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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
Jazz
Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Opera
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Source Theatre -
1835 14th St. NW
$20–$40
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
Galleries
Sunday, September 21 at 10 a.m.
Highland Street -
1101 N. Highland St., Arlington
Free
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
Comedy
Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17–$20
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
World
Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
Classical
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
$49–$125
Funk & R&B
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
Free
Music
Sunday, September 21 at 10 a.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$15–$35
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 8 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
Dance
Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
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
Dance
Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$20–$25
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
Film
Now Playing
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
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
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
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
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
Theater
Sept. 20—Oct. 11
$32–$40
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. 19—Nov. 30
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
Sept. 20—Nov. 1
Marsha Mateyka Gallery -
2012 R St. NW
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
Theater
Sept. 20—Sept. 21
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$17.50–$37.50
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 28
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 15
Old Print Gallery -
1220 31st St. NW
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. 20—Oct. 25
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. 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
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
June 24—June 21
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 19—Nov. 2
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
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. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Film
Aug. 18—Oct. 6
$4–$7
Opera
Sept. 20—Sept. 28
$25–$300
Theater
Sept. 20—Sept. 21
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$20–$25
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
Gospel
Sunday, September 21 & Sunday, September 28 at 1 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$45
Jazz
Sunday, September 21 & Sunday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Electronic
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$23
Jazz
Monday, September 22 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Rock
Monday, September 22 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$15
Rock
Monday, September 22 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$30.50
Rock
Monday, September 22 at 9 p.m.
Galaxy Hut -
2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$5
Country
Monday, September 22 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Film
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 11 a.m.
West End Cinema -
2301 M Street NW
Folk
Monday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church -
10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville
$15–$20
Rock
Monday, September 22 at 8 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Rock
Monday, September 22 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$16
Rock
Monday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Comedy
Monday, September 22 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Monday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Film
Monday, September 22 at 6 p.m.
Baird Auditorium at National Museum of Natural History -
10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
Acclaimed young adult author Rowell discusses her latest novel, Landline, which tells the story of a woman who finds her marriage in crisis and how she decides to fix it.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
Romance author Marr reads and signs copies of her latest work, The Beautiful Ashes.
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Books
Monday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m.
Local science fiction artist Bill Gourgey reads and signs copies of his new novel, Glide.
Free
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
OKCupid co-founder Rudder explains how data can help us understand human nature in his new book, Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One’s Looking).
$14–$28
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
The director of the Columbia Astrobiology Center reads and sings copies of his new book, The Copernicus Complex: Our Cosmic Significance in a Universe of Planets and Probabilities.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Jazz
Monday, September 22 at 8 p.m. and Monday, September 22 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Books
Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
Mortal Danger, The Vault of Dreamers, The Winner’s Curse
Bethesda Library -
7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda
Free
Talks
Monday, September 22 at 9:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Monday, September 22 & Monday, September 29 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Monday, September 22, Monday, September 29 & Monday, October 6
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$10
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Hip-Hop
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 9 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Electronic
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$35
Film
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$23
Folk
Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12
Jazz
Tuesday, September 23 at 6 p.m.
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 12 p.m.
Celebrated journalist James Conaway reads and signs copies of his new book The Forgotten Fifties: Americas Decade from the Archives of LOOK Magazine.
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Whiston-Donaldson reads from Rare Bird, her new memoir about losing her son and finding the strength to keep going.
Patrick Henry Library -
101 Maple Ave., East Vienna
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, uses his plentiful experience to explain how to create a new company in Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future.
$15–$40
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Landis reads from and discusses her novel Rainey Royal, which is told in 14 different narratives.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 6:45 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson historian Looney discusses the letters of the third president at this discussion and signing.
S. Dillon Ripley Center -
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
$30–$42
Film
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m., Wednesday, October 22 at 8 p.m., Wednesday, November 26 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, December 24 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Jazz
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 23 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Jazz
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 23 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Talks
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Talks
Tuesday, September 23 at 1:30 p.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Tuesday, September 23 at 9:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Country
Wednesday, September 24 at 9 p.m. and Wednesday, October 1 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Jazz
Wednesday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Blues
Wednesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$30
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 9 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$55–$85
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 5 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$12
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$20
Dance
Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library -
5005 Duke St., Alexandria
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Author and civil rights organizer Charles Cobb explains the role of firearms in the Civil Rights Movement in This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 4 p.m.
The author reads from her new graphic novel, El Deafo, about her experience with hearing loss and one very large and awkward hearing aid. Bell also appears at 10:30 a.m. at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Stapley reads and signs copies of her new novel, Mating for Life, while Close discusses the themes of early adulthood and friendship in her new book, Girls in White Dresses.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Food & Drink
Wednesday, September 24 at 6 p.m.
Fado Irish Pub -
808 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$10
Jazz
Wednesday, September 24 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 24 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, September 24 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Wednesday, September 24 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$12
Classical
Wednesday, September 24 at 6 p.m.
Folger Shakespeare Library -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Dance
Wednesday, September 24 at 6 p.m.
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m.
The author reads from her new graphic memoir, El Deafo, about her experience with hearing loss and one very large and awkward hearing aid.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President
West End Library -
1101 24th St. NW
Free
Talks
Wednesday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 24—Oct. 19
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$38.50–$63.50
Comedy
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$5
Electronic
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Funk & R&B
Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$55
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$16–$18
Jazz
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m., Thursday, September 25 at 10 p.m., Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m., Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Film
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Thursday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$14–$60
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$25–$27
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Verizon Center -
601 F St. NW
$25–$95
Electronic
Thursday, September 25 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$5–$10
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 6 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
Newly named poet laureate Wright reads from his work at this event that kicks off the Library of Congress' fall literary season.
Free
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Radio and television host Smiley discusses and signs copies of his new book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$27
Food & Drink
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
Old Glory Bar-B-Que -
3139 M St. NW
Free
Jazz
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$25
Funk & R&B
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$15
Funk & R&B
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
Electronic
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8–$12
Dance
Thursday, September 25 at 6 p.m. and Friday, September 26 at 6 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, September 25 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
World
Thursday, September 25 at 9 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10
Talks
Thursday, September 25 at 11:30 a.m.
Library of Congress James Madison Building -
101 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 12 p.m.
Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture
Free
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 12 p.m.
Law of Desire
Free
Talks
Thursday, September 25 at 10 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 25—Nov. 9
Athenaeum -
201 Prince St., Alexandria
Free
Galleries
Sept. 25—Oct. 26
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
World
Thursday, September 25 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Thursday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 26 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$22
Blues
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$20
Blues
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 10:30 p.m., Friday, October 10 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, October 18 at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 8 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$29.50–$35.50
Hip-Hop
Friday, September 26 at 11 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$65
Blues
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 10:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Blues
Friday, September 26 at 8:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$20
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$59.50
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$18
Classical
Friday, September 26 at 5 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$39.45
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 26 at 9 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$22
Classical
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 5 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 2 p.m.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$37
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8–$12
World
Friday, September 26 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Folk
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$15
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Rosslyn Spectrum Theater -
N. Kent St., Arlington
$30–$35
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
Free
Film
Friday, September 26 at 12 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. and Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$30
Country
Friday, September 26 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
World
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$39–$105
World
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$18
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
Grumat joins his co-authors Sen. Bob Dole and Sen. Tom Daschle to discuss their book City of Rivals: Restoring the Glorious Mess of American Democracy.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed television and radio host chronicles Martin Luther King's last year of life in Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Food & Drink
Friday, September 26 at 6 p.m.
