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CAN I KICK IT! Thursday Night Series At WHINO
WHINO, the 6,200-square-foot restaurant, combined with a retail art gallery with designer collectibles, is teaming up with SHAOLIN JAZZ to host a special six-month, CAN I KICK IT! Thursday night series highlighting the most iconic spy movie series ever made. The series will kick off with the iconic James Bond film, Goldfinger on Thursday, October 28th. Each month will feature a classic James Bond movie starring some of the different leading men who have carried the franchise since 1962. The films will be viewed in the dining room with TV screens throughout the space. Enjoy cocktails based around themes from each of the movies. DJ 2-Tone will score live, scene-by-scene, the film and use an array of DJ techniques and sound bites to accentuate different moments in the film. So, for fans of the legendary Bond films, this is an experience not to be missed. Tickets are priced at $30 per person which includes three signature cocktails, based on the featured film. The full menu will be available to order dinner for the show until 11:00 p.m. with late night also available to 2:00 a.m. The evening begins with cocktails at 8:30 p.m., seating for the movie at 9:00 p.m. with the show starting at 9:30 p.m.  James Bond inspired specials will be added to the menu for each show night. Schedule of Events includes Goldfinger (Sean Connery) on October 28th; Her Majesty's Secret Service (George Lazenby) on November 18th; Live and Let Die (Roger Moore) on December 16th; License to Kill (Timothy Dalton) on January 20th; Goldeneye (Pierce Brosnan) on February 24th; and Skyfall (Daniel Craig) on March 24th. For more information, please click here.
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Drinking For Health, Using Herbs To Enhance Your Non-Alcoholic Drinks With herbalist Talia Alpern
On October 27th, spirits and cocktail expert—and mindful drinker—Derek Brown, is offering a class aimed at helping people who are cutting down or cutting out alcohol by covering alternatives to alcohol: non-alcoholic cocktails, wine, beer, and functional beverages. You will learn to mix your own, get to taste a range of non-alcoholic products, and learn how to use herbs in your non-alcoholic concoctions. This class is $80 per person and includes three beverages, snacks, and a takeaway gift. Discounts and scholarships are available for students; people considering a career change into hospitality; and unemployed, underemployed, or working beverage and hospitality professionals. Please email [email protected] for more information.  
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Estadio's "Espookio" Spooktacular Fiesta
Estadio will once again become 14th Street’s destination for haunting eats and drinks this October, as the restaurant transforms into “Espookio” for the fifth year in a row, celebrating the spooky holiday with a special menu of festively decorated pintxos, tapas, desserts and “boos”y drinks, plus new this year – a Haunted Streatery decked out with ghoulish décor. Espookio will run from October 22 through October 31, capping off the month with Estadio’s 5th Annual Halloween Spooktacular Fiesta, hosted outdoors on the patio this year. Estadio’s open-faced “montadito” sandwiches become Mummyditos topped with jamon serrano & manchego. The Bloody Eye pintxo features skewered Gotas Catalanas “eyeballs” with goat cheese and chives. In the Spider, grilled octopus sits atop black squid ink rice drizzled with a web of aioli. Ghoulish Guacamonsters feature homemade guacamole and chips. For drinkers looking for the “boos,” Estadio’s famed Slushitos get bone-chilling, featuring the Jack O’ Lantern (pumpkin, Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale, scotch & lemon) and the Sea Monster (tequila, blue curaçao, crème de violette & green apple); while the Apple Cider Sangria is a delicious on-season blend of Spanish brandy, cinnamon and nutmeg. Tickets to the party are $31 and seatings are from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For reservations and more information please click here.
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Disco Mary Pop-Up Opens At Columbia Room
Disco Mary is seeking to raise the bar on how people party. Maria Bastach, former wine director and operations manager of Maydan and Compass Rose, is opening her pop-up within the Columbia Room with a nightlife vibe where the focus is on conversation, connection, and plants. Yes, lots of plants. Pairing apothecary cocktails using herbal ingredients with a menu of plant-forward food, Disco Mary wants to offer choices when it comes to going out, including no- and low-alcohol cocktails using ingredients such as adaptogenic mushrooms, super-fruits, and calming herbs. For tickets and more information please click here.
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Maxwell Orange Wine Class
Enjoy a wine class featuring six wines and light fate. For $50 per person starting at 1:00 p.m. For tickets and more information please click here.
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Out Of Market: The Referend Bier Blendery
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage month as a tribute to Paradiso's Hispanic team members, Pizzeria Paradiso will offer a Pupusa-inspired pizza for $15 (9”) or $21 (12”) through the end of the month. Available at all locations, the pizza is topped with a kidney bean pesto, fresh tomato, Salvadorian pork sausage, cilantro and curtido, a traditional Salvadorian cabbage and carrot salad. For more information please click here.
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Halloween Fun At Pizzeria Paradiso: Sketch & Sip
Embrace your creative spark at Art Works Now’s Sketch & Sip inspired by Inktober's month-long drawing challenge guided by Magically Inspiring Teaching Artist, Robyn Holl. All skill levels welcome. Must be eighteen years or older to attend. $10 per person. Your ticket includes all drawing and paint materials, one free drink (your choice of wine or beer) and unlimited popcorn. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. For more information, please click here.
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Halloween Fun At Pizzeria Paradiso: Pumpkins & Pizza
Pick up your Halloween Family Meal from Pizzeria Paradiso, complete with Art Works Now’s Pumpkin Painting Kit and create your own Halloween celebration this Halloween weekend. Two sizes of Meals and Kits are available for carry out pre-order or in house dining through the Halloween Weekend at Pizzeria Paradiso Hyattsville and Spring Valley while supplies last. One lucky family will go home with a $25 gift card hidden in a kit. The gift card can be used towards a future Art Works Now youth or teen class or workshop. The smaller meal & kit ($45) comes with two large pizzas and two pumpkin kits, and the larger meal & kit ($65) comes with two large pizzas, two appetizers, and two pumpkin kits. Available while supplies last (total of thrity produced). Extra kits available at $12 per kit. Pick up your kits from the Hyattsville or Spring Valley locations between Friday, October 29th and Sunday, October 31st, between 1:00 and 9:00 p.m. For more information, please click here.
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Espita Día De Los Muertos Specials
Espita will be celebrating Día de Los Muertos with cocktail and flight specials from the bar Saturday, October 30th through Tuesday, November 2nd. Every day the team will kick off the specials with their "Ponche para Los Muertos" at 4:00 p.m., and the cocktail and flight specials will be available all evening. More details to come. For more information, please click here.
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Las Gemelas Ponche Para Los Muertos
Las Gemelas will be featuring their Día de Los Muertos punch every day at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 30th through Tuesday, November 2nd. Their "Ponche para Los Muertos" features Pasote Reposado Tequila, pomegranate, piloncillo, Mexican marigold, and ginger. After Ponche hour they encourage you to try their other seasonally inspired cocktails like the Fantasma (Horchata, Rum, Piña, Naranja) or the Calavera (Cold Brew Cordial, Mezcal, Vanilla). For more information, please click here.
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