Hurricane Sandy’s on her way and D.C. is shutting down. Here’s your list of arts events that have already been canceled, as of 9 p.m. Sunday. Check back on Arts Desk Monday for an updated list.

UPDATE: This post has been updated as of 6:09 p.m. on Monday.

Last night, we posted a long list of Sandy-related event cancellations. Here’s today’s update with even more things you can’t do! Stay tuned to Arts Desk for more information throughout the day, Pepco permitting.


9:30 Club: Monday’s Grouplove show is postponed. The after party at U Street Music Hall is also canceled.

Atlas Performing Arts Center: closed Monday

Black Cat: Bear in Heaven show on Monday canceled. Club will stay open.

Birchmere: Monday and Tuesday shows (Laurie Anderson and Banjo Summit) canceled

Clarice Smith Center: closed Monday and Tuesday

Comet Ping Pong: Sic Alps/Lorelei/Foul Swoops show is canceled and the restaurant is closed

DC9: All The Best Kids concert is canceled but the kitchen will open at 5 p.m.

Jammin’ Java: Monday and Tuesday shows postponed

Rock & Roll Hotel: Monday’s Shiny Toy Guns show is postponed until Sunday, Nov. 4.

Sixth & I: Tuesday’s Xavier Rudd concert canceled

Strathmore: Closed Monday and Tuesday.


AFI Silver: closed Monday and Tuesday

Bethesda Row Cinema: closed Monday

E Street Cinema: closed Monday


Ford’s Theatre: closed Monday

Kennedy Center: closed to the public Monday, all performances canceled. Tuesday performances will occur as scheduled.

Round House Theatre: Tuesday performance of I Love to Eat canceled

Signature Theatre: closed Monday

Studio Theatre: closed Monday

Theater J: Monday reading of Andy and the Shadows postponed until Nov. 5


Library of Congress: closed Monday and Tuesday

Politics & Prose: Store closing at 4 p.m. Monday. Monday night author events with Daniel Mendelsohn, Kim O’Donnel, and Rachel Cohn canceled. Tuesday still up in the air.


Capitol Hill Arts Workshop: closed Monday

Corcoran: All classes and activities canceled Tuesday

International Spy Museum: closed Monday

Madame Tussaud’s: closed Monday

National Building Museum: closed Monday and Tuesday

National Gallery of Art: closed Monday and Tuesday

National Museum of the Marine Corps: closed Monday and Tuesday

Newseum: closed Monday

Phillips Collection: closed Tuesday

Smithsonian: all museums closed Monday and Tuesday


BloomBars: closed Monday

Christianity: Washington National Cathedral and its affiliated schools are closed Monday and Tuesday

Kids Euro Festival: all public performances canceled Monday

LaTiDo Cabaret Series at Black Fox Lounge: canceled Monday