“Angels, Demons, and Savages: A Valentine’s Day Dance Trilogy” A tour of the new exhibit of abstract paintings by Jackson Pollock, Alfonso Ossorio and Jean Dubuffet is followed by a dance performance of vignettes about the parts people play in relationships. Thursday-Friday, tours at 6:30 p.m., performance at 7 p.m. Exhibition continues through May 12. Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. 202-387-2151. www.phillipscollection.org. Performance and tour $20, registration required. Regular exhibition entry $12, seniors and students $10, age 18 and younger free.
Jerry “The Iceman” Butler The famous soul singer stops by for four nights of concerts. Dinner is included with Thursday’s shows. Thursday at 7 and 10 p.m., Friday-Sunday at 8 and 10 p.m. (Saturday’s 8 p.m. show sold out). Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW (rear). 202-337-4141. www.bluesalley.com. Thursday $100, other shows $50.
Cody Chesnutt One of this modern soul singer and guitarist’s songs was re-recorded by the Roots as “The Seed 2.0.” With Julia Nixon. 7:30 p.m. The Hamilton, 600 14th St. NW. 202-787-1000. www.thehamiltondc.com. $17.
“Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine: Two Kids From Brooklyn” This new 56-item exhibit celebrating the careers of the American comedian and his writer-producer wife includes recordings, lyrics, videos and more. Opens Thursday. Through July 27. Library of Congress, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. SE. 202-707-5000. www.loc.gov. Free.
Mike Epps You might recognize this comedian from Def Comedy Jam or his roles in the films “Next Friday,” “Friday After Next” and “The Hangover.” Friday at 7 and 10:30 p.m., Monday at 7 p.m. DAR Constitution Hall, 18th and C streets NW. 202-628-4780. www.dar.org/conthall. From $45.
Texas Is the Reason The New York emo band performs. With Title Fight. Doors open at 9 p.m. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-4490. www.blackcatdc.com. $20.
Presidents’ Family Day Crafts and performances celebrate our past leaders. A few costumed interpreters sporting giant presidential puppet heads will be on hand for photo opportunities. 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Smithsonian American Art Museum, Eighth and F streets NW. 202-633-1000. www.americanart.si.edu. Free.
“Scooby-Doo Live! Musical Mysteries” Shaggy, Scooby and the rest of the gang investigate a haunted theater in a touring show. 3 and 6 p.m. Warner Theatre, 13th and E streets NW. 800-551-7328. www.warnertheatredc.com. $25-$75.
Maysa The soul and smooth jazz singer’s ninth solo album, “Motions of Love,” has cameos by Stevie Wonder and Dwele. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m. The Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. 202-803-2899. www.thehowardtheatre.com. $45 in advance, $50 day of show.
“L’Amour (Love, Baby . . .)” The Washington Ballet performs works about love by three choreographers: David Palmer, Elaine Kudo and Amy Seiwert.Thursday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sunday at 1 and 6 p.m. Closes Sunday. Harman Center for the Arts, Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. 202-547-1122. www.washingtonballet.org. From $32.