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Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 10/10/2011

This week’s events Oct. 10 - Oct. 16

Monday October 10

Howard University celebrity golf tournament, kick off Howard Homecoming at this social and professional networking luncheon. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Country Club at Woodmore, 2807 Enterprise Rd., Mitchellville. $150, registration required. 202-806-6100, http://signaturestrokeshuhc.eventbrite.com/.

Jazz: Robert Glasper Trio, 8 and 10 p.m. Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $25. 202-337-4141

Wednesday October 12

Exhibit: 30 Americans, top African American artists showcase their work that focuses on racial, sexual and historical identity in contemporary culture and the powerful influence of artistic legacy. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays-Sundays through Feb. 12. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 Seventeenth St. NW. $8-$10. 202-549-7500

Boyz II Men, a performance by the most successful R&B group of all time. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $59.50.703-549-7500.

Thursday October 13

R&B: Jonathan Butler, the singer and guitarist performs. 8 and 10 p.m. through Sunday. Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $50. 202-337-4141.

Comedy: Guy Torry, 8 p.m. Thursday and Sunday, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. $15-17. 202-296-7008.

Friday October 14

Howard Coronation ball, see who’s crowned Mr. and Miss Howard University. 7 p.m. Blackburn Center, Howard University, 2400 Sixth St. NW. Free. 202-806-6100.

Jazz: Anthony Nelson, 9 and 11 p.m. Twins Jazz, 1344 U St. NW. $15. 202-234-0072.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess & Co: “Becoming American,” the group debuts its newest work, inspired by the story of a Korean child adopted from an orphanage in South Korea by Caucasian American parents and brought to the U.S. to grow up in New Jersey. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. $8-$22. 202-269-1600, www.danceplace.org.

Saturday October 15

Comedy: Wanda Sykes, 8 p.m. Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax. $35-45. 703-573-7328.

Moonlight memorial bike tour, for all ages and abilities, take a 15-mile ride through the District’s diverse and historic monuments, neighborhoods, and scenic viewpoints. Helmets and lights required; snacks and refreshments served before and after ride. 8 p.m. meet at PAC Hostel, 11th and K Streets NW, $10 donation suggested.301-831-5151, info@bike123.com.

NCAA Midnight Madness, 10 p.m. Free. Bur Gymnasium, Howard University, 2400 Sixth St. NW. Free. 202-806-6100.

Sunday October 16

Homecoming gospel show, featuring Pastor Shirley Caesar, VaShawn Mitchell, Marcus Wiley, and Y-anna Crawley. 7 p.m. Cramton Auditorium, Howard University, 2400 Sixth St. NW. $35; students, $20. 202-806-6100.

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