Multireedist Colin Stetson has impressive pipes. He fills his instruments with so much air—too much air, maybe—that the tones distort into something that sounds like avant garde metal, not jazz. It’s no wonder that Stetson’s style has caught the attention of rock giants like Lou Reed, Bon Iver, and The National: His work oozes atmosphere and depth, straddling the line between incomprehensible and approachable. When he takes the stage at The Kennedy Center, expect a both a physical feat and daring music. Read more >>> Colin Stetson performs at 6 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW. Free. (202) 467-4600. kennedy-center.org. (Alan Zilberman)
Amsterdam Falafelshop opened its 14th St. NW location over the weekend. The new spot is three times as big as the Adams Morgan locale and has added falafel bowls to the menu. The restaurant also plans to serve alcohol once it gets its liquor license. Read more about it on Young & Hungry. Amsterdam Falafelshop. 1830 14th St. NW. falafelshop.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
The Smithsonian American Art Museum presents a new exhibit of prints by pop artists including Jasper Johns, Robert Rauschenberg, and Andy Warhol. Read more in our Spring Arts Guide. 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 8th and F streets NW. Free.
Before it opens officially, stop by Theater J for a preview of The Admission, Motti Lerner‘s homage to Arthur Miller’s All My Sons set during the first Intifada. 7:30 p.m. at 1529 16th St. NW. Pay what you can.
U Street Music Hall wraps up its fourth anniversary celebration with performances by Classixx, Tourist, Sam Burns, and Brian Billion. 9 p.m. at 1115 U St. NW. $20.
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