Escape from the Hilltop: Scrambled eggs

Stuck in the District over Easter break? Don’t worry: there’s plenty of egg-cellent things to do in our fair city that will put the hip back in your hippity-hop! Friday, April 22 10:00am – 12:00pm: Earth Day Party… Read More

Escape the Hilltop: Love stinks

If you’re into handcuffs… If you and your significant other are particularly secure in your love for each other, or you’re hoping to get dumped, spend Valentine’s evening at the National Museum of Crime and Punishment’s “Crimes of… Read More

Escape the Hilltop: Find a date before Valentine’s Day

Art, wine, more wine The Phillips Collection in Dupont is hosting “Phillips after 5” the first Thursday of every month from 5:00 to 8:30. Visitors can sip on wine while listening to lectures about the exhibits and soaking… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Procrastination station

And to finals we say “Feh!” This weekend, the annual Washington Jewish Film Festival is ending. Bring your friends, sneak some gelt, and blow off some finals-induced steam at a Sunday matinee of The Bagel: An Immigrant’s Story at… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Did Tiny Tim play quidditch?

Before finals scrooge you over Get your Christmas on with a visit from the Ghost of Christmas Past. From now until January 2, Ford’s Theater is putting on a production of Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. Head on… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Wizards, farmers, and artists

The Deathly wait is almost over! Disapparate away from 37th and O Street for the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. If you don’t want to go to tonight’s midnight showing, grab your butter beer (err… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Ice skating and drunk spelling bees

Skate into wintertime Although winter means the earlier nights and the chillier winds, there is one thing that is sure to warm you up while you wait for Thanksgiving break: Ice skating. The National Gallery of Art’s ice-skating… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Hair, First Friday, and a punk flea market

We’re back after a crazy Halloween weekend with events that veer towards the artsy: Let your Hair down Hair, which opened last week at the Kennedy Center, has multiple performances through the weekend. The musical classic, which focuses… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Does Julius Caesar fist pump?

This weekend there’s a lot happening on the performing-arts front, from Shakespearean classics and a reimagined Sabrina Fair to Pauly D of Jersey Shore fame. (His hair counts as performance art, right?) Friends, Romans, Countrywomen Never read the… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Bacon and the Renaissance

This weekend it’s crucial to take advantage of what’s going on outside of Georgetown. Partially because the weather is about to cool down, but mostly because some of the best annual events and festivals are about to wrap… Read More