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The sun is setting earlier and D.C.’s oppressive humidity appears to be making a rushed exit: All signs point to summer ending, but not before a favorite local tradition takes over Penn Quarter. Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Free For All marks its 25th anniversary with a remount of its 2012 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and it’s just the right show to extend the feeling of seasonal relaxation for a few more weeks. Audiences will get a livelier experience than they did a few years ago, but with just as many laughs: Jokes about donkeys and bottoms are never not funny. Read more >>> The play runs Sept. 1 to Sept. 13 at Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. Free. (202) 547-1122. shakespearetheatre.org. (Caroline Jones)
Yet another fast-casual restaurant opened downtown last Friday. This one, SKWR Kabobline, offers a modern spin on the owners’ Afghan roots. Diners can choose between a bowl or a wrap with proteins like ground sirloin, chicken, lamb, and white bean falafel. They can then load up with spreads (like yogurt and cucumber and apple chutney), toppings (carrot slaw, chickpeas), and sauces (za’atar yogurt aioli, charred chutney). Wraps are $8.50 and bowls are $8.80, although there’s an upcharge for certain proteins. Read more and check out the full menu on Young & Hungry. SKWR Kabobline, 1400 K St. NW. skwr.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Singer-songwriter Arum Rae performs at DC9 with Mechanical River, the new folk project by South Carolina-bred musician Joel T. Hamilton. 9 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $10–$12.
Travel back in time to the early part of the 21st century tonight, when Lenny Kravitz headlines Wolf Trap’s Filene Center with soul singer Andra Day. 8 p.m. at 1551 Trap Road, Vienna. $40–$75.
West Virginia-based folk singer Todd Burge, described by NPR as the state’s premier songwriter, plays an intimate show at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.
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