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The Front Row
What: Three days of trunk shows, book signings, Bobbie Brown makeover parties, and Pilates classes.
Why: A bash with Tinsley Mortimer, Calypso St. Barth’s summer collection at Ginger, and denim fittings at Urban Chic.
When: Thurs.-Sat. Schedule online at bethesdarow.com.
Where: Bethesda Row, Bethesda Ln., b/t Elm St. & Bethesda Ave. Admission is free.
Patio Power Hour
What: Grab a spot on the new addition and enjoy $4 beers, $5 glasses of wine, and the street scene.
Why: Snacks (mini crab cakes, filet mignon sandwiches) for $5.
When: Fri., 5-6:30 p.m.
Where: Morton’s the Steakhouse, 3251 Prospect St. NW, b/t Potomac St. & Wisconsin Ave. (202-342-6258).
Capitol PechaKucha Night
What: Speed lectures (twenty images each screened for twenty seconds) on architecture, fashion, design, music, film, and literature.
Why: Presentations by photographer Cade Martin and author Ellen Byerrum (A Crime of Fashion Mystery series), plus drinks and DJ Brien Watson.
When: Thurs., 8 p.m.-midnight.
Where: M2L, 3334 Cady’s Alley NW, b/t 33rd & 34th Sts. Tickets ($10) online at capitolpechakuchatake12.eventsbrite.com.
What: An indoor/outdoor benefit for D.C. Central Kitchen with tunes from DJ Will Eastman, U.S. Royalty, Midnight Kids, and Beautiful Swimmers.
Why: Wine and food tastings from local restos like Busboys and Poets, ChurchKey, CommonWealth Gastropub, Cork, Fresh Start Catering, Indique, Marvin, Masa 14, and Radius Pizza.
When: Sun., 5 p.m.
Where: 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW, at 9th St. (202-265-0930). Tickets ($30) online at ticketfly.com.
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