The Blaguard -
2003 18th St. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 26—Oct. 26
Ford's Theatre -
511 10th St. NW
$20–$33
Galleries
Sept. 26—Oct. 17
Morton Fine Art -
1781 Florida Ave. 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. 26—Feb. 1
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$10
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$15
Comedy
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17
Film
Saturday, September 27 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Blues
Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Electronic
Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Classical
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$60
Classical
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
$25
Funk & R&B
Saturday, September 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$20
Funk & R&B
Saturday, September 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$55
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$18–$20
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 6 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Electronic
Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$30
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$15.50
Electronic
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8–$15
Vocal
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$60–$100
Funk & R&B
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$17
Galleries
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 2 p.m.
The author discusses The Distance Between Us, her memoir of crossing the Mexican border into the United States that was selected as the title for the 2014 "One Maryland One Book" campaign.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Comedy
Saturday, September 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$18
Folk
Saturday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$10
Funk & R&B
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$70
Hip-Hop
Saturday, September 27 at 11 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25–$50
Folk
Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Classical
Saturday, September 27 at 2 p.m.
$35
Hip-Hop
Saturday, September 27 at 6 p.m.
Free
Blues
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Classical
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$40–$100
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$20
Comedy
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Verizon Center -
601 F St. NW
$35–$55
Electronic
Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Electronic
Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15–$20
Comedy
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$33
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 4 p.m.
Teen author Kristen Lippert-Martin reads from her latest psychological thriller, Tabula Rasa.
Barnes & Noble Clarendon -
2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 1 p.m.
Centreville High School teacher Harar reads from her newly published young adult novel Voices of the Sea.
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 1 p.m.
Both authors discuss their books that advocate for the reform of professional football at this reading and signing.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 3:30 p.m.
Naval investigates the city of her birth in City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 6 p.m.
The author reads and signs copies of Acceptance, the final entry in his Southern Reach trilogy.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Food & Drink
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Acre 121 -
1400 Irving St. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 27—Sept. 28
Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center -
7995 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
$35
Museums
Sept. 27—Jan. 11
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 27 at 11:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Film
Sunday, September 28 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Rock
Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15–$20
Classical
Sunday, September 28 at 3 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Rock
Sunday, September 28 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$30
Folk
Sunday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Rock
Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Blues
Sunday, September 28 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Sunday, September 28 at 9 p.m.
Galaxy Hut -
2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$5
Folk
Sunday, September 28 at 4 p.m.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Folk
Sunday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Folk
Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Funk & R&B
Sunday, September 28 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18–$20
Comedy
Sunday, September 28 at 2 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
Free
Hip-Hop
Sunday, September 28 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Sunday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. and Monday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$55–$75
Classical
Sunday, September 28 at 12 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 1 p.m.
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Electronic
Sunday, September 28 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Books
Sunday, September 28 at 1 p.m.
The author describes the conflict and negotiation between Chevron and lawyer Steven Donziger in Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, September 28 at 5 p.m.
Wright chronicles the negotiations that led to the Camp David Accords of 1978 in Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David, a topic he also wrote about in his play, Camp David.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Film
Monday, September 29 at 11 a.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Electronic
Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$35
Electronic
Monday, September 29 at 9 p.m.
Galaxy Hut -
2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$5
Film
Monday, September 29 at 6:30 p.m.
$4–$7
Folk
Monday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church -
10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville
$25–$30
Rock
Monday, September 29 at 5 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Rock
Monday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
World
Monday, September 29 at 6 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
$104
Rock
Monday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Verizon Center -
601 F St. NW
$22.50–$158
Electronic
Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Books
Monday, September 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Dunn shares selections from his stark and elegant work.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Monday, September 29 at 12 p.m.
Author Darman chronicles the political careers of Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan in Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 29 at 9:30 a.m.
New York Times columnist Kristof discusses philanthropy and reads from his new book, A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$28
Books
Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
Local journalist Fromartz chronicles his passion for breaking bread in In Search of the Perfect Loaf: A Home Baker's Odyssey. He discusses his work with local baker Mark Furstenburg.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Food & Drink
Monday, September 29 at 7 p.m.
Murphy's of DC -
2609 24th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 29—Oct. 24
George Mason University Fine Art Gallery -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Electronic
Tuesday, September 30 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Rock
Tuesday, September 30 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$17
Folk
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, September 30 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$22–$25
World
Tuesday, September 30 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$14
Rock
Tuesday, September 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Tuesday, September 30 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Bard discusses current events in the Middle East as they relate to his new tome, Death to the Infidels: Radical Islam's War Against the Jews.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Acclaimed Irish author Donal Ryan reads from his latest novel, The Thing About December.
Busboys & Poets 5th and K -
1025 5th St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Schmidt, the CEO of Google, and Rosenberg, his advisor, give readers an inside look at the company in How Google Works.
$17–$40
Books
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Former Newsweek reporter Darman discusses the work of Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan in Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Food & Drink
Tuesday, September 30 at 5 p.m.
Elephant and Castle Pennsylvania Ave. -
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 30—Oct. 19
$39–$125
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m.
Liv Nightclub -
2001 11th St. NW
$20
Rock
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$40
Rock
Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Rock
Wednesday, October 1 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Classical
Wednesday, October 1 at 12:30 p.m. and Friday, October 10 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Folk
Wednesday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$20
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, October 1 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$36.50–$70
Rock
Wednesday, October 1 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$17
Country
Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$25
Classical
Wednesday, October 1 at 8 p.m., Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m.
$10–$85
Comedy
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$30
Electronic
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Electronic
Wednesday, October 1 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Rock
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Dance
Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, October 4 at 2 p.m. and Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m.
$42
Books
Wednesday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Washington Post reporter Castaneda reads from S Street Rising, his story of the D.C. crack epidemic and his role within it as a drug addict.
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
Mischel explains the keys to self-control in The Marshmallow Test. He discusses the book with David Brooks of the New York Times.
