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World
Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Tuesday, May 26 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$35
Jazz
Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, May 26 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Jazz
Tuesday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$35
Folk
Tuesday, May 26 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Dance
Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m.
Free
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10–$12
Electronic
Tuesday, May 26 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Rock
Tuesday, May 26 at 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
Books
Tuesday, May 26 at 7 p.m.
The activist and noted curmudgeon shares examples from a decade of unanswered correspondence in his latest volume, Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2003–2015.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, May 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The author reads from The Girl in the Moonlight, a tale of love, passion, and impropriety about a man and the woman he can't get out of his head.
Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe -
1517 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Museums
May 11—Aug. 2
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Theater
May 21—June 13
Forum Theatre at Silver Spring Black Box Theatre -
8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$30–$35
Theater
May 13—June 21
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$22–$65
Theater
May 12—June 28
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$29–$95
Theater
May 13—June 21
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$78
Theater
May 25—June 21
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$40–$68
Theater
May 13—June 21
Synetic Theater at Crystal City -
1800 South Bell St., Arlington
$10–$50
Galleries
April 18—June 11
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
May 2—July 4
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
April 24—June 14
DC Arts Center -
2438 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 30
Flashpoint Gallery -
916 G St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 5—July 3
Goethe-Institut Washington -
812 7th St. NW
Free
Galleries
April 17—July 11
Old Print Gallery -
1220 31st St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 2—May 31
Pleasant Plains Workshop -
2608 Georgia Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 31
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
May 9—June 13
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. NW
Free
Galleries
April 29—May 31
Washington Printmakers Gallery -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
Free
Galleries
May 7—June 21
Capitol Skyline Hotel -
10 I St. SW
Free
Galleries
May 7—June 20
Capitol Skyline Hotel -
10 I St. SW
Free
Museums
May 8—May 8
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
April 4—Sept. 7
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
$5
Museums
May 14—Jan. 3
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Museums
May 22—July 10
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
May 22—Sept. 16
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Museums
May 21—Sept. 6
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Film
May 4—May 27
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center -
8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$5
Film
May 22—July 31
Farragut Square Park -
17th St. NW and K St. NW
Free
Film
May 11—June 25
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center -
8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$7–$12
Film
April 17—July 1
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center -
8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$7–$12
Film
May 10—June 16
AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center -
8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$7–$12
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, May 26 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
Free
Jazz
Tuesday, May 26 at 9:30 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Rock
Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Country
Wednesday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$22.50
Jazz
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Electronic
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$10
Folk
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Wednesday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$28
Country
Wednesday, May 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Jazz
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$27.50
Folk
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Rock
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20–$23
World
Wednesday, May 27 at 6 p.m.
Free
Country
Wednesday, May 27 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
Free
Country
Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m.
Merriweather Post Pavilion -
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$50–$127.50
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, May 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10–$20
Jazz
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 27 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Electronic
Wednesday, May 27 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$12
Hip-Hop
Wednesday, May 27 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Galleries
May 27—June 20
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 27—June 20
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 27—June 20
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Film
May 27—Aug. 12
Storey Park -
1005 First Street, NE, Washington
Free
Jazz
Wednesday, May 27 at 8 p.m.
Mr. Henry's -
601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$17
Folk
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m.
AMP by Strathmore -
11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
$20–$25
Funk & R&B
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$20
Jazz
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$35
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Jazz
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, May 28 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Dance
Thursday, May 28 at 1:30 p.m.
Hollin Hall Senior Center for Creative Retirement -
1500 Shenandoah Road, Alexandria
Free
Dance
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 1:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
$30–$108
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$14
Folk
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
$15–$20
Country
Thursday, May 28 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$12
Folk
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
World
Thursday, May 28 at 6 p.m.
Free
Electronic
Thursday, May 28 at 9 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$18–$25
Jazz
Thursday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Thursday, May 28 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Comedy
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$22–$25
Blues
Thursday, May 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Country
Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m.
Mr. Henry's -
601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Books
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
Pekkanen's latest novel, Things You Won't Say, examines what happens to a family and a marriage following a tragic shooting.
