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Comedy
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
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$35–$40
Blues
Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
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
Jazz
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
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
Comedy
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$46.50–$61.50
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 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
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
Classical
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
$20–$88
Electronic
Saturday, October 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$40
Dance
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
American Dance Institute -
1570 East Jefferson St., Rockville
$16.25–$31.25
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
Dance
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
$42
Dance
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
Film
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$16
Jazz
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$18–$23
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Blues
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Loews Madison Hotel -
1177 15th St. NW
Free
Classical
Saturday, October 25 at 6 p.m.
Baird Auditorium at National Museum of Natural History -
10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
$55
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 10:30 p.m.
Bayou -
2519 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Folk
Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
Acre 121 -
1400 Irving St. NW
$5
Opera
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$30
Film
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$16
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
DJ Nights
Saturday, October 25 at 9:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$10–$12
DJ Nights
Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$5
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8–$15
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Saturday, October 25 at 11:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$27–$38
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
GW Lisner Auditorium -
730 21st St. NW
$35
Music
Saturday, October 25 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$15–$17
Hip-Hop
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$18–$20
DJ Nights
Saturday, October 25 at 11:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Jazz
Saturday, October 25 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
DJ Nights
Saturday, October 25 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Electronic
Saturday, October 25 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Dance
Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m.
$28
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 1 p.m.
Compulsion, Made for You
Barnes & Noble Fairfax -
12193 Fair Lakes Promenade Drive, Fairfax
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 2 p.m.
The Black Panthers: A Story of Race, War, and Courage—The 761st Tank Battalion in World War II
Barnes & Noble Potomac Yards -
3651 Jefferson Davis Highway, Alexandria
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 11 a.m.
Ghosts of Georgetown
Southwest Library -
900 Wesley Place SW
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 2:30 p.m.
Cosby: His Life and Times
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$22.95
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 3 p.m.
Blue Lily, Lily Blue
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 6 p.m.
New York Times, More Awesome Than Money: Four Boys and Their Heroic Quest to Save Your Privacy from Facebook
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 3:30 p.m.
Pandora's DNA: Tracing the Breast Cancer Genes Through History, Science, and One Family Tree
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Saturday, October 25 at 1 p.m.
The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Now Playing
Two men think they love the same woman and fight each other about it, leading one of the men to make a deal with a demon-like figure.
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Film
Now Playing
Books
Now Playing
Keanu Reeves plays a former hit man who returns to killing in order to find the gang that ruined his life.
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Now Playing
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
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Museums
Dec. 13—Feb. 8
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Theater
Oct. 1—Dec. 31
$48
Museums
April 25—Dec. 24
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
March 21—Jan. 5
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Museums
March 8—May 25
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
May 4—Nov. 30
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 27—Feb. 27
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
March 14—Feb. 27
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
May 16—Jan. 4
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Museums
July 17—Jan. 11
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
May 11—Aug. 2
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Theater
Oct. 9—Nov. 9
$15–$45
Theater
Sept. 26—Oct. 26
Ford's Theatre -
511 10th St. NW
$20–$33
Theater
Oct. 24—Oct. 26
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$15–$25
Theater
Oct. 25—Nov. 30
$45–$145
Theater
Sept. 17—Dec. 31
$19–$49
Theater
Sept. 17—Nov. 2
MetroStage -
1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria
$55–$60
Theater
Oct. 23—Nov. 16
Next Stop Theatre -
269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon
$28
Theater
Oct. 24—Nov. 23
$15–$30
Theater
Oct. 10—Nov. 2
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Theater
Oct. 7—Nov. 9
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$29–$70
Theater
Oct. 14—Dec. 7
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$39–$70
Museums
Dec. 9—Jan. 4
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Museums
Dec. 9—Jan. 4
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Theater
Oct. 22—Nov. 16
$8–$40
Theater
Oct. 15—Nov. 2
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Theater
Oct. 1—Nov. 2
Synetic Theater at Crystal City -
1800 South Bell St., Arlington
$15–$95
Theater
Oct. 15—Nov. 23
$30–$35
Galleries
Aug. 27—Nov. 15
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Oct. 8—Nov. 23
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Oct. 1—Feb. 22
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 25—Nov. 9
Athenaeum -
201 Prince St., Alexandria
Free
Galleries
Oct. 4—Oct. 29
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 1—Oct. 26
Foundry Gallery -
1314 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 31
Vivid Solutions Gallery -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Oct. 15—Nov. 23
Gallery plan b -
1530 14th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 11—Nov. 1
Greater Reston Arts Center -
12001 Market St., Ste. 103, Reston
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—Nov. 1
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
Sept. 25—Oct. 26
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 20—Nov. 1
Marsha Mateyka Gallery -
2012 R St. NW
Free
Theater
Oct. 21—Nov. 9
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$40–$50
Galleries
Sept. 6—Dec. 6
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Oct. 26
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Oct. 3—Oct. 26
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Oct. 19—Dec. 7
Morton Fine Art -
1781 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 15
Old Print Gallery -
1220 31st St. NW
Free
Galleries
Oct. 24—Nov. 29
Pleasant Plains Workshop -
2608 Georgia Ave. 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
Galleries
Sept. 20—Oct. 25
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 13—Oct. 25
Zenith Gallery -
1429 Iris 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
Oct. 18—June 14
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
June 7—Dec. 31
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens -
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 16—Feb. 15
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden -
7th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Dec. 14
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—March 15
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
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
Oct. 5—Jan. 4
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 5—Jan. 11
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
June 24—June 21
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
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
Museums
Sept. 26—Aug. 9
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 1—Oct. 31
National Mall -
15th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 26—July 5
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Museums
Sept. 27—Jan. 11
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
Oct. 25—Feb. 15
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
Sept. 26—Feb. 1
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 10—Feb. 8
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Film
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
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
Museums
Sept. 12—April 12
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Museums
Oct. 16—Feb. 22
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Food & Drink
Sept. 11—Oct. 31
Daniel O' Connell's Bar and Restaurant -
112 King St., Alexandria
Free
Galleries
Oct. 11—Dec. 20
Hemphill -
1515 14th St. NW
Free
DJ Nights
Saturday, October 25 at 11:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Classical
Sunday, October 26 at 4 p.m.
