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Out & About: 8 events to spice up your work week

Monday, January 8

ED Games Expo 2018 at the Kennedy Center: The ED Games Expo is an annual showcase event for the field of learning and technologies. At the Expo attendees can demo more than 100 learning games and technologies for students age 5 to 18, while meeting and interacting with more than 70 developers and researchers.

NSO in Your Neighborhood: Dance Place is happy to host a free performance by the National Symphony Orchestra. NSO musicians Jane Bowyer Stewart (violin), Denise Wilkinson (viola) as well as guest musicians Susan Midkiff (violin) and Kerry van Laanen (cello) perform classical works. You may reserve your seat online or at the door on the day of the event.

Tuesday, January 9

Washington Capitals vs. Vancouver Canucks: Rock you red and head to the Capital One Arena to cheer on the Washington Capitals! Game starts at 7 p.m.

Beer Yoga at Port City Brewing Company: Beer + yoga = best evening ever! There is a $20 registration fee that covers the class and a post-yoga pint. Beer Yoga sells out frequently, so sign up in advance for the class.

Wednesday, January 10

The Killers at The Anthem: Get ready to rock out and dance the night away at The Anthem. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

Washington Wizards vs. Utah Jazz: Spend your Wednesday night cheering on the Washington Wizards as they take on the Utah Jazz at the Capital One Arena. Game starts at 7 p.m.

Thursday, January 11

Hawthorne's 2nd Year Anniversary Party: As a thank you to everyone who has made Hawthorne one of the busiest bars on U Street, they'll have complimentary appetizers out, complimentary Prosecco being passed and several other surprises throughout the course of the night. To help you get in the celebratory mode, they will also be doing all night specials: $6 drinks & shots and $5 beers!

Torpedo Talks at Second Thursday Art Night: Ars memoria, or the art of memory, associates emotionally striking and memorable images within a body of text. They have often be used in the study of architecture, law, medicine, and the arts. Jolande Goldberg shares an overview of the law book illustrations and the Law Library of Congress‘s efforts to preserve this history.