FYIDC: Best Bets

This week, music, shopping and art to take your mind off Capitol Hall squabbles.

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Sonja Glass and Valeska Steiner of BOY. (Courtesy photo)

Sonja Glass and Valeska Steiner of BOY. (Courtesy photo)

BOY
Thursday, Oct. 3
7 p.m.
9:30 Club
815 V St. NW
202-265-0930
$25 available at 877-435-9849 and online here.

This Swiss-German duo’s catchy “Little Numbers” became a hit last year, but the team is proving it’s more than a one-hit wonder. Catch them — and their fun-loving repertoire — tonight before they win a Grammy.

(e)merge Art Fair
Through Sunday, Oct. 6
Times vary
Capitol Skyline Hotel
10 I St. SW
202-488-7500
$15 daily admission; $35 Thursday Opening Night Party & Preview in advance, $50 at door
Available online here

One of the area’s larger art fairs, (e)merge shines a spotlight on new and unrepresented artists from around the world, using the Capitol Skyline Hotel as an exhibit space. Paintings, sculptures, mixed media and even performance art will be shown over three floors and in public areas. Don’t miss the opening night preview party in the hotel’s well-known pool area.

Loews Madison's Postscript lounge. (Courtesy photo)

Loews Madison’s Postscript lounge. (Courtesy photo)

Jazz Nights at Loews Madison
Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5
8 p.m.-11 p.m.
Loews Madison Hotel
Postscript Lounge
1177 15th St. NW
202-862-1600
Free

The historic Loews Madison is now offering another reason to linger in its Postscript Lounge — a little night music in the form of jazz. Local jazz pianist curates this new weekend series which launches with local mezzo soprano on Friday and tenor saxophonist on Saturday.

Gilt City Warehouse Sale (Courtesy Photo)

Gilt City Warehouse Sale (Courtesy photo)

Gilt City Warehouse Sale
Saturday, Oct. 19
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Longview Gallery
1234 9th St. NW
202-232-4788
$10, available online here

If you’re like us, you can’t pass up a good sale, especially when designer goods are up 90 percent off retail. Gilt City brings its well-curated selections straight to Washington style mavens at this shopping extravaganza. Fill in your fall wardrobe in one fell swoop while sipping drinks and groovin’ to deejay tunes.

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