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By Max Porter, Contributing News Editor • February 15, 2024

Weekend Outlook: Enjoy the good weather with free outdoor movies

It appears the torrential rains and flash floods have left the District – at least for the weekend. That means there’s no excuse to stay inside. Plan you weekend with these events in mind.


miss congeniality42: A Tribute to Coldplay at The State Theatre: If Coldplay tickets have always been a little outside your spending range or have sold out before you could snag them, a Coldplay tribute might be the closest you can come to seeing the band live. Head to the State Theatre to see 42, a tribute band devoted to all things Coldplay. Tickets are $13 and the event is 18+.

“Miss Congeniality” at the Rosslyn Summer Film Festival: Spend Friday night in Gateway Park to catch a free movie and bask in the clear skies. The Rosslyn Summer Film Festival is winding down, but Friday night will feature the Sandra Bullock classic, “Miss Congeniality,” as the second-to-last film of the season. The movie will start at about 8 p.m.


“Gravity” at the Comcast Outdoor Film Festival: Check out another free movie Saturday night with the Comcast Outdoor Film Festival in Rockville, Md. Recent blockbuster “Gravity,” also a Sandra Bullock film, is the feature for the night. Gates open at 4:30 p.m.

#NoFilter at the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue: Join YouTube sensations Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart and Mamrie Hart for their live comedy show #NoFilter. Known for YouTube channels “it’sGrace” and “MyHarto” and popular features like “My Drunk Kitchen” and “You Deserve a Drink,” these three ladies are sure to bring the fun and the jokes to the Sixth & I Historic Synagogue.


Synchroswim at the Capitol Skyline Hotel: Now’s your chance to dive into the world of synchronized swimming competitions at the Capitol Skyline Hotel pool. Four teams will compete Sunday evening in the competition that is rooted more in creativity than competition. Judges score based on overall execution and visual spectacle. There’s also a “Crowd Favorite” award based on applause. Synchroswim starts at 5 p.m., and admission is free.

Frontier(s) at DC9: If you’re interested in seeing some cheap live music Sunday night, head to DC9 for indie-emo band Frontier(s). Tickets are $10.

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