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You can call Reggie Watts a singer, a comedian and a musician. But above all else, he’s a curiosity: Is that a wig? Is that a real English accent? Just go with it. You never know where Watts’s routine will go next, which is part of what makes his 9:30 Club set unmissable.
Apocalypse is the theme of the next after-hours party at Art Museum of the Americas. The best way to celebrate the end of days? Live music, DJs, performance art and an open bar.
The summer’s biggest hip-hop tour comes to Verizon Center as headliner Drake is joined by an impressive crew of supporting acts including J. Cole, Waka Flocka Flame, Meek Mill and 2 Chainz.
The summer’s most popular (free) date night and picnic scene returns for the season to the National Gallery of Art, and not a moment too soon.
A long-weekend night at the French Embassy includes cocktails, DJs spinning French and English-language dance tunes, and a variety show with comedy, burlesque and live music.