9 virtual and IRL things to do in DC this week


FLOWER IN FLOWER: It is peak flowering for the famous cherry blossoms almost on usbut until then, there’s always Artechouse’s annual exhibition dedicated to the pink flowers. Her latest immersive exhibition takes visitors on a 22-minute immersive experience that surrounds you with the textures, colors and soft pink vibes of flowers. (Artechouse, through June 5, $25-$35)

CRYING OVER BURIED ART: Dany Green’s title card website tells the whole mission statement of this DC artist: “I break things and put them back together.” She creates mosaic art from broken glass and builds new pieces from the remnants of old ones. At a virtual talk at the DC Public Library this week, Green will talk about the last decade of her career – and maybe inspire you to break out and make your own art, too. (6:30 p.m., FOR FREE)

MORE: Gracefulness (Ford’s Theater, 7:30 p.m., $64)

This is what the Tidal Basin will look like very soon. Kimberly Vardeman/Flickr


FLOWER MIGRATION: And if you want to see real blooms, kick off the cherry blossom season with a Happy hour and walking tour by Historic America Tours. Meet at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and embark on a multi-sensory history tour of the tide pool before enjoying the sunset with a guided rum tasting at Tiki TNT. (Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, 4 p.m., $55)

SUPPER CLUB: Enjoy dinner and a show at Songbyrd Music House in the latest supper club by chef Erik Bruner-Yang. Attendees receive an intimate performance from local rockers foreign air, accompanied by a curated three-course meal and complimentary drinks from Topo Chico. (Songbyrd Music House, 7 p.m., $117.76)

MORE: Health – + 005 : plant sound bath from IMKA (Eaton DC, 7 p.m., $35), Young Washington Concert Opera spring event (Lost Boy Cider, 7:45 p.m., $20), John Searles, Her Last Affair, in conversation with Amy Ryan (East City Bookshop, 6:30 p.m., $29.67)

Titles at Bold Fork focus on a range of international and cuisine-specific cookbooks. Evan Caplan / DCist / WAMU


FOR THE FUTURE: Union Stage hosts the Our Connected Future Fest to discuss the future of technology and connection. The interactive event and mixer will feature fireside chats, live podcast recordings, panels and speakers exploring questions about the relationships between people and technology. (Union Stage, 7 p.m., $20)

CULINARY BOOK TALK: Mount Pleasant bookstore specializing in groceries Bold Fork Books Host Tanorria Askew, a private chef and former master chef Candidate. Askew will speak to food writer Aaron Hutcherson about her latest Southern cookbook and even demonstrate a dish from the book. (Bold Fork Books, 7 p.m., $5)

MORE: Virtual Event: Adib Khorram, Kiss & Tell, with Julian Winters (East City Bookshop, 7 p.m., FOR FREE), Rachel Levitin with special guests Griefcat and Jonny Grave (The Pie Shop, 8 p.m., $15) A night at the Oscars (Smithsonian Associates, 6:45 p.m., $25)

Enjoy coffee, cocktails, snacks, music and more at Compass Coffee’s new roastery in Ivy City. Ted Eytan/Flickr


VIDEO GAME CHANGER: The FUTURES exhibition takes on the Women’s History Month an event all about gamers, designers and therapists in the world of video games. Learn more about accessible gameplay with the adaptive EyeMine game. (6:30 p.m., FOR FREE)

COFFEE AND COCKTAILS: Compass Coffee is co-starting work at its newest roastery at 1401 Okie St. NE Coffee, cocktails and appetizers. Sample three types of coffee, sip cocktails with a focus on Compass Coffee, feast on appetizers and desserts created by local chefs, and enjoy jazz music and live painting. (Compass Coffee Roastery, 6:30 p.m., $55 minimum)

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP: Go to Sonny’s Pizza for one one-hour introductory workshop figure out how to capture DC’s favorite flower on paper. Artist Lily Strelich guides you through the watercolor techniques you need to capture your masterpiece. Tickets include a free drink. (Sonny’s Pizza, 6 p.m., $40)

MORE: Story Happy Hour: Doctor on Call: Chernobyl Responder, Jewish Refugee, Radiation Expert (Sandy Spring Museum, 7 p.m., $15 virtual, $20 in person), Walking tour of the secrets of Chinatown (Mall Walking Tour, 7 p.m., $45), Rosebud Baker (DC Improv, 7:30 p.m., $20), Charlie Ross Comedy & Magic (Crazy Aunt Helen’s, 7:30 p.m., $10) J. Kenji López-Alt on The Wok (Smithsonian Associates, 6:45 p.m., $30)

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