$12–$35
Theater
Oct. 1—Oct. 4
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$5
Theater
Oct. 1—Oct. 19
Rep Stage at Howard Community College -
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$15–$40
Theater
Oct. 1—Nov. 2
Synetic Theater at Crystal City -
1800 South Bell St., Arlington
$15–$95
Galleries
Oct. 1—Feb. 22
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Oct. 1—Oct. 26
Foundry Gallery -
1314 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 1—Nov. 2
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 1—Nov. 2
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 1—Oct. 31
National Mall -
15th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Electronic
Thursday, October 2 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$22
Folk
Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$25
Rock
Thursday, October 2 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Jazz
Thursday, October 2 at 8 p.m., Thursday, October 2 at 10 p.m., Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 3 at 10 p.m., Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 4 at 10 p.m., Sunday, October 5 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 5 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$60
Jazz
Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, October 2 at 9 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Rock
Thursday, October 2 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Funk & R&B
Thursday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$30
Country
Thursday, October 2 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Electronic
Thursday, October 2 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15–$17
Rock
Thursday, October 2 at 5 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$17
Folk
Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$25
Comedy
Thursday, October 2 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$49.50–$89.50
Rock
Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$17–$20
Funk & R&B
Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
$20–$22
Rock
Thursday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Thursday, October 2 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Electronic
Thursday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$25
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 7 p.m.
Learn the history of one of the greatest traitors to infiltrate the American intelligence system from former CIA agent Mark A. Bradley in his new book, A Very Principled Boy: The Life of Duncan Lee, Red Spy and Cold Warrior.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 12 p.m.
Poets Jennifer Michael Hecht and Peter Streckfus read from the work of Wallace Stevens at this celebration of his birth.
Free
Books
Thursday, October 2 at 6:45 p.m.
Abbot chronicles the life of four undercover women and their roles in the Civil War in
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy
.
S. Dillon Ripley Center -
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
$20–$25
Theater
Oct. 2—Oct. 5
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$5
Comedy
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 3 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 4 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 5 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$20
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
World
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$25–$35
Vocal
Friday, October 3 at 8:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$27.50
Folk
Friday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Classical
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Jazz
Friday, October 3 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$18
Blues
Friday, October 3 at 10:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 1 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Gospel
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$28–$46
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$12–$15
Hip-Hop
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20–$55
Folk
Friday, October 3 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 10:30 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$12
Folk
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$13–$15
Dance
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
World
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
$25–$35
Dance
Friday, October 3 at 7 p.m.
$10–$20
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$13–$15
Electronic
Friday, October 3 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, October 4 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 5 at 5 p.m.
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
$15–$50
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$18
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Jazz
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 3 at 10 p.m., Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 4 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Friday, October 3 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Friday, October 3 at 6 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Dance
Friday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$26–$44
Film
Friday, October 3 at 7:15 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$15
Galleries
Oct. 3—Nov. 1
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 3—Nov. 1
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 3—Nov. 1
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 3—Oct. 26
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$18
Jazz
Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$20
Jazz
Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$15
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$20
Theater
Saturday, October 4 at 3 p.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
World
Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Gospel
Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$28–$46
Country
Saturday, October 4 at 6 p.m.
Jiffy Lube Live -
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
$26–$65.50
Comedy
Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$15
Vocal
Saturday, October 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Folk
Saturday, October 4 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$15
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 1 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$13
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
Folk
Saturday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Jazz
Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 4 at 10 p.m.
Kennedy Center Atrium -
2700 F St. NW
$32
Hip-Hop
Saturday, October 4 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, October 4 at 10 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
Comedy
Saturday, October 4 at 8 p.m.
$29.99–$39.99
Country
Saturday, October 4 at 1 p.m.
Merriweather Post Pavilion -
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$45–$75
Dance
Saturday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
$10–$20
Jazz
Saturday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Rock
Saturday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$15
DJ Nights
Saturday, October 4 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Hip-Hop
Saturday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$17
Books
Saturday, October 4 at 1 p.m.
Mystery author and former White House correspondent DeDakis reads from his latest novel, Troubled Water.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Saturday, October 4 at 5 p.m.
Authors Richmond and Talley read from their new young adult books at this celebration and discussion.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Food & Drink
Saturday, October 4 at 6 p.m.
Buffalo Billiards -
1330 19th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 4—Oct. 29
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Rock
Sunday, October 5 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Jazz
Sunday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$30
Rock
Sunday, October 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Rock
Sunday, October 5 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$12–$15
Theater
Sunday, October 5 at 7 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$26–$44
Hip-Hop
Sunday, October 5 at 9 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$22
World
Sunday, October 5 at 11 a.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
World
Sunday, October 5 at 3:30 p.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
World
Sunday, October 5 at 4 p.m.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
$15–$20
Blues
Sunday, October 5 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18–$20
Country
Sunday, October 5 at 1 p.m.
Merriweather Post Pavilion -
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
Gospel
Sunday, October 5 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
World
Sunday, October 5 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10
DJ Nights
Sunday, October 5 at 10 p.m. and Wednesday, November 12 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Folk
Sunday, October 5 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
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
Electronic
Monday, October 6 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Monday, October 6 at 9 p.m.
Galaxy Hut -
2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$5
Rock
Monday, October 6 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$23
Country
Monday, October 6 at 8 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$15–$18
Folk
Monday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$20
Folk
Monday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
Rock
Monday, October 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Rock
Monday, October 6 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, October 7 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$75–$80
Theater
Monday, October 6 at 7 p.m.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$15
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$49.50
Rock
Tuesday, October 7 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Rock
Tuesday, October 7 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$16
Classical
Tuesday, October 7 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$10
Film
Tuesday, October 7 at 6 p.m.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
Free
Folk
Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$18
Rock
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Tuesday, October 7 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$18–$20
Rock
Tuesday, October 7 at 5 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$20
Folk
Tuesday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Electronic
Tuesday, October 7 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$25
Comedy
Tuesday, October 7 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$104.50–$177.50
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Roanoke Times reporter Macy discusses and reads from her book Factory Man, the true story of the man who saved local jobs by bringing his family's business back to central Virginia.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Garcia reads from Unmarked, the sequel to her New York Times bestseller Unbreakable.
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Former poet laureate Pinsky reads from his new, bilingual poetry collection Ginza Samba: Selected Poems and discusses their transition into Spanish with translator Luis Alberto Ambroggio.
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Foer, editor of The New Republic, and Wieseltier, the magazine's literary editor, celebrate the publication's centennial with a discussion of the anthology Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America.
$10–$18
Books
Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m.
Hiaasen returns with Skink—No Surrender, another mystery starring Wild Skink, the one-eyed ex-governor who has appeared in six previous novels.
Bethesda Library -
7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda
Free
Theater
Oct. 7—Nov. 9
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$29–$70
Film
Wednesday, October 8 at 8 p.m., Wednesday, November 12 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, December 10 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Rock
Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, October 8 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Wednesday, October 8 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$27.50
Vocal
Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Gaston Hall at Georgetown University -
37th and O streets NW
$10
Folk
Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$15
Classical
Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
$15–$20
Rock
Wednesday, October 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$14
Folk
Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18–$20
Classical
Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.
$32
Classical
Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$25–$55
Folk
Wednesday, October 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$17
Comedy
Wednesday, October 8 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$37.50
Folk
Wednesday, October 8 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$30
Books
Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
Historian Larson reads from his new book he Return of George Washington, 1783-1789.
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
The doctor and author discusses his latest book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.
