Don’t Miss: Chris Rock @ MGM National Harbor, 10/18-10/21/17

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Chris Rock (Photo courtesy Ticketmaster)

The inimitable Chris Rock will bring his keen comedic timing and off-color jokes to MGM National Harbor for four nights, beginning tonight, Oct. 18. Chris appears Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in The Theater at MGM National Harbor this week on The Total Blackout Tour, and only a few tickets remain for each performance (although tonight is sold out). Find tickets online.

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Around Town: Butterfly Bash @ Union Market — 10/13/17

DSC_0329 Amanda Marshall, founder of Fair Chance, addresses the 2017 Butterfly Bash on Oct. 13.

The MusicianShip, a DC nonprofit organization dedicated to changing the lives of youth through music, recently turned to Fair Chance, a nonprofit that acts as a kind of consultant to other nonprofits, to build capacity and reach more young people.

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Around Town: Soft Opening @ The Anthem — 10/10/17

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The Anthem’s marquee (Photo by Paivi)

The Anthem, 9:30 Club’s majestic new sister venue at The Wharf, hosted two soft opening dates this week on Sunday and Tuesday prior to a friends and family party Wednesday and its grand opening tonight.

Parklife DC attended the second soft opening date on Tuesday, when Andrew WK partied hard in a wonderfully raucous concert, and we can report that the space is *beautiful*. It’s like someone scooped up a freshly built stage from an arena and deposited it into a shiny new Grand Central Station building with three levels of impressive views and lots of creature comforts, big and small.

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Don’t Miss: Butterfly Bash 2017 @ Union Market, 10/13/17

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Enjoy cocktails for a good cause at Union Market on Friday!

Fair Chance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of impoverished children in DC, will host its annual Fair Chance Butterfly Bash on Friday, Oct. 13 at Dock 5 at Union Station. Tickets are still available to attend this terrific event.

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Around Town: Snallygaster 2017 @ The Yards — 9/23/17

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The team from RaR Brewing presented four beers at Snallygaster 2017. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Thousands of beer enthusiasts poured into The Yards in DC for Snallygaster 2017 to enjoy more than 350 beers and a stageful of bands under a very hot sun on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Here are some pictures and observations on the Snallygaster 2017.

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Around Town: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day @ Captain Cookie and the Milkman, 8/2/17

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The Maple Guild, an innovative provider of Vermont maple syrup, is teaming up Captain Cookie and the Milkman (2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC) for a very special Maple Pecan Ice Cream Sandwich in celebration of National Ice Cream Sandwich Day on Wednesday, Aug. 2.

This delicious ice cream sandwich consists of salted caramel ice cream and two freshly baked Maple Pecan Sandies cookies.

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