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Good morning, arts goers! The snow’s canceled a lot of events but a few venues are still offering entertainment options for those who want to leave the house. Here’s what’s closed (and bravely open!) in the arts today.


Smithsonian: The National Museum of American History and the National Air and Space Museum are open. The rest of the museums, including the National Zoo and the Udvar-Hazy Center, are closed.

9:30 Club: Tonight’s Pat Green and Josh Abbot Band performance will take place.

Avalon Theatre: Both theaters and the Avalon Cafe are open.

DC Improv: Christina Pazsitsky‘s performance will take place.

Kennedy Center: All performances will take place.

National Museum of Crime and Punishment: Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Politics & Prose: Dave Barry‘s author event is still on and the store is open. Matt de la Peña‘s author event at Takoma Park Library is canceled.

Rock & Roll Hotel: Tonight’s Modern Class dance party is on as scheduled.

Shakespeare Theatre Company: Tonight’s performance of The Metromaniacs is still on, for now at least. A final decision will be made at 2 p.m.

Signature Theatre: Tonight’s performance of Kid Victory will go on as scheduled.

U Street Music Hall: French Horn Rebellion will perform as scheduled.


DC9: Desert Noises‘ show with Paperhaus has been canceled.

Howard Theatre: Red Baraat‘s performance has been rescheduled for April 4.

Arena Stage: Tonight’s performances of King Hedley II has been canceled and rescheduled for March 8 at 2 p.m.

The Barns at Wolf Trap: Tonight’s Austin Lounge Lizards performance is canceled. Refunds will be processed automatically.

Folger Shakespeare Library: The library is closed but tonight’s performance of Richard III will take place.

D.C. Public Library: All libraries are closed today.

Artisphere: Closed today.

Newseum: Closed today.

Phillips Collection: Closed today. Ticketholders for tonight’s Phillips After 5 event will be contacted about refunds.

Old Executive Office Building photo via Shutterstock