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
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
Opera
Sunday, October 26 at 2:30 p.m.
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$22–$42
Folk
Sunday, October 26 at 8:15 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–$55
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
Blues
Sunday, October 26 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Electronic
Sunday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$28
Classical
Sunday, October 26 at 3 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$35
Rock
Sunday, October 26 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Hip-Hop
Sunday, October 26 at 9 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$52.20
Rock
Sunday, October 26 at 9 p.m.
Galaxy Hut -
2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$5
Rock
Sunday, October 26 at 8 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Theater
Sunday, October 26 at 6 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Sunday, October 26 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, October 26 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Sunday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Books
Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m.
Fire on the Bayou, Run, Don’t Walk
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, October 26 at 5 p.m.
Lila
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, October 26 at 1 p.m.
Chicago Tribune, Culture Worrier: Selected Columns 1984-2014: Reflections on Race, Politics and Social Change
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Gospel
Sunday, October 26 at 1 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$45
Jazz
Sunday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
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
Monday, October 27 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Jazz
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m. and Monday, October 27 at 9 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$10
Rock
Monday, October 27 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Funk & R&B
Monday, October 27 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$42
Folk
Monday, October 27 at 9 p.m.
Galaxy Hut -
2711 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$5
Folk
Monday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church -
10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville
$15–$20
Rock
Monday, October 27 at 8 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Dance
Monday, October 27 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Monday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Country
Monday, October 27 at 6 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Books
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Ghosts of Georgetown
Northeast Library -
330 7th St. NE
Free
Talks
Monday, October 27 at 6:30 p.m.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$20
Talks
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Compulsion, The Dating Game, Death Sworn, Sweet Reckoning, Forbidden, Wicked Lovely
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
New York Times, Yahoo News, All the Truth Is Out: The Week Politics Went Tabloid
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Monday, October 27 at 9 a.m.
My Story
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Monday, October 27 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Monday, October 27
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$10
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 8:30 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 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$10
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
Rock
Tuesday, October 28 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$45–$55
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
Compulsion, Sweet Evil, Forbidden, Cahill Witch Chronicles
Bethesda Library -
7400 Arlington Road, Bethesda
Free
Vocal
Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Embassy of Austria -
3524 International Court NW
Free
Jazz
Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Tuesday, October 28 at 9 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$10–$15
Jazz
Tuesday, October 28 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, October 28 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Electronic
Tuesday, October 28 at 10 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$7–$10
Comedy
Tuesday, October 28 at 6 p.m.
Free
Talks
Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
$24
Rock
Tuesday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Electronic
Tuesday, October 28 at 9 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m.
Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 6:30 p.m.
On the Road with Janis Joplin
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10
Books
Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m.
Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Tuesday, October 28 at 9:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
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
Tuesday, October 28 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Tuesday, October 28 at 8 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
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
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$59.50–$95
Jazz
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, October 29 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Jazz
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, October 29 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$27.50
Rock
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Rock
Wednesday, October 29 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
Jazz
Wednesday, October 29 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Rock
Wednesday, October 29 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$18
Special Events
Wednesday, October 29 at 6:30 p.m.
GW Lisner Auditorium -
730 21st St. NW
Free
Dance
Wednesday, October 29 at 6 p.m.
Free
Country
Wednesday, October 29 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Books
Wednesday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
Cairo in White
West End Library -
1101 24th St. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, October 29 at 7 p.m.
The Nation, Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Wednesday, October 29 at 2 p.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
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. and Friday, October 31 at 10:30 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.
$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
Jazz
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, October 30 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Jazz
Thursday, October 30 at 9 p.m.
Dukem Bar and Restaurant -
1114 U St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$30
Classical
Thursday, October 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Embassy of Austria -
3524 International Court NW
Free
Jazz
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, October 30 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$27.50
Rock
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$8
Hip-Hop
Thursday, October 30 at 9 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$30
Electronic
Thursday, October 30 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$5–$10
Folk
Thursday, October 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Thursday, October 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Thursday, October 30 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Folk
Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m.
Free
Special Events
Thursday, October 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$10–$12
Electronic
Thursday, October 30 at 9 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$18
Books
Thursday, October 30 at 12 p.m.
Founder’s Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, October 30 at 7 p.m.
Don't Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
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
World
Thursday, October 30 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Thursday, October 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. 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
Folk
Friday, October 31 at 8 p.m.
GW Lisner Auditorium -
730 21st St. NW
$40–$60
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
DJ Nights
Friday, October 31 at 10 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$5–$10
Special Events
Friday, October 31 at 9:30 p.m.
The Sphinx Club -
1315 K St. NW
$100–$120
Special Events
Friday, October 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Bardo Brewpub -
1200 Bladensburg Road NE
Free
Special Events
Friday, October 31 at 9 p.m.
Lucky Strike Gallery Place -
701 7th St. NW
$15–$150
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

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