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Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Hip-Hop
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$15
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 9 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Electronic
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$35
Film
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Tuesday, September 23 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$23
Folk
Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12
Jazz
Tuesday, September 23 at 6 p.m.
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 12 p.m.
Celebrated journalist James Conaway reads and signs copies of his new book The Forgotten Fifties: Americas Decade from the Archives of LOOK Magazine.
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Whiston-Donaldson reads from Rare Bird, her new memoir about losing her son and finding the strength to keep going.
Patrick Henry Library -
101 Maple Ave., East Vienna
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, uses his plentiful experience to explain how to create a new company in Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future.
$15–$40
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Landis reads from and discusses her novel Rainey Royal, which is told in 14 different narratives.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, September 23 at 6:45 p.m.
Thomas Jefferson historian Looney discusses the letters of the third president at this discussion and signing.
S. Dillon Ripley Center -
1100 Jefferson Dr. SW
$30–$42
Film
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
Jazz
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 23 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Jazz
Tuesday, September 23 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 23 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Talks
Tuesday, September 23 at 7 p.m.
Arlington Central Library -
1015 N. Quincy St., Arlington
Free
Talks
Tuesday, September 23 at 1:30 p.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Tuesday, September 23 at 9:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 28—Sept. 28
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—Dec. 31
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Museums
Dec. 13—Feb. 8
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Oct. 20—Oct. 19
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Theater
Sept. 10—Sept. 28
No Rules Theatre Company at Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$15
Galleries
Aug. 9—Sept. 30
Leica Store -
977 F St. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 5—Oct. 19
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$45–$90
Theater
Sept. 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
Sept. 17—Dec. 31
$19–$49
Theater
Sept. 17—Nov. 2
MetroStage -
1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria
$55–$60
Theater
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$38.50–$63.50
Theater
Sept. 17—Sept. 28
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$10–$15
Theater
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Museums
Dec. 9—Jan. 4
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Theater
Sept. 3—Oct. 12
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$78
Theater
Sept. 12—Oct. 4
$15
Theater
Aug. 28—Oct. 5
Theater J -
1529 16th St. NW
$10–$65
Theater
Sept. 15—Oct. 12
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$45–$68
Theater
Sept. 20—Oct. 11
$32–$40
Galleries
July 12—Oct. 5
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 14—Oct. 4
Art Whino -
120 American Way, Oxon Hill
Free
Galleries
Aug. 20—Oct. 5
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Aug. 27—Nov. 15
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
Sept. 2—Oct. 18
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
June 28—Sept. 28
Corcoran Gallery of Art -
500 17th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 3
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 11
Flashpoint Gallery -
916 G St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Foundry Gallery -
1314 18th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 31
Vivid Solutions Gallery -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Oct. 12
Gallery plan b -
1530 14th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 27—Oct. 10
Goethe-Institut Washington -
812 7th St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 11—Nov. 1
Greater Reston Arts Center -
12001 Market St., Ste. 103, Reston
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 27
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 31
Honfleur Gallery -
1241 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Oct. 25
Free
Galleries
Sept. 20—Nov. 1
Marsha Mateyka Gallery -
2012 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Aug. 25—Sept. 26
Free
Galleries
Sept. 6—Dec. 6
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Oct. 26
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Sept. 5—Sept. 28
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Galleries
Sept. 19—Nov. 15
Old Print Gallery -
1220 31st St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 12—Oct. 18
Pleasant Plains Workshop -
2608 Georgia Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 13—Oct. 18
Project 4 Gallery -
1353 U St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 27
Studio Gallery -
2108 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Touchstone Gallery -
901 New York Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 20—Oct. 25
Transformer Gallery -
1404 P St. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Oct. 5
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Sept. 3—Sept. 28
Washington Printmakers Gallery -
8230 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring
Free
Galleries
Sept. 13—Oct. 25
Zenith Gallery -
1429 Iris St. NW
Free
Museums
July 17—Oct. 5
Art Museum of the Americas -
201 18th St. NW
Free
Museums
April 24—Dec. 31
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
Free
Museums
Aug. 30—June 7
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Sept. 13—March 22
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
June 7—Dec. 31
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens -
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Oct. 19
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Oct. 19
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—Dec. 14
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 6—March 15
Katzen Arts Center at American University -
4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 16—Dec. 27
Kreeger Museum -
2401 Foxhall Road NW
Free
Museums
July 25—July 26
National Air and Space Museum -
700 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Museums
July 1—Nov. 6
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 1—Feb. 1
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 1—Feb. 1
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 20—Jan. 25
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 21—Jan. 4
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
June 24—June 21
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Sept. 19—Nov. 2
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Museums
Aug. 22—April 12
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Film
Aug. 29—Oct. 18
E Street Cinema -
555 11th St. NW
$9
Galleries
Sept. 3—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Film
Sept. 19—Nov. 30
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Film
Aug. 18—Oct. 6
$4–$7
Opera
Sept. 20—Sept. 28
$25–$300
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
Rock
Tuesday, September 23 & Tuesday, September 30 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Country
Wednesday, September 24 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Jazz
Wednesday, September 24 at 12:30 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Blues
Wednesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$25–$30
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 9 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$55–$85
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 5 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$12
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$20
Dance
Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Charles E. Beatley, Jr. Central Library -
5005 Duke St., Alexandria
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.
