ToDo ToDay: Rye Rye, Persian New Year, and DC Craft Beer Festival

ToDo ToDay: Rye Rye, Persian New Year, and DC Craft Beer Festival


It’s easy to forget fiery rapper Rye Rye is only 23. After all, the Baltimore native has been pegged as buzz-worthy for nearly a third of her life; at only 16, she burst out as a live performer, quickly becoming M.I.A.’s protégée. Never content to stick to one performance genre, she also took a humorous turn as an undercover agent in  21 Jump Street  and serves as a muse for designer Prabal Gurung. It’s this equally fancy and funky pedigree that makes her a perfect fit for Strathmore’s “Friday Night Eclectic” series. Read more >>>   Rye Rye performs at 9 p.m. at the Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. $15. (301) 581-5109.  strathmore.org . (Quinn Kelley) DRINK THIS Beer lovers, take note: There are still tickets available for this Saturday’s  DC Craft Beer Festival   at the Washington Convention Center. The event will feature a total of 150 beers (and a few meads and ciders) from 75 American breweries, as well as educational seminars led by local beer experts. General admission tickets for either three-and-a-half-hour session, at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., are $49 and include unlimited 2 oz. tasting pours of beer, access to the seminars, [...]

Paul Dunphy (4788 Posts)

With what started out as simply a hobby, +Paul Dunphy is on a mission to find out about all of the latest domestic craft beers available. This includes all styles of beer from an IPA to a barley wine you will find out about them from the Microbrewing Corner.