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The project was marked by construction issues, ﬁnancial squabbles and disputes over the appropriate way to honor the nearly 3,000 people killed in New York, Washington, D.C., and a Pennsylvania countryside. Whatever the challenges in conceiving it, “you won’t walk out of this museum without a feeling What You’ll See AP PHOTOS The remains of New York fire department’s Ladder Company 3’s truck are on display. that you understand humanity in a deeper way,” museum President Joe Daniels said Wednesday. The privately operated museum — built along with the memorial plaza above for $700 million in private donations and tax dollars — will be dedicated today with a visit from President Barack Obama and will be open initially to victims’ families, survivors and ﬁrst responders. It will open to the public May 21. Charles G. Wolf, who lost his wife, Katherine, planned to be at the opening. “I’m looking forward to tomorrow,” he said Wednesday, “and I’m dreading tomorrow.” In the museum, you’ll ﬁnd the rusted tops of two of the World Trade Center’s columns. A dark corridor ﬁlled with the voices of people remembering the day. A cavernous space, 70 feet below ground, holding the last steel column removed during the ground zero cleanup. There’s the battered “survivors’ staircase” that hundreds used to escape the towers. There’s a ﬁre The museum houses more than 10,000 artifacts — including, above, fragments of the fuselage of Flight 11, which hit the World Trader Center — 23,000 still images, 500 hours of video and film, and 1,970 oral histories. It opens to the public May 21. (AP) Boy Survives 11-Story Fall A young boy who survived an 11-story fall from a Minneapolis high-rise has been dubbed “the miracle baby” and was recovering in a hospital Wednesday. 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(AP) The villagers knew an attack was coming, so they used the dark of night to ambush the suspected Boko Haram militants, killing scores and arresting at least 10 in a move to deter the extremists and make future attacks “impossible.” Vigilante groups have been springing up in Nigeria over the past year amid accusations the military is not acting fast enough against the Islamic extremists who are holding captive more than 270 schoolgirls. In Kalabalge, a village about 155 miles from the Borno state capital of Maiduguri, where the terrorist network was born, residents said they took matters into their own hands. On Tuesday morning, after learning about an impending attack by the militants, villagers ambushed two trucks with gunmen, residents and a security ofﬁcial said. Borno is where more than 300 girls were abducted last month and one of three Nigerian states where President Goodluck Jonathan has imposed a state of emergency, giving the military special powers to ﬁght the Islamic extremist group. HARUNA UMAR AND ADAMU ADAMU (AP) Search Continues Britain and the U.S. are now actively involved in the effort to rescue the missing schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said FBI agents and a hostage negotiating team are in Nigeria now, providing technology and other materials and working with “our Nigerian counterparts to be as helpful as we possibly can.” U.S. reconnaissance aircraft are flying over Nigeria in search of the missing girls, and almost 300 Marines have been moved to a naval air station in Sicily, Italy, in response to the unrest in Africa. (AP) AHN YOUNG-JOON (AP) People around the world have called for the safe return of the Nigerian girls. 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(AP) 42 Killed in Yemen During Battles With Al-Qaeda Fierce fighting between soldiers and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in southern Yemen killed at least 42 people Wednesday, as families fled past destroyed homes, burning cars and streets littered with corpses, witnesses and officials said. (AP) Dan Kitwood (GETTY IMAGES) Nigel Farage and his U.K. Independence Party are poised for electoral success in next week’s European parliamentary election. Meet the U.K.’s Far-Right Party The rise of the U.K. Independence Party has shaken up British politics in a way rarely seen. Here’s a look at the far-right party that has seized on an anti-immigrant and anti-establishment mood to lead polls for next week’s European parliamentary election. Griff Witte (The washington post ) Become a LEADER in What’s UKIP and what does it want? UKIP is steering the national debate with its calls to close down borders and abolish the European Union. 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Insurgents in the east shrugged off the round-table talks as meaningless. “We haven’t received any offers to join a round table and dialogue,” said Denis Pushilin, an insurgent leader in Donetsk. “If the authorities in Kiev want a dialogue, they must come here. If we go to Kiev, they will arrest us.” YURAS K ARMANAU and NATALIYA VASILYE VA (ap) For more information, please visit cps.gwu.edu/ssl or call 703-248-2800. The George Washington University is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action institution certified to operate in Va by SCHEV. 39393 T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | 11 12 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY Take Metrobus and Metrorail to the... DC JAZZFESTIVAL JUNE 24 –29, 2014 DC Jazz Festival and Events DC Present: Jazz at the Capitol Riverfront JUNE 27 – 29 355 Water Street SE 10 ANNIVERSARY TH Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Rebirth Brass Band For tickets, visit ticketmaster.com Gregory Porter Yasiin Bey (AKA Mos Def) and Special Guest Irma Thomas 6/26 AT HAMILTON LIVE 6/27 & 28 WESLEY UMC Tia Fuller Quintet 6/27 THE LOT AT UNION KITCHEN* Helen Sung Quintet Jazz@Wesley UPTOWN** 6/27 & 28 6/25 SIXTH & I BOHEMIAN CAVERNS HISTORIC SYNAGOGUE Block Party at the D.C. Jazz Lot David Sanchez Cyrus Chestnut Scan the QR code for the DC Jazz App. From top: Waveform pattern. # WebID 1417277. Crisscross pattern. Coral-colored diamond pattern. # 1484485. Blue arrow and diamond pattern. # 1417285. White/blue diamond pattern. # 1484487. 19.50-24.50. TREND FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS For a complete schedule visit DCJAZZFEST.ORG *CapitolBop D.C. Jazz Loft Series **East River JazzFest Series PLATINUM, GOLD & SILVER SPONSORS appointment today. 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DAVIS (THE WASHINGTON POST) Some residents say the city clean-up has gone way overboard Washington First, D.C. rushed delivery of 210,000 new garbage cans in a move criticized as an electionyear stunt. Then, it assumed residents wouldn’t want to relinquish that many old cans, leaving tens of thousands abandoned for more than a month. As residents began to revolt over the eyesore – and two were even arrested for carrying off unwanted ones — Mayor Vincent Gray last week authorized a massive expenditure of overtime to launch a citywide trash-can clean-up “blitz.” But the “blitz,” some residents say, has gone berserk. L ess t ha n 24 hou rs a f ter announcing the rapid clean-up Friday, sanitation crews descended Saturday morning to scour upper Northwest neighborhoods where the complaints of unwanted cans had been among some of the loudest. The problem? More than a dozen residents say city crews carried off not just their smelly 10-year-old cans but their brandnew ones too, sometimes even reaching onto private property to snag any can in sight. Chevy Chase, Md., resident Dorcas Adkins chased down one crew, making them remove from a trash Upper Northwest residents said the city has now picked up too many cans. truck the cans residents had marked with their street numbers and intended to keep. A resident near American University reported a physical altercation with a trash crew when he tried to keep his older can. For many Chevy Chase, Crest- wood and Cleveland Park residents, the clean-up came with such little warning, residents say, that those accustomed to keeping their cans along property lines in alleys behind their homes returned from weekend activities to ﬁnd that they no longer possessed any cans — new or old. With thousands of “Take Me!” stickers the city provided for unwanted cans having fallen off, the protocol that was announced Friday calls for city crews to remove and destroy any cans that remain on city curbs or in public alleyways on a schedule that loosely follows the city’s weekly trash collection cycle. Any cans left out a day after the trash could be considered trash themselves. AARON C. DAVIS (THE WASHINGTON POST) Man Charged In TV Station Truck Crash Baltimore A 28-year-old man charged with ramming a truck into a Baltimore television station on Tuesday told police he is the reincarnation of Jesus Christ and King Tut and wanted to expose what he called the “multiverses” where bad things happen to people and they disappear, according to court documents filed Wednesday. Police said Vladimir Mehul Baptiste rammed through WMAR-TV’s headquarters north of Baltimore — prompting a 4½-hour standoff that knocked the ABC afﬁliate (Channel 2) off the air until after 5 p.m. — and was ﬁnally arrested as he watched newscasts of himself from an editing ofﬁce while holding a golf club. Authorities said they took Baptiste for psychiatric evaluation before charging him with three counts of attempted second-degree murder and other charges. P E T ER HER M A NN AND ZACH C. COHEN (THE WASHINGTON POST) Judge Seems to Doubt Budget Autonomy Bid Washington A federal judge on Wednesday expressed reservations about D.C.’s bid to gain greater spending freedom from Congress through a voter referendum, saying he sympathized with the city’s desire for greater fiscal autonomy but had doubts about whether it could be granted through the courts. After hearing three hours of oral arguments, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan did not rule on the D.C. Council’s request to have the April 2013 referendum declared binding law and enforced by city ofﬁcials. A decision, he said, will be issued in the coming days. But Sullivan hinted that budget autonomy cannot ultimately be granted through the courts, saying he was “troubled” by the authority he might have to intervene. “It tugs at the heartstrings,” he said. “But the court can’t rule from the heart.” The unusual legal clash has pitted the Council, which believes the referendum is binding, against Mayor Vincent Gray, Chief Finan- Your Best Shot | Submitted by Karen O’Donnell of Arlington Meanwhile … A D.C. Council committee on Wednesday scrapped plans for a new hospital east of the Anacostia River, dealing a blow to a key priority of Mayor Vincent Gray. Council member Yvette Alexander led the effort to scrap the plan for a $300 million hospital, which would have brought a major new medical center to the St. Elizabeths campus. (T WP) cial Ofﬁcer Jeffrey DeWitt and D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan, who believe it is not. At stake is whether D.C. ofﬁcials will continue to submit their spending plan to be formally appropriated by Congress, as they have done since gaining home rule in 1975. Should the referendum be sustained, federal lawmakers would have only a passive role in approving the budget. D.C.’s budget is composed mainly of locally raised taxes. Only a small portion consists of special federal appropriations not available to states. MIKE DeBONIS (THE WASHINGTON POST ) RIDE ON: Law enforcement officials take a ride downtown during National Police Week, which runs from last Sunday to this Saturday. The bikers were spotted this week near the Law Enforcement Memorial at E and Fifth streets NW. Join our Flickr pool at flickr.com/groups/wapoexpress to share your view of the D.C. area, from events to landscapes and everything in between. Your work could appear in Express. MARVIN JOSEPH (THE WASHINGTON POST) CLOSINGS The Flea Flees All the cachet of Brooklyn, it turns out, couldn’t save the Brooklyn Flea’s D.C. spinoff, the District Flea. Organizers of the weekly gathering — which arrived last fall with an array of furniture, vintage clothing and food — sent a letter to vendors Tuesday announcing that the market had gone on hiatus just weeks after its second season had begun. (THE WASHINGTON POST ) 13% The increase in D.C.’s homeless population from last year, for a total of about 7,750, according to a new report. Loudoun County, Va., was the only other jurisdiction in the region that experienced an increase in homelessness. The largest drop, 39 percent, was in Arlington County. The vast majority of homeless families in the region, eight in 10, are single mothers with children. The report said the region’s homelessness is being fed by the rising cost of housing, stagnant wages and a declining supply of affordable rental units, particularly in D.C. (THE WASHINGTON POST ) 14 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY DOWNLOAD OUR FREE APP FOR iPHONE AND ANDROID DEVICES NOW AT THE APP STORE OR GOOGLE PLAY STORE. Capital Bikeshare Thefts Are Unusual Most often, rides are recovered, but users can get hit with fines Washington With the warm weather in full swing, commuting by bike is picking up — and bike thefts are on the rise too. If you use Capital Bikeshare, don’t think you are immune. David Garber, an ANC commissioner for Navy Yard, recently left his Capital Bikeshare bike unattended while visiting someone in Bloomingdale. When he returned a minute later his ride was gone. The bike was returned to a Capital Bikeshare docking station in Petworth three days later, Garber said in a tweet Monday. “It *was* damaged, so I’ll be paying for that as well as capped usage fees. But overall, less exp. than the lost bike fee of $1,000. (Whew!)” he said in another tweet. Thefts of Capital Bikeshare bikes are uncommon. The bad news is that they can be costly. Under the Capital Bikeshare member agreement, when a bike is kept beyond the allotted time it is deemed lost or stolen and the member is charged $1,000. In the event that the bike is stolen, the user is held responsible and must report the disappearance to Capital Bikeshare within 24 hours and ﬁle a police report. Si nc e C a pit a l Bi k e s h a r e launched in D.C. in September 2010, there have been 100 reported thefts systemwide, said Kimberly “We don’t really get reports of people getting attacked … for their bike.” — K IMBERLY LUCA S, THE CAPITAL BIKESHARE PROGRAM MANAGER, ON THEFTS OF THE BIG RED BIKES. “THE STATIONS ARE INCREDIBLY SECURE,” SHE ADDED. Lucas, the Capital Bikeshare program manager with the District Department of Transportation. Of those, all but 16 bikes have been recovered, she said. Lucas said most theft cases have been situations where someone’s credit card was stolen and used to purchase a membership that was used to take a bike. In most cases the bikes have been recovered: either returned to a docking station days later or found abandoned. In cases where the user isn’t at fault, Capital Bikeshare has worked to split costs for damage, Lucas said. But members must know that if they lose a bike they can be charged. LUZ L A ZO (THE WASHINGTON POST ) Avoiding Theft Kimberly Lucas, the Capital Bikeshare program manager with the District Department of Transportation, offered some tips for users to avoid getting bikes stolen: NEVER leave a bike unattended. Not even for “just a second.” When you dock your bike, be sure you get a green light and a “beep.” After you hear the beep, lift up on the seat of the bike and pull back. This will ensure the bike is locked in place. If you hear a grinding noise/no noise/get a red or yellow light, call customer service right away. 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H I G H L I G H T I N G T H E B E S T I N WA S H I N G T O N - A R E A A R T S A N D E N T E R T A I N M E N T | M AY 1 5 - 1 8 , 2 0 1 4 BRUSH FRIENDS FOREVER Edgar Degas’ oil painting of Mary Cassatt is part of “Degas/Cassatt,” the National Gallery of Art’s exhibit on the pair’s relationship. The National Gallery of Art uncovers the true relationship between impressionists Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas (and it wasn’t romantic) E8 NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY E2 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY The best things to do this weekend FRIDAY Chuck Brown Band Two years after Chuck Brown’s death, the local legend’s legacy lives on through his backing band, which celebrates the Godfather of Go-Go’s music with special guests Sugar Bear, Buggs, Ms. Kim and more. Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW; Fri., 11:30 p.m., $22.50-$27.50; 202803-2899, thehowardtheatre.com. (Shaw-Howard U) NINO MUNOZ FRIDAY Panda Bear Noah Lennox, left, heads to 9:30 Club for a rare Panda Bear concert. The Animal Collective drummer is expected to sample tunes off his fifth album, tentatively titled “Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper,” which is said to feature hip-hop break beats and his signature dreamy, Beach Boys-ish vocals. 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW; Fri., 8 p.m., $25; 202-265-0930, 930.com. (U Street) 20TH CENTURY FOX SATURDAY OPENS FRIDAY THURSDAY ‘One Nation With News for All’ The Newseum teams with the Smithsonian for this new exhibit detailing how U.S. immigrants and minorities have harnessed the power of the press to assimilate and preserve ties to native countries. Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; Fri. through Jan. 4, $22.95, 888639-7386, newseum.com. (Archives) WMZQfest Local radio station WMZQ’s annual country music festival features genre-crossing headliner Dierks Bentley, above, “Nashville Star” alum Chris Young, and former “Survivor” contestant Chase Rice — along with a host of up-and-coming acts on the sidestage. Jiffy Lube Live, 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va.; Sat., 4 p.m., $29-$49; 703-7546400, livenation.com. ‘Prometheus’ Unbound: A DASER Special If you’re a fan of the 2012 sci-fi flick “Prometheus” (with Michael Fassbender, above), you’ll geek out over this live event, in which a panel of experts humorously examines the depiction of science in that film and others. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. National Academy of Sciences Building , 2101 Constitution Ave. NW; Thu., 6-9 p.m., free; 202-334-2000, daserthirst.eventbrite.com. (Foggy Bottom) It wasn’t chance. August 20, 2007, Grady, Oklahoma. Aerial view of a home with a surrounding levee which is keeping it safe as flood waters following Tropical Storm Erin engulf the area. FEMA/ Patricia Brach. Visit Designing for Disaster at the National Building Museum to learn more about how design can save lives. Open now. Designing for Disaster is sponsored in part by: 401 F Street NW Washington, DC 20001 | 202.272.2448 | www.nbm.org T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E3 SATURDAY SATURDAY Super Art Fight Super Art Fight combines live art, the theatrics of pro wrestling and improv comedy into a low-stakes, high-energy competition. Saturday at the Black Cat, Super Art Fight’s biggest show to date will feature a set from D.C. rock band Big Country Express. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW; Sat., 9 p.m., $15; 202-6674490, blackcatdc.com. (U Street) Preakness InfieldFest SATURDAY ‘Sound Scene VII: Privacy Settings’ DC Listening Lounge’s latest sound installation looks at privacy, security and secrecy through sound. Expect music from Finland-based artist AGF, communal noise-making and more. Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh St. NW; Sat., 7-11:30 p.m., $7-$10; 202-289-1200, goethe.de/ins/us/was/ enindex.htm. (Mt Vernon Sq) Flying Dog brews a beer with Maryland’s signature spice: Old Bay. PAGE E13 Course, 5201 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore; Sat., 8 a.m., $70$140; 877-206-8042. preakness. com/infield/infieldfest. KEVIN WINTER (GETTY IMAGES FOR COACHELLA ) If you missed Lorde, right, at Echostage, you get another chance to see the teen phenom when she headlines the concert portion of the 139th Preakness Stakes in Baltimore. Rapper Nas, rockers Switchfoot and country group Eli Young Band round out the horse race’s eclectic bill. Pimlico Race SUNDAY SUNDAY Betsy Greer’s ‘Craftivism’ Local author and “godmother of craftivism” Betsy Greer will discuss her new book, “Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism,” on Sunday at Scrap DC. The anthology tome — and the craftivism movement — is all about how artists are trying to make the world a better place through their art. Scrap DC, 3101 12th St. NE., Sun., 1-3 p.m., free; 202-827-4547, scrapdc.org. (Brookland) ‘A Gay Man’s Guide To Broadway’ D.C.’s Gay Men’s Chorus promises to teach “everything you need to know about Broadway musicals” in this revue with Tony-winner Laura Benanti, who appeared in NBC’s “The Sound of Music Live!” Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW; Sun., 4 p.m., $25-$78; 202-467-4600, kennedy-center.org. (Foggy Bottom) $29 NEW MOVES: symphony + dance Thomas Wilkins conductor “The Bolshoi’s Giselle proves a thing of great beauty... a stirring tale indeed.” — The Telegraph TICKETS!* Bolshoi Ballet Sergei Filin, Artistic Director Svetlana Zakharova and David Hallberg in Giselle. Photo by Elena Fetisova JESSICA LANG DANCE Jessica Lang, artistic director and choreographer GISELLE Choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, and Marius Petipa Staged by Yuri Grigorovich; Music by Adolphe Adam Jessica Lang Dance. Photo by Takao Komaru Performs a world premiere dance commission to Adams’s Violin Concerto with Leila Josefowicz on violin Program also includes Daugherty, Walker, and Copland with the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra Pavel Klinichev, conductor Casting available at kennedy-center.org MAY 16 AT 7 P.M. & SATURDAY, MAY 17 AT 8 P.M. May 16 performance followed by a free AfterWords discussion CONCERT HALL David and Alice Rubenstein are the Presenting Underwriters of the NSO. The Green Series is sponsored by May 20–25 | Opera House The Kennedy Center’s Ballet Season is presented with the support of Elizabeth and Michael Kojaian. Bolshoi Ballet’s engagement is presented with the support of the State Plaza Hotel. International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts. NEW MOVES: symphony + dance is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. $29 offer good for Orchestra Level 1-3 seats for Thursday, May 8 performance only. Tickets regularly $39–$79. Offer subject to availability. Not valid in combination with any other offer. Not valid on previously purchased tickets. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Mention offer code “178482” to receive your discount. Tickets on sale now! (202) 467-4600 kennedy-center.org Tickets also available at the Box Ofﬁce | Groups (202) 416-8400 E4 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY JUST ANNOUNCED! Merriweather Post Pavilion • Columbia, MD I.M.P. PRESENTS queens of the stone age w/ St. Vincent & Brody Dalle .............................................................................................................JULY 17 On Sale Friday, May 16 at 10am JUST ANNOUNCED! VANS WARPED TOUR featuring Breathe Carolina • The Maine • Yellowcard and more! ................JULY 22 On Sale Now. For a full lineup, visit vanswarpedtour.com THIS WEEK’S SHOWS Reckless Kelly w/ Shane Gamble ........................................................................................ Th 15 Panda Bear w/ Regal Degal & Geologist (DJ Set) ................................................................. F 16 Animals as Leaders w/ Conquering Dystopia (feat. Jeff Loomis and Keith Merrow) & Chon ............................... Sa 17 CAPITAL JAZZ FEST FEATURING Ray LaMontagne w/ Jason Isbell & The Belle Brigade ......................................... JUNE 4 Jack Johnson w/ Amos Lee ................................................................................. JUNE 5 Erykah Badu • John Legend • Chaka Khan & more! ...................................JUNE 6-8 For more info and full lineup, visit capitaljazz.com Augustana w/ Twin Forks (featuring Chris Carrabba)......................................................... M 19 The Faint w/ Suuns & Darren Keen ......................................................................................... Tu 20 MAY Brad Paisley w/ Randy Houser • Leah Turner • Charlie Worsham................................... JUNE 12 Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss and Union Station THANK YOU FESTIVAL FEATURING w/ Kacey Musgraves ................. JUNE 14 GLOBAL CITIZEN AND WORLD CHILDHOOD FOUNDATION PRESENT Conor Oberst w/ Dawes ................................................................................................................ F 23 Michael Ian Black w/ Matt Koff This is a seated show. ......................................................... Tu 27 Yann Tiersen w/ NO ...................................................................................................................... W 28 ALL GOOD PRESENTS Rusted Root & The Wailers - Peforming Legend in its entirety w/ Adam Ezra Group ........................................................................................................................... Th 29 BASS NATION DC PRESENTS THE OUTBREAK TOUR FEATURING FALL OUT BOY & PARAMORE w/ New Politics...................................................JULY 18 O.A.R. & Phillip Phillips .........................................................................................JULY 19 Tiesto • Above and Beyond • Krewella • Alvin Risk and more!............... JUNE 26 Queen + Adam Lambert ...........................................................................JULY 20 BECK .................................................................................................................................JULY 24 Neutral Milk Hotel w/ Circulatory System ............................JULY 25 For a full lineup, visit maddecentblockparty.com Zomboy w/ Cookie Monsta • TC • Knoxbox • Beltway Bandits................................................. F 30 JUNE PHISH ..............................................................................................................JULY 26 & 27 Mad Decent Block Party feat. Dillon Francis • Diplo & more! ........... AUGUST 1 CDE PRESENTS STEEZ PROMO & PROPER PLAYGROUND PRESENT Lucent Dossier Experience with a performance by Electric Love Machine.............. Su 1 Jamie Cullum .................................................................................................................................. Tu 3 Washed Out w/ Wunder Wunder .................................................................................................. Th 5 Kishi Bashi w/ Buried Beds Early Show! 6pm Doors ............................................................... Su 8 La Roux w/ Big Data Late Show! 10pm Doors .............................................................................. Su 8 Added! First Night Sold Out! Second Night Ms. Lauryn Hill • Janelle Monáe • Raheem Devaughn • Talib Kweli and more!...................................................................................... AUGUST 2 ZZ TOP & J EFF B ECK w/ Gary Clark Jr. .............................................. SEPTEMBER 3 • merriweathermusic.com • 930.com JUST ANNOUNCED! 2014 SUMMER SPIRIT FESTIVAL FEATURING G.M.U. Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA tUnE-yArDs w/ Sylvan Esso Early Show! 6pm Doors .............................................................. Sa 14 Who’s Bad? The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band Late Show! 10pm Doors ........................................................................................................................ Sa 14 BASTILLE ....................................................................................................OCTOBER 11 On Sale Friday, May 16 at 10am Ticketmaster Kelis....................................................................................................................................................... Su 15 ALL THINGS GOLD PRESENTS Meyerhoff Symphony Hall • Baltimore, MD The Knocks & ASTR ................................................................................................................. M 16 Sharon Van Etten ....................................................................................................................... Tu 17 Kaiser Chiefs w/ Streets of Laredo ........................................................................................... W 18 U STREET MUSIC HALL PRESENTS J EFF T WEEDY .............................................................................................JUNE 9 Ticketmaster A-Trak w/ Salva ............................................................................................................................... Th 19 ALL GOOD PRESENTS Echostage • Washington D.C. Xavier Rudd w/ Ash Grunwald .................................................................................................. Su 22 Throwing Muses with special guest Tonya Donelly ................................................ F 27 No Scrubs: 90’s Dance Party with DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion ........ Sa 28 Lindsey Stirling w/ AJR ................................................................................. JUNE 24 THE NEIGHBOURHOOD w/ Travi$ Scott & White Arrows ......................JULY 9 2135 Queens Chapel Rd. NE D.C. • echostage.com • Ticketmaster 9:30 CUPCAKES The best thing you could possibly put in your mouth Cupcakes by BUZZ... your neighborhood bakery in Alexandria, VA. | www.buzzbakery.com PASSENGER ........................................................................................................ AUGUST 6 THIS TUESDAY! MANY MORE SHOWS ON SALE! 930.com Wolfmother Patty Griffin Lincoln Theatre • Washington, D.C. w/ Kadavar............................................................................................ MAY 20 w/ Parker Millsap.............................................................................. JUNE 3 The Weeks & Apache Relay w/ Shelly Colvin ........................................................... Sa 17 Wolf GangMORE .................................................................................................................... Th 22 MANY SHOWS ON SALE! 930.com THE LIVING OUT LOUD TOUR FEATURING 9:30 CUPCAKES 9:30 CLUB PRESENTS AT U STREET MUSIC HALL The best thing you could possibly put in your mouth Cupcakes by BUZZ... your neighborhood bakery in Alexandria, VA. | www.buzzonslaters.com EELS w/ Chelsea Wolfe....................................................................................................... MAY 31 Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory w/ Tift Merritt........................................... JUNE 8 Moosh & Twist w/ Jared Evan & Ryan Oakes ............................................................... F 23 TEEN w/ The Sea Life ................................................................................................... Sa 24 Clap Your Hands Say Yeah w/ Stagnant Pools .....................................................M JUN 2 People Under the Stairs ........................................................................................... Tu 10 BAS ................................................................................................................................ W 11 Fuck Buttons ................................................................................................................. F 13 BadBadNotGood ......................................................................................................... Su 15 Pimlico Race Course • Baltimore, MD Ben Ottewell (of Gomez) w/ Swear and Shake & Buddy .............................................. Th 19 BLACK-EYED SUSAN DAY CONCERT FEATURING Sage Francis w/ B. Dolan • Prolyphic • Seez Mics ................................................. Tu JULY 1 PREAKNESS INFIELDFEST FEATURING Peter Frampton ....................................................................................................... JULY 8 Jim Jefferies Second Show Added! ........................................................................... JULY 11 NATALIE MERCHANT.............................................................................. JULY 12 & 13 AEG LIVE PRESENTS JAMES BLAKE .............................................................................................................JUNE 12 GRAMMY AWARD WINNER BRYAN FERRY ....................................................................................... SEPTEMBER 29 • thelincolndc.com • THIS WEEKEND! U Street (Green/Yellow) stop across the street! COUNTING CROWS • THE FRAY • Annie Bosko and more! ............... MAY 16 • Buy advance tickets at the 9:30 Club box office For more info, visit preakness.com/inﬁeld Pimlico Race Course • Baltimore, MD BLACK-EYED SUSAN DAY CONCERT FEATURING PREAKNESS INFIELDFEST FEATURING LORDE .................................................................................................................. MAY 17 COUNTING CROWS • THE FRAY • Annie Bosko and more! . MAY 16 LORDE • NAS • SWITCHFOOT • ELI YOUNG BAND and more! ...................... MAY 17 For more info, visit preakness.com/inﬁeld T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E5 entertainment | Weekend Pass How to ‘Think Like a Freak’ The brains behind ‘Freakonomics’ share world-changing tips Books Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner’s “Freakonomics,” published in 2005, has sold more than 7 million copies. The pair’s follow-up, “SuperFreakonomics,” was a bestseller, too. Both uncovered surprising relationships, such as a possible link between legalized abortion and a drop in crime in the ’90s. When it came to choosing a topic for their third book, the authors were stumped. They nixed a straight sequel. Their next idea was “a guide to solving the world’s biggest problems,” Dubner says, which they realized was a stretch. The concept that stuck came from fans. “People write with burning questions,” Dubner says. “We thought, ‘What if, instead of trying and often failing to answer a tiny shard of the questions, we write a book that could deputize anyone in the world who wants to think like us?’ ” Thus, “Think Like a Freak” was born. In advance of the duo’s appearance at Sixth and I on Thursday, Dubner shared a few of the book’s freaky thoughts. ure out not what you want to be true, but what actually is true.” Put Away Your Moral Compass — at First Most people have a sense of right and wrong, “which is generally a fantastic thing,” Dubner says. But clinging to what you think you know makes you unlikely to listen to contradictory facts. For example, Dubner says, if you believe that all organic food is better than all non-organic food, you may have trouble tackling world hunger. Putting your assumptions aside for a moment would open up more options, which you can then use your moral compass to assess. “Put it away temporarily,” Dubner says, “so you can fig- Find Inspiration in Childhood Kids have a lot of the attributes you need to think like a freak: curiosity, uninhibitedness, a willingness to ask unpopular questions, and a sense of fun as opposed to duty. “Those somehow magically evaporate from most of us by the time we’re 21,” Dubner says. “The research shows that most people, once they’re locked in as young adults, don’t really want to change their mind about things.” BETH MARLOWE (EXPRESS) Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW; Thu., 7 p.m., sold out; 202-4083100, sixthandi.org. (Gallery Place) Say ‘I Don’t Know’ “Until you acknowledge what you don’t know, you aren’t motivated to go out and get a lot of feedback and do a lot of experimentation,” Dubner explains. “We make a plea for people to acknowledge what they don’t know, not in the service of being a bunch of ignoramuses but in the service of embracing a spirit of inquiry.” ★ MILITARY ★ CAMPING ★ LUGGAGE ★ 24/7’s ★ CAMOUFLAGE ★ AIRSOFT ★ SECURITY ★ GIFTS ★ PEPPER SPRAY RANGER SURPLUS ARMY Celebrating the GRAND OPENING Of Our FREDERICK LOCATION At All Stores! Frederick Store Only on May 17 there will be: Live remote WFRE radio • Giveaways Raffles for FREE merchandise Prize Wheel • Hot Dogs 24-7 TACTICAL PANTS The gold standard. Too many features to list! Khaki, Blk, O.D., Coyote & Navy Waist 30-44 FOOTWEAR ★ KNIVES ★ INSIGNIA ★ HATS ★ ALPHA ★ MRE’s ★ NAVY 3701 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, VA • 703-549-7500 For entire schedule go to Birchmere.com Find us on Facebook/Twitter! 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I want to give the audience a good show.” Eugene kind of looked at me for a beat and said, “If you’re standing onstage and making people laugh, that’s comedy.” “I refer to what I do as my imitation of stand-up comedy that is getting better.” Will I be telling more personal stories about my life? Yes. In part to move on from the persona of the resident expert, or the deranged millionaire, to the persona of John Hodgman, famous John Hodgman impersonator. Last year, when you performed at the Birchmere, you ended up at The Passenger, a D.C. bar that you realized used to be the Warehouse Theater, where you had done some memorable book readings in 2005. BRANTLEY GUTIERREZ In 2012, John Hodgman predicted the world would end. When it didn’t — as documented in his 2013 Netﬂix comedy special “Ragnarok” — he wasn’t sure what to do next. “I had staked a lot of my professional reputation on the world ending,” he says. “I really had made no plans for what would happen in my life if the world did not end.” Hodgman, 42, started hosting so-called “Secret Society” shows at a bar in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he worked on new material for small, eager crowds. The result is “I Stole Your Dad,” a loose standup show that “The Daily Show’s” deranged millionaire will perform at the Birchmere on Thursday. Are you all set to chat? sociopaths, and my own memories of being a weird, only child — a member of the super-smart afraidof-conflict narcissist club. This is the third time you’ve played the Birchmere: Do you like the dinner theater aspect of the venue? I love food, first of all. It’s more than just loving it: I require it to live. I literally would die without it. And I like the food that they make there. They have a great backstage with one of my favorite things in the world: a fax machine. Have you used it? I’m DTC, down to chat. That’s a new one. I just made it up. Rudi, you are at the birth of something big. DTC is going to be the latest useful text jargon. It’s what the kids are saying today. I’m just gonna start saying it and it’s going to give the illusion that I’m young and relevant. What were the “Secret Society” shows that birthed “I Stole Your Dad” like? be a comedy show. I would let people know via word of mouth and I wanted to keep the contents of what happened in there a secret, in part because I love secret societies, but mainly, though, to reduce people’s expectations of entertainment to the lowest possible level, so that I could get onstage and discover what it is I had to say. Which was? It has become something of a tradition the past couple of times I’ve been there that I will tweet out the fax number before the show, and I will highlight some of the more amusing faxes that come through. The Birchmere also has a brick wall, which is good for comedy. I ended up calling the shows “Secret Society” because I chose not to announce that there would I discovered quite a bit about myself and about what my preoccupations these days are, which include: dressing up as Ayn Rand, the many state songs of Tennessee, marijuana, how college students are beautiful I guess that’s true. I tend to face the audience when I perform, so I don’t really notice what’s behind me but this time, maybe I will. Is what you’re doing now closer to traditional stand-up comedy — less a I don’t like to drop names, I love to drop names. It was Rachel Maddow who said, “You should go drink at The Passenger.” We went to the address — I was traveling with Al Madrigal from “The Daily Show” — and the minute I got out of the cab I went, “Oh, I’ve been here before.” It was a magical night because they treated us very nice and I said, “There was a theater upstairs,” and I was able to go back up into that room and remember that night where we did two shows, put away a quite a bit of bourbon and had a really good time. Those are the best shows — not that you have to put away a lot of bourbon — but those shows where you and the audience feel like you had the time of your lives. RUDI GREENBERG (E XPRESS) Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria; Thu., 7:30 p.m., $25; 703-549-7500, birchmere.com. T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E7 Weekend Pass EXPRESS ILLUSTRATION (GETTY, THINKSTOCK AND JOHN D. & CATHERINE T. 