MONDAY, JULY 20
MOVIES: Screen on the Green makes its summer debut. The DC tradition continues on the National Mall, with North by Northwest, The Poseidon Adventure, Desk Set, and Back to the Future, on Mondays through August 10. Sunset, free. (Also, check out Washingtonian’s guide to free outdoor movies.)
MUSIC: The inaugural DMV Summer Music Fest launches at the Howard Theatre. The concert features notable and up-and-coming local acts, including the Adam E. Project, Ivory Haze, Devon White, Asia Mills, and more talent from the DC area. 7 PM, $15 to $35.
TUESDAY, JULY 21
MOVIE: The March on Washington Film Fest continues with the 1970 documentary I Am Somebody, screened during a South Carolina and the Civil Rights Movement panel at the Supreme Court. 7:30 PM, free.
TRIVIA: Question: What should you be doing on a random Tuesday night? Answer: Trivia Under the Stars at Union Market. Come prepared to partake in the Sixth & I event and answer questions about movies, music, songs, and more. 7 PM, $12 to $20.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 22
MUSIC: Nicki Minaj performs at Jiffy Lube Live. Beau Meek Mill and Rae Sremmurd join the Anaconda rapper on this leg of her Pinkprint tour. 7 PM, $51 to $840.
MUSIC: He’s helped mold so many musical acts, it can be easy to forget that Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds is an artist in his own right. The super producer and singer takes the stage at the Howard Theatre for a night of classic R&B. 8 PM, $75 to $125.