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What to Expect: The month-long event sponsored by the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society benefits the scholarship fund of the Corcoran College of Art + Design and culminates in a lively party attended by a glitzy ­ for Washington ­ crowd where local restaurants compete for their creation of the “artiest” martini.

Location: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 700 17th St., NW

Time: 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.

Attire: Creative cocktail

Event Chairmen: The Corcoran’s 1869 Society

Price: 1869 Society Members $85; Non-1869 Society Members $100

Contact: Diana Kaw, 202-639-1749,

Website: Artini

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