D.C. Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Browse controls

Browsing: spring-arts-guide - all kinds of events - this week - all venues
Dance
Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. and Sunday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
Free
Dance
Sunday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
Jack Guidone Theater -
5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Free
Dance
Sunday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$15–$30
Dance
Sunday, April 26 at 1:30 p.m.
$50–$250
Dance
Sunday, April 26 at 4 p.m.
Publick Playhouse -
5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly,
$20–$25
Classical
Sunday, April 26 at 4 p.m.
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$15–$30
Jazz
Sunday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$15–$20
Opera
Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$10–$25
Classical
Sunday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center -
Stadium Drive and Route 193, College Park
$10–$25
Rock
Sunday, April 26 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Books
Sunday, April 26 at 2 p.m.
Moss reads from her debut novel, The Language of Paradise, while Bowles discusses her poetry collection, The Gatherer.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Books
Sunday, April 26 at 4 p.m.
Luna, the founder of Main Street Takoma's annual Art Hop discusses how to live passionately and reads from her new book, The Crossroads of Should and Must.
Busboys and Poets Takoma -
234 Carroll St. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The author is best known as an actor and playwright but with Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot That Avenged the Armenian Genocide, he takes the role of historian and examines the 1915 Armenian genocide and its aftermath.
Busboys and Poets Takoma -
234 Carroll St. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m.
The author, an acclaimed environmental reporter, focuses his attention on Toms River, N.J., a former dumping ground for industrial chemicals whose residents now experience higher occurrences of childhood cancer, in Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Sunday, April 26 at 4 p.m.
In Natural Born Heroes, the author tells the story of World War II resistance fighters who used their endurance skills to survive. Before the reading, join readers and McDougall on a fun run at 3 p.m.
Free
Books
Sunday, April 26 at 5 p.m.
The author attempts to piece together the history of her relative Walter Lindberg, rumored to be an Amazon explorer, in The End of the Rainy Season: Discovering My Family's Hidden Past in Brazil.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Folk
Sunday, April 26 at 8 p.m.
$10–$12
Rock
Sunday, April 26 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$20
Rock
Sunday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Rock
Sunday, April 26 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$12
Rock
Sunday, April 26 at 9 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Comedy
Sunday, April 26 at 6 p.m.
Free
Film
Now Playing
Free
Film
Now Playing
Free
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
Theater
Oct. 1—Dec. 31
$48
Theater
April 23—May 17
$20–$50
Museums
March 8—May 25
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
May 11—Aug. 2
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
Aug. 30—June 7
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery -
1050 Independence Ave. SW
Free
Museums
Nov. 22—May 31
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
Nov. 22—May 31
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Dec. 13—June 14
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Dec. 20—Dec. 20
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
July 25—July 26
National Air and Space Museum -
700 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Museums
Nov. 8—June 14
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
Free
Museums
June 24—June 21
National Museum of Natural History -
1000 Constitution Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 17—May 8
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
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
Theater
April 10—May 3
1st Stage -
1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean
$15–$28
Theater
April 3—May 3
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$55–$100
Theater
April 24—June 7
Arena Stage -
1101 6th St. SW
$45–$110
Theater
April 23—May 24
$20–$45
Theater
March 13—May 20
Ford's Theatre -
511 10th St. NW
$27–$69
Theater
April 16—May 10
GALA Hispanic Theatre -
3333 14th St. NW
$20–$50
Theater
April 21—April 26
National Theatre -
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$48–$98
Theater
April 15—May 10
Olney Theatre Center -
2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney
$18–$75
Theater
April 17—May 17
$15–$30
Theater
April 8—May 3
Round House Theatre Bethesda -
4545 East-West Highway, Bethesda
$10–$50
Theater
March 17—April 26
Sidney Harman Hall -
610 F St. NW
$20–$110
Theater
March 10—April 26
Signature Theatre -
4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington
$39–$94
Theater
April 15—May 10
Studio Theatre -
1501 14th St. NW
$20–$50
Theater
April 10—May 3
The Hub Theatre at John Swayze Theatre -
9431 Silver King Court, Fairfax
$20–$30
Theater
March 30—April 26
Woolly Mammoth Theatre -
641 D St. NW
$40–$68
Galleries
April 11—June 27
Adamson Gallery -
1515 14th St. NW, Suite 202
Free
Galleries
April 18—June 27
Arlington Arts Center -
3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
March 7—July 26
Mosaic -
2910 District Ave., Fairfax
Free
Galleries
April 15—July 31
Artisphere -
1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington
Free
Galleries
April 16—May 31
Athenaeum -
201 Prince St., Alexandria
Free
Galleries
March 16—May 9
Brentwood Arts Exchange -
3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood
Free