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LORI WILLIAMS FRIDAY, MAY 16TH There’s No Time Like the Future The Smithsonian devotes a weekend to sci-fi and sci-folks Conferences Sure, getting a chance to see George Takei is pretty cool. But how many chances are there to get up close and personal with exoplanet expert Sara Seager? And to be able to ask her exactly what an “exoplanet” is? You can at the Smithsonian Magazine’s second The Future Is Here Festival, which is focusing on the interplay between science and science fiction. So on one hand you’ve got Mr. Sulu, who helped fly a pretend spaceship; on the other you’ve got former space shuttle flight controller Joshua Moskowitz, who helped several actual missions. “Science fiction writers for 100 years or more have been mapping out different kinds of futures,” says Smithsonian magazine editor in chief Michael Caruso. “There was this idea that you could look ahead, predict the future, and have scientists go build it.” The speakers — including explorers, authors, NASA engineers, biologists, the president of the New York State Distillers Guild and many other people who as kids wrecked the curve in science class — will spend two days giving talks and participating on panels. “It’s a bit like a TED conference, but you don’t have to fly to California and it costs a lot less,” Caruso says. “We have so many incredible experts at the Smithsonian I thought we’d use the resources of the Smithsonian to get them out there onstage.” These won’t be droning science lectures, either. “I don’t think there’s any dichotomy between smart and interesting,” Caruso says. “There’s nothing more fun than hearing people who are really smart. And the diversity of it — you can sit in one place and go all over the Earth and all over outer space.” And it’s not all sitting and learning. Sometimes there’s drinking and learning! The Sunday session was co-produced by Nerd Nite, a group that brings science into bars in more than 75 cities. “It’s a group devoted to science and alcohol,” Caruso says. “Not necessarily in that order.” And, since the weekend’s about the future, there will be jetpacks. “We’re going to have a guy f lying a jetpack outside the Reagan Building,” Caruso says. “The Secret Service wasn’t crazy about that. If the guy goes up too high they will shoot him. I think that will add an element of drama.” KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (E XPRESS) X LATE SHOW Buy tickets @ dcimprov.com or 202.296.7008 ROY AYERS X X X LOS MASTER PLUS with The Empresarios p and G-Flux FRI MAY 16 FRIDAY, MAY 16TH THE CHUCK BROWN BAND MELANIE FIONA & BLACK ALLEY WEDNESDAY, MAY 21ST CELEBRATING THE LIFE & MUSIC OF SUNDAY, MAY 18TH EXTENDED HAPPY HOUR THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. 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DC RECORD FAIR Sun Jun 1 / 11am-5pm In addition to dozens of vinyl vendors and DJ’s, Artisphere presents an afternoon of unique programming in conjunction with Fermata, on exhibit in the Terrace Gallery through August 10. Fri Jun 13 / 8pm Irene Diaz is Los Angeles’ modern-day torch singersongwriter. Within only a short amount of time, Diaz’s sultry love ballads with jazz sensibility have gained national acclaim. Fri Jun 20 / 8pm With special guests The Family Crest + The Sea Life This 18-member Austin orchestral indie band of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists has quickly become an award-winning act and top concert draw. IRENE DIAZ MOTHER FALCON Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., $250; smithsonian mag.com. (Federal Triangle) every sunday www.artisphere.com 1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington VA 22209 Free parking / Rosslyn Metro: Two Blocks or Call 800-745-3000 E8 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY Weekend Pass | entertainment A Lasting Impression Exhibits When the National Gallery of Art underwent renovations a few years ago, curator Kimberly Jones took down a painting by Mary Cassatt. The 1878 masterpiece, “Little Girl in a Blue Armchair,” was looking “a little dingy,” Jones recalls. After some preliminary tests, conservators removed a layer of yellowing varnish, and the painting came alive. “We uncovered the most glorious, sumptuous paint surface you can imagine. It’s absolutely spectacular, rich and lush and vibrant,” Jones says. “Before, you couldn’t really appreciate the richness of the texture and the variety of the paint strokes.” Something curious also came to light: A small patch of brush strokes that didn’t look like the American impressionist’s handiwork at all. “There are these little horizontal strokes of greyish paint, and you don’t see anything like that in the rest of the painting, but you do see it in Degas,” Jones says. Art historians have long known that Cassatt and French impressionist Edgar Degas worked closely together in Paris, and many thought their relationship was one of mentor and student — due, in part, to the fact that Degas was 10 years older than Cassatt. The new NGA exhibit “Degas/Cassatt” shows that they were actually colleagues, pushing each other to reach greater artistic heights, Jones says. Degas’ work on “Little Girl in a Blue Armchair” is an excellent case in point, Jones says. Cassatt said in a letter circa 1903 that Degas helped with the painting, but what he specifically did, no one knew. Infrared analysis shows that Cassatt originally painted the scene with a single wall in the back. Degas (presumAMON CARTER MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART Degas and Cassatt brought out the best in each other’s work Peeling Back the Surface Art historians use infrared imaging to see through the layers of a painting and look for changes the artist made along the way. The dog is Mary Cassatt’s Brussels Griffon, Baptiste. At some point, Cassatt tried placing a second dog toward the back of the room, perhaps in an attempt to make that wall seem farther away. When Edgar Degas changed a flat wall into a corner, he helped Cassatt create a more interesting painting. The final version pulls you in like a whirlpool, making your eyes spiral from the dog to the girl to the far-off couch. Cassatt hid her original line by raising the back of the girl’s chair. She left heavy blue paintstrokes to give viewers a peek into her painting process, curator Kimberly Jones says. “[Degas] is really involved in this painting even before he even touches the canvas,” Jones says: The girl was Degas’ friend’s daughter. Cassatt used metallic paint in “Woman Standing Holding a Fan,” top. She likely inspired Degas to do the same in his “Portrait After a Costume Ball,” above. ably) turned part of that wall into a corner, adding depth. This small change may have helped Cassatt transform a pretty good painting into a great one, Jones says. “What Degas did was very discrete, very subtle, and then he left it to her to resolve,” Jones says. Cassatt had to make adjustments to accommodate the wall’s new angle. She ended up with a more-dynamic arrangement that enhanced her bold statement about childhood. At a time when most 50 Shades of Nothing It’s the setup for a great bodice-ripper: Two hot-headed painters working in close quarters during Belle Epoch Paris. Unfortunately, there isn’t a shred of evidence that Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas were anything more than friends, curator Kimberly Jones says. “There’s nothing. No sly comments, no wry observations in letters, no asides. If something were going on, somebody would have said something. Artists are terrible gossips,” she says. In fact, the more Cassatt overturned conventions in her paintings, the more conservative she had to be in her personal life. “She was already risking her reputation, just by being an artist and by hanging out with these crazy impressionists,” Jones says. “If there had been even one whiff of impropriety, she wouldn’t have been taken seriously as a painter.” S.D. painters depicted children as living dolls, Cassatt captured a little girl in glorious, disheveled reality. Inspiration ran both ways. In “Woman Standing Holding a Fan” (1878-1879), Cassatt employed metallic and matte paint at a time when respectable artists exclusively worked in oil. Degas responded by using metallic paint and three different kinds of matte mediums in “Portrait After a Costume Ball” (1879). “They are doing a little oneupmanship on each other,” Jones says. “I think that is the fun part about the relationship.” The two sharp-tongued artists had their differences and occasional falling-outs, Jones says, but their mutual respect and admiration always won out in the end. SADIE DINGFELDER (E XPRESS) National Gallery of Art, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW; through Oct. 5, free; 202-737-4215, nga.gov. (Archives) T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E9 entertainment | Weekend Pass Tugging at 14 Heart Strings Aaron Grad is in love with love songs, and his electric theorbo Music Aaron Grad is the world’s greatest electric theorbo player. “Sadly, I’m also the worst,” he says. A theorbo is a type of lute invented in 16th-century Italy; Grad built his electric version in 2012, in about nine months. He’ll debut his double-necked, 14-stringed, Kickstarter-funded creation Thursday at Strathmore Mansion. He’s just about got the hang of it, he says. “It’s a lot to juggle,” says the guitarist and composer, whose background spans rock, jazz and classical music. “It requires a very wide stretch in the right hand. I’m Grad’s electric theorbo “I believe that love has always been the same, and love songs have always been the same. I don’t see divisions between baroque love songs and jazz love songs.” — A A RON GR A D mostly grabbing the bass notes with my thumb and then plucking the remaining strings with my fingers.” Building the instrument gave Grad time to ponder what he wanted to say with “Old-Fashioned Love Songs,” the concert he’s performing at Strathmore. “I believe that love has always been the same, and love songs have always been the same. I don’t see divisions between baroque love songs and jazz love songs,” he says. With that in mind, he selected 10 love songs from the past 400 years and rewrote them for electric theorbo and countertenor. (Augustine Mercante will accompany Grad on vocals Thursday). Grad rounded out the song cycle with 10 original compositions. T he songs move in order, through history and through the course of a romantic relationship, starting with “Come again! sweet love doth now invite” from 1597. Grad first heard it in a music history class at New York University, sitting next to the woman who would become his wife. From the first song to the last — Nora Jones’ “Come Away With Me” — the performance is dedicated to Grad’s wife, Jen. The most personal song, Grad says, is “Battle Cry.” The lyrics, about idealized love’s constant clashes with humdrum reality, capture an experience Grad had back when he was beginning to build his theorbo. “There I am, doing my woodworking in the garage, and I realize I’m aggravating my wife’s asthma tracking sawdust into the house while building an instrument so I can express my love for her.” SADIE DINGFELDER (E XPRESS) MIKE MORGAN Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda; Thu., 7:30 p.m., $28, 301-581-5100, strath more.org. (Grosvenor-Strathmore) STRATHMORE POP ROYALTY coming to Cinderella:The Remix Creativity Today Innovation Tomorrow Neil Sedaka TOMORROW AT 8PM With a career spanning six decades, this Songwriters Hall of Famer has enjoyed many chart-toppers including “Happy Birthday Sweet 16,” “Calendar Girl,” “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” and many more. Don’t miss this living legend’s debut Strathmore performance and get your tickets now. MUST CLOSE MAY 25! “Clever...set to the beat of modern times!” –The Washington Post “ ! … thrilling, fun, and with an inspirational message that pulses through the show like an electric current!” –DCMetroTheaterArts www.strathmore.org | (301) 581-5100 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda Groups Save! (301) 581-5199 ETS TICK T AT STAR $10! TAKE METRO! We’re right on the Red Line. www.imaginationstage.org l 301-280-1660 E10 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY Weekend Pass | entertainment burn up energy. “If I’m doing a boogie woogie, my arms are busy,” she says. “Even singing requires something similar to an aerobic-style workout. If I’m playing a ballad in a chilly room or outside, I don’t need a jacket. I get hot doing it.” Brent, who performs at Hill Country Live on Thursday, started piano lessons at 5 but didn’t find her style until she started studying with the great bluesman Abie “Boogaloo” Ames. She first met him when he played at her sister’s wedding, and, when she was 19, she asked if he’d give her lessons. “He taught me the critical use of the bass line,” she says. “A lot of people who listen to boogie woogie think they’re responding to ‘tickling the ivories’ … but what they’re really responding to is that grooving bass line.” Brent, who’s now 48 (“it’s on the damned Internet — there isn’t any point in me lying about it”) says her playing honors Ames’ art form — a style she’s thrilled that audiences still get into. “Even little babies will dance,” she says. Brent’s husky, dusky voice sounds as if it’s winking at the audience — and as if it smoked too many cigarettes and drank too much booze. “I drink just about everything you can imagine,” she says. “I come from a long line of heavy drinking. We drink when we’re sad or happy. I think a lot of river communities love to drink.” And yes, she is a smoker: “It seems so unpopular now,” she says. “It’s almost like if you say you smoke pot you would get a better response than if you say you smoked cigarettes.” MARC SILVER (FOR E XPRESS) Hill Country DC, 410 Seventh St., NW; Thu., 8:30 p.m., free; 202-556-2050, hillcountrywdc.com. (Gallery Place) FILM RIFFS DISNEY Now Playing Nothing says “summer” like a good baseball movie, because going to the actual game takes too long and the beer is expensive. “Million Dollar Arm,” out Friday, tries to add Indian cricket players to the list of movie baseball greats. KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (EXPRESS) 1 Dottie Hinson In 1992 we all learned about the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, thanks to “A League of Their Own.” And thanks to Geena Davis’ character we learned that it is possible, if not advisable, to play catcher in a skirt. Singer-pianist Eden Brent has a husky voice, which she attributes to years spent smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol. Boogie-Woogie Woman Even babies get down to singer Eden Brent’s brand of the blues Music Singer-pianist Eden Brent says she’s “an inherently lazy person,” which makes her think she’d do well as a member of Congress. The three-time Blues Music Award-winner was a House of Representatives page in 1982, toiling for Congressman David Bowen from her native Mississippi. As she ran around delivering stuff, the teen was struck by how the staff JULIA BAILEY 2 Amanda Whurlitzer The centerpiece of the team in 1976’s “The Bad News Bears,” Amanda (Tatum O’Neal) has a wicked arm and a wickeder mouth, which fits in with Little League, a wholesome activity for kids. Inside Track Eden Brent covers the Joan Armatrading song “Opportunity” on her just-released album “Jigsaw Heart,” which was recorded in Nashville and has a country flavor. For the tale of a down-on-her-luck woman who casts her fate with a man who has a plan and a gun, Brent sings with tart regret and plays slinky piano riffs. “That particular song tells such a great story,” Brent says. “In the Delta, sometimes the opportunity that knocks is the wrong kind of opportunity. I know plenty of people who’ve gotten in trouble trying to make a buck the wrong way.” M.S. 3 Jackie Robinson Chadwick Boseman had to overcome a weak script to turn in a solid performance as Robinson in 2013’s “42.” Which isn’t that impressive when you see what Robinson himself had to deal with. does so much more than the representatives. It’s something Brent can relate to as a professional musician. “The people working for me wind up doing a lot more work than I do,” she says. “Even if I do two sets, that’s no more than three hours of work in a 24-hour period.” Then again, making music does 4 Pedro Cerrano Before Dennis Haysbert became all dignified and insurance-pitchy, he played the superstitious cleanup hitter in 1989’s “Major League,” meaning he won’t be remembered for the line “you’re in good hands” but for “F--- you, Jobu.” INDIES & ARTIES Ongoing ‘Dark Universe’: For “Dark Universe,” the Air and Space Museum’s planetarium got a big tech update: six JVC Professional DLA-SH7NLG digital projectors and an 8K fulldome digital system, for an image that’s 16 times the resolution of HD. Long story short: The movie looks REALLY FREAKING COOL. The content, mostly about dark matter, is also really freaking cool. The 24-minute film isn’t for everyone — kids under 10, those prone to motion sickness, and people who want to believe the universe is 6,000 years old probably won’t get much out of it — but even non-science lovers will get a good jaw drop from the sights alone. KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (E XPRESS) National Air and Space Museum, Independence Avenue at Sixth Street SW; daily, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $5; 202-633-2214, nasm.si.edu. (L’Enfant Plaza) 5 ‘Nuke’ LaLoosh Kevin Costner’s “Crash” Davis was the focus of 1988’s “Bull Durham,” but it would be more fun to play catch with Tim Robbins’ insane pitcher. Right up until the ball hit you in the face. T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E11 entertainment | Weekend Pass Angel Olsen’s advice: If you’re sad and you know it, high-five! Spring Farm Tour! May 17th & 18th • 10am–4pm Visit the Farms, Markets and Wineries of Loudoun County, VA Loudoun’s 2014 Between Two Eras Old soul Angel Olsen has an ear tuned toward the future Music “I feel so lonesome I could cry,” Angel Olsen sings on “Hi-Five,” a standout track off her latest album, “Burn Your Fire for No Witness.” After she wrote it, Olsen, 27, thought to herself: “I think that’s in a song already.” Well, it’s basically the title of one of Hank Williams’s most oft-covered standards, “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry.” But where Williams wallowed in his loneliness, Olsen wryly celebrates it: “Are you lonely, too?” she howls over crunchy guitar. “Hi-five, so am I!” The song is at once reverent and rebellious, caught between eras. “Because I’m changing where the direction goes,” Olsen says, “I feel like I’m going back in time and then waking up from that and being like, ‘This is how it would be now, if these type of songs were written now.’ ” With her haunting warble, the indie-folk artist updates the happygo-lovelorn twang of Patsy Cline, Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood with a visceral existential angst. “The way that I sing, the things that inspire me are definitely from the past and the future,” Olsen says. “I feel like it’s OK to experiment and just embrace it, instead of running from it.” Olsen, who was ra ised in St. Louis, Mo., by foster parents roughly 50 years her senior, has an affinity for the older music played in her childhood home. “I was listening to ’90s music, or I was listening to ’50s and ’60s music,” Olsen says. “It just stuck with me. [Back then] people sang really beautiful harmonies. The words were really clever and there were really intelligently written country songs that were poppy and addressed certain things that were really funny.” But Olsen’s relentlessly brooding lyrics and tone on “Burn Your Fire” create an eerie tension between her stark songcraft and the wistfulness of the oldies she pays tribute to. “I think, ‘Wow, this is really dark sometimes,’ ” Olsen says. “But is it dark? Or is it just that somebody is giving it power by putting it into a song? People think about these things all the time, they just don’t sing about [them].” Olsen’s raw honestly helps her connect with an audience. “Ever ybody’s been a little depressed in their life,” she says. “As long as anybody writes a depressing song, somebody is gonna relate to it. Pain is just easier to describe. If you were to describe happiness, then you might dissect it into nothingness and then you wouldn’t be happy because you’ve dissected it.” Instead, Olsen carefully mines enlightenment from despair. Who wouldn’t high-five to that? DREW LITOWITZ (FOR E XPRESS) ZIA ANGER www.LoudounFarms.org “Everybody’s been a little depressed in their life. As long as anybody writes a depressing song, somebody is gonna relate to it.” Rock and Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE; Thu., 8 p.m., sold out; 202-388-7625, rockandrollhoteldc.com. E12 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY Weekend Pass | dining UPCOMING PERFORMANCES LIVE MAY 16 FEATURING THE MORRISON BROTHERS, A CIRCUS LIFE LIVE FRIDAY AND SPECIAL GUEST LOUISA HALL THE BEANSTALK LIBRARY, JUSTIN TRAWICK AND THE COMMON GOOD SIPPING STONES Red Light, the new cocktail and confectionery on 14th Street NW, has a trio of boozy slushes with an unlikely ingredient: rocks. Micah Wilder, who oversees Red Light’s cocktail program with his brother Ari, traces the inspiration for the slushes back to a traumatic experience he had at Yosemite National Park. While swimming at the top of a steep waterfall, he inhaled a mouthful of water and, after establishing that he was still breathing, realized the limestonelaced liquid wasn’t that bad. “My ideas develop in a real- River rock powder gives three cocktails at Red Light a head-scratching flavor ly chaotic manner,” he says. No kidding. To translate this rattling experience into something with mass appeal, Wilder dissolves river rock powder (a blend of more than 10 minerals) in a house-made honey syrup. The concoction is then mixed with a seasonal nectar and frozen into a block. When guests order one of the slushes, the big ice cube is shaved down using a New Orleans-style snoball maker. Depending on which cocktail you choose, gin, tequila or vodka is added, along with fresh FARRAH SKEIKY PAUL BARRERE AND W/ THE NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS SATURDAY FRI, MAY 23 FRED TACKETT OF LITTLE FEAT MAY 17 CHATHAM COUNTY LINE SUN, MAY 25 LISA LOEB W/ TOM McBRIDE WED, MAY 28 fruit juice and dry slate riesling, which has a natural mineral-like finish thanks to the chalky soil in which the grapes are grown ($11). Wilder says the rock essence adds “a seamless effervescence” to the slushes and masks the taste of alcohol. Make no mistake, these are potent cocktails. Wilder estimates that at least 3 ounces of liquor goes into each, despite the fact that they taste closer to a virgin punch with a slightly metallic finish. I can attest: It wasn’t until I had a difficult time maneuvering my bar stool that I remembered I’d been drinking alcohol. And needless to say, all those cocktails made my memory of the night a bit rocky. ALISON BAITZ (FOR E XPRESS) EARPHUNK W/ THE GOOD THING THUR, MAY 29 HOLLY WILLIAMS W/ JUSTIN JONES FRI, MAY 30 Red Light Cocktails and Dessert Bar, 1401 R St. NW; 202-234-0400, redlightbardc.com. (U Street) SISTER SPARROW & THE DIRTY BIRDS W/ FUNK ARK SUN, JUNE 1 Sifrina, $7.50 | Arepa Zone Follow the truck on Twitter @arepazone; see a full schedule at arepazone.com/schedule SPANISH GOLD W/ NORTHERN FACES WED, JUNE 4 You’ll most often find this new food truck throughout Arlington, where it dishes out Venezuelan flatbread stuffed with meats and veggies. In June, it will start making stops in D.C. (Yes!) LEFTOVER SALMON FEAT. BILL PAYNE OF LITTLE FEAT AND SPECIAL GUEST JEFF AUSTIN OF YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND THUR, JUNE 5 LEFTOVER SALMON FRI, JUNE 6 FEAT. BILL PAYNE OF LITTLE FEAT AND SPECIAL GUEST YARN DISH OF THE WEEK Spicy Pork Wontons Available at Bob’s Shanghai 66 The menu at this Chinese restaurant is a mire of unfamiliar words and ingredients. So when a picture of the spicy pork wontons ($6.95) flashed across a TV in the dining room that rotates the kitchen’s offerings, I was able to point and say, “That. I’d like that.” What I didn’t realize is that the best part of the dish isn’t even visible: a puree of garlic and ginger at the bottom that cools off the drizzle of house-made jalapeno pepper oil. HOLLEY SIMMONS (E XPRESS) HOLLEY SIMMONS (EXPRESS) THE SOUL REBELS SUN, JUNE 8 JACKIE GREENE AND RICH ROBINSON W/ PROPHET OMEGA LATE-NIGHT MUSIC IN THE LOFT EVERY FRI & SAT BREAD Owner Gabriela Febres makes her arepas with Harina P.A.N. corn flour mixed with water. They’re flash-cooked on the griddle for a crispy outside. CHICKEN Farm-raised chicken is boiled, shredded and mixed with avocado, mayonnaise and cilantro. AVOCADO Though they don’t compare to those that Febres grew up with in Venezuela, the Arepa Zone’s avocados are chosen for their ripeness. CHEESE Shredded cheddar cheese adds a sharp and salty component to the rich filling. HOLLEY SIMMONS (EXPRESS) FREE THEHAMILTONDC.COM Bob’s Shanghai 66, 305 N. Washington St., Rockville; 301-251-6652. (Rockville) SARA BAREILLES • JOSH GROBAN • THE BAND PERRY • JIM GAFFIGAN DIANA ROSS • BOSTON • BEN FOLDS | NSO • IL VOLO • AND MANY MORE! SEE THE FULL SCHEDULE INSIDE! T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E13 dining | Weekend Pass Is It Worth the Carbs? Somewhere along the way, bread became Waistline Enemy No. 1. Which makes the opening of Bread Furst — a beautiful new bakery from Mark Furstenberg of Marvelous Market and BreadLine fame — so bittersweet (4434 Connecticut Ave. NW; 202-765-1200, breadfurst.com). Sure, you’ll find pre-made salads and seasonal soups, but the main draw is undeniably the crispy, chewy, screw-the-skinny-jeans bread and pastries. Here’s our “eat sheet” to help you decide what’s worth the indulgence. HOLLEY SIMMONS (E XPRESS) EVERYTHING BAGEL, $1.75 ORANGE POPPY MUFFIN, $2.50 ENGLISH MUFFIN, $2.50 SMOKEY JOE’S CAFÉ THE SONGS OF LEIBER AND STOLLER WORDS AND MUSIC BY JERRY LEIBER AND MIKE STOLLER | DIRECTED BY RANDY JOHNSON CHOREOGRAPHED BY PARKER ESSE NOW PLAYING “MAGNIFICENT… energetic revival.” “EXUBERANT… a joyful celebration.” – Washington Post – Woman Around Town “INFECTIOUS mix of hits … energy and talent to spare.” – Washingtonian Meh Yah! Meh Yah! Meh Thomas’ who? Yah! Skip it and go for the cream cheese If you hold the sugar in your coffee – DC Metro Theater Arts New York bagel purists will be disappointed to learn that Bread Furst’s are made in the traditional Montreal style, which means they’re smaller with a tight crumb. Even slathered with cream cheese (which was delicious), I didn’t feel compelled to finish. Crowds beg to differ: “We made 80 bagels for opening day and they sold out in one hour,” says head baker Ben Arnold. Crumbly, sweet and laced with citrus, the orange poppy muffin begs to be eaten alongside a cup of strong java. It’s less tart than its more common relative — the lemon poppy muffin — and reflects the season’s bounty. “We’re having a hard time finding seasonal fruit right now,” pastry chef Jack Revelle says, “so we’re working with a lot of citrus. Strawberries are next.” Bread Furst’s English muffins are made using a 30-year-old sourdough starter, which gives it a welldeveloped tanginess. Though the center is more plateau than nooks and crannies, it’s springy and easy to chew. The rounds are made fresh every morning, when they’re quickly seared on the griddle and finished in the oven. “GLORIOUS … a knockout cast and staging that never slows for a minute.” – Talkin’ Broadway ORDER TODAY! 202-488-3300 WWW.ARENASTAGE.ORG BEER BUZZ Dead Rise FLYING DOG BREWERY, FREDERICK, MD. Flying Dog’s Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale doesn’t hit you over the head with Maryland’s most iconic spice. The seasoning adds a subtle bitterness and oceanic aroma to what is otherwise a golden-hued, crisp summer ale, developed to celebrate Old Bay’s 75th anniversary. It’s a very drinkable beer — perfect for a Memorial Day crab boil or an afternoon on the water. RUDI GREENBERG (EXPRESS) BREW NOTES Style: Summer ale Alcohol by Volume: 5.6% Pairings: If you’d put Old Bay on it — crabs, shrimp — it’ll pair with Dead Rise. Available: Six-packs of bottles will be in D.C. Memorial Day weekend through September. Visit flyingdogbrewery .com/beer-finder for full availability. ON TAP ChurchKey will pour pints of Dead Rise for the beer’s official launch party, along with other Flying Dog brews, including: Bloodline Blood Orange Ale, Pearl Necklace Oyster Stout, and a rare cask of Mint Chocolate Stout. ChurchKey, 1337 14th St. NW; Thu., 4 p.m., free; 202-567-2576, churchkeydc.com. (Dupont Circle) Photos of Levi Kreis and E. Faye Butler by Tony Powell. “sassy ##### … to the nth degree.” E14 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E15 MAY A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION WITH GARRISON KEILLOR HEATHER MASSE VINCE GIORDANO JUN BEN FOLDS NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Steven Reineke, conductor JUL SARA BAREILLES LUCIUS EMILY KING Little Black Dress Tour JUL JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA WITH WYNTON MARSALIS AUG BONEY JAMES ERIC BENÉT AUG PRINCE ROYCE Soy El Mismo Tour FRI–SAT 23–24 UNDER THE STREETLAMP GENTLEMAN’S RULE WED 25 BEETHOVEN’S 9 TH MON 14 THE FRAY BARCELONA OH HONEY WED 30 THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA Bramwell Tovey, conductor Wolf Trap Opera Soloists RODRIGO Y GABRIELA THU 14 29 YANNI FRI THE FRESH BEAT BAND LIVE IN CONCERT! 30 FRI DISNEY’S SAT 28 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST 6–8 29 DIANA ROSS WED 16 STRAIGHT NO CHASER THU 31 MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER Songs From The Movie NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Vince Mendoza, conductor FRI 15 ABBA THE CONCERT SAT 30 GEORGE BENSON ANDREAS VARADY FRI–SUN TREY McINTYRE PROJECT FINAL D.C. PERFORMANCE SUN PILOBOLUS THU 17 JEAN-YVES THIBAUDET, PIANO NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Andrew Litton, conductor FRI 1 YO-YO MA NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Thomas Wilkins, conductor SAT 16 SARAH BRIGHTMAN SUN 31 Finally, the wait is over. Another summer season GIPSY KINGS OLE’ NOYS begins, and with it comes long, balmy evenings ﬁlled with sounds and sights to discover with friends. The Summer 2014 schedule is packed with fresh performances in every genre from your favorite artists, as well as musicians and dancers new to our stage. Feel the joy and share the love of Wolf Trap. WED 11 RINGO STARR & HIS ALL-STARR BAND Steve Lukather, Todd Rundgren, Gregg Rolie, Richard Page, Mark Rivera, and Gregg Bissonette TUE 1 CROSBY, STILLS & NASH FRI 18 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Emil de Cou, conductor SAT 2 DARK STAR ORCHESTRA Continuing the Grateful Dead Concert Experience SUN 17 JOSH GROBAN With Wolf Trap Orchestra THU 4 CIRQUE DREAMS JUNGLE FANTASY THU 12 THU 3 SAT 19 SUN 3 TUE–WED 19–20 FRI–SAT 5–6 WOLF TRAP FOUNDATION GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES THESE 2014 SPONSORS: IL VOLO COUNTING CROWS TOAD THE WET SPROCKET HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS MARC BROUSSARD PAT METHENY UNITY GROUP BRUCE HORNSBY WED ROBYN + RÖYKSOPP WOLFTRAP.ORG SEP 1.877.WOLFTRAP 1.877.965.3872 BOX OFFICE PREMIER SPONSOR 2014 SUMMER SEASON FRI 13 LOUISIANA SWAMP ROMP™ Big Sam’s Funky Nation BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet Stooges Brass Band SAT 5 AMERICAN IDOL LIVE! TOUR 2014 SUN 20 6 WITH SONNY EMORY Campﬁre Tour 2014 CLASSIC ALBUMS LIVE PRESENTS LIONEL RICHIE CEELO GREEN All The Hits All Night Long THU 21 Stop by at 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia to save LYLE LOVETT & HIS LARGE BAND the service charge. WOLFTRAP.ORG/BOXOFFICE 703.255.1868. PINK FLOYD—DARK SIDE OF THE MOON FRI SAT 14 JOHN BUTLER TRIO ALLEN STONE SUN 6 REPLAY AMERICA 2014 THE GO-GO’S Scandal feat. Patty Smyth The Motels feat. Martha Davis Cutting Crew Naked Eyes feat. Pete Byrne MON–TUE 21–22 8 CARMEN WOLF TRAP OPERA NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Grant Gershon, conductor JIM GAFFIGAN FRI 22 SING-A-LONG SOUND OF MUSIC Full Film & Lyrics! SUBSCRIBE to Email Updates for insider info and giveaways wolftrap.org/email WED 18 DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES TUE 8 MATTHEW MORRISON NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Steven Reineke, conductor FRI 25 SARAH McLACHLAN SAT 9 GAVIN DE GRAW MATT NATHANSON ANDREW MC MAHON SAT 23 SHARE your best stories and enter contests on Facebook BOSTON Heaven on Earth Tour facebook.com/WolfTrapOfficialPage CAPTURE your favorite moments on Instagram #wolftrap2014 @Wolf_Trap THU 19 PIXAR IN CONCERT NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Emil de Cou, conductor THU 10 DISNEY FANTASIA LIVE IN CONCERT NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Emil de Cou, conductor SAT 26 DARIUS RUCKER JOEL CROUSE SUN 10 NOCHE FLAMENCA SUN 24 CATCH the latest news and PACIFIC NORTHWEST BALLET BAND OF HORSES OREGON BALLET THEATRE A Face of America™ Production announcements on Twitter @Wolf_Trap –SOLD OUT– SUN 20 FRI SING-A-LONG FRI–SAT 11–12 27 GREASE Full Film & Lyrics! JENNIFER NETTLES HEART TUE 12 NICKEL CREEK JOSH RITTER WED 27 THE BAND PERRY SAT 21 SUN 13 TUE 29 WED 13 THU 28 JUN JUL JUL AUG AUG WOLFTRAP.ORG NICKEL CREEK • RODRIGO Y GABRIELA • COUNTING CROWS • HEART THE FRESH BEAT BAND • LIONEL RICHIE & CEELO GREEN • AND MANY MORE! SEE THE FULL SCHEDULE INSIDE! E16 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY Weekend Pass | goingoutguide.com ►sound POWERED BY WWW.GOINGOUTGUIDE.COM As Filthy as He Wants to Be FRIDAY 9:30 Club: Panda Bear, 8 p.m. Birchmere: John Waters “This Filthy World,” 7:30 p.m. Black Cat: “Zou Zou Burlesque Revue: Le Funk,” 9 and 11:30 p.m. Comet Ping Pong: Mods vs. Metalheads Dance Party, 10 p.m. Iota Club & Cafe: Anders Parker. Jammin’ Java: Pat Sommers Rock Shop, 6:30 p.m; TheBrunoSound, 9:30 p.m., free. Kennedy Center/Concert Hall: National Symphony Orchestra, 7 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore: Neil Sedaka, 8 p.m. The Hamilton: 19th Street Band, 10:30 p.m., free. Twins Jazz: Billy Williams Quartet, 8 and 10 p.m. Warner Theatre: Boz Scaggs, 8 p.m. The Heavy Pets, Threesound, 10:30 p.m.; Seth Kibel, 10:30 a.m. Jiffy Lube Live: WMZQFest: Dierks Bentley, Chris Young, Chase Rice, 7 p.m. Kennedy Center/Concert Hall: National Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Music Center at Strathmore: The National Philharmonic with Sarah Chang, 8 p.m. The Hamilton: Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett of Little Feat, 8:30 p.m. Twins Jazz: Billy Williams Quartet, 8 and 10 p.m. THURSDAY 9:30 Club: Reckless Kelly, 8 p.m. Birchmere: John Hodgman, 7:30 p.m. Black Cat: King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard, Amos Piper, 8 p.m. Blues Alley: Trio Caliente, 8 and 10 p.m. Iota Club & Cafe: Marc Scibilia, Owen Danoff, 8:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java: Tommy Gann, Michael Sheppard Band, Andrew Tufano, Dave Farah, 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: “The Music Box,” 6 p.m., free. Music Center at Strathmore: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Rams Head On Stage: Howie Day, Caroline Glaser, 8 p.m. Rock & Roll Hotel: Angel Olsen, 8 p.m. The Hamilton: Todd Park Mohr of Big Head Todd and the Monsters, 7:30 p.m. The Howard Theatre: Lori Williams, 8 p.m. U Street Music Hall: Chet Faker, 7 p.m. SUNDAY Music Center at Strathmore: The National Philharmonic with Sarah Chang, 3 p.m.; MCYO: A Moving Ending, 7:30 p.m. Rock & Roll Hotel: Baby Loves Disco, 11 a.m. ALBERTO E. RODRIGUEZ (GETTY IMAGES) SATURDAY Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center: Prince George’s Philharmonic, 8 p.m. Comet Ping Pong: The Feed, Castles, and Real Clothes, 10 p.m. Jammin’ Java: Mary Gauthier, 7:30 p.m.; ►sight POWERED BY WWW.GOINGOUTGUIDE.COM ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR JOHN WATERS shares the story of his life in “This Filthy World,” the comedy show he’ll perform Friday at the Birchmere. Addison/Ripley: “Edith Kuhnle: Transpositions,” the artist displays her The ‘Write’ Gifts for Grads & Dads RESTAURANT & SUSHI BAR Offering a taste of authentic Thai cuisine and Thai noodle dishes Happy Hour Every Day 4 – 7:30 PM 3003 M St. NW, Washington D.C. 20007 I-THAI The iconic Cross Century has inspired writers and been a gift of distinction for over 60 years. The quintessential Cross writing instrument’s sleek profile makes it a great companion for the pocket, planner, briefcase or handbag. In fountain pen, ball pen or rollerball, the classic Cross style is always an elegant choice for gifts to be cherished for a lifetime. Tel: 202-580-8852 Fax: 202-580-8853 Find us on Make it a gift to remember with free personalized engraving on Cross pens now through June 13th. *Some Cross pen finishes are not engravable. Most pens can be engraved in-store but please allow up to 2 days for delivery. Offer good at Fahrney’s retail store only. 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I Am Art,” the sculpture garden is filled with 3-D works by a Washington artist whose art ranges from the whimsical to the provocative, through Aug. 17. 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW; 202-885-1300, american.edu/cas/katzen. ★★★ FREE PERFORMANCES 365 DAYS A YEAR ★★★ EVERY DAY AT 6 P.M. NO TICKETS REQUIRED *Unless noted otherwise American Painting: “Inspirations,” an exhibition of recent work by Babara Nuss exploring the artist’s reactions to landscapes and still-life elements, through June 7. 5118 MacArthur Blvd. NW; 202-244-3244, classicamerican painting.com. American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center: “An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan and Their Circle,” the exhibition examines the artist and the personal relationship between artist Jess Collins (known as Jess) and his partner/collaborator, poet Robert Duncan, through Aug. 17. “Brink and Boundary,” the exhibition features site-specific installations by four artists in such nontraditional exhibition spaces as the museum’s elevator, an emergency stairwell and the exterior MAY 15–28 ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 15 THU ★ Family Night: Synetic Theater 19 MON ★ NSO Youth Fellows 20 TUE ★ NSO Youth Fellows The company offers a preview of The Music Box, a collection of comedic vignettes set to music. Participants in the NSO training program play works by Piazzolla, Gaubert, Berlioz, and Schubert. EUROPEAN MONTH OF CULTURE This month-long city-wide program of events highlights the musical and art cultures of the 28 Member States of the European Union. 16 FRI ★ NSO Prelude Anacostia Community Museum: “Black Baseball in the District of Columbia,” an examination of the national pastime in the African-American community. “Home Sewn: Quilts From the Continued on page E18 NSO musicians Nurit Bar-Josef and Teri Lee (violins), Jessica McKee (piano), Eugene Mondie (clarinet), Abigail Evans (viola), and James Lee (cello) perform a program that includes Frolov’s Divertimento for two violins and piano and Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet. Participants in the NSO training program play works by Kummer, Wiren, and Mendelssohn. 21 WED ★ Woodrow Wilson High School A showcase of the DC school’s Poetry Club, Vocal Ensemble, Treble Choir, and Jazz Combo. 25 SUN ★ Irena Preda and Nejc Lavren i The Slovenian operatic soprano and pianist perform works by Lipovšek, Ipavec, Škerjanc, Simoniti, Lajovic, Puccini, Massenet, and Verdi. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Slovenia. 17 SAT ★ School Without Walls High School The DC school’s Stage Band and Senior Choir perform. 22 THU ★ Flamenco Aparicio Dance Company Led by director and choreographer Edwin Aparicio, the DC-based company performs. 26 MON ★ The Piano Trio Rix Pianist Janis Maleckis, violinist Sandis Steinbergs, and cellist Reinis Birznieks, offer a chamber music performance. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Latvia. venues ➜9:30 CLUB: 815 V ST. 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NW; 202-467-4600, 800-444-1324, KENNEDY-CENTER.ORG. ➜MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILION: 10475 LITTLE PATUXENT PARKWAY, COLUMBIA, MD.; 410-715-5550, MERRIWEATHERMUSIC.COM. ➜ MUSIC CENTER AT STRATHMORE: 5301 TUCKERMAN LANE, NORTH BETHESDA; 301-581-5100, STRATHMORE.ORG. ➜PATRIOT CENTER: 4500 PATRIOT CIRCLE, FAIRFAX; 202-397-7328, 703-993-3000, PATRIOTCENTER.COM. ➜RAMS HEAD TAVERN: 33 WEST ST., ANNAPOLIS; 410-268-4545, RAMSHEADTAVERN.COM. ➜ROCK & ROLL HOTEL: 1353 H ST. NE; 202-388-7625, ROCKANDROLLHOTELDC.COM. ➜STATE THEATRE: 220 N. WASHINGTON ST., FALLS CHURCH; 703-237-0300, THESTATETHEATRE.COM. ➜ U STREET MUSIC HALL: 1115 U ST. NW; 202-588-1880, USTREETMUSICHALL. COM. ➜VELVET LOUNGE: 915 U ST. NW; 202-462-3213, VELVETLOUNGEDC.COM. ➜WARNER THEATRE: 13TH AND E STREETS NW; 202-783-4000, WARNERTHEATREDC.COM. ➜WOLF TRAP: FILENE CENTER: 1551 TRAP ROAD, VIENNA; IN THE TERRACE THEATER 18 SUN ★ Comedy at the Kennedy Center: Dan Soder Comedian Dan Soder, who has been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, and Opie and Anthony, performs with opener Carson Gross. Note: This program contains mature themes and strong language. 