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Opera
Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Jazz
Monday, November 24 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Rock
Monday, November 24 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$17
Books
Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Okey Ndibe, Chinelo Okparanta, Taiye Selasi, all writers of West African heritage, discuss their work and how their culture influences it at this reading sponsored by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Jazz
Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$10
Funk & R&B
Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$59.50
World
Monday, November 24 at 8 p.m. and Monday, November 24 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Rock
Monday, November 24 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Folk
Monday, November 24 at 9 p.m.
Galaxy Hut -
2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$5
Folk
Monday, November 24 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$35
Folk
Monday, November 24 at 6 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$18
Folk
Monday, November 24 at 10 a.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$30
Dance
Monday, November 24 at 6 p.m.
Free
Dance
Monday, November 24 at 7 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
Talks
Monday, November 24 at 7:30 p.m.
$24
Talks
Monday, November 24 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Monday, November 24 at 7 p.m.
Presidential Picture Stories: Behind the Cameras at the White House
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, November 24 at 7 p.m.
Foreign Policy, @War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
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
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
Theater
Oct. 1—Dec. 31
$48
Museums
April 25—Dec. 24
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
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
March 14—Feb. 27
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
May 16—Jan. 4
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
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
Theater
Oct. 31—Jan. 4
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$45–$99
Theater
Nov. 14—Dec. 28
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$45–$99
Theater
Oct. 28—Dec. 7
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$40–$75
Theater
Nov. 20—Jan. 1
Ford's Theatre -
511 10th St. NW
$60–$91
Theater
Oct. 25—Nov. 30
$45–$145
Theater
Sept. 17—Dec. 31
$19–$49
Theater
Nov. 12—Dec. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$38.50–$63.50
Theater
Oct. 28—Dec. 7
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$40–$95
Theater
Oct. 14—Dec. 7
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$39–$70
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
Theater
Nov. 5—Dec. 21
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$78
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Oct. 1—Feb. 22
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Nov. 13—Jan. 4
Athenaeum -
201 Prince St., Alexandria
Free
Galleries
Nov. 3—Dec. 27
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
Nov. 3—Dec. 27
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
Oct. 30—Dec. 3
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Nov. 5—Nov. 30
Foundry Gallery -
1314 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Nov. 7—Dec. 19
Vivid Solutions Gallery -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Nov. 7—Nov. 29
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Nov. 7—Nov. 29
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Nov. 7—Dec. 19
Honfleur Gallery -
1241 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Oct. 30—Nov. 30
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Dec. 6
Free
Galleries
Nov. 2—Nov. 30
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Nov. 2—Dec. 28
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Nov. 2—Nov. 30
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Oct. 19—Dec. 7
Morton Fine Art -
1781 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 24—Nov. 29
Pleasant Plains Workshop -
2608 Georgia Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Nov. 5—Nov. 30
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 31—Dec. 6
Zenith Gallery -
1429 Iris St. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 7—March 1
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
April 24—Dec. 31
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 11—March 1
Folger Shakespeare Library -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
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
Nov. 22—May 31
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Oct. 18—June 14
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Nov. 22—May 31
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
June 7—Dec. 31
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens -
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 16—Feb. 15
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
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
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
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
Nov. 8—June 14
National Building Museum -
401 F St. 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
Sept. 20—Jan. 25
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 21—Jan. 4
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 5—Jan. 4
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 5—Jan. 11
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
Nov. 17—May 8
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Museums
Aug. 22—April 12
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 26—Aug. 9
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 26—July 5
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Museums
Sept. 27—Jan. 11
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
Oct. 25—Feb. 15
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
Sept. 26—Feb. 1
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 10—Feb. 8
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 31—Feb. 22
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Film
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Theater
Nov. 5—Nov. 30
Anacostia Playhouse -
2020 Shannon Place SE
$25–$40
Museums
Sept. 12—April 12
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Museums
Oct. 16—Feb. 22
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Galleries
Oct. 11—Dec. 20
Hemphill -
1515 14th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Nov. 19—Jan. 31
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Nov. 21—Dec. 6
Addison/Ripley Fine Art -
1670 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 18—Dec. 21
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Jazz
Monday, November 24, Monday, December 1, Monday, December 8 & Monday, December 15
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$10
Funk & R&B
Monday, November 24 & Monday, December 1 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Classical
Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m.
