Washington area Going Out Guide

‘James Bridle: A Quiet Disposition’

3Five of the London artist’s research-based projects dealing with drone warfare are displayed. Through Sunday. Corcoran College of Art and Design, Gallery 31, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1700. www.corcoran.org. Free.

THU 04

Nationals The baseball team finishes a homestand with games against the Milwaukee Brewers (Thursday at 11:05 a.m.) and the San Diego Padres (Friday at 7:05 p.m., Saturday at 4:05 p.m. and Sunday at 1:35 p.m.). Neil Diamond will perform at Thursday’s game, Thompson Square performs after Saturday’s game and Third Day performs after Sunday’s game. Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol St. SE. 202-675-6287. www.nationals.com. From $10.

Marcus Young and Fresh Flights Cortney Hicks of Majic 102.3 FM hosts an outdoor concert featuring the jazz singer-songwriter and the youth band. 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Boulevard at the Capital Centre, Capital Centre Boulevard and Arena Drive, Largo. 301-324-0514. www.shopcapcentre.com. Free.

Potomac Nationals The Potomac Nationals host the Wilmington Blue Rocks for four games. Fireworks follow the Thursday game. Thursday-Saturday at 6:35 p.m., Sunday at 6:05 p.m. G. Richard Pfitzner Stadium, 7 County Complex Ct., Woodbridge. 703-590-2311. www.potomacnationals.com. $9-$15; seniors, youth and military with ID $8-$10; age 5 and younger free.

FRI 05

“Gettysburg” Ron Maxwell’s Civil War epic was filmed 20 years ago on location at Gettysburg National Park. Martin Sheen stars as Gen. Robert E. Lee. The 286-minute running time includes a 15-minute intermission. Friday at 2 p.m., Sunday at 1:30 p.m. AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com/silver. $12, children $7.

Eric Scott The D.C. singer-songwriter and his band perform. Part of the Sunset Concert Series. 7 p.m. O’Donnell Lake Restaurant Park, St. Patrick’s Drive and Smallwood Drive West, Waldorf. www.ericscottmusic.com. Free.

Harry Connick Jr. Every Man Should Know,” the artist’s latest album of 12 original songs, was released in June. 8 p.m. Wolf Trap, Filene Center, 1551 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-255-1900. www.wolftrap.org. $35-$65.

The Furious 5 Originally backed by Grandmaster Flash in the late 1970s and early ’80s, the hip-hop group was the first rap act to win a Grammy. 8 p.m. The Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. 202-803-2899. www.thehowardtheatre.com. $20 in advance, $25 day of show.

SAT 06

“Escapes” Jackie Perry exhibits her paintings of places and objects that provide moments of escape. Reception 1-4 p.m. Through Aug. 4. Loft Gallery, 313 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-490-1117. www.loftgallery.org. Free.

Jamey Turner and His Glass Harp The Summer Sounds Concerts series continues with a performance by the man who uses glasses filled with water to make music. 6:30 p.m. Loy E. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St., Manassas. 703-330-2787. www.center-for-the-arts.org. Free.

MysticsThe women’s basketball team plays the Seattle Storm. 7 p.m. Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW. www.washingtonmystics.com. From $17.30.

The Polyphonic Spree The 24-member band and 10-member choir perform pop, orchestral rock and gospel. With Harper Simon. 8 p.m. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. www.sixthandi.org. $20.

BG and the Mojo Hands The D.C. blues band performs on the lawn. 7 p.m. BlackRock Center for the Arts, 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown. 240-912-1058. www.blackrockcenter.org. Free.

PVDA Summer Showdown The Potomac Valley Dressage Association hosts the U.S. Dressage Federation’s Region 1 Adult Team Competition for riders age 22 and older. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Prince George’s County Equestrian Center, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave., Upper Marlboro. 301-952-7999. www.pvda.org. Free.

SUN 07

“Anything Goes” New York’s Roundabout Theatre Company performs the musical about romance at sea. Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Closes Sunday. Kennedy Center, Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org. $25-$115.

“The Real Thing” A playwright finds he is more successful at writing about love than he is at figuring out his own marriage. Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Closes Sunday. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW. 202-332-3300. www.studiotheatre.org. $39-$72.

“James Bridle: A Quiet Disposition” Five of the London artist’s research-based projects dealing with drone warfare are displayed. Through Sunday. Corcoran College of Art & Design, Gallery 31, 500 17th St. NW. 202-639-1700. www.corcoran.org. Free.

The Uncle Devin Show This outdoor musical show for children uses song, dance and call-and-response to convey the principles of love and cultural and social development. 6-7:30 p.m. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd., Bladensburg. 301-779-0371. www.pgparks.com. Free.

The Hot Seats This old-time string band performs for the Bluemont Concert Series. 7 p.m. Loudoun County Courthouse, 18 E. Market St., Leesburg. 540-955-8186. www.bluemont.org. $5, seniors and Bluemont friends $4, ages 11 and younger $2.

“Teddy Bear’s Picnic” Bob Brown Puppets stages a picnic for Baby Bear and his friends as part of the Tiny Tots at 10 series. Sundays at 10 a.m., through Sept. 1. Glen Echo Park, Puppet Co. Playhouse, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo. 301-634-5380. www.thepuppetco.org. $5.

TUE 09

“America All Better” The Second City comedy group lampoons American politics. Opens Tuesday at 8 p.m., continues Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Aug. 4. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW. 202-393-3939. www.woollymammoth.net. $35-$45.

“Sky and Space: Flying Little Airplanes and NASA’s Hubble & James Webb Space Telescopes” Amber Straughn discusses her work with telescopes and her experiences as a pilot. 6 p.m. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Dr., College Park. 301-864-6029. www.collegeparkaviationmuseum.com. $4, seniors $3, ages 2 to 18 $2, age 1 and younger free.

Bumper Jacksons The local band plays traditional jazz, ragtime and pre-war country. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs, and pack a picnic. Part of the City of Rockville’s Free for All summer concerts series. 7 p.m. Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Dr., Rockville. 240-314-8682. www.rockvillemd.gov. Free.

“Spin” Signature Theatre, in association with OD Company, presents a musical about the choice between family and fame. Opens Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., continues Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Through July 27. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-820-9771. www.signature-theatre.org. $29.

WED 10

“The Rocky Horror Show” A couple stumbles upon a castle ruled by a mad scientist and full of singing, cross-dressing residents in this musical. Opens Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Aug. 4. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW. 202-332-3300. www.studiotheatre.org. $40-$45.

Black Alley Band An outdoor concert featuring go-go music. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tucker Road Community Center, 1771 Tucker Rd., Fort Washington. 301-248-4404. www.pgparks.com. Free.

Daryl Davis’s Roots Music Revue The bluesman brings together players from around the country for an outdoor concert. Mark Jaster and Sabrina Mandell from Happenstance Theatre will be roving performers. Bring blankets and chairs. Food available. Used instruments will be collected for Hungry for Music. 7 p.m. Strathmore, Gudelsky Outdoor Concert Gazebo, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda. 301-581-5100. www.strathmore.org. Free.

Mac Miller The Philly rapper is on his Space Migration Tour. With Chance the Rapper, the Internet, Vince Staples, the Come Up and Choo Jackson. 8 p.m. The Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Rd., Silver Spring. 301-960-9999. www.fillmoresilverspring.com. $27.50. www.rockvilletownsquare.com

— Compiled by Jillian S. Jarrett
from staff reports

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