October 20th @ 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Discover a night of fire spinning, yoga, great DJs, prop vendors, art exhibitions and more at Sunset & Chill. This continuing series of spin jams is a great introduction to the fire community in D.C., and an awesome opportunity to get in on the burn. The organizers will also be raffling off a set of glitterbomb contact poi from Flowtoys to one lucky guest.
Visit the Facebook event page for more information or to RSVP.
$10 – adults,
$5 — accompanying child (12 and under)
$5 – fire spinners
$5 add-on for yoga class — bring your own mat
FREE if you’re wearing a Sunset & Chill tee or hoodie — buy here
Cash or credit is accepted at the door. This event is BYOB.
6 p.m.: Wade Hammes
7 p.m.: StrikeStone!
8 p.m.: Baronhawk
9 p.m.: Beat Kitty
Olde City Farm & Garden
925 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
October 26th @ 10:30 p.m. doors, 11 p.m. show
To quote Meatloaf, “It never felt so good, it never felt so right, and we’re glowing like the metal on the edge of a knife.” They’ve got sideshow beauties! They’ve got dirty ditties! They’ve got pole dancing! New York Burlesque Scene Queen Honi Harlow and Alt. Dragster Lucrezia Blozia will get your Halloween weekend (and your pulse) revved up with Paradise Found: Paradise by the Jack O’ Lantern Light! Paradise Found is a new variety show at Jordin’s Paradise Wellness Center and Dance Studio in Dupont Circle.
Dirty ditties by Eva Brontosaurus
Lyra and Pole by Val Oliphant
Pole and Lyra by Fernando Maldonado
Sideshow by Sally Cinch
Burlesque by Short Staxx
Chanteusin’ by Honi Harlow
Tickets are $10 at the door. You can RSVP at the Facebook event page here. This show is BYOB.
1215 Connecticut Ave. NW, 4th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20035
October 19th @ 6 p.m.
Join experienced juggler Christian Kloc for a night of juggling demonstration, practice and performance. With an upbeat soundtrack and instruction for all levels, Circus District’s Juggle Jam helps your juggling talents flourish. This one-hour workshop starts with a short demo, moves into hands-on juggling practice and finishes with a collaborative performance in which students take the center ring!
Costs a $5 suggested donation to CHAW’s tuition assistance program.
RSVP at the Facebook event page, or just show up!
Capitol Hill Arts Workshop
545 7th St. SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
October 28th @ 4 p.m.
Behold incredible acts of juggling, acrobatics, contortion, weapons manipulation, hoop diving and live stage combat at this high-intensity reenactment of China’s annual martial arts competition from the Ming Dynasty. The Chinese Warriors of Peking present visually stunning productions and have toured their slack wire act internationally with Cirque du Soleil.
Get tickets at this link.
Hylton Performing Arts Center
10960 George Mason Circle
Manassas, VA 20110
October 4th & 5th @ 8 p.m., October 6th @ 3 p.m. & 8 p.m., October 7th @ 3 p.m.
Seattle’s contemporary circus troupe Acrobatic Conundrum visits the east coast to perform ‘The Fig Tree Waltzes,’ a show that combines dance and circus, pushing its performers to their physical limits to portray humanity’s persistent fight against overwhelming odds.
Tickets are available at this link.
Baltimore Theatre Project
45 W. Preston St.
Baltimore, MD 21201