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Wellness Veterinary Care
What: Take Fluffy for acupuncture and massage at the recently opened clinic offering alternative treatments for everything from behavioral issues to illness.
Why: Dietary adjustments for bad moods, herbal medicine for too much barking, and other Eastern techniques for everything else.
When: By appt.
Where: 4115 Wisconsin Ave. NW, at Van Ness St., ste. 107 (202-577-5953). Email firstname.lastname@example.org for an appt.
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Ristorante Piccolo Grappas
What: The charming restaurant creates cocktails using its house version of the grape-based spirit ($9-$12).
Why: Try a Black Mojito (blackberry grappa, fresh mint, and lime), a Bello Mirtillo (blueberry grappa, fresh lime, and Sprite), or a Bella Donna (rum, strawberry grappa, Creme de Banana, and lemon juice).
When: Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 4:30-11 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 1068 31st St. NW, b/t M & Water Sts. (202-342-7414).
Untitled: a Mid-Atlantic MFA Exhibition
What: Catch the group show by MFA students before it hits the road.
Why: Don’t miss Adam Nelson’s plastic and light installations, Tracy Spencer-Stonestreet’s deconstructed furniture, or Jamie Lawyer’s eerie photography.
When: Thru Aug. 13. Wed.-Sat., noon-4 p.m.
Where: Industry Gallery, 1358 Florida Ave. NE, b/t Staples & Orren Sts., ste. 200 (202-399-1730).
What: Busboys and Poets hosts interactive music, poetry, and video performances to celebrate soul and jazz poet Gil Scott-Heron.
Why: Live music by The Neo-Groove Movement and Head-Roc and spoken word by Holly Bass and the D.C. Youth Poetry Slam team.
When: Sun., 5-7 p.m.
Where: 1025 5th St. NW, at K St. (202-789-2227). Suggested donation is $5-$10.