Inside D.C. entertainment

Weekend planner: 'Spoken Explosion,' Source Festival, and a vintage trunk show

March 16, 2012 - 11:21 AM
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Sulu DC presents Spoken Explosion, a night of spoken word and comedy featuring artists Moana Love, Mouth, G Yamazawa, comedian Vijai Nathan, and a screening of director Jason Nou's Hip Star. Artisphere. Saturday. 7 p.m. $15/$12.

EXHIBITS, CUISINE & VINTAGE CLOTHES

The Floating Lab Collective: reMuseum opens at the Corcoran. Curated by Laura Routlet, the exhibit is a "participatory, mobile experiment." The Floating Lab Collective has replicated personal objects from homes and recreation centers in various D.C. neighborhoods as part of the exhibition. Saturday.

There's nothing like a relaxing Sunday vintage shopping at the House of Eloise Tea Time Trunk Show at Marvin. Featuring Eloise Tea, cupcakes from Sprinkles and Sweet Treats, and an exclusive gift for attendees. Sunday. 5:30 p.m. Free. RSVP preferred.

A Taste of Three Cities at culinAerie offers a cooking class and food tasting through Budapest, Prague, and Vienna. Saturday. 11 a.m. $100. Advance purchase only.

THEATER & FILM

In the modern age, love is all about Match.com, Facebook, and personal ads. What's organic anymore? From the writers of Friends, David Crane, Seth Friedman and Marta Kauffman, comes Personals — A Love Story for the Rest of Us, a romantic comedy about the quest for love through the Internet. Adventure Theatre. The play premieres Friday. 6:30 p.m.

The Source Festival Launch Party presents a special preview of the 2012 Source Festival opening in June. The event will review the full line-up of plays, and all three full-length playwrights will share excerpts of their plays. Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided. Sunday. 11 a.m. RSVP by Friday, March, 16 to alaina@culturaldc.org.

The 2012 Korean Film Festival is split into three sections — New Korean Cinema, Seoul's Desire, and A Weekend with Na Hong-jin — screens Anyang, Paradise City, and Cyrano Agency this weekend. Friday at 7 p.m. & Sunday at 2 p.m.

BloomScreen & Compassion Over Killing present: Food Conscience Movie Madness at BloomBars. The Transformative Flash Film Festival features screenings of food films promoting healthy lifestyles and sustainable food — Food Matters, Simply Raw, and PlanEAT. Sunday. 5 p.m. $10 suggested donation.

MUSIC

Hip-hop artist The Dream performs at the Fillmore. Saturday. 8 p.m. $25.

The Black Crowes' Rich Robinson performs at Red Palace. With Amy LaVere. Saturday. 8 p.m. 18+. $20.

9:30 Club and Black Cat Present: EMA at U Street Music Hall. The former lead-singer of the noise-folk band Gowns released her debut solo album, Past Life Martyred Saints, last year. 7 p.m. $12.

Chinese indie-rock-reggae-fusion band Shanren, on its U.S. tour, performs at Iota. Sunday. 8 p.m. $15.

Garage-soul band Black Alley performs at Rock & Roll Hotel. With Funk Mnkyz. Sunday. 6 p.m. $25/$30.

 

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