See five of the “first ladies of modern dance” strut their stuff tonight at the Kennedy Center. Each performs solo, ranging from contemporary African dance to a depiction of the creation story. 7:30. Buy tickets ($35) here.
Hear Pulitzer Prize finalist and New Yorker music critic Alex Ross discuss everything from Bach to Dylan to the overall meaning of music. Ross reads selections from his latest book, Listen to This at Politics and Prose. 7 PM; free.