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If you're in the mood for some major snark and sass courtesy of Mrs. Miranda Priestly, head to the Georgetown Waterfront at sunset for the finale film in this summer's Georgetown Sunset Cinema outdoor movie festival. This year's movie theme is Women in Film, featuring iconic movies with strong female leads and story lines, from comedies to inspirational dramas. The people have spoken -- via Facebook poll -- and The Devil Wears Prada took the lead as the "Viewer's Choice" selection for the summer. Georgetown restaurants will be on-site or offer delivery/to-go before the movies. (Image: Courtesy Georgetown Business Improvement District)

Out and About: Outdoor movies, wine dinners, punk rock and more!

Monday, August 7

Conservators at Work: Hirshhorn paintings conservators invite visitors to take an unprecedented closer look behind the scenes as they clean and conserve Jean-Paul Riopelle’s "Large Triptych." In preparation for travel, conservators will be “stabilizing” the paintings, a delicate process by which Riopelle’s thick, heavy swaths of paint are carefully secured to the canvas. The Hirshhorn’s conservation team uses state-of-the-art techniques to care for its 12,000 objects for future generations, and the Museum boasts a world-recognized conservation program. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW, happening all week August 7-August 11, 10 a.m. through 5 p.m., free

Tuesday, August 8

Georgetown Sunset Cinema Viewer's Choice: If you're in the mood for some major snark and sass courtesy of Mrs. Miranda Priestly, head to the Georgetown Waterfront at sunset for the finale film in this summer's Georgetown Sunset Cinema outdoor movie festival. This year's movie theme is Women in Film, featuring iconic movies with strong female leads and story lines, from comedies to inspirational dramas. The people have spoken -- via Facebook poll -- and The Devil Wears Prada took the lead as the "Viewer's Choice" selection for the summer. Georgetown restaurants will be on-site or offer delivery/to-go before the movies. Georgetown Waterfront Park, 3303 Water St NW, 7 p.m. (movie starts around 8:30/8:45), free

Herbie Hancock: Legendary musician and 2013 Kennedy Center Honoree Herbie Hancock returns to the Kennedy Center with his band on his latest international tour. Now in the sixth decade of his professional life, Herbie Hancock remains where he has always been: at the forefront of world culture, technology, business, and music. In addition to being recognized as a legendary pianist and composer, Herbie Hancock has been an integral part of every popular music movement since the 1960s. Hancock is currently in the studio at work on a new album, and he is joined at this performance by Vinnie Colaiuta (drums), James Genus (bass), Lionel Loueke (guitar), and keyboardist / saxophonist Terrace Martin. The Kennedy Center, 2700 F St., NW, 8 p.m. $39-$115

Wednesday, August 9

Hive Late Night: Experience Hive after-hours every Wednesday night through August 30. Guests will enjoy a musical performance from American folk band Wild the Waters and drinks and food from Hill Country’s Backyard Barbecue. National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW, 6 p.m., $16

NOMA Summer Screen: If you miss Tuesday's outdoor film, no worries you can catch Wednesday's over in NOMA! Enjoy a true classic work of art set in D.C.: Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde! Grab a blanket and there will be music, giveaways, picnicking, food trucks (Swizzler and Westray's Finest Ice Cream are on tap this week) & Popped Republic's delicious popcorn while we watch great films under the stars. Storey Park Noma, 1005 First Street NE, 7 p.m., free

Thursday, August 10

Wines of Provence Dinner: Join Sommelier Andrew Wooldridge for a discovery of the finest Provençal wines from the Domaine La Bastile Blanche Bandol- Blanc, Rosé and Rouge. Each varietal will be served with a signature dish from the South of France, calibrated over centuries to create a perfect pairing. The evening will begin at 7pm with a reception followed by the seated dinner in DBGB DC’s private dining room, The Salon Bleu. DBGB Kitchen & Bar, 931 H ST NW, 7 p.m., $95

Summer Evenings at Hirshhorn: Back by popular demand, Every Thursday evening in August, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. the Hirshhorn turns into the city's most desirable happy hour. Enjoy your art gallery browsing with a side of after-work drinks and thought-provoking conversation. Explore bold new exhibitions by renowned artists Ai Weiwei, Yoko Ono, and Markus Lüpertz with private tours of the museum's masterpieces. No two nights are alike, with different pop-up activities and live performances every Thursday. This week, don’t miss the last late night opportunity to experience the expansive 400-foot wall drawing by local artist Linn Meyers. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW, 5 p.m., free to enter, cash bar by Tortoise and Hare Bar and Grille.

PopROCKS! D.C.'s ultimate pop punk tribute band, PopROCKS! is ready to party with you at HOGO this Thursday night. Sponsored by Cotton & Reed Distillery so obviously the rum will be flowing. Come pogo at Hogo! The Passenger, 1539 7th St NW, 9:30 p.m., no cover

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