$5 – $10 – $20: An entertainment guide for the cash-strapped college student

If you have $5

Remember that Bush White House scandal not too long ago that brought down a CIA agent, a veteran journalist and a certain “Scooter” Libby? Meet the woman that started it all as Valerie Plame Wilson discusses and signs copies of her new book, “Fair Game: My Life as a Spy, My Betrayal by the White House” at Border Books & Music in Falls Church, Va. (5871 Crossroads Center Way). The event is free.

If you have $10

Check out the New Voices from Spain concert series at GW’s Lisner auditorium (21st and H Streets N.W.) this weekend. Featuring two unique and electrifying flamenco-inspired performers, Macaco and Concha Buika, the act on Friday features a fusion of traditional Spanish guitar with hip-hop, reggae, funk and pop. On Friday, Concha Buika brings her husky R&B voice with a fusion of soul, flamenco, jazz and funk. GW students can get discounted tickets for $15 at the Lisner box office.

If you have $20

Vaudeville, anyone? The Lobster Boy Revue, featuring freaky vaudeville and burlesque, will host its Halloween Spooktakular “Le Grand Mort” on Saturday, October 27 at 7 and 10 p.m. at the Warehouse Theater (1021 7th St. N.W.) Featured acts include Trixie and her Evil Hate Monkey (don’t ask), Siamese Fighting Fish and Lobster Boy himself. For more information for this adults-only Halloween show, visit Lobster Boy’s website at www.lobsterboy.net.

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