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When do you want it?

Now at the Corcoran
The launch of the new contemporary art gallery with an inaugural show of cloud-inspired sculptural installations, paintings, and drawings by Brooklyn-based Spencer Finch.
Got a little extra cash? Attend the kickoff celebration ($150) for music by ESL’s Thunderball, art-inspired cocktails, and an after-party at the W Living Room Bar.
Thru Jan. 23. Gallery hours, Wed. & Fri.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thurs., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Party, Fri., 8 p.m.-midnight.
500 17th St. NW, at New York Ave. (202-639-1700). Admission $10. Party tickets online at corcoran.org.

SimplySoles’s New Location
Kassie Rempel stocks her shop with kicks from Bettye Muller, Chie Mihara, Missoni, Butter, Dana Davis, and Frye, as well as her own newly expanded line, Lillybee.
Why: DailyCandy readers get 25 percent off everything thru Sept. 31.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 120 America Way, National Harbor (301-749-1744).

Bask Sale
Soft knitwear at up to 65 percent off to keep you cozy despite the fall chill.
Why: If that doesn’t warm you enough, try Winery Insider’s libations at up to 60 percent off.
When: The leaves begin to turn.
Where: Online at swirl.com.

Biergarten Haus celebrates German style with eleven new festival drafts in addition to the twelve already on tap.
Why: Round up a team of six to compete in Tuesday-night trivia. Need extra incentive? Load up on Wiener Schnitzel and pretzels, while you race for the answers.
When: Thru Oct. 4. Trivia, Tues., 8 p.m.
Where: 1355 H St. NE, b/t 13th & 14 Sts. (202-388-4085).

Mini Topiaries

What: For the garden challenged among us, teeny-tiny euonymus shrubs ($15) housed in terra-cotta pots happily thrive indoors and require minimal care.
Why: In the mood to decorate? Throw in two-tiered myrtles and rosemary or an ivy pyramid ($45 and up).
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Moss & Co., 1657 Wisconsin Ave. NW, b/t Reservoir Rd. & Q St. (202-338-7410).

Art: Spencer Finch, Passing Cloud, (394 L Street NW, Washington, D.C., July 7, 2010), 2010, dimensions variable. Fluorescent light fixtures and lamps, filters, monofilament, and clothespins. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin. Photo: Chan Chao

Moss & Co.
1657 Wisconsin Ave NW
bt Reservoir Rd & Q St
Washington, DC 20007
120 America Way
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Biergarten Haus
1355 H St NE
bt 13th & 14th Sts
Washington, DC 20002
500 17th St NW
@ New York Ave
Washington, DC 20006