19TH ANNUAL MARY LOU WILLIAMS JAZZ FESTIVAL 23 FRI ★ Lakecia Benjamin and SoulSquad Saxophonist and bandleader Lakecia Benjamin, who has played with Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys, The Roots, and Macy Gray, performs with her own group. IN THE CONCERT HALL 27 TUE ★ Estonian ★★★★★★★★★★ ★ ★ ★ ★ SCAN TO VIEW SCHEDULE ★ ★ ★ ★ Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra Conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste, the groups perform works by Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. Free tickets, two per person in line, will be distributed beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Hall of Nations on May 27. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Estonia. 24 SAT ★ Sharel Cassity The New York City saxophonist brings her ﬁery, soulful style to a performance with her own quintet. IN THE TERRACE THEATER 28 WED ★ The Glass House Project In honor of the Memorial Year of the Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust, Grammy®-winning NY-based klezmer trumpeter, bandleader, and composer Frank London leads an all-star Hungarian ensemble. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Hungary. FRI 23 ★ LAKECIA BENJAMIN SAT 24 ★ SHAREL CASSITY ALL PERFORMERS AND PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. DAILY FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS. 5–6 P.M. NIGHTLY ★ GRAND FOYER BARS The Millennium Stage was created and underwritten by James A. Johnson and Maxine Isaacs to make the performing arts accessible to everyone in fulﬁllment of the Kennedy Center’s mission to its community and the nation. Additional funding for the Millennium Stage is provided by DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, The Isadore and Bertha Gudelsky Family Foundation, Inc., Jaylee M. Mead†, The Meredith Foundation, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Dr. Deborah Rose and Dr. Jan A.J. Stolwijk, U.S. Department of Education, and the Millennium Stage Endowment Fund. Live Internet broadcast, video archive, artist information, and more at kennedy-center.org/millennium TAKE METRO to the Foggy Bottom/ GWU station and ride the free Kennedy Center shuttle departing every 15 minutes until midnight. FREE TOURS are given daily by the Friends of the Kennedy Center tour guides. Tour hours: Monday thru Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. For information, call (202) 416-8340. For more information call: (202) 467-4600 GET CONNECTED! Become a fan of Millennium Stage on Facebook and check out artist photos, upcoming events, and more! The Kennedy Center welcomes persons with disabilities. PLEASE NOTE: There is no free parking for free performances. E18 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY Weekend Pass | goingoutguide.com Continued from page E17 Lower Mississippi Valley,” an exhibition examining the generational, social and economic fabric of an African-American quilting community in rural Mississippi, through Sept. 21. “Ubuhle Women, Beadwork and the Art of Independence,” this exhibition features a new form of bead art, the ndwango (which translates as “cloth”), developed by a community of women living and working together in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, through Sept. 21. 1901 Fort Place SE; 202-633-4820, anacostia.si.edu. Arlington Arts Center: Spring Solos, this collection of seven individual shows spotlights the work of Phillip Adams, Benjamin Andrew, Alex Arzt, Kyle J. Bauer, Elizabeth Kauffman, Salvatore Pirrone and Colleen McCubbin Stepanic, through June 29. 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-248-6800, findyourartist.org. Art Museum of the Americas: “Territories and Subjectivities: Contemporary Art from Argentina,” an exhibition featuring 33 artists explores trends from regions of the country, through July 7. 201 18th St. NW; 202-370-0147, museum.oas.org. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: “An American in London: Whistler and the Thames,” this is the first major exhibition to examine paintings from James McNeill Whistler’s early period in London, through Aug. 17. “Chigusa and the Art of Tea,” exploring the tea culture of Japan, Korea and China, this exhibition features Chinese calligraphy, Chinese and Korean tea bowls, Japanese stoneware containers and more, through July 27. “Eyes of the World: Ara Guler’s Anatolia,” the photographer’s iconic snapshots of medieval Seljuk and Armenian buildings from 1965, through July 21. “Perspectives: Rina Banerjee,” the con- temporary artist draws inspiration from her native India, creating a sculptural river of glass bottles on the floor of the museum pavilion, through June 8. 1050 Independence Ave. SW; 202-633-1000, asia.si.edu. works in this multimedia show represent regional artists’ fascination with and explorations of text as a component of visual art, through June 22. 201 Prince St., Alexandria; 703-548-0035, nvfaa.org. BlackRock Center for the Arts: “Aziza Claudia Gibson-Hunter: Invitation to a Metaphor,” an exhibit of mixedmedia works by artist Aziza Claudia Gibson-Hunter, through June 7. “Vivid,” vibrant oil and acrylic works by artists Susan Makara and Leslie Nolan are showcased, through June 7. 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, Md.; 301-528-2260, blackrockcenter.org. Carroll Square Gallery: “Real Beauty,” Mariella Bisson, Ashlynn Browning, Amber Robles-Gordon and Deborah Zlotsky display their latest works as four different elemental aspects of contemporary abstraction, through Aug. 29. 975 F St. NW; Artisphere: “Aviary Wonders, Inc.,” artist Kate Samworth presents her darkhumored catalog and instruction manual, inspired by her awareness of the environmental challenges surrounding various bird populations, through June 15. “FERMATA,” Artisphere’s first exhibition dedicated entirely to sound, through Aug. 3. “Industrial Paradise,” Jessica van Brakle’s art examines the complex relationship between man and nature through conflicting, contrasting and yet coexisting notions of harmony, permanence, strength and ecology, through June 7. 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-875-1100, artisphere.com. Athenaeum: “Words and Letters,” the 202-624-8643. Connersmith: “Katie Miller: Enduring / Agniet Snoep: Alive and Present,” realist paintings by local artist Katie Miller and photographic still lifes by Dutch artist Agniet Snoep, through May 31. 1358-60 Florida Ave. NE; 202-588-8750, connersmith.us.com. Corcoran Gallery of Art: “American Journeys — Visions of Place,” a new installation of the museum’s pre-1945 American paintings and sculpture collection organized around the theme of the changing notion of place in the history of American arty. “Next 2014,” a presentation of work by the Corcoran College of Art and Design’s graduating students provides insight into their curricular experience and future careers as artists, through Sun. “Rineke Dijkstra: The Krazyhouse,” a fourchannel video installation by Dijkstra Continued on page E22 Plan A Weekend Road Trip With Your Best Friend! This exciting University city has a secret: a wealth of easily accessible scenic trails that are dog friendly! From trail hiking to breathtaking scenic overlooks at Coopers Rock State Forest to the Mon River Rail-Trail System stretching 26 miles while hugging the Monongahela River. Cool down with whitewater rafting on the roller coaster rapids of Cheat River then treat Fido to a play date at one of two local dog parks! /MOREgantown 800.458.7373 | www.tourmorgantown.com T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E19 THEATRE THE ADMISSION by Motti Lerner Through May 18 Performing Wed thru Sun at 7:30pm Matinees Sat & Sun at 3 pm “You should not miss the opportunity to witness this rarest of theatre pieces.” – Broadway World "Spellbinding...A High Point of 2013-14" - The Washington Post Cinderella dreams of being a DJ, but girls are not allowed to spin in Hip-Hop Hollywood! Will she get the gig? Raised by a wolf pack, man-cub Mowgli is taught the laws of the Jungle by Baloo and Bagheera to defeat his enemy Shere Khan. A comedy exploring the shared humanity of a nanny and her employer and the differences wrought by race, class and immigration status. “juicily rendered…lively and compassionate” – The Washington Post “Constellation Theatre Company at Their Best” – DCMTA “Terrifyingly Beautiful” - ShowBizRadio A WSC Avant Bard world premiere. Book and lyrics by Richard Byrne. Original music by Jim Elkington (Zincs) and Jon Langford (Mekons). It's an ordinary day at the Shear Madness salon, when the lady upstairs gets knocked off. WHOdunit? Catch the killer at this comedy, where "shrieks of laughter night after night" (Washington Post), shake the walls of the Kennedy Center. Studio's Mead Theatre 1501 14th St. NW 800-838-3006 http://theadmission.bpt.me/ Imagination Stage 4908 Auburn Ave. Bethesda, MD imaginationstage.org Adventure Theatre MTC 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo| 301-634-2270, adventuretheatre-mtc.org GALA Theatre 3333 14th Street, NW 202-234-7174 www.galatheatre.org Discussion following every performance $35 Cinderella: The Remix Children's Theatre! Must Close May 25! Best for ages 5-10 Saturdays & Sundays at 11am,2pm, & 4:30pm $10+ “Five stars! This is a must-see!” -DCMTA Recommended for Ages 4+ The Jungle Book $19 Living Out Thru May 18 Thurs – Sat at 8 pm Sun at 2 pm $20-$42 In English with Spanish surtitles The Love of the Nightingale A "bona fide hit musical!"-B'Way World Playing through May 25 Thurs-Sat at 7:30pm Sat & Sun at 2pm through June 1 Source 1835 14th St. NW Visit ConstellationTheatre.org The Shop at Fort Fringe 607 New York Av NW (6th7th Sts); 866-811-4111; tinyurl.com/Nero-Pseudo The Kennedy Center Theater Lab Student Rush Tickets Available Tickets: 202-467-4600 Groups: 202-416-8400 www.shearmadness.com Synetic Theater 1800 S. Bell St Crystal City 866.811.4111 synetictheater.org $15$45 Pay What You Can to $35 Tickets Avail. at Box Office Breathtaking -DCMTA Sat matinees are Pay What You Can Nero/Pseudo Shear Madness The Kennedy Center Theater Lab Regular Schedule: Tuesday–Friday at 8 Saturday at 6 & 9 Sunday at 3 & 7 Added Spring Shows: Mon @ 8 Tue @ 5 Wed @ 5 Thu @ 5 Three Men in a Boat Based on the novel by Jerome K. Jerome Wed-Sat at 8pm, Sun at 2pm May 8 – June 8 Accompanied by their dutiful terrier Montmorency, three city gentlemen take a boating holiday through the country, getting into one hilarious predicament after another. $35 & up Young Professionals Night May 14 and Pride Night June 4. Chris Botti Thursday, May 22 at 8pm • Kennedy Center This performance is made possible through the generous support of Versar. Presented by Washington Performing Arts Society WPAS.org • (202) 785-WPAS (9727) The Guide to the Lively Arts appears: • Sunday in Arts & Style. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Monday in Style. deadline: Friday, 12 noon • Tuesday in Style. deadline: Mon., 12 noon • Wednesday in Style. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Thursday in Style. deadline: Wed., 12 noon • Thursday in Express. deadline: Wed., 12 noon • Friday in Weekend. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Saturday in Style. deadline: Friday, 12 noon For information about advertising, call: Raymond Boyer or Rachel Williams 202-334-7006 | FAX 202-496-3814 | firstname.lastname@example.org it’s not live art without a live audience. Adve vertis ve i e in Th The e Gu uid ide e to th he Li L ve vel ly Ar Arts ts! ts ! 202-3343344-70 7 06 0 | gu guid id idet detoa oa art r s@ @wa wash shpo hpo pos st.com st.c om m E20 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY PERFORMANCES Marine Chamber Orchestra My End is My Beginning Featuring guest conductor James Ross, Director of Orchestras at the University of Maryland Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C, K. 338 Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Beethoven: String Quartet No. 16 in F Schlesinger Concert Hall Northern Virginia Community College 3001 N. Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 202-433-4011 www.marineband.marines.mil Free, no tickets required Parking is available for $6 Sunday at 2 p.m. MUSIC - CHAMBER The American Composer IV American Tastings Saturday, May 17 8:00 pm Join Words&Music as we close the season with our 4th annual "American Composer" program. This year's offering: American Tastings... from Cole Porter and Samuel Barber to William Bolcom and Libby Larsen. The Lyceum 201 S. Washington St. Alexandria, VA www.words-music.org $35 adult $25 senior /military $20 student Join us for our final concert of the season! MUSIC - CHORAL Cathedral Choral Society Presents Classical Showcase J. Reilly Lewis, Music Director A Choral Celebration Sunday, May 18 at 4:00pm The final concert of the Cathedral Choral Society's 2013/14 Season features Beethoven's 'Calm and Prosperous Voyage', Haydn's 'Lord Nelson' Mass and Mozart's 1785 Cantata 'The Penitent David' Join current singers and alumni to celebrate Artistic Director James Kreger’ s 25 years with the Thomas Circle Singers. Washington National Cathedral 3101 Wisconsin Avenue NW; 877.537.2228 or 202.537.2228; cathedralchoralsociety.org National City Christian Church 5 Thomas Circle ThomasCircleSingers.org Mount Calvary Catholic Church 6700 Marlboro Pike Forestville, MD Tickets: at the door or online at marylandchoralsociety.org Tickets begin at $25 Free parking available in the Cathedral's parking garage $5 discount for students and seniors 25 Years of TCS The Maryland Choral Society Sun. May 18, 4pm $20 in advance $25 at door MUSIC - CONCERTS For the Beauty of the Earth In partnership with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. The performance will feature the complete Missa Gaia by Paul Winter. Missa Gaia brings together a unique mix of musical styles—classical, jazz, gospel, new age, and world—in a rich and eclectic musical tapestry that also incorporates recorded sounds of wolves, whales, and birds. $20 $15 students /seniors Free parking. Pre-concert discussion at 3 pm with Artistic Dir., Richard Giarusso. Chamber Players Series Thursday, May 22, 2014 8 p.m. Join members of The United States Air Force Band as they present “An Evening of Classical Music for Clarinet, Voice and Piano”. JCC of Greater Washington 6125 Montrose Rd. Rockville, MD 20852 www.usafband.af.mil Free, no tickets required First come, first seated. Let the show begin! n! Birthdays Anniversaries r es Private Events E 172 Fleet Street National Harbor, MD 20745 N Go to bobbymckeys.com b bb k or call ll 3 301.602.2209 to buy show tickets. Call 301.602.8852 to plan your event or private party. Any Reason at all! The Guide to the Lively Arts appears: • Sunday in Arts & Style. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Monday in Style. deadline: Friday, 12 noon • Tuesday in Style. deadline: Mon., 12 noon • Wednesday in Style. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Thursday in Style. deadline: Wed., 12 noon • Thursday in Express. deadline: Wed., 12 noon • Friday in Weekend. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Saturday in Style. deadline: Friday, 12 noon For information about advertising, call: Raymond Boyer or Rachel Williams 202-334-7006 | FAX 202-496-3814 | email@example.com it’s not live art without a live audience. Adve ertis i e in Th The e Gu uid ide e to the th he Li L ve vel ly Ar Arts ts! ts ! 202-3343344 70 7 06 0 | gu guid id idet detoa oa art r s@ @wa wash shpo hpo pos st.c st.c com m T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E21 MUSIC - CONCERTS City of Fairfax Band Concert MCYO presents May 18, 2014, 8 pm Springtime Pops MCYO’ s Philharmonic performs a U.S. premier of Stardust Suite with narration; also Elgar’ s cello concerto with competition winner! Woodson High School 9525 Main Street, Fairfax, VA (571) 336- 2322 www.fairfaxband.org The Music Center at Strathmore, Bethesda, MD www.mcyo.org for more info. strathmore.org | 301-581-5100 Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Tix available at 202.397.SEAT ticketmaster.com THEARC Theater 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE washingtonballet.org $10 Senior/ $15 Total Tickets $15 and up. Feat. Alison Dettmer, YAC Winner Disc. avail. for groups of 10+. Call 301.581.5199 Discounts available for groups of 10+. 202-312-1427 Will delight audiences of all ages! Fantasy & Fairytales Washington, DC’s Premiere Political Satire Troupe Who Cares? and Green Eggs & Ham Wednesday, May 21 7:30 pm COMEDY Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm A musical, political satire. We put the MOCK in Democracy! www.capsteps.com Info: 202.312.1555 $36 DANCE May 17 & 18, 1PM & 5:30PM George Balanchine’ s choreographic work, Who Cares?, takes on Broadway flair with the music of George Gershwin! Tickets start at $35 4pm Food Sale $20 In advance $30 at the door FESTIVALS Saturday, May 17th 27th Argentine Festival 2014 Spectacular Celebration Food Sale: Door opens at 4:00pm Show at 5:55pm Top Level Artists Direct Argentina Music, Tango Show, Dances, Folk, Pop, and Exhibitors Argentina and locals from Latin America. Thomas Jefferson Theater 125 South Old Glebe Road, Arlington VA (Bus Route 10B/23A Ballston) Tickets at: 202.681-9494 tickeri.com festivalargentinousa.com Free Parking! Raffle included in the admission! The Guide to the Lively Arts appears: • Sunday in Arts & Style. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Monday in Style. deadline: Friday, 12 noon • Tuesday in Style. deadline: Mon., 12 noon • Wednesday in Style. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Thursday in Style. deadline: Wed., 12 noon • Thursday in Express. deadline: Wed., 12 noon • Friday in Weekend. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Saturday in Style. deadline: Friday, 12 noon For information about advertising, call: Raymond Boyer or Rachel Williams 202-334-7006 | FAX 202-496-3814 | firstname.lastname@example.org E22 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY Weekend Pass | goingoutguide.com Continued from page E18 Waterscapes,” a collection of Japanese screens from the 15th to 19th century, through Aug. 24. “Off the Beaten Path: Early Works by James McNeill Whistler,” drawings, etchings and watercolors from the artist that were created while he was traversing the French countryside in the summer of 1858, through Sept. 28. “Promise of Paradise: Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture,” a collection of stone and gilt bronze Buddhist sculptures highlight two flourishing ages, the late Six Dynasties and the High Tang (sixth to eighth century). The exhibition’s dramatic focus is the monumental Cosmological Buddha: a lifesize stone sculpture covered in intricate representations of the earthly realms. It is the only one of its kind on the world, indefinitely. “Sylvan Sounds: Freer, Dewing and Japan,” American tonalism — shadowy paintings in muted hues — became a gateway to Japanese art for patron Charles Lang Freer. His namesake museum shows the connection, exhibiting works by American artist Thomas Dewing alongside Japanese pieces that Freer collected in the late 1890s, through Sun. “The Nile and Ancient Egypt,” high quality artifacts from the collections of Freer Gallery are showcased to illuminate the role and importance of water animals for ancient Egyptian religion and afterlife. “Style in Chinese Landscape Painting: The Song Legacy,” features landscape paintings from the Song dynasty period, 907-1279, and later works that show an evolution of six different styles, opening Sat., through Oct. 26. Jefferson Drive and 12th Street SW; 202-633-1000, asia.si.edu. Goethe-Institut: “Search for a New Sound: The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff,” curated by Michael Cuscuna and Tom Evered, the exhibit looks back at the history of Blue Note Records through photographs by Wolff in celebration of the label’s 75th anniversary, through May 31. 812 Seventh St. NW; 202-289-1200, goethe.de/ins/us/was. Hemphill: “Cityscapes,” an exhibit featuring street scenes, panoramic vistas and canal portraits by Martin Kotler, through May 23. 