$12–$35
Galleries
Oct. 8—Nov. 23
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Jazz
Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Jazz
Thursday, October 9 at 8 p.m., Thursday, October 9 at 10 p.m., Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 10 at 10 p.m., Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 11 at 10 p.m., Sunday, October 12 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 12 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Rock
Thursday, October 9 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$35
Electronic
Thursday, October 9 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
Rock
Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$20–$25
Comedy
Thursday, October 9 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 10 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 11 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 12 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17–$20
Rock
Thursday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$14–$17
Country
Thursday, October 9 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, October 9 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Rock
Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$40
Classical
Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m.
$25
Classical
Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m., Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
$10–$85
Comedy
Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, October 9 at 10 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$39.50
Classical
Thursday, October 9 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$40–$100
World
Thursday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$20
Rock
Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$15
Folk
Thursday, October 9 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$30
Dance
Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m. and Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m.
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m.
Journalist Matt Bai chronicles the downfall of Sen. Gary Hart in All the Truth Is Out: Gary Hart and the Week Tabloid Politics Took Over.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Theater
Oct. 9—Nov. 9
$15–$45
Film
Oct. 9—Oct. 18
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center -
8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$12–$125
World
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$15
Rock
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
$12
Rock
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$25
Rock
Friday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Classical
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Classical
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Folk
Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Rock
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$22.50–$60
Rock
Friday, October 10 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Jazz
Friday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m.
$32
Jazz
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$28–$48
Jazz
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
World
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Patriot Center -
4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax
$59–$149
Rock
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Electronic
Friday, October 10 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Comedy
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 11 at 7 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$47.75–$98
Classical
Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$40
Hip-Hop
Friday, October 10 at 7:30 p.m.
$27–$30
Theater
Oct. 10—Nov. 2
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Museums
Oct. 10—Feb. 8
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Film
Oct. 10—Oct. 16
West End Cinema -
2301 M Street NW
$30–$45
Electronic
Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Jazz
Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
$25
Country
Saturday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Classical
Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m. and Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 4:45 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$29.99
Opera
Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 12 at 2 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$44–$98
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$20
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$30
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 7 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$16–$18
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 10:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$18
World
Saturday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m.
$40–$50
Funk & R&B
Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Electronic
Saturday, October 11 at 8 p.m.
Patriot Center -
4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax
$40
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$14
Electronic
Saturday, October 11 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Saturday, October 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$27
Galleries
Oct. 11—Dec. 20
Hemphill -
1515 14th St. NW
Free
Film
Sunday, October 12 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Rock
Sunday, October 12 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$46
World
Sunday, October 12 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$65–$125
Funk & R&B
Sunday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$75
Rock
Sunday, October 12 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Rock
Sunday, October 12 at 7 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$41.50
Funk & R&B
Sunday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$22–$25
Jazz
Sunday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 12 at 10 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$39.50–$75
Rock
Sunday, October 12 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$15
Classical
Sunday, October 12 at 2 p.m.
$36
Classical
Sunday, October 12 at 3 p.m.
$29–$89
Classical
Sunday, October 12 at 6:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Rock
Sunday, October 12 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$14
Theater
Sunday, October 12 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$25–$60
Electronic
Monday, October 13 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$40
Jazz
Monday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$59.50
Books
Monday, October 13 at 7 p.m.
The creator of All in the Family and The Jeffersons discusses his memoir, Even This I Get to Experience.
$17–$30
Classical
Monday, October 13 at 8 p.m. and Monday, November 3 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Rock
Monday, October 13 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$35–$50
Folk
Monday, October 13 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$25
World
Monday, October 13 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25–$49.50
Rock
Monday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Comedy
Monday, October 13 at 6 p.m.
Free
Electronic
Monday, October 13 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$35
Electronic
Monday, October 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Rock
Monday, October 13 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Monday, October 13 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$48–$73
Books
Monday, October 13 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed young adult author reads from his new activist thriller The Doubt Factory, which explores how information can be distorted for monetary gain.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, October 13 at 11 a.m.
Patel reads from Princess Avni Gets her Beauty Sleep, her latest story about the little Indian princess who's loved for her inner and outer beauty.
Barnes & Noble Clarendon -
2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington
Free
Film
Tuesday, October 14 at 1 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Rock
Tuesday, October 14 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Folk
Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Rock
Tuesday, October 14 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Classical
Tuesday, October 14 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Classical
Tuesday, October 14 at 1:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$20–$43
Rock
Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$18
Classical
Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
Dance
Tuesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m.
Arts Club of Washington -
2017 I St. NW
$10–$20
Electronic
Tuesday, October 14 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Theater
Oct. 14—Dec. 7
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$39–$70
Film
Oct. 14—Oct. 19
$10–$15
Film
Wednesday, October 15 at 8 p.m., Wednesday, November 19 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, December 17 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Rock
Wednesday, October 15 at 5 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Rock
Wednesday, October 15 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Wednesday, October 15 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$39.35
Rock
Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$29.50
Jazz
Wednesday, October 15 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Electronic
Wednesday, October 15 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20–$22.50
Rock
Wednesday, October 15 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
Classical
Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
Classical
Wednesday, October 15 at 8 p.m.
$15
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, October 15 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$48–$165
Jazz
Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$17
Rock
Wednesday, October 15 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Classical
Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Kreeger Museum -
2401 Foxhall Road NW
$25
Books
Wednesday, October 15 at 7:30 p.m.
The prolific author discusses her latest book, Leaving Time, which tells the story of a young woman who tries to unravel the mysterious death of her mother, a prominent elephant researcher.
$27–$30
Books
Wednesday, October 15 at 10:30 a.m.
Martin, the acclaimed author of The Baby-Sitters Club books, shares from her new series, The Doll People.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Theater
Oct. 15—Nov. 2
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Theater
Oct. 15—Nov. 23
$30–$35
Galleries
Oct. 15—Nov. 23
Gallery plan b -
1530 14th St. NW
Free
Comedy
Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 17 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 18 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$20–$22
Rock
Thursday, October 16 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Rock
Thursday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$69.50
Rock
Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Jazz
Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m., Thursday, October 16 at 10 p.m., Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 17 at 10 p.m., Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 18 at 10 p.m., Sunday, October 19 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$43
Rock
Thursday, October 16 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Classical
Thursday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Blues
Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Rock
Thursday, October 16 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Thursday, October 16 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$18
Rock
Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$22–$35
Classical
Thursday, October 16 at 9 p.m.
Free
World
Thursday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$29–$125
Dance
Thursday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$10–$25
Classical
Thursday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$30
Rock
Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Funk & R&B
Thursday, October 16 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$21
Electronic
Thursday, October 16 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Folk
Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$27
Books
Thursday, October 16 at 8 p.m.
The noted activist and author discusses his new book, a collection of entries on African-American leaders including Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X, and Ida Wells-Barnett called Black Prophetic Fire.