$5
Folk
Tuesday, November 25 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$12–$16
World
Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$28–$55
Rock
Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$22
Rock
Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$73–$123
Jazz
Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, November 25 at 9 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$10–$15
Rock
Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, November 26 at 8 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Jazz
Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, November 25 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Rock
Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$22
Rock
Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, November 26 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$30
Blues
Tuesday, November 25 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Blues
Tuesday, November 25 at 6 p.m.
Free
Hip-Hop
Tuesday, November 25 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15–$20
Talks
Tuesday, November 25 at 10:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, November 25 at 7 p.m.
The Remedy for Love
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, November 25 & Tuesday, December 2 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Tuesday, November 25, Tuesday, December 2, Tuesday, December 9 & Tuesday, December 16 at 8 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Film
Wednesday, November 26 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, December 24 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Holiday
Wednesday, November 26 at 7 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$39–$89
Country
Wednesday, November 26 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Go-Go
Wednesday, November 26 at 11 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25–$40
Rock
Wednesday, November 26 at 10:30 p.m.
Bayou -
2519 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Country
Wednesday, November 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Jazz
Wednesday, November 26 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, November 26 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Electronic
Wednesday, November 26 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$15
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, November 26 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$30
Electronic
Wednesday, November 26 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$30
Electronic
Wednesday, November 26 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10–$15
Rock
Wednesday, November 26 at 10:30 p.m. and Friday, December 12 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Rock
Wednesday, November 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Classical
Wednesday, November 26 at 6 p.m.
Free
Electronic
Wednesday, November 26 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, November 26 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$15
Theater
Nov. 26—Dec. 28
MetroStage -
1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria
$55–$60
Theater
Nov. 26—Dec. 28
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Classical
Thursday, November 27 at 4 p.m.
Free
Electronic
Thursday, November 27 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10–$15
Jazz
Thursday, November 27 at 6 p.m.
Free
DJ Nights
Thursday, November 27 at 10 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
World
Thursday, November 27 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Thursday, November 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 28 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 29 at 10:30 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$25
Blues
Friday, November 28 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Jazz
Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 28 at 10 p.m., Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 29 at 10 p.m., Sunday, November 30 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 30 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$27.50
Funk & R&B
Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$70
Rock
Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Vocal
Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m.
$20–$88
Special Events
Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$25–$42
Rock
Friday, November 28 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$20
Jazz
Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 28 at 10 p.m., Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 29 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$16
Classical
Friday, November 28 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$27
Dance
Friday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 29 at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 30 at 1:30 p.m.
$20–$85
Blues
Friday, November 28 at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 13 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Friday, November 28 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
DJ Nights
Friday, November 28 at 10 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$5–$10
DJ Nights
Friday, November 28 at 10 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, November 28 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 26 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 27 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 31 at 7:30 p.m.
$36
Theater
Nov. 28—Dec. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$36
Galleries
Nov. 28—Dec. 24
Gallery plan b -
1530 14th St. NW
Free
Blues
Saturday, November 29 at 7 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Saturday, November 29 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$79–$125
Rock
Saturday, November 29 at 6 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$25
Holiday
Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$30–$50
Rock
Saturday, November 29 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Rock
Saturday, November 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25
Dance
Saturday, November 29 at 1 p.m., Saturday, November 29 at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, November 30 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, November 30 at 5:30 p.m.
THEARC -
1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
$27–$112.50
DJ Nights
Saturday, November 29 & Saturday, December 6 at 11:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Rock
Sunday, November 30 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$22
Holiday
Sunday, November 30 at 4 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$30–$50
Rock
Sunday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Classical
Sunday, November 30 at 3 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$28–$58
Classical
Sunday, November 30 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Books
Sunday, November 30 at 1 p.m.
The author reads and signs copies of Betrayed, the 13th volume in her Rosato & Associates series.