Galleries
April 4—May 3
The Fridge -
Rear Alley, 516 Eighth St. SE
Free
Galleries
March 20—May 1
Vivid Solutions Gallery -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
March 25—May 3
Gallery plan b -
1530 14th St. NW
Free
Galleries
March 5—May 1
Goethe-Institut Washington -
812 7th St. NW
Free
Galleries
April 16—July 3
Greater Reston Arts Center -
12001 Market St., Ste. 103, Reston
Free
Galleries
April 16—July 3
Greater Reston Arts Center -
12001 Market St., Ste. 103, Reston
Free
Galleries
March 20—May 1
Honfleur Gallery -
1241 Good Hope Road SE
Free
Galleries
April 2—May 3
Long View Gallery -
1234 9th St. NW
Free
Galleries
March 27—April 26
VisArts -
155 Gibbs St., Rockville
Free
Galleries
Feb. 2—April 30
Capitol Skyline Hotel -
10 I St. SW
Free
Museums
Jan. 26—Oct. 25
National Museum of American History -
14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 2—Nov. 15
Anacostia Community Museum -
1901 Fort Place SE
Free
Museums
Feb. 19—July 7
Art Museum of the Americas -
201 18th St. NW
Free
Museums
Nov. 10—Sept. 30
Dumbarton House Museum -
2715 Q St. NW
$5
Museums
March 19—Aug. 23
Folger Shakespeare Library -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
Free
Museums
March 7—Sept. 6
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Museums
Feb. 15—June 7
Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens -
4155 Linnean Ave. NW
$5–$15
Museums
March 13—May 15
Kreeger Museum -
2401 Foxhall Road NW
$10
Museums
Feb. 12—July 25
Library of Congress James Madison Building -
101 Independence Ave. SE
Free
Museums
March 6—Jan. 10
National Archives -
700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Free
Museums
Jan. 24—Aug. 30
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
March 21—Dec. 27
National Building Museum -
401 F St. NW
$5–$8
Museums
March 2—June 12
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free
Museums
March 25—Oct. 11
National Geographic Museum -
1145 17th St. NW
$7–$11
Museums
Jan. 14—Dec. 29
National Museum of the American Indian -
4th Street and Independence Avenue SW
Free
Museums
March 13—Jan. 10
National Portrait Gallery -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
Feb. 13—June 28
Newseum -
555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
$13.95–$22.95
Museums
Feb. 7—May 10
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
Feb. 7—May 10
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$10–$12
Museums
Feb. 27—Aug. 2
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
April 3—Aug. 30
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Museums
April 24—Sept. 7
Smithsonian American Art Museum -
8th and F streets NW
Free
Galleries
April 9—June 14
$50
Theater
Jan. 4—Dec. 27
American Poetry Museum -
716 Monroe St. #25
$15–$20
Theater
April 23—April 26
Catholic University of America -
620 Michigan Ave. NE
$5–$15
Museums
Oct. 4—Aug. 30
American Visionary Art Museum -
800 Key Highway, Baltimore
$9.95–$15.95
Theater
March 26—June 24
$19–$49
Galleries
April 20—June 12
Tate Gallery of Christ Congregational Church -
9525 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
Free
Theater
April 17—May 10
Anacostia Arts Center -
1231 Good Hope Road SE
$22
Jazz
Monday, April 27 at 8 p.m. and Monday, April 27 at 10 p.m.
Bohemian Caverns -
2001 11th St. NW
$10
Books
Monday, April 27 at 7 p.m.
The authors break down the slightly contentious relationship between famous cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth in their new book, Hissing Cousins.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Monday, April 27 at 7 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$20–$45
Rock
Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
$45
Books
Tuesday, April 28 at 7 p.m.
The National Book Award-winning poet reads from his new collection, How to Be Drawn.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Tuesday, April 28 at 9 a.m. and Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
53 high school teens from across the country compete against each other in this poetry recitation contest, created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation to help teens learn about classic and contemporary poetry. Award-winning poet Taylor Mali will host the Finals, which will also feature a performance by composer and multi-instrumentalist, Gabriel Kahane.
GW Lisner Auditorium -
730 21st St. NW
Free
Rock
Tuesday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$10
Rock
Tuesday, April 28 at 8:30 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$8
World
Tuesday, April 28 at 9 p.m.
Bossa Bistro -
2463 18th St NW
Free
Jazz
Wednesday, April 29 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, April 29 at 10 p.m.
Twins Jazz -
1344 U St. NW
$10
Rock
Wednesday, April 29 at 8 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$36
Folk
Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$18–$30
Rock
Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Birchmere -
3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria
$45
Folk
Wednesday, April 29 at 9 p.m.
Bossa Bistro -
2463 18th St NW
$5
Books
Wednesday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m.
The author collects stories from people living in war zones around the globe and shares them in Speaking Their Peace: Personal Stories from the Frontlines of War and Peace.
Busboys and Poets Takoma -
234 Carroll St. NW
Free
Books
Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
Despite being in the news every day, ISIS continues to be a challenging topic to understand. Berger, a regular contributor to Foreign Policy, breaks the organizations motivations and actions down in ISIS: The State of Terror.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Rock
Wednesday, April 29 at 8 p.m.
$17–$20
Rock
Wednesday, April 29 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Rock
Wednesday, April 29 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10
Film
Wednesday, April 29 at 7:45 p.m.
