What are you doing this weekend? Niteside offers up some suggestions:
SATURDAY, JULY 23
- Stare down the heat during a pool party at Capitol Skyline Hotel (10 Eye St. S.W.). DJ Ghost will be there to get the party started, and you'll get a free burger, too. Doors open at noon; $15.
- Score huge discounts on designer clothes, shoes and bags at stores such as Ginger, Luna and Urban Chic during the Bethesda Row Sidewalk Sale. Starts at 10 a.m.; free admission.
- Renowned French DJ/Producer Etienne De Crecy, will be spinning at U Street Music Hall (1115 U St. N.W.) along with Ursula 1000 and Harry Ransom. Ages 18-20 must buy tickets in advance. 10 p.m.; $10.
SUNDAY, JULY 24
- The 8th annual Dance D.C. Festival ends with Downtown Battleground (F Street N.W. between 7th and 9th) where several talented artists and dancers will perform, including Doug E. Fresh, Mambo Sauce, Black Cobain and Lyn Dancin Club. 4-8 p.m.; free.
- "Clybourne Park" has been getting rave reviews since its debut in the spring and has extended its show dates at the Woolly Mammoth (641 D St. N.W.) due to popular demand. The play is set in the same community as the classic play "A Raisin in the Sun," but moves the second act into the present to confront gentrification. 2 and 7 p.m.; $30-$60.
- The Powwow at the Howard County Fairgrounds (2210 Fairground Road, West Friendship, Md.) has been moved indoors due to extreme heat, but it'll still feature Native-American dancers, drummers and artists to promote spirit and community. They'll also be collecting non-perishables for a food bank and will have benefit booths to support disabled veterans. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
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