In computing, “the cloud” is just a metaphor. In the art of Yuriko Yamaguchi, it becomes compellingly tangible. The Osaka-born Yamaguchi, who’s been working in the U.S. since the 1970s and who is now based in Vienna, Va., uses steel, copper, and brass wire along with small pieces of hand-cast resin to create sprawling modular networks. Yamaguchi’s more recent work—a series she calls “Cloud”—seamlessly blends art with biology. Read more >>> The exhibition is on view Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Adamson Gallery, 1515 14th St. NW, Suite 301. Free. (202) 232-0707. adamsongallery.com. (Louis Jacobson)
Shake Shack’s monthly running club is back today. Runners start at Pacers in Logan Circle at 7 p.m., run three to five miles, and end up at the Dupont Shake Shake for free beer samples from Victory Brewing Company. The run is also free. No need to sign up in advance, either. Shake Shack, 1216 18th St. NW. (202) 683-9922. shakeshack.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Colorado folk band Elephant Revival plays the Hamilton with local banjo and ukelele duo the Sweater Set. 7:30 p.m. at 600 14th St. NW. $20.
Lou Reed-influenced rock band Clear Plastic Masks performs at DC9 with Nashville funk quartet Fly Golden Eagle. 9 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $10.
The National Symphony Orchestra joins with Memphis’ New Ballet Ensemble to present works by the Gershwins and Duke Ellington as part of the NSO’s “New Moves” festival. Read more in the Spring Arts Guide. 7 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. $10–$85.
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