A girl walks into a barre.
L’Amour (Love, Baby …)
What: The Washington Ballet turns out two world premieres and one company premiere, each a wordless love letter set to licks by Vivaldi, Stevie Wonder, and Johnny Cash.
Why: Tutu beguiling.
When: Thru Feb. 17. Thurs. & Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2:30 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 1 & 6 p.m.
Where: Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW, at 7th St. (202-547-1122). Tickets ($32-$111) at shakespearetheatre.org.
Fondue for Two
What: Start the evening with an off-the-menu special to savor within the lobby’s softly lit lounge.
Why: Chef’s choice of artisanal cheeses, plus a selection of breads, apples, pears, pickles, dried fruits, and raisins.
When: Daily, 5:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: Park Hyatt Washington D.C., 1201 24th St. NW, b/t M & N Sts. (202-789-1234).
Drybar Product Preview
What: Book your date-night blowout ($40) and get a sweet treat in the form of a sample of the chain’s forthcoming products (Detox dry shampoo, Happy Hour conditioner).
Why: Stash one in your bag for the morning after.
When: Today & Fri.
Where: 1825 Wisconsin Ave. NW, at 34th St. (202-609-8644); 4840 Bethesda Ave., b/t Arlington Rd. & Woodmont Ave., Bethesda (240-483-4277).
Sucker for Love
What: Hear professional and novice storytellers overshare tales of affection won, lost, and imagined. A dance party led by DJ Quinntessential follows the final curtain.
Why: It’ll tug on a heartstring or two.
When: Today-Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Dance Place, 3225 8th St. NE, at Kearney St. (202-269-1600). Tickets ($25) at danceplace.org or at the box office.
Photo: Steve Vaccariello / Courtesy of Harman Center for the Arts