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A Warholian dance party and replacing Fashion’s Night Out — these events are worth the trek in the rain.

By Anne Kim-Dannibale

Georgetown (Photo by Esther Westerveld via Flickr)

Georgetown (Photo by Esther Westerveld via Flickr)

FAD Georgetown
Thursday, Oct. 10 through Sat. Oct. 12
Various locations in Georgetown

Georgetown is filling in the void left by Fashion’s Night Out this year with a weekend celebrating fashion, art and design (hence the name) with over 40 shops participating. Catch the kick-off party tonight with the unveiling of a public art project by No Kings Collective. Saturday marks the start of National Design Week in Cady’s Alley and Book Hill.

Photo by jpellgen via Flickr

Photo by jpellgen via Flickr

Night of 1000 Andys Dance Party
Saturday, Oct. 12
8 p.m.
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington VA 22209
$15-$25, available online here

Party like the legendary artist himself at what is sure to be a raucous time celebrating the Arlington arts organization’s third anniversary, which also features a Warholian installation called “Silver Clouds.” Warhol ‘dos encouraged.

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The Legend of Cool Disco Dan
Friday, Oct. 18
5:15 p.m. Screening & signing
AFI Silver Theater
8633 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
$7-$12, available online here

Revisit Washington’s gritty Go-Go era with its racial tensions, graffiti art and music with Joseph Pattisall’s colorful documentary narrated by D.C. native Henry Rollins, screening once more in time with the film’s DVD release, which can also be “rented” on the film’s website.

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