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Rock
Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$18
Rock
Monday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$65
Rock
Monday, September 15 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12–$15
Jazz
Monday, September 15 at 8 p.m. and Monday, September 15 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Folk
Monday, September 15 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$14
Rock
Monday, September 15 at 9 p.m.
Galaxy Hut -
2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$5
Folk
Monday, September 15 at 8 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Folk
Monday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$20
Classical
Monday, September 15 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Monday, September 15 at 9 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
DJ Nights
Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$5
Books
Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
In Neverhome, Hunt tells the story of a woman who abandons her family to fight for the Union Army in the Civil War.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 9 p.m.
Acclaimed poet Matam celebrates the release of his new book, The Heart of a Comet, at this reading, book signing, and dinner party.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
$5
Books
Monday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Readers mark the 125th anniversary of Poet Lore, America's oldest poetry magazine, with this celebration featuring appearances by Terrance Hayes, Linda Pastan, and Traci Brimhall.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Books
Monday, September 15 at 12 p.m.
Historian Todd Brewster chronicles the six tumultuous months during which President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in Lincoln’s Gamble: How the Emancipation Proclamation Changed the Course of the Civil War. He also reads Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 4:30 p.m.
Married authors and illustrators Telgemeier and Roman discuss and sign copies of their recent works.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
Local authors Gourgey, Duffy, Rains, and Jacobson discuss writing in the D.C. area and read from their novels.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Talks
Monday, September 15 at 12 p.m.
The Aspen Institute -
1 Dupont Circle NW, Suite 700
Free
Special Events
Monday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m.
$20
Books
Monday, September 15 at 7 p.m.
Lincoln's Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months That Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, September 15 at 12 p.m.
So We Read On: How, Came to Be and Why It Endures
Free
Talks
Monday, September 15 at 2 p.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Monday, September 15 at 9 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Monday, September 15 at 6 p.m.
German Embassy -
4645 Reservoir Road NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 21—Sept. 21
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
Free
Museums
Dec. 9—Jan. 4
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Museums
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
Galleries
Sept. 3—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Museums
Oct. 20—Oct. 19
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Theater
Sept. 10—Sept. 28
No Rules Theatre Company at Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$15
Film
Sept. 11—Sept. 18
E Street Cinema -
555 11th St. NW
Galleries
Aug. 9—Sept. 30
Leica Store -
977 F St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 1—Sept. 15
Joe's Movement Emporium -
3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier
Free
Theater
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. 3—Sept. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$38.50–$63.50
Theater
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Theater
Sept. 12—Sept. 21
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$20–$80
Theater
Sept. 13—Sept. 20
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$20–$80
Theater
Sept. 3—Oct. 12
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$78
Theater
Sept. 12—Oct. 4
$15
Theater
Aug. 28—Oct. 5
Theater J -
1529 16th St. NW
$10–$65
Theater
Sept. 15—Oct. 12
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$45–$68
Galleries
July 12—Oct. 5
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 14—Oct. 4
Art Whino -
120 American Way, Oxon Hill
Free
Galleries
Aug. 20—Oct. 5
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Aug. 27—Nov. 15
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 2—Oct. 18
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
June 28—Sept. 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 3
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 11
Flashpoint Gallery -
916 G St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Foundry Gallery -
1314 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 31
Vivid Solutions Gallery -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Oct. 12
Gallery plan b -
1530 14th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 27—Oct. 10
Goethe-Institut Washington -
812 7th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 11—Nov. 1
Greater Reston Arts Center -
12001 Market St., Ste. 103, Reston
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 31
Honfleur Gallery -
1241 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Oct. 25
Free
Galleries
Aug. 21—Sept. 21
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 25—Sept. 19
George Mason University Fine Art Gallery -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Galleries
Aug. 25—Sept. 26
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Dec. 6
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Oct. 26
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 28
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 18
Pleasant Plains Workshop -
2608 Georgia Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 13—Oct. 18
Project 4 Gallery -
1353 U St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Washington Printmakers Gallery -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
Free
Galleries
Sept. 13—Oct. 25
Zenith Gallery -
1429 Iris St. NW
Free
Museums
July 17—Oct. 5
Art Museum of the Americas -
201 18th St. NW
Free
Museums
April 24—Dec. 31
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
Free
Museums
Aug. 30—June 7
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Sept. 13—March 22
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
June 7—Dec. 31
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens -
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Oct. 19
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Oct. 19
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Dec. 14
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—March 15
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
July 25—July 26
National Air and Space Museum -
700 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Museums
July 1—Nov. 6
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 1—Feb. 1
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 1—Feb. 1
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
June 24—June 21
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Aug. 22—April 12
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Film
Aug. 29—Oct. 18
E Street Cinema -
555 11th St. NW
$9
Film
Sept. 6—Sept. 20
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Film
Aug. 18—Oct. 6
$4–$7
Books
Sept. 11—Sept. 18
Dozens of authors from around the nation speak and sign copies of their books at this annual festival sponsored and hosted by George Mason University.
