Wednesday, March 16
This is America, directed by famed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, is showing at the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building (1849 C St., NW) from 7 to 9. The film, a prequel to his National Parks series, looks at how the idea of National Parks originated and how it changed over the ensuing decades.
Thursday, March 17
If you’re taking a “personal day” on St. Patrick’s Day, your best bet for all-day fun might be the 12th Annual Kegs & Eggs event at 9:30 Club. This year’s free lineup includes Switchfoot, the Gracious Few, and Carbon Leaf. Doors open at 7 AM.
Friday, March 18
As part of Thai Film Week, Tears of the Black Tiger is showing at the Royal Thai Embassy (1024 Wisconsin Ave., NW) from 6:30 to 9. There’ll be complimentary refreshments. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot.
Saturday, March 19
Mauricio Murillo’s “Viva La Gummy” opens at the Art Whino Gallery this weekend, and there’s an opening reception from 6 to midnight. Murillo’s humorous photographs depict gummy bears in human situations. There’ll be live music, a sketching session, and a print giveaway to the first 25 guests.
Sunday, March 20
Panjabi MC, an Indian rapper who meshes bhangra with hip-hop, is performing at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage as part of the Maximum India festival. 6 PM.
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