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Out & About: 8 events to make your work week more exciting

Monday, November 6

Washington Capitals vs. Arizona Coyotes: Rock your red and go cheer on the Washington Capitals as they take on the Arizona Coyotes at Capital One Arena. Game starts at 7 p.m. 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004.

Busboys and Poets Books Presents: Chocolate City: Join Busboys and Poets Books as they welcome authors Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove to discuss their new book "Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital." Books will be available for purchase before and after the event. 7- 9 p.m. at 2021 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

Tuesday, November 7

The Book of Mormon at the Kennedy Center: The nine-time Tony-winning Best Musical returns to the Kennedy Center and follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing-room-only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. The Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW, 7:30 p.m., tickets start at $59

Meet the Maker: Sip and shop while putting faces behind your favorite #madeindc products! Check out their latest inventory, sample cafe goods and learn more about this round of Shop Made in DC producers. 6-8 p.m. at 1330 19th Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20036

The Washington Post presents: "Can He Do That?" A live podcast: The Washington Post and Live Nation are bringing the “Can He Do That?” podcast to a live audience. Legendary reporter Bob Woodward, 2017 Pulitzer Prize-winning David Fahrenthold and political correspondent Karen Tumulty will join host Allison Michaels to review the past year in President Trump’s White House and the biggest moments that made people wonder, “Can he do that?” Doors open at 6 p.m. Warner Theater: 513 13th St NW, Washington, DC 20004.

Wednesday, November 8

Mean Girls at the National Theater: The one and only Tina Fey is bringing her Mean Girls to D.C. for its world premiere run through December 3 before it lands on Broadway next March. The National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 8 p.m., tickets start at $48

Politics & Prose presents John Grisham and David Baldacci: John Grisham discusses The ROOSTER BAR and dishes about the writing life with David Baldacci. 7-9 p.m. at Sidwell Friends School.

Thursday, November 9

The Dude Diet Book Party: Join chef and author Serena Wolf for a Dude Diet celebration at Hawthorne. Sample one of the recipes from the book and enjoy Dude Diet drink specials from 6-9 p.m. Books will be available for purchase, but don't hesitate to bring your own copy to be signed! 1336 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009.