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Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from now through September, the Golden Triangle BID is partnering with local business to offer free outdoor fitness classes taught by certified trainers. (Image: Courtesy Golden Triangle BID)
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Out and About: 9 events to spice up your week

Monday, May 7

Run with Lululemon: Join the staff of Lululemon Clarendon for a four-six mile loop around Arlington. They change the route every month so you won't get bored of seeing the same sites. Two staffers will lead two separate pace groups, one for beginners and one for an advanced level.After your run, head over to Whitlow's on Wilson for a post-run happy hour (first round is free) and half-price burgers. Free to attend.

Tuesday, May 8

Golden Triangle BID TriFit Yoga: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from now through September, the Golden Triangle BID is partnering with local business to offer free outdoor fitness classes taught by certified trainers. Tuesdays will be Yoga with CorePower Yoga , Wednesdays will be barre class and Thursdays are pilates. All classes are taught in Farragut Park, and you should bring your own mat. Free to attend but register in advance -- you only need to register once and then you can check in at the the tent for all future events.

Ehud Barak Book Talk: The former prime minister of Israel Ehud Barak will be at Sixth & I to discuss his new book "My Country, My Life: Fighting for Israel, Searching for Peace" moderated by Jeffrey Goldberg. Tickets are $15 or $32 with a book.

Artes de Cuba: The Kennedy Center's first festival celebrating the art and culture of Cuba, curated by Alicia Adams, is open May 8 through May 20 with several installations featuring the work of Cuban and Cuban-American artists, ranging from a cathedral fashioned from coffee pots to a cluster of small, simple houses meant to symbolize the artist's hometown of Marianao. All exhibits are free to attend from 10 a.m. to building's close.

Wednesday, May 9

Golden Triangle BID TriFit Barre: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from now through September, the Golden Triangle BID is partnering with local business to offer free outdoor fitness classes taught by certified trainers. Tuesdays will be Yoga with CorePower Yoga , Wednesdays will be barre class and Thursdays are pilates. All classes are taught in Farragut Park, and you should bring your own mat. Free to attend but register in advance -- you only need to register once and then you can check in at the the tent for all future events.

Jesmyn Ward Book Talk: The first woman to win the National Book Award twice (in 2011 for "Salvage the Bones" and last year for "Sing, Unburied, Sing" which was on our winter book list) will be in D.C. to discuss her latest work with Aminatta Forna from Georgetown University. Tickets are $20 and include a book.

Thursday, May 10

Golden Triangle BID TriFit Pilates: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from now through September, the Golden Triangle BID is partnering with local business to offer free outdoor fitness classes taught by certified trainers. Tuesdays will be Yoga with CorePower Yoga , Wednesdays will be barre class and Thursdays are pilates. All classes are taught in Farragut Park, and you should bring your own mat. Free to attend but register in advance -- you only need to register once and then you can check in at the the tent for all future events.

Evenings at the Edge: Explore the National Gallery of Art after hours during the final Evenings at the Edge of the 2017–2018 season! Enjoy works of art, film, music, and live performances as the East Building comes alive for a night of dance and movement. Accompanied by Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play, Elisa Monte Dance Company will put some spring in your step as they perform throughout the Gallery alongside dancers from D.C.’s own Joy of Motion. Pop-up talks by museum staff will explore how a little rhythm can help you see art in new ways. Light fare and drinks available for purchase, but free to attend.

An Evening with the Duplass Brothers: Smithsonian Associates is hosting an exclusive interview with producers, writers, directors and actors Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass at 6:45 p.m in the Smithsonian’s S. Dillon Ripley Center. In conversation with NPR’s Linda Holmes, the Duplass brothers will share their perspectives on the joys and frustrations of brotherly collaboration, how they learned to capitalize on each other’s strengths and how they succeeded in Hollywood on their own terms.Tickets are $55.

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