Arts Desk

ToDo ToDay: Office Drudgery! Free Dessert! D.C. Bike Party!

Dying to challenge your cubicle mate to a duel? Relatively certain your boss is a demon? Or do you just like a ripping yarn told rippingly? Then hop over to the inaugural performance of D.C.’s newest reading series, “Stories on Stage,” presented by local literary magazine Barrelhouse. The literary performances pluck two stories from the magazine’s short-story trove and pair them with a local actor. Tonight, in a showcase called “All in a Day’s Work—Dispatches from the Office,” the theme is workplace drudgery. Read more >>> (Neda Semnani)

"Stories on Stage" begins at 7:30 p.m. at the District of Columbia Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. $3. (202) 262-9149.


D.C.-area Pinkberry locations are giving away free greek yogurt today from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. The unfrozen yogurt, which debuted in June, comes with sweet or savory toppings. Pinkberry will continue to offer the promotion every Wednesday, today through Oct. 3. The fro-yo shop has locations in Dupont, Georgetown, Clarendon, Fairfax Corner, Leesburg, Tysons Corner, and National Harbor. (Jessica Sidman)


It's a beautiful day for the third D.C. Bike Party, the monthly 'round-the-town bicycle ride that requires no special occasion. Meet in the middle of Dupont Circle at 7:30 p.m., ride past the White House and U.S. Capitol, stop off at RFK Stadium, and cruise back up to Adam's Morgan. Nothing fancy about it, just a party on a bike. More information is on Facebook.

Riot grrrl and contemporary classical music: So much in common, right?! Well, no. But let's cast that aside and consider the dual screening of Grrrl Love and Revolution: Riot Grrrl NYC and R. Luke DuBois: Running out of Time at Hillyer tonight. Both filmmakers are local, though their subjects are not. Curious? Check out Arts Desk's writeup and watch a couple of trailers here. The screening begins at 7:30 p.m. at Hillyer Art Space, 9 Hillyer Court NW. $10 suggested donation.

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