Busboys & Poets 5th and K -
1025 5th St. NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 16—Feb. 15
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
Oct. 16—Feb. 22
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Comedy
Friday, October 17 at 10 p.m. and Saturday, October 18 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$25
Rock
Friday, October 17 at 6 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$35
Electronic
Friday, October 17 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$17
Rock
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$35–$45
Folk
Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Classical
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Classical
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Rock
Friday, October 17 at 8:30 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$25
Folk
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$29–$48
Folk
Friday, October 17 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Classical
Friday, October 17 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Friday, October 17 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$13–$17
Folk
Friday, October 17 at 10:30 p.m. and Friday, November 14 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Country
Friday, October 17 at 10 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$20–$25
Hip-Hop
Friday, October 17 at 10:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Rock
Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
Jazz
Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, October 17 at 9:30 p.m.
$32
Vocal
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Dance
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
Dance
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 at 2 p.m.
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
$35–$70
Funk & R&B
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
$25–$30
Comedy
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$48–$68
Jazz
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$30
Comedy
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Patriot Center -
4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax
$40–$60
Rock
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Rock
Friday, October 17 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$20–$45
Funk & R&B
Friday, October 17 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Folk
Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$30
Books
Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
The author provides advice to ladies in need in her latest book, The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Life Strategies You Need to Navigate Today's Challenges.
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Books
Friday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Author Ann Beattie moderates this discussion between Virginia Quarterly Review contributors and emerging literary talents Tope Folarin, Onyinhe Ihezukwu, Greg Jackson, and Brendan McKennedy.
Lutheran Church of the Reformation -
212 East Capitol St.
$15
Rock
Saturday, October 18 at 4:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Rock
Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Funk & R&B
Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$22.50
Opera
Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m., Sunday, October 19 at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, October 26 at 2:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m.
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$22–$42
Comedy
Saturday, October 18 at 9 p.m., Saturday, November 15 at 9 p.m. and Friday, December 5 at 9 p.m.
Georgetown University -
3700 O St. NW
$6
Rock
Saturday, October 18 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Film
Saturday, October 18 at 5 p.m.
Embassy of the Czech Republic -
3900 Spring of Freedom St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, October 18 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$20
Rock
Saturday, October 18 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Jazz
Saturday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 18 at 9:30 p.m.
$26–$32
Classical
Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 at 3 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$37–$84
Rock
Saturday, October 18 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Comedy
Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$25–$50
Rock
Saturday, October 18 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Comedy
Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$33–$47.50
Dance
Saturday, October 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
Jack Guidone Theater -
5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$15–$25
Dance
Saturday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m.
$20
Dance
Saturday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$20–$25
Museums
Oct. 18—June 14
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Rock
Sunday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$30
Folk
Sunday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$25
Rock
Sunday, October 19 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Jazz
Sunday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Gospel
Sunday, October 19 at 4 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$32–$47
Folk
Sunday, October 19 at 5:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$22.50
Jazz
Sunday, October 19 at 8 p.m. and Monday, October 20 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$37.50–$55
Rock
Sunday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$23
Vocal
Sunday, October 19 at 2 p.m.
$50
World
Sunday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
$46–$86
Classical
Sunday, October 19 at 3 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Classical
Sunday, October 19 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Rock
Sunday, October 19 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$29
Rock
Sunday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Sunday, October 19 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Folk
Sunday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$27
Dance
Sunday, October 19 at 4 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$29–$48
Books
Sunday, October 19 at 3 p.m.
Children's author Greenwald reads and signs copies of his latest book, Charlie Joe Jackson's Guide to Making Money.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Classical
Sunday, October 19 at 4 p.m.
National Cathedral School -
3609 Woodley Rd N.W.
$15–$75
Galleries
Oct. 19—Dec. 7
Morton Fine Art -
1781 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Books
Oct. 19—Oct. 29
Acclaimed authors including Meg Wolitzer, Gary Shteyngart, and Geraldine Brooks appear at this annual festival that celebrates Jewish literary culture.
$10–$50
Rock
Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Country
Monday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50–$49.50
Rock
Monday, October 20 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Rock
Monday, October 20 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Rock
Monday, October 20 at 8 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Monday, October 20 at 5 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$18
Rock
Monday, October 20 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Monday, October 20 at 3 p.m.
Willens chronicles her experience as a Russian Jew living in communist China following the Second World War in Stateless in Shanghai.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Poets Matthea Harvey, Claudia Rankine, and Vijay Seshadri speak about the impact of independent publisher Graywolf Press on their careers at this anniversary celebration. Stephen Burt moderates the discussion.
Lutheran Church of the Reformation -
212 East Capitol St.
$15
Rock
Tuesday, October 21 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$30
Folk
Tuesday, October 21 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Rock
Tuesday, October 21 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$15.50
Film
Tuesday, October 21 at 7 p.m., Tuesday, November 18 at 7 p.m. and Tuesday, December 16 at 7 p.m.
Bistro Bohem -
600 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$17–$20
Folk
Tuesday, October 21 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, October 21 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25–$40
Rock
Tuesday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Rock
Tuesday, October 21 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Rock
Tuesday, October 21 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Theater
Oct. 21—Nov. 9
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$40–$50
Rock
Wednesday, October 22 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Jazz
Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$20
Rock
Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Rock
Wednesday, October 22 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$13–$15
Classical
Wednesday, October 22 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Electronic
Wednesday, October 22 at 8 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$43.45
Classical
Wednesday, October 22 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Rock
Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Folk
Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$17
Electronic
Wednesday, October 22 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10–$20
Folk
Wednesday, October 22 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, October 23 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$35
Dance
Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
$42
Dance
Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, October 25 at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, October 26 at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
$27–$112.50
Books
Wednesday, October 22 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed author of The Man Who Killed Kennedy shares his thoughts about another president in Nixon's Secrets: The Rise, Fall, and Untold Truth about the President, Watergate, and the Pardon. Stone also reads Oct. 21 at 12:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Downtown, 555 12th St. NW and Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner, 7851 L Tysons Corner Center, McLean.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Classical
Wednesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Washington National Cathedral -
3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25–$85
Theater
Oct. 22—Nov. 16
$8–$40
Folk
Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$25
Rock
Thursday, October 23 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Rock
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$25
Classical
Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Classical
Thursday, October 23 at 5 p.m.
Free
Country
Thursday, October 23 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, October 23 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15–$17
Electronic
Thursday, October 23 at 10 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Rock
Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$25–$35
Classical
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m., Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
$20–$88
Folk
Thursday, October 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$30
Hip-Hop
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12–$15
Books
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed novelist and essayist shares experiences from her life as a writer at this event presented as part of the "Arlington Reads" program.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, October 23 at 7 p.m.
The author of War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love discusses her work with The Atlantic's James Fallows.
$12–$26
Theater
Oct. 23—Nov. 16
Next Stop Theatre -
269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon
$28
Comedy
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 24 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$35
Rock
Friday, October 24 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$28
World
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$20–$30
Folk
Friday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Jazz
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 24 at 10 p.m., Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m., Sunday, October 26 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$55
Classical
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Comedy
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$46.50–$61.50
Rock
Friday, October 24 at 5:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$50
Classical
Friday, October 24 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Folk
Friday, October 24 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$15
Country
Friday, October 24 at 10 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$10
Funk & R&B
Friday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$46.50–$55
Hip-Hop
Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Rock
Friday, October 24 at 7 p.m. and Friday, October 24 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$25
Jazz
Friday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, October 24 at 9:30 p.m.
