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Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Weekend update: Capital greens


Hit the greens and save some green. We played nine area golf courses that offer plenty of challenging holes and fun layouts, all for a cost of about $50 a round.

Also in Weekend:

Our picks for the best events this weekend, including a 50th anniversary concert with the Beach Boys, the stage adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast” and a marathon reading of “Ulysses” for Bloomsday.

Today marks the first of our free Going Out Guide summer concerts. Here’s the story of jazz night headliner Akua Allrich, whose new album features a mix of standards and groove-heavy tracks. Also read record reviews of Swedish singer Theresa Andersson, jam band Rubblebucket, post-rockers Frau Eva, singer-guitarist Michael Kiwanuka and indie group Ramona Falls.

Summer is here, meaning the temperatures are warmer and the days are longer. There’s no better time to head to a rooftop deck for a drink. Here are some of our favorite spots.

Brothers Di and Hac Dang left the high-pressure world of professional poker for... the restaurant business? You read that right. The brothers brought a little bit of the cajun flavor from their native Louisiana to Arlington with Chasin’ Tails.

With hard-soled shoes and short black skirts or slim black pants, the show “Riverdance” made Irish music and dance an international phenomenon. It’s touring America for the last time, with performances at Wolf Trap this weekend.

Some of the materials used to make the works in “Urban Decay 3” include markers, cast resin, sculpting putty and leather. While the art may be considered lowbrow, it is often lovely.

Get the latest movie reviews, including the rock-and-roll love letter ”Rock of Ages”and the Emily Blunt film “Your Sister’s Sister.” Also, we have a few highlights from the Silverdocs festival.

And if you need a few ideas for paces to eat on Father’s Day, the Root has some good suggestions.

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