George Mason University -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Museums
Sept. 12—April 12
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 30
Korean Cultural Center -
2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Film
Sept. 5—Sept. 26
Free
Funk & R&B
Monday, September 15, Monday, September 22 & Monday, September 29 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Monday, September 15, Monday, September 22 & Monday, September 29
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$10
Rock
Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Folk
Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Folk
Tuesday, September 16 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Jazz
Tuesday, September 16 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 16 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$43.45
Film
Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m.
Bistro Bohem -
600 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$18
Rock
Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25–$60
Rock
Tuesday, September 16 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Rock
Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Union Arts DC -
411 New York Ave. NE
Folk
Tuesday, September 16 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$13
Comedy
Tuesday, September 16 at 6 p.m.
$12–$20
Electronic
Tuesday, September 16 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Tuesday, September 16 at 4 p.m.
National Book Award winner Erskine leads this writing workshop for young people, followed by a question and answer session.
Georgetown Library -
3260 R St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Activist and author Alexis DeVeaux reads excerpts from her new novel, Yabo, along with guests E. Ethelbert Miller, Venus Thrash, and Michelle Sewell.
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m.
Co-authors Johnson and Wallace discuss and sign copies of their new book, We Are Not the Enemy: Restoring Honor to U.S. Civil Service.
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Illustrator Davis reads and signs copies of her latest book, How to Be Happy.
Takoma Park Public Library -
101 Philadelphia Avenue, Takoma Park
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 16 at 7 p.m.
Acclaimed novelist and essayist Antrim shares stories from his collection The Emerald Light in the Air.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, September 16 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10
Talks
Tuesday, September 16 at 1 p.m.
Library of Congress James Madison Building -
101 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Talks
Tuesday, September 16 at 10 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 16—Dec. 27
Kreeger Museum -
2401 Foxhall Road NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, September 16 & Tuesday, September 23 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Film
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
Szybist, who won the 2013 National Book Award for poetry, discusses her work and career with Ron Charles, fiction editor at the Washington Post.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Country
Wednesday, September 17 at 9 p.m. and Wednesday, September 24 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Wednesday, September 17 at 6 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Rock
Wednesday, September 17 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Rock
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$13–$15
Jazz
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 17 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$14
Classical
Wednesday, September 17 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Blues
Wednesday, September 17 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25–$60
Folk
Wednesday, September 17 at 7:30 p.m.
$15–$20
World
Wednesday, September 17 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$35
Electronic
Wednesday, September 17 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:45 p.m.
University of Maryland German professor Julie Koser discusses the impact of the Orient in the works of 18th century novelist Benedikte Naubert at this lecture.
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
Acclaimed poet Szybist discusses her work and career with Ron Charles of The Washington Post.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
In Arlington County Chronicles, local writer Charlie Clark explains Arlington's role in American history, highlighting events as diverse as the county's refusal to secede from the Union during the Civil War and its role as Jim Morrison's hometown.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
Mitchell, the acclaimed author of Cloud Atlas, discusses his latest spellbinding story, The Bone Clocks.