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Jazz
Sunday, November 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Gospel
Sunday, November 30, Sunday, December 7 & Sunday, December 14 at 1 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$45
Jazz
Monday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
World
Monday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Books
Monday, December 1 at 7 p.m.
In Collecting Shakespeare, the author chronicles the lives of Henry and Emily Folger, the New York couple who accumulated much of the Bard's work and later founded the Folger Shakespeare Library.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Music
Tuesday, December 2 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Rock
Tuesday, December 2 at 7 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$43.45
Cabaret
Tuesday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 7 at 4 p.m.
National Theatre -
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$53–$108
Folk
Tuesday, December 2 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$17–$24
Books
Tuesday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m.
George Mason University professor Kashdan explains why positivity cannot fully transform your life in The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self--Not Just Your "Good" Self--Drives Success and Fulfillment.
Busboys & Poets Shirlington -
4251 South Campbell Ave., Arlington
Free
Books
Tuesday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m.
The scholar provides an explanation of Shakespeare's sonnets in his new volume, Ideas of Order.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$10–$15
Theater
Dec. 2—Jan. 11
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
$55–$110
Rock
Wednesday, December 3 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$25
Books
Wednesday, December 3 at 7 p.m.
Reporter Wildman shares her journey across the world to seek out her grandfather's lost love in Paper Love.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m.
The author reads from A Broken Hallelujah: Rock & Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen, his new biography of the legendary singer.
$10–$12
Film
Dec. 3—Dec. 7
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$10–$15
Theater
Dec. 3—Jan. 4
Synetic Theater at Crystal City -
1800 South Bell St., Arlington
$15–$95
Galleries
Dec. 3—Dec. 28
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Dec. 3—Dec. 28
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Dec. 3—Dec. 28
Foundry Gallery -
1314 18th St. NW
Free
Comedy
Thursday, December 4 at 8 p.m., Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m., Friday, December 5 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 9 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 11 p.m. and Sunday, December 7 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$25
Rock
Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Jazz
Thursday, December 4 at 8 p.m., Thursday, December 4 at 10 p.m., Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m., Friday, December 5 at 10 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 10 p.m., Sunday, December 7 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 7 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$45
Holiday
Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$29
Classical
Thursday, December 4 at 7 p.m., Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 6 at 8 p.m.
$10–$85
Jazz
Thursday, December 4 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$93.50–$143.50
Folk
Thursday, December 4 at 9 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$12
Rock
Thursday, December 4 at 7 p.m.
Patriot Center -
4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax
$15–$75
Rock
Thursday, December 4 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$22
Dance
Thursday, December 4 at 7 p.m., Friday, December 5 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m., Sunday, December 7 at 1 p.m., Wednesday, December 10 at 7 p.m., Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m., Friday, December 12 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 13 at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 13 at 7 p.m., Sunday, December 14 at 1 p.m., Sunday, December 14 at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 17 at 7 p.m., Thursday, December 18 at 7 p.m., Friday, December 19 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 7 p.m., Sunday, December 21 at 1 p.m., Sunday, December 21 at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 23 at 2 p.m., Tuesday, December 23 at 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 24 at 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 24 at 3 p.m., Friday, December 26 at 7 p.m., Saturday, December 27 at 2 p.m., Saturday, December 27 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 28 at 1 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$27–$112.50
Jazz
Thursday, December 4 at 9 p.m.
Dukem Bar and Restaurant -
1114 U St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Krause, a visiting fellow at the National Gallery of Art, discusses medieval tournament books, which chronicled these elaborate festivals, and highlights Freydal, a book made specifically for Emperor Maximilian I.
Austrian Cultural Forum -
3524 International Court NW
Free
Galleries
Dec. 4—Jan. 8
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Holiday
Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m.
$25
Folk
Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Classical
Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Opera
Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$44–$98
Comedy
Friday, December 5 at 9 p.m.
Georgetown University -
3700 O St. NW
$6
Holiday
Friday, December 5 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Comedy
Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Wonderland Ballroom -
1101 Kenyon St. NW
$5
Opera
Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$20
Folk
Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Vocal
Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
$45
Classical
Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Folk
Friday, December 5 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$28
Books
Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Jones, Moore, and Wolff, all previous winners of the PEN/Malamud award for Excellence in the Art of the Short Story, discuss the legacy of Bernard Malamud, the prolific author from which the award takes its name.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$25
Classical
Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 6 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, December 7 at 4 p.m.