1515 14th St. NW; 202-234-5601, hemphillfinearts.com. Hillyer Art Space: “Eszter Bornemisza,” the artist uses thread and embroidery throughout her pieces of art, through May 24. “Pam Rogers,” the artist displays her work, through May 24. 9 Hillyer Court NW; 202-3380680, hillyerartspace.org. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: “Barbara Kruger: Belief + Doubt,” the entire museum space — walls, floor, escalator sides — is wrapped in text on vinyl by the artist, immersing visitors in halls of voices that address conflicting perceptions of democracy, power and belief. “Black Box: Santiago Sierra and Jorge Galindo,” an exhibit featuring works by the Spanish artists, through Sun. “Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950,” international art that has risen since the end of World War II, through May 26. “Directions: Jeremy Deller: English Magic,” footage by Deller from the film “English Magic” provides a portrait of Britain and explores how “consumerism, technology and the new monotony of work” have altered experiences with nature, culture and history, through Aug. 31. “Gravity’s Edge,” an installation featuring sculptures, paintings and other pieces on paper created between 1959 and 1978 explores the force of gravity in artistic production, through June 15. Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-1000, hirshhorn.si.edu. Honfleur: “Parallels: Sculptures and Installations,” an exhibit of works by Nara Park examining the symbolic meaning of water in different contexts, through June 27. 1241 Good Hope Road SE; 202-365-8392, honfleurgallery.com. Jerusalem Fund: “Adnan Charara’s New Directions,” recent paintings, drawings, sculptures and jewelry by the multimedia artist, through June 6, 9 a.m.5 p.m. 2425 Virginia Ave. NW; 202-3381958, thejerusalemfund.org. Koshland Science Museum: “Idea Lab,” a new space at the museum created to explore new ideas and resources includes video, websites and maps, puzzles and other multimedia. Ongoing exhibits: “Earth Lab,” provides the latest data models and decision tools to create strategies for mitigating the impacts of climate change. “Life Lab,” contains information about the science of healthy living, how the brain works, and how to plan healthy meals. 525 E St. NW; 202-334-1201, koshland-science -museum.org. LAST CHANCE Mexican Cultural Insti- presents a sequence of a group of five young people, singing along and dancing to songs they selected, through June 15. “Sol LeWitt: Wall Drawing #65,” LeWitt’s piece, on loan from the National Gallery of Art, is displayed, through March 15, 2015. 500 17th St. NW; 202-639-1700, corcoran.org. Folger Shakespeare Library: “Shakespeare’s the Thing,” in honor of the Bard’s 450th birthday anniversary, members of the Folger staff selected pieces from the venue’s collection that demonstrate Shakespeare’s influence on visual art, performance and scholarship, through June 15. 201 E. Capitol St. SE; 202-544-4600, folger.edu. Foundry Gallery: “Down and Derby,” paintings by Meg MacKenzie celebrating the majestic power and beauty of the horse are exhibited, through June 1. 1314 18th St. NW; 202-463-0203, foundrygallery.org. Freer Gallery of Art: “Chinese Ceramics for Tea in Japan,” a display of Chinese bowls, jars and ceramics acquired by Charles Lang Freer, through Sept. 14. “Japanese Screens: Landscapes and tute: “Man at the Crossroads: Diego Rivera’s Mural at Rockefeller Center,” an examination of the history, creation and ultimate destruction of a controversial New York mural by the great Mexican artist, Thu.-Sat. 2829 16th St. NW; 202728-1628, instituteofmexicodc.org. LAST CHANCE Morton Fine Art: “African Origins,” contemporary African artists Victor Ekpuk, Osi Audu, Rosemary Feit Covey and others display their work, Thu.-Sun. 1781 Florida Ave. NW; 202-6282787, mortonfineart.com. Mount Vernon: “Gardens and Groves,” more than 40 objects including rarelyseen items from Mount Vernon’s collection, books and letters, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria; 703-780-2000, mountvernon.org. National Air and Space Museum: Ongoing exhibits: Explore the evolution of flight through displays, handson exhibitions and historic aircraft and spacecraft, from the Wright Brothers’ plane to Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis to the Apollo 11 command module Columbia. The museum also has a planetarium and Imax theater, which for a fee shows educational films on flight and outer space. Sixth Street and Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-1000, nasm.si.edu. National Building Museum: “Designing for Disaster,” an exhibition featuring objects, graphics and multimedia examines how society determines and responds to natural hazards, through Aug. 2, 2015. “House and Home,” an ongoing exhibition that explores what it means to live at home. “The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley,” a photographic exhibition exploring the current condition of Kiley’s more than 1,000 projects, through Sun. Ongoing exhibits: Learn about the history of buildings and their environmental impact. 401 F St. NW; 202-272-2448, nbm.org. National Gallery of Art, West Building: “Andrew Wyeth: Looking Out, Looking In,” work by the artist including watercolors, drawings and tempera paintings are featured, through Nov. 30. “Civic Pride: Dutch Group Portraits From Amsterdam,” rare depictions by Govert Flinck and Bartholomeus van der Helst of meetings inside the Kloveniersdoelen, the gathering place of one of Amsterdam’s three militia companies, “Degas/Cassatt,” an exhibition featuring about 70 pieces in a variety T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E23 goingoutguide.com | Weekend Pass of media reveals the artistic connection between Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt, through Oct. 5. “Garry Winogrand,” an exhibit of 160 photographs from Winogrand’s 25 years of work, through June 8. “Masterpieces of American Furniture From the Kaufman Collection, 1700-1830,” one of the largest collections of Early American furniture in private hands, acquired over the course of five decades by George M. and Linda H. Kaufman, is on display. “Modern German Prints and Drawings From the Kainen Collection,” the museum celebrates Ruth Kainen’s love for German expressionism with a display of 123 donated works, including drawings, lithographs, etchings and more, through June 29. “The Monuments Men and the National Gallery of Art: Behind the History,” a display of photographs from the World War II era, documents and memorabilia, through Sept. 1. Sixth Street and Constitution Avenue NW; 202-7374215, nga.gov. an exhibition focused on the photographer’s work capturing images of African culture, through Aug. 24. “Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia and Sierra Leone,” a collection of artwork from Liberia and Sierra Leone includes masks, body ornaments, textiles and more, through Aug. 17. 950 Independence Ave. SW; 202-633-4600, africa.si.edu. National Museum of African Art: “Africa Re-Viewed: The Photographic Legacy of Eliot Elisofon,” in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of American History: “American Stories,” a crosssection of the museum’s collection of artifacts shows how stories and history have shaped our national identity. For a limited time, visitors can view John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” manuscript and the Miss Piggy puppet on display in the exhibit through June 17. “Changing Continued on page E24 Local movie times AMC Loews Georgetown 14 3111 K Street N.W. (!) No Pass/No Discount Ticket AFI Silver Theatre Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Road Throne of Blood (Kumonosu jo) (NR) 9:30 Henry V (1989) (PG-13) 6:45 Only Lovers Left Alive (R) 2:40-7:05 Blue Ruin (R) 5:10 Under the Skin (R) 12:30-9:30 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) 12:20-2:30-4:50-7:15-9:25 DISTRICT MARYLAND www.AMCTheatres.com www.aﬁ.com/silver The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC;RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-2:30-4:15-5:45-7:30-9:00 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:00-1:30-3:15-4:45-8:00 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 4:10 Rio 2 (G) CC;Digital Presentation: 4:05 Divergent (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 12:30-3:40 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC;RealD 3D: (!) 7:00-10:00 Godzilla (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 7:00-8:00-9:00-10:50 Godzilla: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: (!) 7:00-10:00 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D (PG-13) CC;RealD 3D: 1:05 Rio 2 in 3D (G) CC;RealD 3D: 1:25 The Quiet Ones (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 10:15 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 12:50-2:30-3:30-5:10-6:10-7:50-8:50-10:30 Million Dollar Arm (PG) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 7:00-9:45 Neighbors (R) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:25-1:25-2:50-3:50-5:15-6:15-7:00-9:30 Fading Gigolo (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:40-3:10-5:30-7:50-10:20 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC;Digital Presentation: 2:00-4:35-7:2010:00 The Amazing Spider-Man 2: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: 12:30-3:45 AMC Loews Center Park 8 4001 Powder Mill Rd. www.AMCTheatres.com AMC Loews Uptown 1 AMC Mazza Gallerie 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW 3426 Connecticut Avenue N.W. www.AMCTheatres.com The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC;RealD 3D: 3:45 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 12:30 Million Dollar Arm (PG) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 7:00 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC;RealD 3D: (!) 3:15-6:30 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 2:00-4:45 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:15-8:15 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 4:30 Rio 2 (G) CC;Digital Presentation: 1:30-7:45 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC;RealD 3D: (!) 7:30 Godzilla (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 7:00 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D (PG-13) CC;RealD 3D: 1:05-7:15 Rio 2 in 3D (G) CC;RealD 3D: 4:15 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 5:15 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC;Digital Presentation: 1:45-4:20 Neighbors (R) CC;Digital Presentation: (!) 1:40-4:00-6:20-8:00 Brick Mansions (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:25-3:45-6:00 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) CC: 4:30 Rio 2 (G) CC/DVS Service: 12:35-2:00-3:25-4:45-6:10-7:20-8:45-10:05 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: (!) 7:30-10:30 The Quiet Ones (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 12:05-2:55 Godzilla: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) CC/DVS Se;IMAX: (!) 8:00-11:00 Heaven Is for Real (PG) CC/DVS Service: 1:00-4:00-6:35-9:00 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) CC: (!) 1:55-7:10-9:30 A Haunted House 2 (R) CC/DVS Service: 12:10-3:15-5:45-8:15-10:35 The Railway Man (R) CC/DVS Service: 12:40-3:50-6:55-9:40 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 1:40-4:25-7:05-9:45 Brick Mansions (PG-13) CC: 12:15-2:45-5:10-7:30-9:55 The Amazing Spider-Man 2: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) CC/DVS Se;IMAX: (!) 1:00-4:15 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS Service: (!) 12:10-12:50-1:30-2:50-3:40-4:05-5:40-6:208:20-9:10-10:20-11:05 Moms' Night Out (PG) CC/DVS Service: 12:20-3:00-5:30-8:00-10:30 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:35-3:45-8:50 Brick Mansions (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:30-12:45-3:00-5:257:45-10:10 The Amazing Spider-Man 2: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: (!) 12:30-3:50 Moms' Night Out (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:00-2:30-5:00-7:30-10:00 Angelika Film Center Mosaic 2911 District Ave Xscape 14 Theatres 7710 Matapeake Business Drive www.xscapetheatres.com AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 800 Shoppers Way The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 11:30-1:15-2:45-4:307:45-9:30 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:45-2:00-5:156:00-8:30 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:00-9:00 Rio 2 (G) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 6:15 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 8:00 Godzilla (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 9:00 Godzilla: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) CC/DVS;IMAX;RealD 3D: (!) 7:00-10:00 Rio 2 in 3D (G) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 1:00-3:30 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 1:25-4:00-6:30 The Quiet Ones (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 11:45-2:15-4:45-7:15-9:45 Heaven Is for Real (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:00-2:30-5:00-7:30-10:00 A Haunted House 2 (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 11:15-1:45-4:15-6:50 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:30-1:10-3:50-6:45-9:30 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:40-12:15-2:45-5:15-7:45-10:15 Brick Mansions (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:25-12:45-3:15-5:45-9:15 The Amazing Spider-Man 2: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: (!) 12:30-3:45 www.AMCTheatres.com www.AMCTheatres.com The Metropolitan Opera: La Cenerentola ENCORE (NR) AMC INDEPENDENT: (!) 1:00 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 3:10-8:20 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:00-5:25 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 4:00 Rio 2 (G) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:15-5:30 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 7:00-7:30-8:40 Godzilla (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 8:00 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 12:50 Rio 2 in 3D (G) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 2:55 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:05-2:40-5:25-8:10 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 12:30-3:00-5:30-8:00 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:20-2:50-5:20 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) ...3D XTREME XSCAPE...;Stadium Seating: 12:50-4:00-7:10-10:20 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) ...XTREME XSCAPE...;Stadium Seating: 12:103:20-6:30-9:40 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) Stadium Seating: 12:00-3:10-6:10-8:45 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) Stadium Seating: 12:30-3:40-7:00-10:00 Rio 2 (G) Stadium Seating: 10:30-11:40-1:00-3:30-6:00-8:55 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) ...3D XTREME XSCAPE...PREMIERE;Stadium Seating: 8:20-11:05 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) 3D;Stadium Seating: 10:20-12:40-5:30 Heaven Is for Real (PG) Stadium Seating: 10:40-1:20-4:10-6:50-9:10 A Haunted House 2 (R) Stadium Seating: 2:40-5:00 The Other Woman (PG-13) Stadium Seating: 11:50-1:40-2:30-4:20-5:10-7:30-8:1010:05 Neighbors (R) Stadium Seating: 11:20-1:30-2:00-3:50-4:40-7:20-8:00-9:50-10:30 Oculus (R) Stadium Seating: 10:45 Brick Mansions (PG-13) Stadium Seating: 11:30-2:20-4:50 God's Not Dead (PG) Rakusin;Stadium Seating: 11:10-1:50 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) Stadium Seating: 11:00-2:10-4:30-5:20-8:30-10:50 Godzilla (PG-13) ...XTREME XSCAPE...PREMIERE;Stadium Seating: 7:00-9:45 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) 1:00-10:10 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) 10:00-4:00-7:10 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) 10:10-1:05-4:05-7:30-10:30 App (NR) The Other Woman (PG-13) 11:30-2:00-4:30-7:05-9:45 Blue Ruin (R) 10:20-12:30-2:40-4:50-7:00-9:30 Belle (PG) 10:05-12:35-3:05-5:35-8:05-10:25 Locke (R) 10:45-12:55-3:05-5:15-7:25-9:35 Fading Gigolo (R) 11:05-1:15-3:30-5:45-8:00-10:15 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) 11:10-1:15-3:30-5:45-8:20-10:35 Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse 2903 Columbia Pike Non-Stop (PG-13) 9:50 Frozen Sing Along (PG) 7:30 http://www.arlingtondrafthouse.com/ Regal Ballston Common 12 671 N. Glebe Road www.regalcinemas.com AMC Courthouse Plaza 8 2150 Clarendon Blvd. VIRGINIA The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS & Descriptive Vide;RealD 3D: (!) 1:50-3:00-6:10-9:20 Rio 2 (G) CC/DVS Service: 12:20-2:45-5:05-7:40-10:15 Divergent (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 2:35-5:50-9:10 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: (!) 7:30-10:30 Bears (G) CC/DVS Service: 12:30-3:10 Heaven Is for Real (PG) CC/DVS Service: 2:20-5:20-7:50-10:30 Muppets Most Wanted (PG) CC/DVS Service: 12:50-3:40-6:40 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS Service: (!) 1:30-2:10-4:00-4:50-7:00-7:30-9:40-10:10 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) 12:40-2:30-3:50-5:40-7:10-8:50-10:20 2 States (NR) 2:40 Godzilla (PG-13) (!) 7:00-10:00 www.AMCTheatres.com Regal Kingstowne 16 & RPX 5910 Kingstowne Towne Center Avalon 5612 Connecticut Avenue www.theavalon.org Bright Days Ahead (Les Beaux Jours) (NR) Starring Fanny Ardant!: 10:30-12:45-3:005:20-7:45 Under the Skin (R) Starring Scarlett Johansson: 3:20-8:15 Le Week-end (R) 1:00-6:00 Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema 7235 Woodmont Avenue The Railway Man (R) 2:10-4:30-7:20-10:00 The Lunchbox (Dabba) (PG) 1:40-3:55-6:55-9:25 Belle (PG) 1:30-2:00-4:00-4:50-7:00-7:35-9:45-10:05 Locke (R) 2:30-5:00-7:40-10:10 Fading Gigolo (R) 1:35-1:50-3:50-4:10-6:50-7:50-9:00-9:55 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) 2:20-4:40-7:10-9:40 www.landmarktheatres.com Landmark E Street Cinema 555 11th Street NW www.landmarktheatres.com Only Lovers Left Alive (R) 4:15-9:30 Jodorowsky's Dune (PG-13) 2:15-4:45-7:15-9:45 Belle (PG) 1:30-4:30-7:30-9:50 Under the Skin (R) 1:45-7:00 Locke (R) 1:15-3:30-5:45-8:00-10:00 Fading Gigolo (R) 2:20-4:50-7:20-9:50 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) 1:00-3:15-5:30-7:45-10:00 Fed Up (PG) 2:10-4:40-7:10-9:40 Alphaville, a Strange Adventure of Lemmy Caution (NR) 2:05-4:35-7:05-9:35 Regal Bethesda 10 7272 Wisconsin Avenue www.regalcinemas.com Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 2:00-7:00 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 11:45-3:15-6:45-10:00 Noah (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 2:25-8:00 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;Reserved Seating: 3:45 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) RealD 3D;Reserved Seating: (!) 11:454:45-9:30 The Railway Man (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 11:30-2:10-4:50-7:30-10:10 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 11:00-12:451:45-3:30-4:30-6:15-7:15-9:00-10:00 Million Dollar Arm (PG) Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 7:00-9:50 The Grand Budapest Hotel (R) AMC INDEPENDENT;CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 11:00-1:30-4:00-6:45-9:15 Draft Day (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 1:00 Brick Mansions (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 11:45-5:40 Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 707 Seventh Street NW www.regalcinemas.com The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS & Descriptive Vide;RealD 3D: (!) 12:00-1:20-3:30-4:40-7:00-8:00-10:20 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) CC/DVS Service: 2:20-7:20-9:45 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 12:50-4:15-7:35-10:40 Rio 2 (G) CC/DVS Service: 11:50-2:25-5:00-7:35-10:20 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: (!) 7:00-9:50 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) CC/DVS Service: (!) 11:50-5:00 Heaven Is for Real (PG) CC/DVS Service: 12:00-2:35-5:05-7:40-10:00 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 1:10-4:00-7:15-10:00 Million Dollar Arm (PG) CC/DVS Service: 7:00-10:00 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS Service: (!) 12:10-1:00-2:00-2:40-3:40-4:30-5:10-7:50-10:30 Brick Mansions (PG-13) CC: 12:20-2:55-10:10 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) 12:30-1:50-2:50-4:00-5:20-7:30-8:30-10:50 Godzilla (PG-13) (!) 