Avalon Theatre -
5612 Connecticut Ave. NW
$15–$35
Jazz
Wednesday, April 29 at 6 p.m.
Free
Theater
April 29—May 17
Rep Stage at Howard Community College -
10901 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$15–$40
Funk & R&B
Thursday, April 30 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$37.50–$75
Rock
Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$15–$18
Hip-Hop
Thursday, April 30 at 8 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25–$27
Classical
Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Freer Gallery of Art -
Jefferson Drive & 12th Street SW
Free
Jazz
Thursday, April 30 at 8 p.m., Thursday, April 30 at 10 p.m., Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m., Friday, May 1 at 10 p.m., Saturday, May 2 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 2 at 10 p.m., Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 3 at 10 p.m.
Blues Alley -
1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
$30
Country
Thursday, April 30 at 8 p.m.
Mr. Henry's -
601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Free
Books
Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
The author, a former Wall Street Journal reporter, reads from his new book, Days of Rage: America's Radical Underground, the FBI, and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence.
Politics & Prose -
5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Books
Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
The Nobel Prize winner reads from her latest novel, God Help the Child.
Rock
Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
9:30 Club -
815 V St. NW
Rock
Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat Backstage -
1811 14th St. NW
$12
Electronic
Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Electronic
Thursday, April 30 at 10:30 p.m.
U Street Music Hall -
1115 U St. NW
$15
Rock
Thursday, April 30 at 9 p.m.
DC9 -
1940 9th St. NW
$10–$12
Rock
Thursday, April 30 at 9 p.m.
Comet Ping Pong -
5037 Connecticut Ave. NW
$12
Funk & R&B
Thursday, April 30 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$37.50–$75
Funk & R&B
Thursday, April 30 at 6 p.m.
Free
Dance
Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 2 at 8 p.m.
George Mason University Center for the Arts -
4400 University Drive, Fairfax
$29–$48
World
Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m.
GW Lisner Auditorium -
730 21st St. NW
$40–$60
Rock
Friday, May 1 at 4 p.m.
Merriweather Post Pavilion -
10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia
$60–$210
Blues
Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Rock
Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m.
Music Center at Strathmore -
5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda
$48–$88
Books
Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m.
The acclaimed fantasy author reads from his work and discusses his career.
DAR Constitution Hall -
1776 D St. NW
$34.50–$57
Rock
Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m.
Fillmore Silver Spring -
8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring
$35.50
Comedy
Friday, May 1 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 2 at 9:30 p.m.
Barns at Wolf Trap -
1645 Trap Road, Vienna
$25
Rock
Friday, May 1 at 9 p.m.
Black Cat -
1811 14th St. NW
$13–$15
Theater
May 1—May 23
$15
Galleries
May 1—May 30
Cross Mackenzie Gallery -
2026 R St. NW
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 30
Hillyer Art Space -
9 Hillyer Court NW
Free
Galleries
May 1—May 21
Morton Fine Art -
1781 Florida Ave. NW
Free
Museums
May 1—Aug. 16
National Museum of Women in the Arts -
1250 New York Ave. NW
$8–$10
Dance
Saturday, May 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 3 at 7 p.m.
Dance Place -
3225 8th St. NE
$15–$30
Folk
Saturday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java -
227 Maple Ave. East, Vienna
$25–$32
Folk
Saturday, May 2 at 8 p.m.
Montpelier Arts Center -
9652 Muirkirk Road, Laurel
$25
Rock
Saturday, May 2 at 9 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel -
1353 H St. NE
$15
Folk
Saturday, May 2 at 8 p.m.
$12–$15
Blues
Saturday, May 2 at 9 p.m.
Zoo Bar -
3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Free
Folk
Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
Free
Rock
Saturday, May 2 at 8:30 p.m.
The Hamilton -
600 14th St. NW
$20–$25
Books
Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m.
The winner of the nation's largest peer-judged fiction prize is announced at this celebration that also features readings from a variety of acclaimed authors.
Folger Elizabethan Theatre -
201 E. Capitol St. SE
$100
Dance
Saturday, May 2 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, May 3 at 2 p.m.
Weinberg Center for the Arts -
20 West Patrick Street, Frederick
$12–$20
Funk & R&B
Sunday, May 3 at 8 p.m.
Howard Theatre -
620 T St. NW
$35–$100
Classical
Sunday, May 3 at 4 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center -
10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas
$30–$50
Classical
Sunday, May 3 at 4 p.m.
Phillips Collection -
1600 21st St. NW
$15–$30
Folk
Sunday, May 3 at 6 p.m.
Gypsy Sally's -
3401 K St. NW
$15–$20
Books
Sunday, May 3 at 2 p.m.
The poets discuss their new work; Ali reads from Trouble Sleeping and Dargan reads from Honest Engine.
The Writer's Center -
4508 Walsh St., Bethesda
Free
Museums
May 3—July 26
National Gallery of Art -
4th Street and Constitution Avenue NW
Free

Looking for more? Try broadening your search using the controls on the left.

Questions or comments? Write to listings@washingtoncitypaper.com.

Submit events to our calendar for publication online and in print by emailing listings@washingtoncitypaper.com
...