National Cathedral School -
3609 Woodley Rd N.W.
$25–$85
Museums
Dec. 5—April 12
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Theater
Dec. 5—Dec. 6
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$22
Classical
Saturday, December 6 at 8 p.m.
$28
Holiday
Saturday, December 6 at 10 p.m.
$28.50
Folk
Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Classical
Saturday, December 6 at 4:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Rock
Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Jazz
Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 6 at 9:30 p.m.
$32
Classical
Saturday, December 6 at 2 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Vocal
Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Classical
Saturday, December 6 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$32–$95
Holiday
Saturday, December 6 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Dance
Saturday, December 6 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$10–$15
Rock
Saturday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Verizon Center -
601 F St. NW
$22.50–$158
Galleries
Dec. 6—Dec. 28
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Dec. 6—Dec. 28
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Jazz
Sunday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$49.50
Classical
Sunday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Holiday
Sunday, December 7 at 7 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$10
Dance
Sunday, December 7 at 7 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$20
Dance
Sunday, December 7 at 3:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$20–$30
Holiday
Monday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$49.50
Classical
Monday, December 8 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Books
Monday, December 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Physician and poet Campo reads his poems at this annual celebration of Emily Dickinson's birthday.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Theater
Dec. 8—Jan. 4
Anacostia Playhouse -
2020 Shannon Place SE
$20–$35
Holiday
Tuesday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$59.50
Classical
Tuesday, December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
Holiday
Tuesday, December 9 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$38–$85
Theater
Dec. 9—Jan. 25
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$29–$70
Theater
Dec. 9—Jan. 4
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$40–$68
Film
Wednesday, December 10 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
World
Wednesday, December 10 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Vocal
Wednesday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.
$50
Rock
Wednesday, December 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$55
Jazz
Wednesday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$25
Rock
Wednesday, December 10 at 7 p.m.
$35–$38
Dance
Wednesday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 13 at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, December 14 at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m.
$56–$152
Comedy
Thursday, December 11 at 8 p.m., Friday, December 12 at 8 p.m., Friday, December 12 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, December 13 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 13 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 14 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17–$20
Holiday
Thursday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m.
$49
Holiday
Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m., Friday, December 12 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 13 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, December 13 at 8 p.m.
$20–$88
Dance
Thursday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Holiday
Thursday, December 11 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$31–$94
Books
Thursday, December 11 at 7 p.m.
The author discusses his book Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film.
$15–$32
Classical
Friday, December 12 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Holiday
Friday, December 12 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$30–$50
Holiday
Friday, December 12 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$30–$50
Holiday
Friday, December 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, December 12 at 9:30 p.m.
$60
Classical
Friday, December 12 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Funk & R&B
Friday, December 12 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$40–$125
Folk
Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$59.50
Holiday
Saturday, December 13 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$30–$50
Holiday
Saturday, December 13 at 5 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Jazz
Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, December 13 at 9:30 p.m.
$22
Holiday
Saturday, December 13 at 4 p.m. and Saturday, December 13 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$48–$98
Holiday
Saturday, December 13 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, December 13 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$17
Folk
Saturday, December 13 at 7 p.m.
$20–$23
Classical
Saturday, December 13 at 4 p.m.
National Cathedral School -
3609 Woodley Rd N.W.
$15–$75
Classical
Saturday, December 13 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, December 14 at 4 p.m.
Washington National Cathedral -
3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25–$75
Galleries
Dec. 13—Jan. 6
Morton Fine Art -
1781 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Dec. 13—Jan. 24
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. NW
Free
Museums
Dec. 13—June 14
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Holiday
Sunday, December 14 at 4:30 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Gospel
Sunday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Holiday
Sunday, December 14 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$33–$55
Rock
Sunday, December 14 at 8:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$22
World
Sunday, December 14 at 7:30 p.m.
