I am what IM.
What: Real chat transcripts inspired this music and dance performance by Taffety Punk Theatre Company.
Why: It’s been typecast.
When: Thru Feb. 13. Previews, Tues. & Wed., 8 p.m.
Where: Flashpoint Mead Theatre Lab, 916 G St. NW, b/t 9th & 10th Sts. (202-261-6612).
Uncle Cory’s Art Show
What: Local artist Cory Oberndorfer leads a collaborative exhibition of multimedia childhood reminiscences.
Why: Join the family.
When: Thru Feb. 2. Wed. & Thurs., noon-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., noon-8 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.; or by appt.
Where: The Fridge, 516 8th St. SE, rear alley (202-664-4151).
Sugar & Champagne Affair
What: Desserts from top pastry chefs (Restaurant Eve, Equinox, Birch & Barley), bubbly, animals, and a silent auction to support the Washington Humane Society.
Why: Go with dogged determination.
When: Wed., 7-9 p.m.
Where: The Ritz-Carlton, 1150 22nd St. NW, b/t L & M Sts. Tickets online at washhumane.org.
What: The festival of top movies from Austria, Germany, and Switzerland includes bold women, techno clubbers, and a doc about financial leaders.
Why: Reel in some culture.
When: Thru Thurs.
Where: Landmark E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW, at E St. (202-452-7672).
What: Take 25 percent off Kaylee Tankus, Kai-Aakmann, and more winter clothing.
Why: Time for fashion redemption.
When: Mon. & Wed.-Sat., noon-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 1734 14th St. NW, at S St. (202-332-7447).
Illustration: Courtesy of Suicide.chat.room