Transformer’s Heartbreakers Ball

Show some love for D.C.’s art community at Transformer’s eighth Heartbreakers Ball. The main attraction is Transformer’s FlatFile: a curated collection of roughly 400 works of art by at least 40 up-and-coming artists, all sized at 16 by 20 inches or smaller, and all priced at $500 or less. There are two chances to browse the FlatFile on Feb. 10: a free daytime gathering with Valentine’s Day card-making workshops, live painting, tattoos, a photo booth and witchery from 3 to 6 p.m., or an evening with burlesque performances, tarot card readings, free food and drinks, a photo booth, artist activations, and a raffle good for any piece from the FlatFile. Creative outfits are encouraged. Feb. 10 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Playhaus, 1325 Fifth St. NE. First session free; second session $15-$100.