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Enjoy a free vinyasa yoga class Saturday morning at the Kennedy Center (Image: Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/ DC Refined)
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Weekend Report: True crime festivals & Hocus Pocus drive-ins keep Halloween alive

Friday, November 2

Hocus Pocus at the drive-in: Come watch the last drive-in movie of the 2018 season at Union Market! And keep the Halloween spirit alive a little longer with a showing of Hocus Pocus at dusk! Movie starts at 8, but the market stays open until 10 p.m. if you need a post-movie snack. Free to attend.

Eye to I Exhibit Opening: The National Portrait Gallery is diving head first into the world of selfies with their latest exhibit: "Eye to I: Self-Portraits from 1900 to Today." Drawing primarily from the National Portrait Gallery’s vast collection of self-portraits, this exhibition will explore how American artists have chosen to portray themselves since the beginning of the last century. Runs through August 18, 2019 and free to attend.

Saturday, November 3

Yoga at the Kennedy Center: Enjoy a free, all-levels vinyasa yoga class in the Grand Foyer as part of the Kennedy Center's Sound Health program connecting the performing arts to mind-body wellness. An instructor from a different local yoga studio leads each session, and this weekend instructor Cory Miller is teaching. Free to attend.

Capital City Go-Go vs. Greensboro Swarm: Are you ready for some G-League basketball? D.C.'s newest sports team kicks off their inaugural season at the Entertainment Sports Arena against the Greensboro Swarm. The best part? You can snag a ticket for $10 and the most expensive ticket in the place will only run you $120.

Death Becomes Us Festival: Join BYT for this two-day hands-on festival experience for true crime fans. On Saturday and Sunday, Lisner Auditorium will play host to celebs like Lt. Joe Kenda (Homicide Hunter), Ryan Bergara and Shane Madej (Buzzfeed Unsolved), John Douglas (Mindhunter) and podcasters from Criminal and The Last Podcast On The Left.

Sunday, November 4

Words Beats & Life Festival: HARMAN International and the Make Music Alliance are hosting a pop-up Street Studio as part of the Words Beats & Life Festival (WBL Fest), an annual event celebrating the transformative power of hip-hop culture in all forms. Free to attend.

Anastasia: Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is on a journey to Washington at last. From the Tony Award–winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s. Running through November 25, and tickets start at $49.

Death Becomes Us PUB Closing: If you haven't made it to Drink Company's latest pop-up bar, this is your last night to catch it! True crime buffs will immerse themselves in some of the most famed female-centric cases in history - with a cocktail in hand - at the Death Becomes Us Pop-Up Pub, created in collaboration with Drink Company. The pop-up will feature three distinct rooms highlighting pivotal moments that have solidified our fascination with true crime mythology : Elizabeth Báthory (Blood Countess), Salem Witch Trials and The Black Dahlia. Open October 11-November 4. Free to attend.

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