$26–$32
Classical
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Folk
Friday, October 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$35
Dance
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
Classical
Friday, October 24 at 8:15 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$40–$100
Funk & R&B
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$10
Jazz
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Hip-Hop
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$18–$20
Electronic
Friday, October 24 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Classical
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$35
Funk & R&B
Friday, October 24 at 9 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10
Rock
Friday, October 24 at 8 p.m.
National Theatre -
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$52.50–$92.50
Theater
Oct. 24—Oct. 26
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$15–$25
Theater
Oct. 24—Nov. 23
$15–$30
Galleries
Oct. 24—Nov. 29
Pleasant Plains Workshop -
2608 Georgia Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$35–$40
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Country
Saturday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Folk
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$35
Folk
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$22–$25
Classical
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Classical
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Electronic
Saturday, October 25 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$50
World
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Classical
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 at 4 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$25–$60
Country
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Classical
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Jazz
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$29
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$13–$18
Folk
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18–$20
Electronic
Saturday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$40
Cabaret
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$150–$500
Folk
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Funk & R&B
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$65.50–$99.50
Film
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$16
Theater
Oct. 25—Nov. 30
$45–$145
Museums
Oct. 25—Feb. 15
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Sunday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$49.50
Rock
Sunday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$25–$28
Classical
Sunday, October 26 at 1 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Rock
Sunday, October 26 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$20
Folk
Sunday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$18
Talks
Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Jazz
Sunday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Jazz
Sunday, October 26 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$30–$35
Rock
Sunday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$16–$22
Classical
Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 at 4 p.m.
$15–$18
Classical
Sunday, October 26 at 3 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$32–$95
Classical
Sunday, October 26 at 4 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$32
Classical
Sunday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Electronic
Sunday, October 26 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Classical
Sunday, October 26 at 6 p.m.
Baird Auditorium at National Museum of Natural History -
10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
$20
Jazz
Sunday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$30–$32
Books
Sunday, October 26 at 6 p.m.
The acclaimed chef discusses the recipes in his latest cookbook, America Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers.
$42
Rock
Monday, October 27 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Jazz
Monday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Rock
Monday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18–$30
Books
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Baer reads and signs copies of his latest book, The Perfect Kill: 21 Laws for Assassins.
$14–$28
Rock
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$22
Rock
Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Rock
Tuesday, October 28 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12–$14
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, October 28 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$35
Folk
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Rock
Tuesday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$20
Folk
Tuesday, October 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Hip-Hop
Tuesday, October 28 at 8 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$13
Hip-Hop
Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$20
Rock
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
$20–$25
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
Acclaimed children's book author Medina reads from her books at this celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Theater
Oct. 28—Dec. 7
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$40–$75
Theater
Oct. 28—Dec. 7
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$40–$95
Rock
Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$49.50
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Vocal
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$17
Electronic
Wednesday, October 29 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Classical
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$35–$40
Dance
Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.
$49
Books
Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Celebrated journalist Frankel reads from her new book that celebrates man's best friend, War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$26
Funk & R&B
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Rock
Thursday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Rock
Thursday, October 30 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12–$15
Comedy
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 31 at 8 p.m., Friday, October 31 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 1 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 2 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$15–$17
Funk & R&B
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$37.50–$75
Rock
Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$17
Folk
Thursday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Classical
Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m.
$10–$85
Classical
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Classical
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$40–$100
Books
Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m.
Biographer Valerie Ogden reads from her recent book Bluebeard: Brave Warrior, Brutal Psychopath and discusses this 15th century serial killer with readers.
Alliance Française de Washington -
2142 Wyoming Ave. NW
$10–$25
Books
Thursday, October 30 at 4 p.m.
Chinese-American author and MacArthur fellow Li reads from her work and discusses the state of Asian-American literature.
Free
Theater
Oct. 30—Nov. 23
Forum Theatre at Silver Spring Black Box Theatre -
8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$20–$25
Galleries
Oct. 30—Dec. 3
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 30—Nov. 30
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, October 31 at 5 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$18
Electronic
Friday, October 31 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Jazz
Friday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Classical
Friday, October 31 at 7 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Country
Friday, October 31 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$26
Cabaret
Friday, October 31 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Rock
Friday, October 31 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
World
Friday, October 31 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$23
DJ Nights
Friday, October 31 at 11:59 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$10
Rock
Friday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$32.50–$37.50
Vocal
Friday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m.
$45
Classical
Friday, October 31 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Rock
Friday, October 31 at 8 p.m.
Verizon Center -
601 F St. NW
$48.50–$179.50
Funk & R&B
Friday, October 31 at 9 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10
Theater
Oct. 31—Jan. 4
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$45–$99
Galleries
Oct. 31—Dec. 6
Zenith Gallery -
1429 Iris St. NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 31—Feb. 22
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Electronic
Saturday, November 1 at 5 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$35
Rock
Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$69.50
Jazz
Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 1 at 10 p.m., Sunday, November 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 2 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$35
Special Events
Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Rock
Saturday, November 1 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Rock
Saturday, November 1 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$20–$25
Rock
Saturday, November 1 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$28–$33
Folk
Saturday, November 1 at 10 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$45–$80
Rock
Saturday, November 1 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$25
Jazz
Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 1 at 9:30 p.m.
$26–$32
Dance
Saturday, November 1 at 8 p.m.
Alden Theatre -
1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean
$15–$30
Jazz
Saturday, November 1 at 7 p.m.
$25
Electronic
Saturday, November 1 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Saturday, November 1 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 1 at 9:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$45–$50
Vocal
Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Lutheran Church of the Reformation -
212 East Capitol St.
Books
Saturday, November 1 at 1 p.m.
The mother-daughter writing team share their latest teen novel, Little Dead Riding Hood.
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Film
Nov. 1—Nov. 9
Opera
Nov. 1—Nov. 15
$25–$300
Film
Sunday, November 2 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Electronic
Sunday, November 2 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$30
Jazz
Sunday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Rock
Sunday, November 2 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15–$18
Electronic
Sunday, November 2 at 7 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$35.75
Hip-Hop
Sunday, November 2 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$29.50
Vocal
Sunday, November 2 at 7 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$10
Jazz
Sunday, November 2 at 7 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$29–$48
Rock
Sunday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$33–$40
Vocal
Sunday, November 2 at 7 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$29–$48
Hip-Hop
Sunday, November 2 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15–$20
Folk
Sunday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
Vocal
Sunday, November 2 at 4 p.m.
$15–$75
Classical
Sunday, November 2 at 3 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$37–$84
Rock
Sunday, November 2 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Film
Sunday, November 2 at 3 p.m.
Baird Auditorium at National Museum of Natural History -
10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
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
Rock
Monday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Rock
Monday, November 3 at 8 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$10
Rock
Monday, November 3 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$15
Rock
Monday, November 3 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
Classical
Monday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m.