Author and civil rights organizer Charles Cobb explains the role of firearms in the Civil Rights Movement in This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible.
Busboys & Poets 14th and V -
2021 14th St. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 4 p.m.
The author reads from her new graphic novel, El Deafo, about her experience with hearing loss and one very large and awkward hearing aid. Bell also appears at 10:30 a.m. at Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Stapley reads and signs copies of her new novel, Mating for Life, while Close discusses the themes of early adulthood and friendship in her new book, Girls in White Dresses.
One More Page Books -
2200 N. Westmoreland Street, No. 101, Arlington
Free
Folk
Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$10
Jazz
Wednesday, September 24 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, September 24 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Funk & R&B
Wednesday, September 24 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Wednesday, September 24 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$12
Classical
Wednesday, September 24 at 6 p.m.
Folger Shakespeare Library -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$15
Rock
Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Dance
Wednesday, September 24 at 6 p.m.
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m.
The author reads from her new graphic memoir, El Deafo, about her experience with hearing loss and one very large and awkward hearing aid.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, September 24 at 7 p.m.
Nixon's Darkest Secrets: The Inside Story of America's Most Troubled President
West End Library -
1101 24th St. NW
Free
Talks
Wednesday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 24—Oct. 19
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$38.50–$63.50
Comedy
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$5
Electronic
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Funk & R&B
Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$55
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$16–$18
Jazz
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m., Thursday, September 25 at 10 p.m., Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m., Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$40
Film
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Folk
Thursday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$10
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$14–$60
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$25–$27
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Verizon Center -
601 F St. NW
$25–$95
Electronic
Thursday, September 25 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$5–$10
Rock
Thursday, September 25 at 6 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
Newly named poet laureate Wright reads from his work at this event that kicks off the Library of Congress' fall literary season.
Free
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m.
Radio and television host Smiley discusses and signs copies of his new book, Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year.
National Press Club -
529 14th St. NW
$10–$27
Jazz
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$25
Funk & R&B
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$15
Funk & R&B
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
Electronic
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8–$12
Dance
Thursday, September 25 at 6 p.m. and Friday, September 26 at 6 p.m.
Free
Jazz
Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m. and Thursday, September 25 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
World
Thursday, September 25 at 9 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$10
Talks
Thursday, September 25 at 11:30 a.m.
Library of Congress James Madison Building -
101 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 12 p.m.
Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture
Free
Books
Thursday, September 25 at 12 p.m.
Law of Desire
Free
Talks
Thursday, September 25 at 10 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 25—Nov. 9
Athenaeum -
201 Prince St., Alexandria
Free
Galleries
Sept. 25—Oct. 26
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
World
Thursday, September 25 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Blues
Thursday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 26 at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$22
Blues
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
$20
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Hip-Hop
Friday, September 26 at 11 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$65
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$12
Blues
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 10:30 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Blues
Friday, September 26 at 8:30 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$20
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$59.50
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$18
Classical
Friday, September 26 at 5 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Echostage -
2135 Queens Chapel Road NE
$39.45
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 26 at 9 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$22
Classical
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 5 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 2 p.m.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$37
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Flash -
645 Florida Ave. NW
$8–$12
World
Friday, September 26 at 1:15 p.m.
