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VIEW
Take You Home
What:
Artists Mike Weber and pro skydiver Jason Wright exhibit new works inspired by childhood memories and aerial experiences.
Why: Eerie mixed-media portraits using old photos and hauntingly stark landscape oil paintings.
When: Wed.-Aug. 29. Wed.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Gallery Plan B, 1530 14th St. NW, b/t Q & Church Sts. (202-234-2711). Admission is free.

CHUG
American Craft Beer Festival
What:
Free tastings each night, $4 pints, and a generous selection of American craft brews (Schlafly Kölsch by the St. Louis Brewing Co., Whirlwind Witbier from Victory Brewing Company).
Why: Drink to hoppy dishes ($6-$10) like raw, local oysters and stout mignonette; field greens with beer-soaked citrus; salmon with Xingu Brazilian Black Beer; and root beer granite and gelée.
When: Thru July 31. Tastings, daily, 5-6:30 p.m.
Where: Kemble Park Tavern, 5125 MacArthur Blvd. NW, b/t Dana Pl. & Arizona Ave. (202-966-5125).

SHOP
Kensie Sale

What: Go to the head of the class with up to 70 percent off flirty dresses and old-school jumpers.
Why: Our fave geek-chic ankle jeans are just $29 (reg. $88).
When: You’re feeling a little bookish.
Where: Online at swirl.com.

LEAF THRU
Lima Nights
What:
Beef up your summer reading list by snagging a copy of Post writer Marie Arana’s new novel ($15) during her upcoming appearance at Politics and Prose.
Why: Set in the Peruvian capital, it’s a story of a steamy and combustible love affair that alters the lives of the older man and younger dancer involved.
When: Mon., 7 p.m.
Where: 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW, b/t Fessenden St. & Nebraska Ave. (202-364-1919). Admission is free.

TASTE

We the Pizza
What:
Top Chef’s Spike Mendelsohn (Good Stuff Eatery) and chef Michael Colletti debut a Capitol Hill pizzeria with outdoor seating (delivery and curbside service arrive in September).
Why: Homemade gelato, Italian sodas, subs, and pizza-by-the-slice options like roasted potato and pancetta and spinach and artichoke ($3-$25).
When: Opens Mon. Daily, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Where: 305 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, b/t 3rd & 4th Sts. (202-544-4008).

Photo: Courtesy of Jason Wright

LOCATIONS
Gallery Plan B
1530 14th St NW
bt Q & Church Sts
Washington, DC 20005
202-234-2711
305 Pennsylvania Ave SE
bt 3rd & 4th Sts
Washington, DC 20003
202-544-4008
5125 MacArthur Blvd NW
bt Dana Pl & Arizona Ave
Washington, DC 20016
202-966-5125
5015 Connecticut Ave NW
@ Nebraska Ave
Washington, DC 20008
202-364-1919
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