Barnes & Noble Bethesda -
4801 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda
Free
Books
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
When a young woman's body is discovered in a lake, her family must patch together a story. Ng's debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, shows how their seemingly close relationship winds up unraveling due to stress and secrets.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m.
The author of Fight Club, Choke, and Survivor reads from his fist collection of short stories, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread.
Free
Jazz
Thursday, May 28 at 9 p.m.
Dukem Bar and Restaurant -
1114 U St. NW
Free
Theater
May 28—June 21
Spooky Action Theater -
1810 16th St. NW
$10–$35
Theater
May 28—June 21
$12–$25
Museums
May 28—Oct. 25
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
World
Thursday, May 28 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
Free
Jazz
Thursday, May 28 at 9:30 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 6 p.m. and Friday, May 29 at 10 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Folk
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Alden Theatre -
1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean
$20–$30
Vocal
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
AMP by Strathmore -
11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
$30
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$25
Folk
Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$29.50
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 10 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Dance
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 2:30 p.m.
$59–$95
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 10 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 10 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$20–$25
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Electronic
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8–$12
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$17
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 8:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Classical
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
Source Theatre -
1835 14th St. NW
$16–$35
Country
Friday, May 29 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25.50
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 11:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$25
Folk
Friday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$18
Dance
Friday, May 29 at 6 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Library of Congress Coolidge Auditorium -
First Street and Independence Avenue SE
Free
Comedy
Friday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$45
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$20
Comedy
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$5
Funk & R&B
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 9 p.m., Friday, May 29 at 11 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 9 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 11 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Friday, May 29 at 10:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15–$20
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 9:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Rock
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Warner Theatre -
513 13th St. NW
$37.50–$63
World
Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
Comedy
Friday, May 29 at 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 30 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$20
Film
Opens May 29
Galleries
May 29—July 4
Zenith Gallery -
1429 Iris St. NW
Free
Jazz
Friday, May 29 at 11 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Electronic
Saturday, May 30 at 9 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$22
Folk
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
AMP by Strathmore -
11810 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda
$20–$25
Dance
Saturday, May 30 at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m., Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$10–$30
Jazz
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
DJ Nights
Saturday, May 30 at 9:30 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Dance
Saturday, May 30 at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 30 at 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 1 p.m.
THEARC -
1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
$20–$50
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
Folk
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 9 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$14
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Folk
Saturday, May 30 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Theater
Saturday, May 30 at 7 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$45
Folk
Saturday, May 30 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Jazz
Saturday, May 30 at 1:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Jiffy Lube Live -
7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow
$37–$127
Classical
Saturday, May 30 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 12 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 12 p.m.
Merriweather Post Pavilion -
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$97.50–$350
Comedy
Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$20
Electronic
Saturday, May 30 at 10:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Saturday, May 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Funk & R&B
Saturday, May 30 at 8 p.m.
Wolf Trap Filene Center -
1551 Trap Road, Vienna
$30–$45
Books
Saturday, May 30 at 3:30 p.m.
The author relies on her experience as an educator and ethicist to explain our moral obligation to the 2.6 million returning home in her latest book, Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of our Soldiers.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Blues
Saturday, May 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Reston Town Center -
11900 Market St., Reston
Free
Film
Saturday, May 30 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Hip-Hop
Saturday, May 30 at 9 p.m.
Eden -
1716 I St. NW
$10
Theater
May 30—June 21
Lansburgh Theatre -
450 7th St. NW
$39.95–$99.95
Jazz
Saturday, May 30 at 11 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free
Dance
Sunday, May 31 at 3 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$10–$15
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$40
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 7 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$15.50
Jazz
Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 31 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Sunday, May 31 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$5–$8
Country
Sunday, May 31 at 9 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
$10–$12
Funk & R&B
Sunday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$29.50
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 1 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$20
Classical
Sunday, May 31 at 2 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Sunday, May 31 at 6 p.m.
Free
Rock
Sunday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Theatre -
1215 U St. NW
$35
Funk & R&B
Sunday, May 31 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Jazz
Sunday, May 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Jazz
Sunday, May 31 at 9:30 p.m.
Utopia Bar & Grill -
1418 U St. NW
Free

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