Free
Folk
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$10–$15
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Rosslyn Spectrum Theater -
N. Kent St., Arlington
$30–$35
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse -
2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington
Free
Film
Friday, September 26 at 12 p.m.
National Archives McGowan Theater -
7th St. & Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. and Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$30
Country
Friday, September 26 at 9:30 p.m.
Hill Country Live -
410 7th St. NW
Free
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 9 p.m.
IOTA Club & Café -
2832 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
$12
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Empire -
6355 Rolling Road, Springfield
$10
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$10–$15
World
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$39–$105
World
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
State Theatre -
220 N. Washington St., Falls Church
$18
Funk & R&B
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
Electronic
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Books
Friday, September 26 at 7 p.m.
Grumat, the president of Bipartisan Policy Center, discusses his 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
Folk
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Acre 121 -
1400 Irving St. NW
$5
Folk
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
$35
Jazz
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$20–$25
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 9:30 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12–$15
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 5:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$14–$16
Jazz
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m., Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m., Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Friday, September 26 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Talks
Friday, September 26 at 10:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts 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
Friday, September 26 at 8 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$10
Comedy
Friday, September 26 at 10 p.m.
Comedy Spot -
4238 Wilson Blvd, Arlington
$15
Comedy
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m.
DC Improv -
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW.
$17
Film
Saturday, September 27 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Blues
Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
World
Saturday, September 27 at 6 p.m.
$25–$65
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
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.
A discussion of Reyna Grande's The Distance Between Us, the author's memoir of crossing the Mexican border into the United States. The book was selected for the 2014 "One Maryland One Book" campaign.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
Free
Film
Saturday, September 27 at 11 a.m.
West End Cinema -
2301 M Street NW
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
Blues
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Classical
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$40–$100
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$20
Comedy
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
Verizon Center -
601 F St. NW
$35–$55
Electronic
Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$10
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
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Acre 121 -
1400 Irving St. NW
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Rock
Saturday, September 27 at 10:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
Free
Comedy
Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$12–$15
Hip-Hop
Saturday, September 27 at 8:30 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
$5–$10
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 27 at 10 p.m.
Tropicalia -
2001 14th St. NW
Hip-Hop
Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$10
Dance
Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 7 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$25–$30
Talks
Saturday, September 27 at 2:30 p.m.
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$22.95
Books
Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
Afterworlds
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
DJ Nights
Saturday, September 27 at 11:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
Free
Film
Sunday, September 28 at 2 p.m.
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Opera
Sunday, September 28 at 6 p.m.
$40–$110
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
Jazz
Sunday, September 28 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 8:30 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$15–$20
Theater
Sunday, September 28 at 7 p.m.
Bethesda Blues and Jazz -
7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda
$17.50–$37.50
Talks
Sunday, September 28 at 12 p.m.
Free
Rock
Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, September 28 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Sunday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Velvet Lounge -
915 U St. NW
$8
Books
Sunday, September 28 at 2 p.m.
Have at You Now!, They
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Gospel
Sunday, September 28 at 1 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$45
Jazz
Sunday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 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
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
Jazz
Monday, September 29 at 8 p.m. and Monday, September 29 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$25
Books
Monday, September 29 at 6 p.m.
Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
$35
Talks
Monday, September 29 at 2 p.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Monday, September 29 at 2 p.m.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -
1779 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Galleries
Sept. 29—Oct. 24
George Mason University Fine Art Gallery -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
Free
Funk & R&B
Monday, September 29 at 9 p.m.
Madam's Organ -
2461 18th St. NW
$3–$7
Jazz
Monday, September 29
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$10
Electronic
Tuesday, September 30 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
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 10 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
Jazz
Tuesday, September 30 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 30 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$20
Jazz
Tuesday, September 30 at 8 p.m. and Tuesday, September 30 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Talks
Tuesday, September 30 at 2 p.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Talks
Tuesday, September 30 at 9:30 a.m.
The Brookings Institution -
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Free
Theater
Sept. 30—Oct. 19
$39–$125

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