$19–$75
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
Rock
Tuesday, November 4 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Tuesday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Rock
Tuesday, November 4 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Tuesday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$30–$35
Rock
Tuesday, November 4 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$16.50
Books
Tuesday, November 4 at 7 p.m.
Poet August Kleinzahler discusses his work with Ron Charles of the Washington Post.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Talks
Tuesday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m.
$21.60–$24
Theater
Nov. 4—Nov. 23
Theatre on the Run -
3700 S. Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington
$30–$35
Rock
Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Blues
Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Rock
Wednesday, November 5 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Jazz
Wednesday, November 5 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, November 5 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Vocal
Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Rock
Wednesday, November 5 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, November 5 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$20
Jazz
Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
$15–$20
Folk
Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Classical
Wednesday, November 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Free
Rock
Wednesday, November 5 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$20
Folk
Wednesday, November 5 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$37.50–$83
Theater
Nov. 5—Dec. 21
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$78
Galleries
Nov. 5—Nov. 30
Foundry Gallery -
1314 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Nov. 5—Nov. 30
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Theater
Nov. 5—Nov. 30
Anacostia Playhouse -
2020 Shannon Place SE
$25–$40
Film
Thursday, November 6 at 11 a.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Comedy
Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Jazz
Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m. and Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$18
Rock
Thursday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Jazz
Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m., Thursday, November 6 at 10 p.m., Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 7 at 10 p.m., Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 8 at 10 p.m., Sunday, November 9 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 9 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$48
Rock
Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$20
Comedy
Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 7 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 8 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 9 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$20
Rock
Thursday, November 6 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$18
Rock
Thursday, November 6 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Thursday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$20
Classical
Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m., Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
$10–$85
Vocal
Thursday, November 6 at 7:30 p.m.
$50
Rock
Thursday, November 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$55–$75
Jazz
Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$20–$55
Rock
Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m. and Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$75
Rock
Friday, November 7 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Electronic
Friday, November 7 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Funk & R&B
Friday, November 7 at 11 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Folk
Friday, November 7 at 8:30 p.m.
$10
Folk
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Rock
Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$25
Classical
Friday, November 7 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Comedy
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, December 5 at 7:30 p.m.
Wonderland Ballroom -
1101 Kenyon St. NW
$5
Folk
Friday, November 7 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$25
Electronic
Friday, November 7 at 11 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20–$25
Funk & R&B
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$30–$65
Rock
Friday, November 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Classical
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m.
$32
Jazz
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m. and Friday, November 7 at 9:30 p.m.
$22
Classical
Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Dance
Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
$10–$20
Rock
Friday, November 7 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Comedy
Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$27.50–$37.50
Blues
Friday, November 7 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$15
Dance
Friday, November 7 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$28–$46
Dance
Friday, November 7 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 9 at 3 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$15–$45
Books
Friday, November 7 at 7 p.m.
The food blogger discusses her cookbook, Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Practical Pantry: Recipes and Techniques for Year-Round Preserving, with Bonnie Benwick of the Washington Post.
$12–$35
Dance
Nov. 7—Nov. 9
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$20–$35
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
Museums
Nov. 7—March 1
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, November 8 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$40
Classical
Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
$28.50
Comedy
Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Classical
Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$25–$60
Folk
Saturday, November 8 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Folk
Saturday, November 8 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$18
Rock
Saturday, November 8 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15
Rock
Saturday, November 8 at 7 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$12
Rock
Saturday, November 8 at 9:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$18
Folk
Saturday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18–$20
Classical
Saturday, November 8 at 2 p.m.
$38
Jazz
Saturday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 8 at 9:30 p.m.
$26–$32
Jazz
Saturday, November 8 at 9 p.m.
Free
Folk
Saturday, November 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$35
Dance
Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$10–$25
Dance
Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
$10–$20
Classical
Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$25–$55
Rock
Saturday, November 8 at 7 p.m.
$30
Rock
Saturday, November 8 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$40–$50
Electronic
Saturday, November 8 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Classical
Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
Kreeger Museum -
2401 Foxhall Road NW
$35
Vocal
Saturday, November 8 at 1:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Theater
Saturday, November 8 at 8 p.m.
$30–$50
Galleries
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
Nov. 8—June 14
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
Free
Film
Sunday, November 9 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Rock
Sunday, November 9 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Funk & R&B
Sunday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Classical
Sunday, November 9 at 7 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$24–$40
Folk
Sunday, November 9 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$25
Talks
Sunday, November 9 at 2 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Classical
Sunday, November 9 at 6:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Sunday, November 9 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$10
Folk
Sunday, November 9 at 6 p.m.
$35
Electronic
Sunday, November 9 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Comedy
Sunday, November 9 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$33–$53
Dance
Sunday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m.
$40
Rock
Monday, November 10 at 6:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Blues
Monday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$79.50
Rock
Monday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$22–$50
Books
Monday, November 10 at 7 p.m.
The author and illustrator of tales like Jumanji and The Polar Express reads from his new book, The Misadventures of Sweetie Pie.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$25
Jazz
Tuesday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Rock
Tuesday, November 11 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Classical
Tuesday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Free
Blues
Tuesday, November 11 at 7 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Tuesday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Classical
Tuesday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m.
$45
Rock
Tuesday, November 11 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$14
Books
Tuesday, November 11 at 12 p.m.
The former Speaker of the House and his wife discuss their latest books on Veteran's Day: She reads From Sea to Shining Sea and he discusses Breakout.
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Tuesday, November 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Senator McCain spends Veterans Day sharing memories from his new book, Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$28
Galleries
Nov. 11—March 1
Folger Shakespeare Library -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
Free
Rock
Wednesday, November 12 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Classical
Wednesday, November 12 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Rock
Wednesday, November 12 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$26
Classical
Wednesday, November 12 at 7 p.m.
Free
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$23
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, November 12 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 16 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$42.50–$80
Rock
Wednesday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$20
Books
Wednesday, November 12 at 7 p.m.
TV host Chris Matthews chronicles his time spent working under Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill in Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked.
Baird Auditorium at National Museum of Natural History -
10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
$30–$42
Theater
Nov. 12—Dec. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$38.50–$63.50
Comedy
Thursday, November 13 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 15 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 16 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$15–$17
Jazz
Thursday, November 13 at 8 p.m., Thursday, November 13 at 10 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 10 p.m., Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 15 at 10 p.m., Sunday, November 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, November 16 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Rock
Thursday, November 13 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$14
Classical
Thursday, November 13 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$10
Funk & R&B
Thursday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$20
Jazz
Thursday, November 13 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$30–$55
Classical
Thursday, November 13 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
$10–$85
Classical
Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.
$32
Dance
Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, November 16 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$10–$25
Classical
Thursday, November 13 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$32–$95
Rock
Thursday, November 13 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$14
Rock
Thursday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Dance
Thursday, November 13 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 2 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$10–$15
Dance
Thursday, November 13 at 8 p.m.
