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Film
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
Szybist, who won the 2013 National Book Award for poetry, discusses her work and career with Ron Charles, fiction editor at the Washington Post.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Country
Wednesday, September 17 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Wednesday, September 17 at 6 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Rock
Wednesday, September 17 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Folk
Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Rock
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$13–$15
Jazz
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 17 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$14
Classical
Wednesday, September 17 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Blues
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25–$60
Folk
Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m.
$15–$20
World
Wednesday, September 17 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$35
Electronic
Wednesday, September 17 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:45 p.m.
University of Maryland German professor Julie Koser discusses the impact of the Orient in the works of 18th century novelist Benedikte Naubert at this lecture.
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
Acclaimed poet Szybist discusses her work and career with Ron Charles of The Washington Post.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
In Arlington County Chronicles, local writer Charlie Clark explains Arlington's role in American history, highlighting events as diverse as the county's refusal to secede from the Union during the Civil War and its role as Jim Morrison's hometown.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
Mitchell, the acclaimed author of Cloud Atlas, discusses his latest spellbinding story, The Bone Clocks.
$35
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 10:30 a.m.
The authors discuss their latest historical picture, The Mayflower.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 6 p.m.
The acclaimed author of historical fiction discusses her work at this intimate happy hour sponsored by Politics & Prose.
The Willard InterContinental Hotel -
1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$50–$55
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
U.S. Army veteran Pitre shares stories of his deployment and discusses his Iraq-set debut novel, Fives and Twenty-Fives.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:45 p.m.
Historical novelist and storyteller Ken Follett discusses his career and his latest work, Edge of Eternity, which completes his Century Trilogy.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Talks
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 12 p.m.
"The World of Persian Literary Humanism: Spreading Culture Through Books" is the name of the talk from Columbia University's Hamid Dabashi.
Free
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
Theater
Sept. 10—Sept. 28
No Rules Theatre Company at Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$15
Film
Sept. 11—Sept. 18
E Street Cinema -
555 11th St. NW
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
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
April 26—Sept. 24
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
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
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
Theater
Sept. 5—Oct. 19
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$45–$90
Theater
Sept. 5—Sept. 21
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$60–$85
Theater
Sept. 11—Oct. 18
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
$15–$25
Theater
Sept. 11—Oct. 5
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$20–$50
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
Sept. 6—Sept. 21
Source Theatre -
1835 14th St. NW
$20–$40
Theater
Sept. 17—Dec. 31
$19–$49
Theater
Sept. 17—Nov. 2
MetroStage -
1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria
$55–$60
Theater
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$38.50–$63.50
Theater
Sept. 17—Sept. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$10–$15
Theater
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Theater
Sept. 12—Sept. 21
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$20–$80
Theater
Sept. 13—Sept. 20
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$20–$80
Theater
Sept. 3—Oct. 12
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$78
Theater
Sept. 12—Oct. 4
$15
Theater
Aug. 28—Oct. 5
Theater J -
1529 16th St. NW
$10–$65
Theater
Sept. 15—Oct. 12
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$45–$68
Galleries
July 12—Oct. 5
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 14—Oct. 4
Art Whino -
120 American Way, Oxon Hill
Free
Galleries
Aug. 20—Oct. 5
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Aug. 27—Nov. 15
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 2—Oct. 18
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
June 28—Sept. 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 3
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 11
Flashpoint Gallery -
916 G St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Foundry Gallery -
1314 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 31
Vivid Solutions Gallery -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Oct. 12
Gallery plan b -
1530 14th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 27—Oct. 10
Goethe-Institut Washington -
812 7th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 11—Nov. 1
Greater Reston Arts Center -
12001 Market St., Ste. 103, Reston
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 31
Honfleur Gallery -
1241 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Oct. 25
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
Galleries
Sept. 6—Dec. 6
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Oct. 26
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 28
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 18
Pleasant Plains Workshop -
2608 Georgia Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 13—Oct. 18
Project 4 Gallery -
1353 U St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Washington Printmakers Gallery -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
Free
Galleries
Sept. 13—Oct. 25
Zenith Gallery -
1429 Iris St. NW
Free
Museums
July 17—Oct. 5
Art Museum of the Americas -
201 18th St. NW
Free
Museums
April 24—Dec. 31
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
Free
Museums
Aug. 30—June 7
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Sept. 13—March 22
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
June 7—Dec. 31
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens -
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Oct. 19
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Oct. 19
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Dec. 14
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—March 15
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 16—Dec. 27
Kreeger Museum -
2401 Foxhall Road NW
Free
Museums
July 25—July 26
National Air and Space Museum -
700 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Museums
July 1—Nov. 6
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 1—Feb. 1
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 1—Feb. 1
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
June 24—June 21
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Aug. 22—April 12
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Film
Aug. 29—Oct. 18
E Street Cinema -
555 11th St. NW
$9
Galleries
Sept. 3—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Film
Sept. 6—Sept. 20
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Film
Aug. 18—Oct. 6
$4–$7
Books
Sept. 11—Sept. 18
Dozens of authors from around the nation speak and sign copies of their books at this annual festival sponsored and hosted by George Mason University.
George Mason University -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Museums
Sept. 12—April 12
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 30
Korean Cultural Center -
2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Film
Sept. 5—Sept. 26
Free
Food & Drink
Sept. 11—Oct. 31
Daniel O' Connell's Bar and Restaurant -
112 King St., Alexandria
Free

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