Going Out Guide: Free & easy

Sunday, February 6, 2011; 5:07 PM


Nora Titone book signing

The author of "My Thoughts Be Bloody," a biography of John Wilkes Booth, reads and signs copies of her book at the same theater where Booth assassinated President Lincoln.

7 p.m. Ford's Theatre, 511 10th St. NW. 202-397-7328. www.fordstheatre.org .


'Whiskey: A Global History'

Author Kevin R. Kosar discusses his book, which traces whiskey from medieval times to the present day in Scotland, Ireland and the United States.

Noon. Library of Congress, Madison Building, West Dining Room, 101 Independence Ave. SE. 202-707-5221. www.loc.gov .


'OUR FIRE': Native American Contemporary Songs

Mohawk cellist and vocalist Dawn Avery performs songs from her new album, "OUR FIRE." Avery will be accompanied by Grammy-winning guitarist Larry Mitchell.

8-9:30 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu .


'Unknown Pleasures'

Local electronic music producer Chris Price spins an eclectic mix of house, synthpop, post-punk and disco music at the Wonderland Ballroom.

10 p.m.-1 a.m. 1101 Kenyon St. NW. 202-232-5263. www.thewonderlandballroom.com .


'Resonant Forms'

A new exhibit at the Brentwood Arts Exchange, "Resonant Forms" displays the work of African American artists Alonzo Davis, Martha Jackson-Jarvis and Frank Smith. Join the artists for an opening reception.

5-8 p.m. Gateway Arts Center, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood. 301-277-2863. arts.pgparks.com/Our_Facilities .



Celebrate the opening of "Latines/Latinhood," the consulate of El Salvador's new exhibit, which explores 13 local artists' expressions of their Latino culture. Festivities include drinks, appetizers, music and readings.

5-10 p.m. 2332 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 301-910-8952.


Oscar scavenger hunt

The American Red Cross hosts a free scavenger hunt involving movie scenes depicting Washington. Contestants vie for two VIP tickets to Oscar Night America, the Red Cross's official black-tie Oscar viewing party at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.

2-5 p.m. American Red Cross headquarters, 17th and D streets NW. 202-584-8453. www.redcrossnca.org .

- Jess Righthand

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