It’s shaping up to be pretty sweet.
What: The charmingly tiny new shop serves up cupcakes in flavors like lemon blossom, chocolate mint, and bubblegum pink.
Why: Get ’em while they’re hot.
When: Tues.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1209 Potomac St. NW, b/t Prospect & M Sts. (202-333-8448).
The Pomegranate Bistro
What: New resto serves kosher options like pomegranate-infused chicken, Chateaubriand with a cabernet demi-glace, and Sicilian baked eggplant.
Why: Persephone would approve.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Where: 7943 Tuckerman Ln., Potomac (301-299-9888).
When Harlem Came to Paris
What: A cabaret performance with works from Zora Neale Hurston, Josephine Baker, and Claude McKay.
Why: It’ll be perfectly marvelous.
When: Sat., 7-11 p.m.
Where: Alliance Francaise de Washington, 2142 Wyoming Ave. NW, b/t Connecticut Ave. & Thornton Pl. (202-234-7911). Tickets online at francedc.org.
Photojournalism Senior Thesis II
What: Corcoran students present their work as part of a series of weeklong rotating shows.
Why: What you see is what you get.
When: Reception, Thurs., 6-8 p.m.; exhibit, Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Corcoran College of Art & Design, Gallery 31, 500 17th St. NW, at New York Ave. (202-639-1800).
Brazilian Rhythms DJ Night
What: Shake it with samba rock, bossa, jovem guarda, baile funk, plus videos and drink specials.
Why: Beat them to it.
When: Thurs., 10 p.m.
Where: Cafe Saint-Ex, 1847 14th St. NW, at T St. (202-265-7839).