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Good gosh, y’all, Paula Deen‘s boys are in town plugging their gourmet cookbook, Transfats Don’t Mean Shit To Me The Deen Bros. Take It Easy: Quick and Affordable Meals the Whole Family Will Love, at the Barnes & Noble in Tysons Corner.

And it’s not just them—there’s more stuff going on all over the DMV.

Books

Sen. Christopher S. Bond Reads from and signs copies of The Next Front. Borders L Street.

Bobby Deen and Jamie Deen Read from and sign copies of The Deen Bros. Take It Easy Quick and Affordable Meals the Whole Family Will Love. Barnes & Noble Tyson’s Corner.

Jamie Ford Reads from and signs copies of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. Borders Baileys Crossroads.

Ray Raphael Reads from and signs copies of Taking Power: How the Founders, All of Them, Redefined the Polity. Busboys & Poets 14th & V.

Jacqueline Thomas Reads from and signs copies of The Ideal Wife. Borders Largo.

Jen Yates Reads from and signs copies of Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong. Barnes & Noble Tysons Corner.

Music

American Brass Quintet Kennedy Center. $30

The Aquarium, Hotchacha, Mystery of Two Velvet Lounge. $8

Bear in Heaven, Ineveryroom The Talking Head. $10

The Breakups DC9. $8

David Knopfler Jammin Java. $20

The Psychedelic Furs, Happy Mondays, Islands 9:30 Club. $35

Kurt Rosenwinkel Blues Alley. $25

Theater

Opening: The Alchemist at STC’s Lansburgh Theatre. The Alchemist follows the antics of three con-artists: Subtle, Face and Dol. When the gentleman Lovewit flees England to avoid the Plague, the trio set up headquarters in his home and set about exposing the social ills of their fellow Londoners. To Nov. 22.