Gay comedy writer Bruce Vilanch is slated to make an appearance at Cobalt (1639 R Street, N.W.) on Oct. 18 at 9 p.m.
There will be a meet-and-greet and question/answer session. The event runs officially from 9-11 p.m. but the party continues til 3 a.m. with Cobalt’s two dance floors and DJs. Drink specials are planned and cover is $10 at 9 p.m. and later. No cover before 9.
Vilanch, famous for writing jokes for the Academy Awards telecast and for his appearances on “Hollywood Squares,” will be in town to participate in Carol Burnett’s receiving of the Mark Twain Prize at the Kennedy Center on Oct. 20.
Look for an interview with Vilanch in next week’s Blade.