$35
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 10:30 a.m.
The authors discuss their latest historical picture, The Mayflower.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 6 p.m.
The acclaimed author of historical fiction discusses her work at this intimate happy hour sponsored by Politics & Prose.
The Willard InterContinental Hotel -
1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$50–$55
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
U.S. Army veteran Pitre shares stories of his deployment and discusses his Iraq-set debut novel, Fives and Twenty-Fives.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 6:45 p.m.
Historical novelist and storyteller Ken Follett discusses his career and his latest work, Edge of Eternity, which completes his Century Trilogy.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Talks
Wednesday, September 17 at 7 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 17 at 12 p.m.
"The World of Persian Literary Humanism: Spreading Culture Through Books" is the name of the talk from Columbia University's Hamid Dabashi.
Free
Theater
Sept. 17—Dec. 31
$19–$49
Theater
Sept. 17—Nov. 2
MetroStage -
1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria
$55–$60
Theater
Sept. 17—Sept. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$10–$15
Comedy
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17–$20
Comedy
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$5
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 6 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$18
Electronic
Thursday, September 18 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Jazz
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m., Thursday, September 18 at 10 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m., Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Blues
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$15–$20
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Thursday, September 18 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$25
World
Thursday, September 18 at 6 p.m.
Free
Classical
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$65–$120
Jazz
Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Mansion at Strathmore -
10701 Rockville Pike, Rockville
$25
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Funk & R&B
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$40
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Thursday, September 18 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$20
Classical
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Embassy of the Czech Republic -
3900 Spring of Freedom St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
Cambridge economist Chang explains his field to new audiences with his recent book, Economics: The User’s Guide.
Busboys & Poets 5th and K -
1025 5th St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
The author discusses his book Lorton Legends, based on stories from the now-shuttered Lorton Correctional Complex in Virginia.
Rosedale Library -
1701 Gales St. NE
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Indian-American author Ahmad reads from The Last Taxi Ride, while Delhi-born, Virginia-based author Bhide discusses her short story contained in the collection Singapore Noir.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Prolific writer Joyce Carol Oates discusses her latest story collection, Lovely, Dark, Deep, with local author and Washington City Paper contributor Louis Bayard.
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
Brooks conjures the Old West in his new novel, Painted Horses.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, September 18 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Folk
Thursday, September 18 at 10 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, September 18 at 12 p.m.
America’s Forgotten Constitutions: Defiant Visions of Power and Community
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Thursday, September 18 at 11:30 a.m.
Library of Congress James Madison Building -
101 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Talks
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
German Historical Institute -
1607 New Hampshire Ave.
Free
Talks
Thursday, September 18 at 6:30 p.m.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10
Special Events
Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.
AutoAlliance -
803 7th St. NW. Suite 300
$50
Blues
Thursday, September 18 & Thursday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
World
Thursday, September 18 & Thursday, September 25 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m. and Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$25
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 10:30 p.m. and Friday, September 26 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Electronic
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$45
Jazz
Friday, September 19 at 8:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$25
Folk
Friday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$39.50
Electronic
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Blues
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Hip-Hop
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$65
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Hip-Hop
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$46.40–$116
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$12
Electronic
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$5–$10
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$19
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$10
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Go-Go
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$15–$22.50
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$17
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$13
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$22–$25
World
Friday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
Free
Dance
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Comedy
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$10–$13
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Friday, September 19 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$18
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 19 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$47–$57
Dance
Friday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 2 p.m., Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
$35
Books
Friday, September 19 at 10:30 a.m.
The celebrated author and illustrator discusses her latest picture book, The Farmer and the Clown.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Author and activist Klein reads from her newest book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate .
$12–$40
Books
Friday, September 19 at 7 p.m.
