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Portraits of Resilience

Phillips Collection 1600 21st St. NW, Washington

In this ongoing photo series by British photographer Jonathan Banks, survivors of torture who've fled their home countries as refugees are shown under the projection of an image that is […]

$16

American Portraiture Today

National Portrait Gallery 8th and G Streets NW, Washington

The 42 finalists in this year’s Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition were selected from more than 2,700 entries. Their work challenges and democratizes portraiture, and will be on display at the Portrait Gallery before making rounds across the country.

Free
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Metropolitan Beer Trail

NoMa

NoMa Business Improvement District (NoMa BID) is partnering with seven of the District’s most popular breweries and bar to launch DC’s first Ale Trail, the Metropolitan Beer Trail. The Metropolitan Beer Trail links the following brew pubs which are all walkable and bikeable from the Metropolitan Branch Trail: Metrobar Red Bear Brewing Co. Right Proper Brewing Company City-State […]

American Silence: The Photographs of Robert Adams

National Gallery of Art 4th St & Constitution Ave, NW, Washington

For 50 years, Robert Adams has been capturing spacious, lonely American landscapes in a haunting black and white. American Silence features some 175 of the seminal photographer's images.

Free

Six: The Musical

National Theatre 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington

Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. The opening lines of SIX list the fates of Henry the VIII’s half dozen wives, and despite setting a rather dire tone, the pronouncement has already become an iconic musical theater intro. Here's the concept: Katherine of Aragon, Anna of Cleaves and their fellow ladies-in-waiting-to-lose-their heads compete to prove […]

$65 – $150

Ask Me Anything

CulturalDC's Source Theatre 1835 14th St. NW, Washington

Before Washington Improv Theater departs Source, catch their final multi-week run at the black box theater on 14th. Ask Me Anything offers a rotating lineup of comics who think fast and […]

$15
Ongoing

LE DRIP: The Uncontainable Sauce of Black Essence

Torpedo Factory Art Center 105 N. Union St., Alexandria

Born and raised in the District, Brandy "Blu" Murphy celebrates Blackness in her art. In LE DRIP, the artist blends photography and graffiti to create eye-catching collages that pay homage […]

Free

American Silence

National Gallery of Art 4th St & Constitution Ave, NW, Washington

The spacious, black and white photos of Robert Adams have been telling the story of the American West for decades. See that story come to life in this massive retrospective, which features some 175 works.

Free

Shakespeare in Love

Keegan Theatre 1742 Church St. NW

A young William Shakespeare can't seem to write anything at the onset of this play. That's when he meets Viola, the beautiful and enamored young woman who inspires him to […]

$65

Framing Fatherhood

500 17th Street NW 500 17th Street NW, Washington,DC

June 19–July 31, 2022 On view Wednesday–Sunday, 1–6 pm Corcoran School of the Arts & Design 500 17th Street NW “Framing Fatherhood” is a photojournalism exhibit celebrating Black fatherhood, curated […]

Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Imagination Stage 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda

Puppets, penguins, music, and more to keep your little ones laughing!

$28

Vision Video

Comet Ping Pong 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington

This post-punk band, led by Dusty Gannon from Athens, Georgia, blends together goth and pop that creates dancing vibes, but dark undertones. Vision Video plays with Dallas' NITE and ACTIVITY, from NYC.

$15