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ToDo ToDay: Step Afrika!, Funny Moms, and a New Bar in Shaw

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One of the District’s most spectacular holiday programs involves audience participation, a DJ named Frosty the Snowman, and a dozen dancers stomping the stage about as hard as humanly possible. Back for its second season, Step Afrika!’s “Magical Musical Holiday Step Show” pairs the company’s famously fast-paced stepping with a heavy dose of holiday cheer. And if you’ve got overactive kids or an eye on the scale during this season of gluttony, the “interactive” event promises to get audiences up and moving. Read more >>> Step Afrika! performs Dec. 11 to 22 at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. $15–$35.50. (202) 399-7993. atlasarts.org. (Sarah Kaplan)

EAT THIS

No-frills All Souls Bar quietly opened is Shaw last week. The corner spot comes from an alum of Jaleo and Zaytinya and even houses the curved copper bar that originally sat in Jaleo. The drink menu is super simple, with a handful of wines, beers, and just three cocktails. No food for now, but snacks are coming. Read all about it on Y&HAll Souls, 725 T St. NW. (202) 733-5929. allsoulsbar.com. (Jessica Sidman)

OH AND ALSO

Funny Moms, Adam Friedland's silly monthly comedy show, celebrates its one-year anniversary with a super-sized production at Wonderland Ballroom. Check out the Facebook event for a list of performers. 8:30 p.m. at 1101 Kenyon St. NW. Free.

Local rockers Humble Fire celebrate the release of their debut album, The Great Resolve, with a show at DC9. Greenland and Louis Weeks also perform. 8:30 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $8.

Ethiopian-born R&B vocalist Wayna performs a holiday concert with Gordon Chambers at the Howard Theatre. 8 p.m. at 620 T St. NW. $25.

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