The Weekend Guide

wellness veterinary care!

This will make you feel so much better.

Wellness Veterinary Care
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 wellnessvet@hotmail.com for an appt.

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Ristorante Piccolo Grappas
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
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).

Revolution Immortalized
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.

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Wellness Veterinary Care
4115 Wisconsin Ave NW
@ Van Ness St, ste 107
Washington, DC 20016
Ristorante Piccolo
1068 31st St NW
bt M & Water Sts
Washington, DC 20007
Busboys and Poets
1025 5th St NW
@ K St
Washington, DC 20001
Industry Gallery
1358 Florida Ave NE
bt Staples & Orren Sts, ste 200
Washington, DC 20002