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Rebirth of the Cool
What: Kick off the opening of the Corcoran’s new exhibit, 30 Americans, with a barbecue hosted by artist Kehinde Wiley, modeled after his Art Basel fish fry.
Why: Get down with DJ Jahsonic and DJ Keenan while you feast poolside on Fri. Then hit the show when it launches Sat.
When: Barbecue, Fri., 6-9 p.m. Exhibition thru Feb. 12, 2012.
Where: Party, Capitol Skyline Hotel, 10 I St. SW, b/t Half & S. Capitol Sts. (202-488-7500). Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW, at New York Ave. (202-639-1700). Party tickets ($35) online at getinvolved.corcoran.org. Exhibit tickets ($10) at the door.
Here Comes Trouble: Stories from My Life
What: Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore talks about scenes from his early life highlighted in his new autobiography.
Why: You may hear how, at age 11, he was rescued by Bobby Kennedy after getting lost in the Senate.
When: Sun., 5 p.m.
Where: Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW, b/t 6th & 7th Sts. (202-408-3100). Tickets ($12) online at politicsandprose.com or get two free when you buy a book ($27).
Beer Floats at Thunder Burger
What: Georgetown’s patty palace launches a new dessert that pairs ice cream with draft beer in different combinations every week.
Why: First up, chocolate with New Belgium Ranger IPA and cinnamon with Dogfish Head Punkin Ale ($8 each).
When: Sun.-Thurs., 4-11 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 4 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 3056 M St. NW, b/t Thomas Jefferson & 31st Sts. (202-333-2888).
Ted’s Bulletin Milk Shakes
What: The Capitol Hill diner whips up thick sips in flavors like raspberry cream, strawberry banana, and peanut butter and jelly ($6.50-$9).
Why: Opt for spiked varieties like Twisted Coconut (rum and vanilla ice cream) or Dirty Girl Scout (Oreos, peppermint Schnapps, and chocolate ice cream).
When: Sun.-Thurs., 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 7 a.m.-10:30 p.m.
Where: 505 8th St. SE, b/t E & G Sts. (202-544-8337).
Photo: Kehinde Wiley, Sleep, 2008 / Courtesy of Rubell Family Collection