Say “hi” to our fancy new intern, Malaka Gharib. She writes a crazy restaurant thing for the D.C. Examiner, and also does production at Al Jazeera in Washington, and has this crazy food blog too. And she will be writing about all of those types of things, and also music and movies and etc. Hooray!
- Friday, Jan. 23: What happens when Iranians use the internet? Nothing much, cuz they’re censored out of everything. Find out why at the screening of documentary Head Wind at the Freer Gallery, 7PM. And of course, the film is banned in Tehran. [Eventful]
- Friday, Jan. 23-Sunday, Jan. 25: The Jameson Comedy Tour is in town, featuring Danny Bevins, Michael Loftus, Pete Correale and Billy Gardell. You may have never heard of them, but Correale has a comedy show on Sirius Radio that’s rated second to Howard Stern, who owns Sirius Radio. At the DC Improv Comedy Club, show times vary. [DC Improv Comedy Club]
- Sunday, Jan. 25: Freak yourself out by attending the premiere of The Warning, a documentary about how Bush screwed up real bad and now it’s Obama’s problem. 8PM at Busboys and Poets. [Busboys and Poets]
- Thursday, Jan. 29: Irving Berlin’s I Love a Piano opens Thursday at 7:30 PM at the Lincoln Theatre. If you were really into “Mary Poppins” and “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” as a kid, you might like this, but watch this video montage first so you know what you’re getting yourself into. [Lincoln Theatre]