$44
Holiday
Sunday, December 14 at 2 p.m., Sunday, December 14 at 5 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 4 p.m. and Monday, December 22 at 7 p.m.
$15–$70
Holiday
Sunday, December 14 at 4 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$15
Classical
Sunday, December 14 at 6:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Classical
Sunday, December 14 at 6 p.m.
Baird Auditorium at National Museum of Natural History -
10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
$20
Holiday
Sunday, December 14 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, December 14 at 7 p.m.
Dance
Sunday, December 14 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, December 14 at 5 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$28–$88
Holiday
Monday, December 15 at 7 p.m., Sunday, December 21 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, December 24 at 1 p.m.
$15–$75
Comedy
Monday, December 15 at 6 p.m.
Free
Film
Tuesday, December 16 at 7 p.m.
Bistro Bohem -
600 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Theater
Dec. 16—Jan. 4
$25–$155
Theater
Dec. 16—Jan. 4
National Theatre -
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$48–$108
Film
Wednesday, December 17 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, December 17 at 9 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$25
Folk
Wednesday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$25
Comedy
Thursday, December 18 at 8 p.m., Friday, December 19 at 8 p.m., Friday, December 19 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 21 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17
Holiday
Thursday, December 18 at 7 p.m., Friday, December 19 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 21 at 1 p.m.
$10–$85
Classical
Thursday, December 18 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Country
Friday, December 19 at 8:30 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$17
Holiday
Friday, December 19 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$35–$100
Dance
Friday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 3 p.m., Saturday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, December 21 at 3 p.m., Monday, December 22 at 3 p.m. and Tuesday, December 23 at 3 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$35–$55
Folk
Friday, December 19 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, December 19 at 7 p.m.
Holiday Inn Leesburg -
1500 E. Market St., Leesburg
$40–$60
Opera
Dec. 19—Dec. 21
$45–$69
Funk & R&B
Saturday, December 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Holiday
Saturday, December 20 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 21 at 4 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$30–$50
Holiday
Saturday, December 20 at 1 p.m.
$15–$45
Holiday
Saturday, December 20 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, December 21 at 3 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$37–$84
Holiday
Saturday, December 20 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Dec. 20—Dec. 20
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Theater
Dec. 20—Dec. 28
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$36–$96
Holiday
Sunday, December 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$25
Jazz
Sunday, December 21 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Comedy
Monday, December 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$49.50
Holiday
Monday, December 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, December 23 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$55
Holiday
Tuesday, December 23 at 8 p.m.
Free
Comedy
Friday, December 26 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 27 at 8 p.m., Saturday, December 27 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 28 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17
Rock
Saturday, December 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Blues
Sunday, December 28 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Classical
Sunday, December 28 at 6:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Comedy
Wednesday, December 31 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, December 31 at 10:15 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$35–$75
Jazz
Wednesday, December 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, December 31 at 9:30 p.m.
$85
Classical
Wednesday, December 31 at 8:30 p.m.
$55–$120
Theater
Jan. 2—Jan. 17
Forum Theatre at Silver Spring Black Box Theatre -
8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$20–$25
Special Events
Jan. 6—Jan. 11
$39–$125
Theater
Jan. 7—Feb. 22
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$78
Theater
Jan. 8—Feb. 1
Next Stop Theatre -
269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon
$28
Theater
Jan. 14—Feb. 1
Rep Stage at Howard Community College -
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$15–$40
Theater
Jan. 14—Feb. 15
Theater J -
1529 16th St. NW
$10–$65
Theater
Jan. 16—Feb. 12
$45–$135
Cabaret
Sunday, January 18 at 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 24 at 8 p.m.
Source Theatre -
1835 14th St. NW
$16–$35
Theater
Jan. 21—March 15
MetroStage -
1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria
$55–$60
Theater
Jan. 23—Feb. 22
Ford's Theatre -
511 10th St. NW
$35–$62
Theater
Jan. 27—March 8
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$40–$75
Theater
Feb. 4—March 1
Theatre on the Run -
3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington
$30–$35
Blues
Sunday, March 1 at 7 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25
Go-Go
Saturday, March 21 at 8 p.m.
$20–$25

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