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

If you have $5

Buy something delicious at 711 on 19th St. before heading into the Mitchell Hall Theater, where WRGW and Program Board will be hosting their first installment of “Friday Night Live” for the spring semester. The free show takes place Friday at 7:00pm and will include musical performances by The Winter Sounds, GW’s own Tut Tut, Vandeveer and These United States.

If you have $10

Head over to the Black Cat (1811 14th St. N.W.) on Saturday to catch GW alums Jukebox the Ghost’s mighty return to the district for their full-length CD release party. The new album, “Let Live and Let Ghost,” features 12 originals and can be purchased during the show. Tickets can be bought in advance from ticketmaster.com, or from the Black Cat box office.

If you have $20

Treat yourself and a friend to the annual Washington Auto Show, going on now through Sunday, Jan. 27th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mount Vernon Place, N.W.) The show features over 700 new and concept cars from 40 manufacturers, including specialty cars from Aston Martin, Maserati, Rolls Royce, Bentley, Lamborghini and Lotus. Tickets are $10 on weekdays and $12 on weekends.

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