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Funk & R&B
Wednesday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$69.50
Dance
Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
$10–$44
Jazz
Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, August 27 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Country
Wednesday, August 27 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, August 27 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Rock
Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Rock
Wednesday, August 27 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10–$15
Folk
Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Rock
Wednesday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$14–$17
Rock
Wednesday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$18
Rock
Wednesday, August 27 at 6 p.m.
Free
Opera
Wednesday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m.
$25–$89
Special Events
Wednesday, August 27 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Rock
Wednesday, August 27 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Wednesday, August 27 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Wednesday, August 27 at 6 p.m.
Captain Underpants and the Tyrannical Retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Wednesday, August 27 at 2 p.m.
Nowhere to Run
Tenley-Friendship Library -
4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, August 27 at 7 p.m.
The Liar's Wife: Four Novellas
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Film
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Museums
March 30—May 31
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
April 28—April 28
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
Museums
March 10—March 11
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 21—Sept. 21
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
Free
Museums
Dec. 9—Jan. 4
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Museums
Dec. 9—Jan. 4
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Museums
Sept. 28—Sept. 28
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Museums
Dec. 13—Feb. 8
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 20—Oct. 19
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Theater
Oct. 1—Dec. 31
$48
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
Calleva Farm -
19120 Martinsburg Road, Dickerson
$495–$995
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 30
Curiosity Zone -
43135 Broadlands Center Plaza, Suite 123, Ashburn
$229–$380
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 29
Fairfax Collegiate -
722 Grant Street, Suite J, Herndon
$425–$760
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
Michael & Son Sportsplex Dulles -
21610 Atlantic Blvd., Sterling
$50–$310
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
Michael & Son Sportsplex Rockville -
60 Southlawn Ct., Rockville
$50–$310
Special Events
June 23—Aug. 29
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
$84–$400
Special Events
June 16—Aug. 27
Georgetown Day School -
4530 MacArthur Blvd. NW
$775–$825
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
CREATE! Arts Center -
816 Thayer Avenue, Silver Spring
$275–$495
Special Events
June 9—Aug. 29
Silver Stars Gymnastics -
2701 Pittman Drive, Silver Spring
$240–$370
Museums
May 1—Sept. 2
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Museums
April 25—Dec. 24
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Dec. 14—Sept. 30
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
$5
Museums
Feb. 7—Aug. 31
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
March 21—Jan. 5
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Museums
March 8—May 25
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
May 4—Nov. 30
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 27—Feb. 27
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 27—Aug. 29
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
April 26—Sept. 24
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Museums
Feb. 7—Sept. 7
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
March 14—Feb. 27
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
May 11—Oct. 5
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
March 21—Aug. 31
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
May 16—Jan. 4
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Museums
May 22—Sept. 28
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Galleries
July 19—Sept. 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
$8–$10
Museums
June 6—Oct. 12
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$10–$12
Museums
July 17—Jan. 11
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
May 11—Aug. 2
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Special Events
July 31—Sept. 21
National Harbor -
137 National Plaza, Oxon Hill
$45–$275
Galleries
Aug. 9—Sept. 30
Leica Store -
977 F St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 1—Sept. 15
Joe's Movement Emporium -
3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier
Free
Theater
Aug. 5—Sept. 21
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$29–$85
Theater
Aug. 16—Sept. 21
$20–$40
Theater
Aug. 23—Sept. 21
$20–$40
Theater
Aug. 15—Sept. 14
$20–$30
Theater
Aug. 19—Aug. 31
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
Free
Theater
Aug. 7—Aug. 31
Warehouse Theater -
1017 Seventh St. NW
$25
Theater
Aug. 6—Aug. 31
$12–$18
Theater
Aug. 26—Sept. 14
National Theatre -
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$48–$98
Galleries
July 12—Oct. 5
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Aug. 20—Oct. 5
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Aug. 27—Nov. 15
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
June 28—Sept. 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 27—Oct. 10
Goethe-Institut Washington -
812 7th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 21—Sept. 21
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 25—Sept. 19
George Mason University Fine Art Gallery -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Galleries
Aug. 25—Sept. 26
Free

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