7:30-10:20 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS & Descriptive Vide;RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-4:20-7:30 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) CC/DVS Service: 2:30 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 12:30-3:50-7:00 Rio 2 (G) CC/DVS Service: 1:20-4:00 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: (!) 7:20 Bears (G) CC/DVS Service: 12:45-3:00-5:05 Heaven Is for Real (PG) CC/DVS Service: 1:50-4:40-7:05 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) CC/DVS Service: (!) 5:00 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 1:10-4:20-7:40 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS Service: (!) 1:40-4:10-7:50 Million Dollar Arm (PG) CC/DVS Service: 7:30 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) 1:30-3:30-4:50-6:50-8:00 Godzilla (PG-13) (!) 7:00 AMC Hoffman Center 22 206 Swamp Fox Rd. www.AMCTheatres.com Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14 6505 America Blvd. Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: (!) 7:00-9:55 Million Dollar Arm (PG) CC/DVS Service: 7:15-10:10 Godzilla (PG-13) (!) 7:45-9:00-10:35 West End Cinema 2301 M Street NW http://westendcinema.com/ Regal Majestic 20 & IMAX 900 Ellsworth Drive The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: (!) 12:00-1:30-3:15-5:006:45-8:15-10:00 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: (!) 12:20-2:15-2:30-3:45-5:30-6:157:00-8:45-9:45-10:15 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 12:25-3:35-6:50-10:05 The Lunchbox (Dabba) (PG) English Subtitles;Washington Post Critic's Pick!: 5:00-7:20 Blue Ruin (R) Four Stars! -- Washington Post: 9:30 The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (NR) LA Times Critic's Pick!: 2:00-4:30-7:00 Finding Vivian Maier (NR) Washington Post Critic's Pick!: 3:20-5:20-7:20-9:20 Stage Fright (R) Musical Horror hit starring Minnie Driver & Meat Loaf!: 3:00-9:40 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 10:20-11:0512:00-1:30-3:10-4:40-5:15-6:20-7:50-9:30 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:15-10:501:25-2:00-2:15-4:40-5:10-8:20 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) Digital Presentation: 2:00-6:50 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 4:00-10:20 Rio 2 (G) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:05-6:15 Noah (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 12:50-4:05-7:10-10:15 Divergent (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:50-3:00-6:25-9:45 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 7:00-9:15-10:00-11:30-12:01 Godzilla (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 7:00-8:00-8:45-11:00-12:01 Godzilla: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX;RealD 3D: (!) 7:00-10:30 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 12:55 Transcendence (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:15-1:25-4:25-7:25-10:25 Rio 2 in 3D (G) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 10:25-3:40-8:50 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 11:30-4:30 The Quiet Ones (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:10-5:50-10:30 Heaven Is for Real (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 11:45-2:20-4:50-7:25-9:55 A Haunted House 2 (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:55-3:35-8:15 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 10:45-12:20-1:20-3:004:00-5:45-6:45-8:20-9:20 Million Dollar Arm (PG) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 7:00-10:00-12:01 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: (!) 10:45-11:45-12:15-1:15-2:15-2:453:45-4:45-5:30-8:00-10:30 Oculus (R) CC/DVS;Digital Presentation: 1:10-6:10 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS & Descriptive Vide;RealD 3D: (!) 12:15-2:00-3:45-5:45-7:30-9:15 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (PG) CC/DVS Service: 2:25-7:40-10:00 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 12:25-3:306:50-9:55 Rio 2 (G) CC/DVS Service: 2:05-4:40-7:45-10:20 Divergent (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 12:10 Godzilla 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS & Descripti;Dolby Atmos;RPX: (!) 7:00 Godzilla (PG-13) CC/DVS & Descripti;Dolby Atmos;RPX: (!) 10:00 Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return 3D (PG) CC/DVS Service: (!) 12:05-4:55 Heaven Is for Real (PG) CC/DVS Service: 12:20-3:40 The Other Woman (PG-13) CC/DVS Service: 1:45-4:20-7:25-10:05 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS Ser;RPX: (!) 12:30-3:00 Million Dollar Arm (PG) CC/DVS Service: 7:00-10:00 Brick Mansions (PG-13) CC: 1:40-4:10-6:40 Moms' Night Out (PG) CC/DVS Service: 12:00-2:35-5:05-7:50-10:25 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 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CC/DVS Service: 7:15-10:15 Neighbors (R) CC/DVS Service: (!) 12:00-1:50-2:30-4:50-5:30-7:30-8:00-10:0010:20 Moms' Night Out (PG) CC/DVS Service: 12:00-2:25-5:00-7:50-10:20 Focus On The Family Presents: Irreplaceable (NR) (!) 7:30 E24 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY Weekend Pass | goingoutguide.com Continued from page E23 brating American culture in the 1960s. Michelle Obama’s second inaugural gown loan, first lady Michelle Obama’s second inaugural gown temporarily replaces her first in the First Ladies Room, through Jan. 19. “Continuity and Change: Fifty Years of Museum History,” modern digital photographic prints reveal the museums transformation from its focus on history and technology to a focus on American history, opening Fri., through Sept. 7. “The Quest for a Modern Museum: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Museum of American History,” for the 50th anniversary of the museum, an exhibition documenting its past, present and future with a focus on the museum circa 1964, opening Fri., through Sept. 7. 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW; 202-6331000, americanhistory.si.edu. nent exhibit that explores the ocean space and its relationship to human life. “Portraits of Planet Ocean: The Photography of Brian Skerry,” an underwater journey through marine environments by the award-winning photojournalist. “The Rex Room,” in a conservation room, visitors can observe, through one of two doorways, as scientists prepare the new Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton that will go on display in 2019, through Oct. 20. “Unintended Journeys,” images and video by Magnum Photos examine the plight of those displaced by natural disasters and global climate change within the past decade. This exhibition explores the challenges these people and communities face, through Aug. 13. “Whales: From Bone to Book,” traces the journey of fossil bones from sea cliff to museum drawer and illustration in a science book, through May 31. 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW; 202-6331000, mnh.si.edu. National Museum of the American Indian: “As We Grow: Traditions, Toys and Games,” a new permanent exhibition at the museum displays more than 100 objects that show how Native American children play. The toys, games and clothing in these cases come from all over North, Central and South America and represent more than 30 tribes, indefinitely. “Ceramica de los Ancestros: Central America’s Past Revealed,” Central American ceramics from 1000 B.C. to the present, through Feb. 1. “Making Marks: Prints From Crow’s Shadow Press,” features 18 works by seven Native American artists including Rick Bartow, Phillip John Charette and Joe Feddersen, through May 26. Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-1000, nmai.si.edu. National Museum of Women in the Arts: “Meret Oppenheim: Tender Friendships,” featuring more than 20 pieces and archival papers, this exhibition includes work by Oppenheim that explores the idea of friendship as a source of inspiration and support, through Sept. 14. Ongoing exhibits: works by female artists. 1250 New York Ave. NW; 202-783-5000, nmwa.org. National Portrait Gallery: “Dancing the Dream,” an exhibit featuring choreographers, impresarios and performers such as Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Michael Jackson and Beyonce, through July 13. “Face Value: Portraiture in the Age of Abstraction,” this group exhibition spotlights the work of such painters as Chuck Close, whose mid-20thcentury portraits bucked the trend of abstraction, through Jan. 11. “Mathew Brady’s Photographs of Union Generals,” studio portraits by one of the most famous photographers of the Civil War, through May 31, 2015. “Meade Brothers: Pioneers in American Photography,” a collection of daguerreotypes from the 19th-century American photographers and brothers, through June 1. “Mr. Lincoln’s Washington: A Civil War Portfolio,” the exhibit features large-format reproductions of photographs, drawings and maps that document the America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963,” a collection of photos and artifacts commemorating two major events in American history, through Sept. 7. “Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950 to 2000,” from food production to who does the cooking to where meals are consumed to what we know about what’s good for us, this exhibit explores how new technologies and social and cultural shifts have influenced major changes in food, wine and eating in America. “The Early Sixties: American Culture,” a display cele- National Museum of Natural History: “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation,” through images, music, visual art and first-person narratives, this exhibit explores the influence and experience of Indian Americans in America, through Aug. 16, 2015. “Dom Pedro,” the 14-inch obelisk is a 10,363-carat aquamarine. “Living on an Ocean Planet,” a new perma- Celebrates the world of Dance May 16-18 DC COMMISSION ON THE ARTS & HUMANITIES 2014 Visit dcarts.dc.gov or call 202-724-5613 for free performances and workshops DanceDC 2012, photo credit: Ryan Holloway T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E25 Weekend Pass Civil War and its impact on Washington, through Jan. 25. “One Life: Martin Luther King Jr.,” a one-room exhibition highlighting the civil rights icon in honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Features photos and memorabilia, through June 1. “The Network,” artist Lincoln Schatz recombines interviews with famous politicians, scholars and other notables into a single-screen video. Eighth and F streets NW; 202-633-1000, npg.si.edu. Newseum: “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” an exhibition dedicated to the fictional exploits of anchorman Ron Burgundy and the Channel 4 Evening News team features costumes, props and footage from the film, through Aug. 31. “Civil Rights at 50,” a three-year changing exhibit follows the civil rights movement from 1963 to 1965 with images and the front pages of newspapers and magazines from the time. “G-Men and Journalists,” an exhibit exploring the FBI’s effort to combat crime features photographs, newspapers and interactive displays, through Jan. 4. “One Nation With News for All,” a historical exhibition exploring how immigrants and minority groups used the press to fight for their rights in America. Freedom’s Journal, the first black newspaper and the Cherokee Phoenix, the first Native American newspaper will be displayed, through Jan. 5. “Pictures of the Year,” images of people, events and issues that shaped the world in 2013 will be on display. The best news images from Pictures of the Year International will be featured, through Sept. 1. 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; 888-6397386, newseum.org. Phillips Collection: “Laib Wax Room,” German artist Wolfgang Laib originally created this fragrant, illuminated beeswax chamber for the Phillips family home. It will be the museum’s first permanent installation since the Rothko Room in 1960. “Made in the USA: American Masters From the Phillips Collection, 1850-1970,” after a fouryear world tour, the museum’s collection of American masterworks returns. The exhibit, which features more than 200 pieces and more than 120 artists, examines American art from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century, through Aug. 31. “The Journals of Duncan Phillips,” a display of selections from the museum founder’s journals, which span 30 years, through Feb. 27. “Young Artists Exhibition,” a showcase of student artwork from students in the Inspired Teaching School, through Fri. 1600 21st St. NW; 202-387-2151, phillipscollection.org. Smithsonian American Art Museum: “Modern American Realism: The Sara Roby Foundation Collection,” seventy-one pieces from the Sara Roby Foundation explore realism. Featured artists include Will Barnet, Isabel Bishop, Wolf Kahn, Yasuo Kuniyoshi and others, through Aug. 17. “Pop Art Prints,” thirty-nine rarely displayed prints from the American Art Museum’s permanent collection include work from the 1960s by Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol and others, through Aug. 31. “Ralph Fasanella: Lest We Forget,” as an advocate for laborers’ rights, Fasanella celebrated average, working class people and explored the issues of postwar America in his work. This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary of the artist’s birth and features selections from his career, through Aug. 3. Eighth and F streets NW; 202-633-1000, americanart.si.edu. Susan Calloway Fine Arts: “Relativity,” Daniel Calder and Colin Taylor exhibit their strong, abstract works, through May 31. 1643 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-965-4601, callowayart.com. The Old Print Gallery: “Kaleidoscope,” features new original prints by local artist Philip Bennet, through June 14. 1220 31st St. NW; 202-965-1818, oldprintgallery.com. Torpedo Factory Art Center/The Art League Gallery: “May All-Media Exhibit,” a juried exhibit of artwork by Art League members, through June 2. “Playground,” in a series of acrylic paintings on wood panels, architectural elements and horizontal lines ground Hengerer’s free-formed, playful layers of paint and shapes, through June 2. “The Feminist Movement in Art,” this exhibit pays tribute to the 1970s feminist movement, which helped bring the accomplishments of female artists to the forefront, through June 2. The Art League Gallery, Studio 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria; 703-683-1780, theartleague.org. Touchstone: “Breathing Earth,” photography by Arab filmmaker and photographer Natalie Kreidieh captured during her travels to Guatemala, Continued on page E26 AT STRATHMORE 2014-2015 SEASON Marin Alsop Music Director Your SUNDAYS more dramatic! just got a little Introducing SUNDAY the NEW MATINÉE SERIES James Wyman principal timpani Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, Tchaikovsky’s Fifth, Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben and more! all 5 concerts for the price of 4 when you use code SUN20. 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Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW; 800-494-8497, theaterj.org. ►stage POWERED BY WWW.GOINGOUTGUIDE.COM FRIDAY ONLY 2014 Dramathon: Local actors perform new short plays to benefit the Theatre Lab’s scholarship fund, A Midsummer Night’s Riot: After success staging “Cuchullain” and “Basra Boy,” Keegan Theatre mounts another one-man show by Irish playwright Rosemary Jenkinson, opens Fri. through June 5. Andrew Keegan Theatre, 1742 Church St. NW; 703-892-0202, keegantheatre.com. Bloody Poetry: Taffety Punk’s show explores the relationships of “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley, her husband, her half-sister and her half-sister’s lover, through May 31, $10-$15. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE; 202- Live the Arts this Summer! presented by at the DC COMMISSION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES Gateway Pavilion A Free Outdoor Concert Featuring SynchroniCity and Black Alley Band 547-6839, chaw.org. Boeing, Boeing: An unexpected visitor threatens to disrupt the activities of a man dating three airline employees at once, through May 24, $17-$20. Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria; 703-683-0496, thelittletheatre.com. Charm: Taffety Punk’s show explores the life of Margaret Fuller, an American author, through May 31, $10-$15. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE; 202-547-6839, chaw.org. Cinderella: the Remix: Psalmayene 24 puts a hip-hop spin on the Cinderella story. In this version, Cinderella hopes to become a DJ, through May 25, $10$25. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda; 301-280-1660, imaginationstage.org. Cock: During a break with his boyfriend, a man finds romance with a woman, through June 22, $20-$75. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW; 202-332-3300, studiotheatre.org. Cyrano: The comedy centers on a love triangle involving a man with an exceptionally large nose, his friend and a girl they both love, opens Fri. through June 1, $17, $14 seniors and students. Port Tobacco Players, 508 Charles St., La Plata, Md.; 301-932-6819, ptplayers.com. LAST CHANCE David T. Little’s Soldier Songs: A multimedia show that combines animation and theater, opera and rock-infused concert music, opens Sat. through Sun., $38.50 in advance, $43.50 at the door, $20 students with ID. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE; 202-399-7993, atlasarts.org. LAST CHANCE Elling: Two mismatched roommates find a connection in poetry. Presented by the Washington Stage Guild, through Sun., $40-$50, $30-$40 seniors, $20-$25 students. Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, Undercroft Theatre, 900 Massachusetts Ave. NW; 202-347-9620. Freud’s Last Session: Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis discuss life’s big questions, through June 29, $30-$65, $30-$60 seniors, $15-$25 age 35 and younger. Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW; 800-494-8497, theaterj.org. Habeas Corpus: Alan Bennett’s satire features mistaken identity and sexual escapades, through May 31, $17, $14 students and seniors, $12 age 12 and younger. Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway, Greenbelt, Md.; 301-441- 8770, greenbeltartscenter.org . Henry IV, Part 1: Stacy Keach had a memorable turn as small-town businessman and occasional thief Ed Pegram in the Best Picture-nominated “Nebraska.” When he isn’t stealing air compressors and threatening legal action against Bruce Dern’s character on film, there’s a good chance he’s acting on stage. He returns to Shakespeare Theatre, where he was last seen starring in 2009’s “King Lear,” to play Falstaff in the Bard’s history play. Part II will be performed in repertory, beginning April 1, through June 7, $20-$110. Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW; 202-547-1122, shakespeare theatre.org. Henry IV, Part 2: Part II will be performed in repertory, beginning April 1, through June 8, $20-$110. Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW; 202-547-1122, shakespearetheatre.org. Into the Woods: The play, which features Kathie Lee Gifford, follows up with fairy-tale characters after their story ends, through June 1, $25-$32. Industrial Strength Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon, Va.; 703-481-5930. LAST CHANCE Living Out: Two mothers — a nanny and a lawyer — share a similar struggle of trying to make a better life for their families, through Sun., $18-$42. Gala Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW; 202-234-7174, galatheatre.org. One Destiny: Lincoln’s assassination is retold through the eyes of the theater’s owner and an actor, through July 17, $5-$10. Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St. NW; 202-347-4833, fordstheatre.org. LAST CHANCE Shear Madness: The audience plays armchair detective in the comedy, through Fri., $50. Kennedy Center, Theater Lab, 2700 F St. NW; 800-444-1324, kennedy-center.org. Smokey Joe’s Cafe: The musical revue celebrates the careers of songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, through June 8, $84-$119. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW; 202-488-3300, arenastage.org. LAST CHANCE The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Six overachievers compete in this musical, which includes audience participation, through Sat., $25-$67. Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St. NW; 202-347-4833, fordstheatre.org. LAST CHANCE The Admission: The effects of war and how they relate to T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | E27 goingoutguide.com | Weekend Pass the future are the subject of a love triangle, through Sun., $35. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW; 202-332-3300, studiotheatre.org. The Arabian Nights: Opens Fri. through June 7. Silver Spring Stage, 10145 Colesville Road, Silver Spring; 301-593-6036, ssstage.org. LAST CHANCE The Fantasticks: The musical follows the romantic trials of a couple secretly set up by their fathers, through Sun., $34-$40, $32-$38 seniors, $15 students. Rep Stage, Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia, Md.; 443-518-1500, repstage.org. The Jungle Book: A young human named Mowgli grows up in the jungle where he is friends with bears and panthers and must avoid the killer tiger Shere Khan, through May 30, $19. Glen Echo Park, Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Md.; 301-634-2270, adventuretheatre -mtc.org. The Love of the Nightingale: Constellation Theatre Company stages an adaption of Ovid’s tragedy in which a warrior rapes his sister-in-law and then tries to silence her, through May 25, $35$45, $15 students. Source, 1835 14th St. NW; 202-204-7800, sourcedc.org. LAST CHANCE The Monkey on my Set in France in 1943, an actor entertains his captors with a one-man rendition of “The Arabian Nights,” performed by Metrostage, through Sun., $50. MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria; 800-494-8497, metrostage.org. lows the exploits of three men as they leave their jobs in search of adventure, through June 8, $35-$50, $30-$45 seniors, $15 age 25 and younger. Synetic Theater, 1800 S. Bell St., Arlington; 866811-4111, synetictheater.org. LAST CHANCE Turkish Tango: Teatro de la Luna’s comedy follows a trio searching the Turkish desert for an escape from their past. In Spanish with live English dubbing, through Sun., $15-$35. Gunston Arts Center Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington; 703-998-4555. Underneath the Lintel: A librarian chases the borrower of an overdue book around the world, through May 25, $50. MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria; 800-494-8497, metrostage.org. LAST CHANCE Washington Ballet Studio Company: A family program includes George Balanchine’s “Who Cares?” set to George Gershwin’s Broadway music and David Palmer’s “Green Eggs and Ham,” based on the children’s book, opens Sat. through Sun. Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus, 1901 Mississippi Ave. SE; 202-889-5901, thearcdc.org. SAT 17 FRI 16 FRI 16 FRI 16 1811 14TH ST NW www.blackcatdc.com MAY SHOWS Back! An Intimate Evening with Debbi Morgan: The one woman show offers an intimate look at Morgan’s life, including three generations of abuse and how she broke the cycle, opens Fri. through Sat., $40-$50. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Road, Cheverly, Md.; 301-277-1710, arts.pgparks.com. SATURDAY ONLY The Monster Who Ate My Peas: Opens Sat., $7, $6 seniors, students and children. Montgomery College, Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center, 51 Mannakee St., Rockville; 240-567-5301, montgomerycollege .edu/pac. The Piano Lesson: Set in 1936 Pittsburgh, August Wilson’s play follows two siblings as they fight over their family piano and whether to sell it for land or keep it as an heirloom, through June 1, $32.50-$65. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney, Md.; 301-924-3400, olneytheatre.org. LAST CHANCE The Thousandth Night: TITUS ANDRONICUS BAKED $15 The Threepenny Opera: The jazz musical follows a poor antihero who finds trouble when he proposes to the wrong man’s daughter, through June 1, $29-$69. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington; 703-820-9771, signature-theatre.org. The Two Gentlemen of Verona: Fiasco Theater stages Shakespeare’s comedy, through May 25, $30-$72. Folger Theatre, 201 E. Capitol St. SE; 202544-7077, folger.edu. LAST CHANCE The Vaclav Havel Project: Alliance for New Music-Theatre presents “Unveiling” and “Vanek Unleashed” in advance of their staging at the Prague Fringe Festival, through Sun., $30, $20 students. 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NBA If the Wizards are going to become the ninth team in NBA history to overcome a 3-1 playoff deficit, they’re going to have to win at a place that has given them fits this postseason — Verizon Center. Sounds strange, but tonight’s Game 6 vs. the Pacers (8 p.m., ESPN) might be at the worst possible place for the Wizards, who are down 3-2 in the Eastern Conference semiﬁnals. “Quite honestly we struggle at home,” center Marcin Gortat said after Washington’s Game 5 win. “It’s going to be pressure on us because we have to win at home.” The Wizards won just 22 games at home this season — the fewest of the eight East playoff qualiﬁers — and are 1-3 thus far in the postseason, including last Friday’s embarrassing 63-point performance and last Sunday’s squandering of a 19-point lead. On the other hand, the Wizards captured 22 road contests this year — tied for the most among Eastern playoff squads — and have played some of their best games in these playoffs in hostile environments. “I think we’re a lot more focused and I think it’s always great to play against another crowd,” guard Bradley Beal said. Washington coach Randy Wittman said he didn’t make much of the disparity between his team’s play on the road and at home. “The bottom line is we’re down 3-2 and we have to win two games,” Wittman said. “The guys know what they are capable of doing, whether we are at home or on the road. That has to be the main focus.” The Wizards will have a crowd of more than 20,000 on their side for Game 6, but they may have to wind up treating it like a road game to avoid elimination. “We have to keep the same mentality — we’re cornered and we have to ﬁght our way out of that corner,” forward Trevor Ariza said. ELLIOT T SMITH (FOR E XPRESS) Wizards’ Rescue Plan It’s been hard to spot any trends in the Wizards-Pacers series. Washington shot 32.9 percent and scored 63 points in a Game 3 loss. Two games later, the Wizards made 50 percent of their shots and scored 102 points in a blowout win. And the opposing centers, Roy Hibbert and Marcin Gortat, have been erratic as well. Hibbert was scoreless in Game 1, then went for a team-high 28 points in Game 2. Gortat was 3-for-10 with six points in Games 3 and 4 combined, then he erupted for 31 points on 13-for-15 shooting Tuesday night. Throughout the up-and-down series, though, it’s become clear that four factors have proven essential to the Wizards winning. JEFFREY TOMIK (E XPRESS) 1 Make More Free Throws During the regular season, the Wizards ranked 25th in the league in free-throw percentage (73.1), and they have gotten worse in the postseason. Out of the 16 NBA playoff teams, Washington is last in free-throw percentage this postseason at 68.7. In Games 2 and 3 of this series vs. the Pacers, both Wizards losses, Washington went a combined 16-for-33 (48.5 percent) from the line. In the Wizards’ two wins this series, they went 37-for-50 (74.0 percent). 2 Dominate The Boards The Wizards have won the rebounding battle in four of the five games in this series, but they were a plus-56 on the boards in their two wins and only a plus-four in their three losses. Just outrebounding the Pacers won’t be enough for the Wizards to win; Washington needs to dominate the boards to beat Indiana. The focus should be on Hibbert, who had just two total rebounds in the Wizards’ two wins and 23 in the Pacers’ three victories. 3 Don’t Let Stephenson Get Involved Pacers guard Lance Stephenson hasn’t scored more than 12 points in any game this series, but his effect on the Pacers can be measured in other ways. In Indiana’s three victories, he averaged 7.7 rebounds and 5.3 assists. In the Wizards’ two wins, he averaged 3.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists. Stephenson is a versatile swingman who can be a facilitator on offense — taking pressure off George Hill — while also helping the frontcourt on the boards. 4 Keep Their Distance The Wizards have shown that they struggle down the stretch, letting Games 2 and 4 slip away from them late. Of their six playoff victories, only one was by fewer than six points. Meanwhile, three of the Wizards’ four playoff losses were by four points or less. If they could close out games, the Wizards would already be in the Eastern Conference finals. If the game is close with under a minute to play, the advantage will be in the hands of Paul George and the Pacers. 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Washington loaded the bases against Brad Ziegler (0-1) and Desmond ended the right-hander’s scoreless streak at 181 ⁄ 3 innings with a single through the hole on the left side. Moore made it 5-1 with a broken-bat single up the middle. Jayson Werth homered in the seventh and Tyler Clippard (4-2) tossed one scoreless inning for Washington. Aaron Hill homered and made several spectacular plays at second base for the Diamondbacks. Fister was sharp after a rough debut for the Nationals. Acquired from Detroit in an offseason trade, the right-hander spent the ﬁrst six weeks on the disabled list with a back strain. He returned Saturday against Oakland and was hit hard, allowing seven runs and nine hits in 42 ⁄ 3 innings. Fister worked around a couple of baserunners the ﬁrst three innings until Hill, swinging on a 3-0 pitch, hit a drive to left for his fourth home run of the season. Fister allowed five hits and struck out six before being lifted for a pinch hitter in the eighth inning. McCarthy was hit hard by the White Sox on Saturday, giving up seven runs and nine hits in 31 ⁄ 3 innings. But the veteran right-hander was sharp against the Nationals. Keeping them off balance with a big breaking curveballs, McCarthy was perfect until Desmond led off the ﬁfth inning with an inﬁeld single up the middle. (AP) 36 Division I college teams that will be banned from the 2014-15 postseason because of sub-par scores on the newest Academic Progress Rate, which was released Wednesday. Not one of them comes from a power conference. And of the 17 football and men’s basketball teams, eight are from historically black schools. Alabama State and Florida A&M made the list in both sports. (AP) T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | 17 Sports Pistons Hire Stan Van Gundy as Coach, President NBA The Detroit Pistons are counting on Stan Van Gundy to bring some much-needed stability to a struggling franchise. They’re certainly giving him plenty of authority. The Pistons ofﬁcially announced Van Gundy’s hiring Wednesday as their new coach and president of basketball operations. Detroit went 29-53 last season, missing the playoffs for a ﬁfth straight year. That was the end of Joe Dumars’ tenure as team president. Coach Maurice Cheeks was ﬁred in February. Van Gundy, who is 371-208 in seven-plus seasons as a coach with Miami and Orlando, agreed to a $35 million, ﬁve-year contract — a commitment from the team that suggests he’ll have plenty of time to turn Detroit’s fortunes around. (AP) TV Lineup NBA (10:30 P.M., ESPN) After a controversial ending to Game 5, the Clippers head back home down 3-2 to the Thunder in the Western Conference semifinals. This has been an entertaining series, with each team scoring 99 points or more in each game. Will the Clippers be able to bounce back after blowing a seven-point lead in the final 50 seconds Tuesday night? AP PHOTO California Chrome drew the No. 3 post for Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. California Chrome’s a 3-5 Favorite Preakness Stakes Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome has been made the heavy 3-5 favorite for the Preakness Stakes, and he drew a favorable post position in the 10-horse field. Trained by Art Sherman and ridden by Victor Espinoza, California Chrome will break from the No. 3 post, which has produced 10 winners in the previous 138 runnings of the 13 ⁄ 16-mile race. Social Inclusion was the 5-1 second choice of new Pimlico oddsmaker Keith Feustle. The colt drew the No. 8 post on Wednesday. Bayern and Ride On Curlin are the co-third choices at 10-1. Bayern is trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, who will be seeking a sixth Preakness win. Ride On Curlin ﬁnished seventh in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago. BETH HARRIS (AP) Stan Van Gundy has a 371-208 record in seven-plus seasons coaching. Aha! The University of Virginia Master’s in the Management of Information Technology NICK WASS (AP) Working in Washington this summer? D.C. 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It’s easy to see “Chef,” out locally Friday, as a metaphor for ﬁlmmaking itself, examining the struggle between wanting to pay the bills with crowd pleasers versus remaining true to oneself as an artist, as well as the newfound power of social media to build up or tear down nearly anything on the planet. Favreau says, though, that the expletive-laden spew of shout that comes from Carl isn’t a reﬂection of any distaste for critics. “Food and movie critics, especially the ones who are educated in the ﬁeld, they care as deeply as the artist on the art form they’re commenting on,” says Favreau, who rose to prominence by writing and starring in the 1996 indie “Swingers” and lately is best known for helming “Iron Man” and “Iron Man 2.” “But with reviews, it’s all chefs have — Bye, Baba Wawa Tomorrow, Barbara Walters says goodbye to “The View” and 50-plus years of regular TV gigs. It’s easy to forget that before Walters became an object of parody (See: SNL, Baba Wawa), the sometimes daffy Mother Hen of “The View” and the power behind the frequently unfascinating “10 Most Fascinating People” of the year specials, she was a barrier-breaking journalist who went where women had never gone: “Today” By Marc show co-host, nightly Silver news co-anchor, a journalist whose keen intelligence and unmatched persistence got the truly big gets, from Richard Nixon to Monica Lewinsky to Vladimir Putin. So let us salute 84-year-old Walters and reveal, in her own words, the secrets of great television conversation: “When you’re interviewing someone, you’re in control. When you’re being interviewed, you think you’re in control, but you’re not.” “Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to sleep, the subject often reveals his truest self.” A sense of humor helps, too. And though Walters said she first hated the SNL lampoon, she later admitted “it was pwetty funny.” Read Marc’s previous columns at: www.washingtonpost.com/muse MERRICK MORTON For “Chef,” actor-director Jon Favreau, center, with John Leguizamo, left, got help from celebrity chef Roy Choi, right. “Reviews … [are] all chefs have — it’s their Michelin stars that deﬁnes them.” — JON FAV RE AU, WHO PLAYS A CHEF WHO CLASHES WITH A POWERFUL FOOD CRITIC IN “CHEF,” WHICH HE ALSO WROTE AND DIRECTED it’s their Michelin stars that deﬁnes them because there is no box ofﬁce.” For the ﬁlm, Favreau learned how to live a chef’s life from Roy Choi, the founder of the Kogi BBQ food truck in Los Angeles, which is largely credited for starting the modern food truck craze. “I wrote [the script] and the people I worked with said, ‘You should talk to this guy.’ He basically lived out all the different steps” from a comfortable career as a chef to a big downfall to finding success in the back of a van, Favreau says. “He trained me, he came up with the menu, it’s all his food.” Choi’s personality shows through in the cubanos he made for El Jefe, Carl’s food truck in the ﬁlm, but the chef had to restrain himself at times. “The hard part for him was making food that wasn’t supposed to look all that good,” like the rather pedestrian dishes Carl serves at the restaurant, Favreau says. “Those dishes were all good food, but they weren’t meant to be as vibrant and exciting,” Favreau says. “[Choi] is very quick to say to all the chefs who see this movie, ‘You understand that’s not me, right?’ Chefs are the most impatient perfectionists I’ve ever met and people love them for it. That’s what leads to perfection and pride.” KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (E XPRESS) Show Choirs Across America Collectively Faint: Neil Patrick Harris told Howard Stern on Wednesday that CBS approached him about hosting “The Late Show,” but he declined. “I think I would get bored of the repetition fast,” Harris told Stern. He said he would prefer to do a variety show. “A weekly thing you’d have more time to prep for stuff … you could flesh it out more.” Harris said CBS President Les Moonves was interested in the idea. (E XPRESS) T H U R S D AY | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | E X P R E S S | 23 entertainment lookout Not ‘Bad,’ But It’s No ‘Thriller’ Either ‘Xscape’ is an uneven mix of updated songs from Michael Jackson Album Review When it comes to finishing the unfinished music of a dead perfectionist, one couldn’t hope to do much better than executive producer L.A. Reid has done with “Xscape,” the second posthumous album from the late Michael Jackson. Out this week, the recording unearthed eight previously unreleased songs from the Jackson vault, presenting them in their original and spiffy “contemporized” forms. By “contemporized,” Reid means he hired a squad of top-ﬂight producers — including Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins, Stargate and others — to compose new music around a grab bag of vocal tracks Jackson recorded between 1983 and 1999. The album’s highlight comes right away with “Love Never Felt So Good,” a lush disco tune originally co-written with Paul Anka. “All right, that’s ﬁne,” Jackson utters at the end of the song, signaling his approval to a studio engineer back in ’83 after a strong take. It’s a cool peek behind the curtain that Jackson persistently kept closed, but was it included here to signal his consent from the other side? According to Billboard, Timbaland claims to have actually heard the spirit of Jackson give him the thumbs-up during the making of “Xscape” — namely, while he was replacing the breeze-bent synth lines of “Loving You” with a more 2014-friendly bump of bass. As for the original “Love Never Felt So Good,” it’s spare and spellbinding — just Jackson’s voice, a piano, some snapping ﬁngers and two clapping hands. Unfortunately, “Xscape” closes out with a third version of the song, featuring a chirpy Justin Timberlake and his huffy, puffy beatboxing. Listen until the end and you might expect to hear Jackson say, “All right, that’s enough.” CHRIS RICHARDS (THE WASHINGTON POST ) FILM Director’s Death Confirmed a Suicide Malik Bendjelloul, the Swedish director of the acclaimed “Searching for Sugar Man” documentary, committed suicide Tuesday. Bendjelloul’s brother told the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that his brother had struggled with depression for a short period. The 36-yearold director rose to international fame in 2013 when “Sugar Man” won an Oscar for best documentary. (AP) “Xscape” is composed of newly “contemporized” Michael Jackson songs. ANNUAL HAWAI`I FESTIVAL www.AmericanIndian.si.edu JOERG SARBACH (AP) #LivingAloha 24 | E X P R E S S | 0 5 . 1 5 . 2 0 1 4 | T H U R S D AY lookout online “Stuck in the Washington monument. 897 steps via emergency exit. Gotta love DC.” — @IAMBLINDIAN wasn’t thrilled “Maybe all the Wizards needed was for Lady gaga to have her show” — @ADAMMcGINNIS has found the real @CHARLESCRAIN (VAI TWITTER) “ ‘How I Met Your Dad’ isn’t going to happen at CBS. What went wrong?” — EMILY YAHR AT WASHINGTONPOST .COM/BLOGS/STYLE-BLOG delivers “Talk about a time warp!” — RACHEL ZARRELL AT BUZZFEED .COM is justiﬁably impressed by the Wednesday morning when he was forced to walk down almost 900 steps to exit the Washington Monument. 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Furter, the self-proclaimed transvestite played by Tim Curry in 1975’s “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” the account tweeted: “I see you shiver with antici …” on May 8, 2009. Then, last week — a full ﬁve years later! — the account ﬁnished the line by tweeting: “… pation.” Yeah, he said it. “Too bad only Times Premier subscribers are going to get the full Jill Abramson story.” — @MOLLYESQUE reacts to the sudden announcement Wednesday that Jill Abramson has been replaced as executive editor of The New York Times. Abramson, who took the position in 2011, was the ﬁrst woman to lead the newsroom. She is replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet, the ﬁrst African-American in the post. 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