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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
Comedy
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17–$20
Comedy
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$5
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 6 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$18
Electronic
Thursday, September 18 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Jazz
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m., Thursday, September 18 at 10 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m., Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Blues
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$20
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$25
World
Thursday, September 18 at 6 p.m.
Free
Classical
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$65–$120
Jazz
Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$25
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Funk & R&B
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$40
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Thursday, September 18 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Classical
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Embassy of the Czech Republic -
3900 Spring of Freedom St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Cambridge economist Chang explains his field to new audiences with his recent book, Economics: The User’s Guide.
Busboys & Poets 5th and K -
1025 5th St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
The author discusses his book Lorton Legends, based on stories from the now-shuttered Lorton Correctional Complex in Virginia.
Rosedale Library -
1701 Gales St. NE
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Indian-American author Ahmad reads from The Last Taxi Ride, while Delhi-born, Virginia-based author Bhide discusses her short story contained in the collection Singapore Noir.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Prolific writer Joyce Carol Oates discusses her latest story collection, Lovely, Dark, Deep, with local author and Washington City Paper contributor Louis Bayard.
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Brooks conjures the Old West in his new novel, Painted Horses.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Folk
Thursday, September 18 at 10 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 12 p.m.
America’s Forgotten Constitutions: Defiant Visions of Power and Community
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Thursday, September 18 at 11:30 a.m.
Library of Congress James Madison Building -
101 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Talks
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
German Historical Institute -
1607 New Hampshire Ave.
Free
Talks
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10
Special Events
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
AutoAlliance -
803 7th St. NW. Suite 300
$50
Blues
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
World
Thursday, September 18 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$25
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Electronic
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$45
Jazz
Friday, September 19 at 8:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$25
Folk
Friday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Electronic
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Blues
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Hip-Hop
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$65
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Hip-Hop
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$46.40–$116
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$12
Electronic
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$5–$10
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$19
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$10
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Go-Go
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15–$22.50
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$17
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$13
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$22–$25
World
Friday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
Free
Dance
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$10–$13
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$18
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$47–$57
Dance
Friday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
Books
Friday, September 19 at 10:30 a.m.
The celebrated author and illustrator discusses her latest picture book, The Farmer and the Clown.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Author and activist Klein reads from her newest book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate .
$12–$40
Books
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Waters discusses her new novel, The Paying Guests, with fellow writer Sarah Blake.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 19 at 10:30 p.m.
Bayou -
2519 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Jazz
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m. and Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$18–$23
Special Events
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12–$15
DJ Nights
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
Free
Talks
Friday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
Free
World
Friday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
World
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$8–$10
Books
Friday, September 19 at 3 p.m.
Author and activist Klein signs copies of her newest book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate .
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Talks
Friday, September 19 at 1 p.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, September 19 at 10 a.m.
Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Film
Opens September 19
Film
Opens September 19
Film
Opens September 19
Film
Opens September 19
Film
Opens September 19
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 15
Old Print Gallery -
1220 31st St. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 19—Nov. 2
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Film
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$10
Comedy
Friday, September 19 & Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$15
Blues
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Special Events
Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m.
Free
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Classical
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
$28
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$13
World
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Funk & R&B
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$50–$70
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$5–$8
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$35
Electronic
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$9–$15
Opera
Saturday, September 20 at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Source Theatre -
1835 14th St. NW
$20–$40
Classical
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$25–$60
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Country
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
Jiffy Lube Live -
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
$30.25–$65.75
Galleries
Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 10 a.m.
Highland Street -
1101 N. Highland St., Arlington
Free
Blues
Saturday, September 20 at 11 a.m.
Free
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$30
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$26–$44
Funk & R&B
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$32.50–$38
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$5
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$22
World
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
Free
Music
Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 10 a.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$15–$35
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
$29
Electronic
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
RFK Stadium -
2400 E. Capitol St. SE
$85–$110
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$39–$129
Dance
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Art Works Now -
4800 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville
Free
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 12 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
$12–$15
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$25
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Electronic
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
World
Saturday, September 20 at 8:30 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$49–$159
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 11 a.m.
Authors McCutheon and Mark discuss the latest political jargon in Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes. The pair also appears Sept. 13 at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
Barnes & Noble Clarendon -
2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 1 p.m.
Martin profiles the regulars at New York's Pfaff's Saloon, including Walt Whitman and Edwin Booth, in
Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians
.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 3:30 p.m.
Comer describes her husband's descent into Alzheimer's Disease in Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
The celebrated journalist chronicles her marriage to longtime New York district attorney Robert Morgenthau in Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Former CNN journalist Whitaker profiles comedian Bill Cosby in his new biography, Cosby: His Life and Times.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Special Events
Saturday, September 20 at 12 p.m.
Free
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$7
Electronic
Saturday, September 20 at 9 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$20
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Dance
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$20
Dance
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m., Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$20–$25
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 2 p.m.
Unabomber: How the FBI Broke Its Own Rules to Capture the Terrorist Ted Kaczynski
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$22.95
Theater
Sept. 20—Oct. 11
$32–$40
Galleries
Sept. 20—Nov. 1
Marsha Mateyka Gallery -
2012 R St. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 20—Sept. 21
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$17.50–$37.50
Galleries
Sept. 20—Oct. 25
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 20—Jan. 25
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Opera
Sept. 20—Sept. 28
$25–$300
Theater
Sept. 20—Sept. 21
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$20–$25
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$15
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 3 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$10
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 20 at 11:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Film
Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Funk & R&B
Sunday, September 21 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$25
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Classical
Sunday, September 21 at 3 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$20
Classical
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$24–$40
World
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Jiffy Lube Live -
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
$65–$1005.50
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Former Washington Post reporter Castaneda reads from S Street Rising, his story of the D.C. crack epidemic and his role within it.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$1
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$13
Classical
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
$49–$125
Funk & R&B
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
Free
Dance
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
$25–$50
Dance
Sunday, September 21 at 5 p.m.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
World
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
$45–$85
Folk
Sunday, September 21 at 12 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 1 p.m.
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$14
Comedy
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
$15–$18
World
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$30–$100
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 5 p.m.
Authors Sisson and Hartmann discuss and sign copies of their latest historical chronicle, The American Revolution of 1800: How Jefferson Rescued Democracy from Tyranny and Faction—and What This Means Today.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 1 p.m.
Journalist Whittle discusses the impact of drones in Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 5 p.m.
In Midnight at the Pera Palace: The Birth of Modern Istanbul, White chronicles the city's development under Ataturk's government.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Food & Drink
Sunday, September 21 at 11 a.m.
Free
Special Events
Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$25
Folk
Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Jazz
Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Talks
Sunday, September 21 at 11 a.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
Free
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m.
The Man Who Got Away, The Mandate of Heaven, The Glad Hand of God Points Backwards
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Talks
Sunday, September 21 at 2:30 p.m.
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$22.95
Museums
Sept. 21—Jan. 4
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Gospel
Sunday, September 21 at 1 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$45
Jazz
Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free

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