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

If you have $5

The GW music department is hosting “A Musican Salon featuring the Pianoforte” on Tuesday, April 29 in the Marvin Betts Theater (Marvin Center) at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature a range of pieces from Bach and Scarlatti to Romantic and Contemporary composers. The performance also features several of the music department’s most talented graduating seniors.

If you have $10

The GW hip-hop dance troop Capital Funk is hosting several dance groups for their “U Betta Work!” showcase at Lisner Auditorium (21st & H streets N.W.) on Friday, May 2nd at 7:30 p.m. The event is meant to celebrate hip-hop culture through dance, spoken word and beatboxing. Tickets are $10 for GW students, and proceeds benefit the Dancers Responding to AIDS charity.

If you have $20

It’s tha RZA, tha GZA, Method Man and all the other Wu Tang Clan members! Friday at Love (1350 Okie St. N.E.). Although the Ole Dirty Bastard is sadly no longer with us (he is in spirit, of course) the Clan can still put on a killer hip-hop show. The show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $20. Visit www.lovetheclub.com for more details.

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