Torpedo Factory Art Center -
105 N. Union St., Alexandria
Free
Books
Thursday, November 13 at 7 p.m.
Bonner, a Buddhist thinker, encourages others to positively engage with the world in Inspiring Generosity.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, November 13 at 7 p.m.
The acclaimed chef of several New York restaurants discusses his latest cookbook, Marcus Off Duty: The Recipes I Cook At Home.
$40–$50
Dance
Nov. 13—Nov. 16
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$20–$35
Galleries
Nov. 13—Jan. 4
Athenaeum -
201 Prince St., Alexandria
Free
Folk
Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$20–$25
Funk & R&B
Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$20
Rock
Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Classical
Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Electronic
Friday, November 14 at 6 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$27.50
Classical
Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$42–$70
Folk
Friday, November 14 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Folk
Friday, November 14 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$35–$40
Country
Friday, November 14 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$10
Jazz
Friday, November 14 at 7:30 p.m.
$32
Dance
Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
Alden Theatre -
1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean
$15–$30
Dance
Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
Country
Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m.
$35–$45
Classical
Friday, November 14 at 8:15 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$40–$100
Jazz
Friday, November 14 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 14 at 10 p.m., Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 15 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$16
Theater
Nov. 14—Dec. 28
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$45–$99
Film
Nov. 14—Nov. 15
$5–$10
Books
Nov. 14—Nov. 16
This year's fair focuses on prints and printmakers from around the nation. Featured exhibitors include Baltimore's Pellinore Press and Chinese artist Leilei Guo.
Pyramid Atlantic Art Center -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
$10–$40
Jazz
Saturday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Electronic
Saturday, November 15 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Country
Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$20
Classical
Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$29–$48
Rock
Saturday, November 15 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Rock
Saturday, November 15 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, November 15 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$20
Jazz
Saturday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 15 at 9:30 p.m.
$26–$32
Vocal
Saturday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$28–$72
Comedy
Saturday, November 15 at 7 p.m.
$20–$23
Vocal
Saturday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Church of the Epiphany -
1317 G St. NW
Rock
Sunday, November 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$69.50
Vocal
Sunday, November 16 at 3 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Jazz
Sunday, November 16 at 7 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Rock
Sunday, November 16 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$17–$20
Folk
Sunday, November 16 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$22
Rock
Sunday, November 16 at 2 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$25
Classical
Sunday, November 16 at 5 p.m.
$15–$70
Classical
Sunday, November 16 at 2 p.m.
$36
Classical
Sunday, November 16 at 3 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$32–$95
Classical
Sunday, November 16 at 3:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Rock
Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$55
Comedy
Monday, November 17 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Classical
Monday, November 17 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, November 19 at 5:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Jazz
Monday, November 17 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Comedy
Monday, November 17 at 6 p.m.
Free
Folk
Monday, November 17 at 5:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$50
Books
Monday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize winners Geoffrey Brock and Heather McHugh read at this celebration.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Monday, November 17 at 12 p.m.
Burns and Ward discuss The Roosevelts, a new film due to premiere on PBS this fall, and sign copies of the tie-in book.
The Willard InterContinental Hotel -
1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$50–$100
Museums
Nov. 17—May 8
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Opera
Tuesday, November 18 at 1:30 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$20–$43
World
Tuesday, November 18 at 8 p.m.
$35–$65
Folk
Tuesday, November 18 at 7 p.m.
$13–$15
Dance
Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m.
$20–$62
Rock
Wednesday, November 19 at 7 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$48.60
Jazz
Wednesday, November 19 at 8 p.m.
$5
Vocal
Wednesday, November 19 at 7 p.m.
Free
Folk
Wednesday, November 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$30–$45
Rock
Wednesday, November 19 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$13
Electronic
Wednesday, November 19 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$18
Comedy
Thursday, November 20 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 21 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 22 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 23 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17–$20
Jazz
Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Comedy
Thursday, November 20 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20
Film
Thursday, November 20 at 7 p.m.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Rock
Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$20
Classical
Thursday, November 20 at 7 p.m., Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
$10–$85
Dance
Thursday, November 20 at 6:30 p.m.
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$20
World
Thursday, November 20 at 8 p.m.
$35–$65
Cabaret
Thursday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, November 20 at 9:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$35
Blues
Thursday, November 20 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25
Books
Thursday, November 20 at 7 p.m.
Baldacci reads from and signs copies of his latest thriller, The Escape, which features Army special agent John Puller.
Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner -
7851 L. Tysons Corner Center, McLean
Free
Theater
Nov. 20—Jan. 1
Ford's Theatre -
511 10th St. NW
$60–$91
Theater
Nov. 20—Nov. 23
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$10–$15
Comedy
Friday, November 21 at 9:30 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$15
Dance
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$10–$25
Rock
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$35
Rock
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$15
Comedy
Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Jazz
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 21 at 10 p.m., Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 22 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Opera
Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, November 23 at 3 p.m., 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
Electronic
Friday, November 21 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$40.60
Classical
Friday, November 21 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Rock
Friday, November 21 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$14
Funk & R&B
Friday, November 21 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$20
Jazz
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$20
Rock
Friday, November 21 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Folk
Friday, November 21 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
Opera
Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m.
$15
World
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Dance
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
Jazz
Friday, November 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$25
Rock
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Jazz
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m., Friday, November 21 at 10 p.m., Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 22 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Friday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$30–$35
Theater
Nov. 21—Nov. 22
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$20–$42
Theater
Nov. 21—Nov. 22
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$15
World
Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
$28.50
Classical
Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Electronic
Saturday, November 22 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$30
Jazz
Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$20
Jazz
Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
$5
Rock
Saturday, November 22 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Saturday, November 22 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$30–$40
Blues
Saturday, November 22 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, November 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20–$25
Classical
Saturday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$32–$95
Books
Saturday, November 22 at 3 p.m.
Acclaimed baker and cookbook author Dorie Greenspan shares new recipes in Baking Chez Moi: Recipes from My Paris Home to Your Home Anywhere.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Museums
Nov. 22—May 31
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Nov. 22—May 31
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Country
Sunday, November 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$59.50
Hip-Hop
Sunday, November 23 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$27.50
Classical
Sunday, November 23 at 5 p.m.
Gaston Hall at Georgetown University -
37th and O streets NW
$5
Funk & R&B
Sunday, November 23 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$23
Classical
Sunday, November 23 at 4 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
Rock
Sunday, November 23 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Classical
Sunday, November 23 at 7 p.m.
$35–$100
Jazz
Sunday, November 23 at 4 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$29–$70
Classical
Sunday, November 23 at 3 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Classical
Sunday, November 23 at 6:30 p.m.
National Gallery of Art West Garden Court -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Talks
Sunday, November 23 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, November 23 at 7 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$47.50–$67.50
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
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
Holiday
Wednesday, November 26 at 7 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$39–$89
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Holiday
Friday, December 5 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
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
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
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
Theater
Dec. 16—Jan. 4
$25–$155
Theater
Dec. 16—Jan. 4
National Theatre -
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$48–$108
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
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

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