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“Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor”

September 28 - December 31
Smithsonian American Art Museum, F St NW & 8th St NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States

With this exhibit, trailblazing African-American artist Bill Traylor (1853–1949) gets his first retrospective (free). Curator Leslie Umberger explains why his work endures. The Man Born enslaved in rural Alabama, Traylor wasn’t taught to read. “His perspective and formative years were influenced by being in a society where not many African-Americans were allowed tools like literacy,” […]

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$5 to $15

Washington Antiquarian Book Fair

September 28 - September 29

Take a break from your pile of Trump books and check out the eclectic offerings at this bibliophile bonanza, where more than 60 vendors serve up a wide variety of vintage books and other collectibles that might help take your mind off of contemporary events. A mere $20,000 will get you that rare early edition […]

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Free

“Japan Modern: Photography From the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection”

September 29, 2018 - January 21, 2019

A selection of some 70 images made by Japanese photographers throughout the 20th century, this exhibit captures a country grappling with extraordinary turmoil and change. Some of the pieces address things directly, such as Tomatsu Shomei’s haunting Nagasaki work. Others offer a different kind of emotional wallop, as in Eikoh Hosoe’s can’t-look-away portrait (above) of […]

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The Inn at Little Washington Village Market

The Inn at Little Washington Village Market

September 29 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Inn at Little Washington, Main and Middle Streets Washington
Washington, VA 22747 United States

What’s on your bucket list? If you’ve always wanted to visit The Inn at Little Washington, come to the Inn’s Village Market and get a taste. Saturdays from 10am to 2 pm till October 27th. Enjoy pulled pork BBQ while you pick up items for Sunday breakfast like delicious gourmet sausages, jams, pickles, preserves, baked […]

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$20 to $90

“If I Forget”

September 29 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

If I Forget finds a Tenleytown family arguing over whether to sell a 14th Street property amid a rapidly changing city. Set in 2000, the play explores complex subjects such as family dynamics, Jewish-American identity, and gentrification.

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$40 to $113

“Turn Me Loose”

September 29 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Arena Stage, United States

Comedian, activist, and local hero Dick Gregory died last year, two months before an eagerly awaited appearance at the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival. His much-missed voice returns to DC, in a fashion, with this staging of the off-Broadway hit Turn Me Loose, a play about his life. Gregory is portrayed by Edwin Lee Gibson, an […]

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$20 to $69

“Gloria”

September 29 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Gloria is a sharp satire that takes place among the cubicles of low-level employees at a highbrow magazine. Jacobs-Jenkins knows the turf, having once worked in a similar position at the New Yorker. But this isn’t just a send-up of office politics; the play takes a sudden dark turn that feels even more relevant now […]

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D.C. United v. Montreal Impact
Tickets starting as low as $20

D.C. United v. Montreal Impact

September 29 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Audi Field, 100 Potomac Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

D.C. United take on the Montreal Impact at the District’s new home for soccer, Audi Field.

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$20 to $90

“If I Forget”

September 29 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

If I Forget finds a Tenleytown family arguing over whether to sell a 14th Street property amid a rapidly changing city. Set in 2000, the play explores complex subjects such as family dynamics, Jewish-American identity, and gentrification.

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$20 to $69

“Gloria”

September 29 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Gloria is a sharp satire that takes place among the cubicles of low-level employees at a highbrow magazine. Jacobs-Jenkins knows the turf, having once worked in a similar position at the New Yorker. But this isn’t just a send-up of office politics; the play takes a sudden dark turn that feels even more relevant now […]

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$40 to $114

“Turn Me Loose”

September 29 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arena Stage, United States

Comedian, activist, and local hero Dick Gregory died last year, two months before an eagerly awaited appearance at the Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival. His much-missed voice returns to DC, in a fashion, with this staging of the off-Broadway hit Turn Me Loose, a play about his life. Gregory is portrayed by Edwin Lee Gibson, an […]

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$75 to $125

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen

September 29 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Warner Theatre, United States

This pair of ACs—the CNN anchor and the host of Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live—have turned their friendship into a banter-packed two-man show ($75 to $125). We asked Cooper about some of his local haunts. What did you and Andy do the last time you were in town? We went to Number Nine and Trade. […]

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Marie and Rosetta
$20-$68

Marie and Rosetta

September 29 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

This rousing play with songs chronicles the unlikely first rehearsal between Rosetta Tharpe (inducted into the Rock n’ Roll hall of Fame in Spring 2018) and the young Marie Knight, as they prepare for a tour that would establish them as one of the greatest duos in musical history.

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