Waters discusses her new novel, The Paying Guests, with fellow writer Sarah Blake.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 15
Old Print Gallery -
1220 31st St. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 19—Nov. 2
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Film
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 19 & Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$10
Comedy
Friday, September 19, Saturday, September 20 & Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$15
Blues
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Special Events
Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m.
Free
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Classical
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
$28
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$13
World
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$25
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Funk & R&B
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$50–$70
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$5–$8
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$35
Electronic
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$9–$15
Opera
Saturday, September 20 at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Source Theatre -
1835 14th St. NW
$20–$40
Classical
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$25–$60
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Country
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
Jiffy Lube Live -
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
$30.25–$65.75
Galleries
Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 10 a.m.
Highland Street -
1101 N. Highland St., Arlington
Free
Blues
Saturday, September 20 at 11 a.m.
Free
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$30
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$26–$44
Funk & R&B
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$32.50–$38
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 10:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$5
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$22
World
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
Free
Music
Saturday, September 20 at 10 a.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 10 a.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$15–$35
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
$29
Electronic
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
RFK Stadium -
2400 E. Capitol St. SE
$85–$110
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$39–$129
Dance
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Art Works Now -
4800 Rhode Island Ave., Hyattsville
Free
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 12 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
$12–$15
Rock
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$25
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 20 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Electronic
Saturday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
World
Saturday, September 20 at 8:30 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$49–$159
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 11 a.m.
Authors McCutheon and Mark discuss the latest political jargon in Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs, and Washington Handshakes. The pair also appears Sept. 13 at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
Barnes & Noble Clarendon -
2800 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 500, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 1 p.m.
Martin profiles the regulars at New York's Pfaff's Saloon, including Walt Whitman and Edwin Booth, in
Rebel Souls: Walt Whitman and America's First Bohemians
.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 3:30 p.m.
Comer describes her husband's descent into Alzheimer's Disease in Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 6 p.m.
The celebrated journalist chronicles her marriage to longtime New York district attorney Robert Morgenthau in Timeless: Love, Morgenthau, and Me.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, September 20 at 8 p.m.
Former CNN journalist Whitaker profiles comedian Bill Cosby in his new biography, Cosby: His Life and Times.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Special Events
Saturday, September 20 at 12 p.m.
Free
Theater
Sept. 20—Oct. 11
$32–$40
Galleries
Sept. 20—Nov. 1
Marsha Mateyka Gallery -
2012 R St. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 20—Sept. 21
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$17.50–$37.50
Galleries
Sept. 20—Oct. 25
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 20—Jan. 25
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Opera
Sept. 20—Sept. 28
$25–$300
Theater
Sept. 20—Sept. 21
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$20–$25
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$15
Comedy
Saturday, September 20 at 3 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$10
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 20 & Saturday, September 27 at 11:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Film
Sunday, September 21 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Funk & R&B
Sunday, September 21 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$25
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$25
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Classical
Sunday, September 21 at 3 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$20
World
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Jiffy Lube Live -
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
$65–$1005.50
Books
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Former Washington Post reporter Castaneda reads from S Street Rising, his story of the D.C. crack epidemic and his role within it.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$1
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$13
Classical
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
$49–$125
Funk & R&B
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
Free
Dance
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
$25–$50
Dance
Sunday, September 21 at 5 p.m.
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital -
921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
World
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
$45–$85
Folk
Sunday, September 21 at 12 p.m. and Sunday, September 21 at 1 p.m.
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Rock
Sunday, September 21 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$14
Comedy
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
$15–$18
World
Sunday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$55–$200
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
Museums
Sept. 21—Jan. 4
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
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 7 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
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
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
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.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
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
Theater
Sept. 24—Oct. 19
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$38.50–$63.50
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
Galleries
Sept. 25—Nov. 9
Athenaeum -
201 Prince St., Alexandria
Free
Galleries
Sept. 25—Oct. 26
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. 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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Theater
Sept. 30—Oct. 19
$39–$125

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