve Urban Arts Project (1375 Maryland Ave., N.E.) is hosting a meet and greet with artist Beth Cartland for her exhibit, “Texture, Line and Color,” on display through March 23.

STR8-N-UP Productions presents “The Dance,” a play that follows two women and the men in their lives through their experiences with HIV and their opposite outcomes, tonight at the THEARC Theater (1907 Mississippi Ave., S.E.) at 3 and 7 p.m. There is no admission and free HIV testing will be provided on site.

Sunday, March 18

Monet Dupree presents “A Throw Back Party” tonight at Remington’s (639 Pennsylvania Ave., S.E.) at 8 p.m.

Professionals in the City and the D.C. Center are hosting a speed dating event for lesbian and bisexual women at Chi-Cha Lounge (1624 U St., N.W.) from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. tonight. Attendees will date for about an hour and then be able to mingle with everyone. After the event, matches can be made online. Tickets are $30 if purchased by Friday. For more information, visit

Busboys & Poets presents “Borderlines: A Bilingual Spanish-English Open Mic” tonight at 5 p.m. in the Zinn room of its Hyattsville location (5331 Baltimore Ave., Suite 104) hosted by Henry Mills. The sign-up sheet opens at 4 p.m.

Comedian Brad Trackman performs at Riot Act Comedy Theater (801 E St., N.W.) tonight at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and available online at

Monday, March 19

The D.C. Center Development Committee is meeting today from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Center (1318 U St., N.W.). The committee works to enhance and diversify the Center’s financial resources.

Busboys & Poets presents “Other People’s Poetry” tonight its Shirlington location (4251 S Campbell Ave.) in Arlington at 8 p.m. hosted by Rebecca Dupas. Admission wristbands are $4 and will be sold all day in the Global Exchange store beginning at 10 a.m. until sold out.

Black Fox Lounge (1723 Connecticut Ave., N.W.) hosts “La-Ti-Do,” a spoken word/musical theatre cabaret series, tonight from 8:30 to 10 p.m. There is a $10 cover.

Tuesday, March 20

Kuriosity and Co presents “The Main Event,” a weekly talent competition at Remington’s (639 Pennsylvania Ave., S.E.). Showtime is at 9:30 p.m. This week’s theme is “Show Your Talent.” Admission is $5.

Celtic Crossroads peforms at Wolf Trap (1645 Trap Rd., Vienna) tonight at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27 and available online at The group will also be performing Wednesday.

Wednesday, March 21

The D.C. Ice Breakers has its monthly skate and social tonight. The group will be skating at Kettler Capitals Iceplex (627 N. Glebe Rd.) in Arlington from 8 to 9 p.m. then they’ll hit a local bar for a social hour. Skating is $8 and skate rentals are $3.

The Tom Davoren Social Bridge Club for gay bridge players meets tonight for social bridge at the Dignity Center (721 8th Street, S.E.). No partner is needed. Visit for details and click on “social bridge in Washington.”

LYFE Mentors, a new organization at the D.C. Center (1318 U St., N.W.) is hosting a luncheon to discuss the new mentoring program for LGBT youth and recruit new stakeholders in the effort. For more information, visit

Thursday, March 22

The Fridge (516 1/2 8th St., S.E.) is hosting a lecture with Ian Nagosaki with its multimedia exhibit “King Me: Studies in the Uncivilized World” tonight at 7 p.m. The exhibit closes March 29.

The Lambda Sci-Fi Book Group meets today at 1425 S St., N.W. at 7 p.m. This month’s book is “Glasshouse” by Charles Stross. Attendees are asked to bring a snack and/or non-alcoholic drink to share. For more information, email, or visit the group’s website

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