Concerts

SPOTLIGHT ON D.C. AREA YOUTH IN JAZZ -- Today at 6 p.m. Student musicians from the Albert Einstein Jazz Ensemble, Offshoot and the Washington Jazz Arts Institute perform. Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.

YOUNG ARTISTS OF THE LAUREL FUND FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS -- Monday at 6 p.m. Performance of works from a variety of disciplines. Followed by a Q&A session. Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.

BERNICE JOHNSON REAGON AND TOSHI REAGON -- Tuesday at noon. Folk. The "Sweet Honey and the Rock" singer and her daughter perform. Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, Neptune Plaza, 10 First St. SE. Free. 202-707-1071.

THE FAKE ACCENTS -- Tuesday at 9 p.m. Rock. With Kudzu Wish. Black Cat, Backstage, 1811 14th St. NW. $5. 202-667-7960.

SISTER HAZEL -- Saturday at 9 p.m. Rock. With Stephen Kellogg and Evenout. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $17.50. 202-393-0930.

Dance

INFINITY DANCE THEATER AND FORKLIFT DANCEWORKS -- Friday at 6 p.m. Modern. Part of the 2004 International VSA Arts Festival. Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.

COLD SWEAT -- Saturday at 10 p.m. Hip-hop, disco, funk and

soul dance night. Black Cat, Backstage, 1811 14th St. NW. Free. 202-667-7960.

Exhibits

PAST AND PRESENT -- Opens Wednesday. Reception Friday, 6-8:30 p.m. Through July 3. Acrylic paintings by Nancy Novick. Touchstone Gallery, 406 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-347-2787.

EQUIVALENTS -- Opens Thursday. Reception 6-8 p.m. Through July 10. Wall hangings and site-specific installation by Andrea Haffner. Gallery at Flashpoint, 916 G St. NW. Free. 202-315-1310.

PERSON TO PERSON -- Opens Thursday. Reception 6-8 p.m. Through July 3. Exhibits of multimedia works by D.C.

artists Kevin Mitchell, John Figura, Mark Clark, Mary Frank, Candace Keegan and Kurt Godwin. Wohlfarth Galleries, 3418 Ninth St. NE. Free. 202-526-4848.

LOCAL COLOR -- Reception Friday, 6-8 p.m. Through June 27. Paintings and sculptures by Fred Folsom, Robert Liberace, Alyson Weege

and Susan Yanero. Apex Gallery,

406 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-638-7001.

RAIMUNDO RUBIO HUIDOBRO -- Through June 29. Acrylic and oil paintings by the artist. Irvine Contemporary Art, 1710 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-332-8767.

CONCENTRICS -- Through July 24. Paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings by Craig Dennis, Jae Ko, Kathleen Kucka and Andrea Way. Marsha Mateyka Gallery, 1012 R St. NW. Free. 202-328-0088.

Film

DOCS IN PROGRESS -- Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Local filmmakers screen excerpts from their works in progress. Features Rebecca Kingsley's "The Last Colony," about Washington's struggle to get statehood rights for its citizens, and Rouane Itani's "Daughters of the Levant," a film about 19th-century Arab American women immigrants. Followed by an audience feedback session. The Warehouse Theater, 1021 Seventh St. NW. $5. 240-505-8696.

For Children

FIDDLING AROUND -- Today at 1 and 2 p.m. Sing Norwegian folk songs, listen to stories and learn about the Hardanger folk violin with musician Loretta Kelley. Complements the exhibit "Nordic Cool: Hot Women Designers." National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. $8, seniors and students $6, ages 18 and younger free. 202-783-7370.

SCIENTERRIFIC SUNDAY: MAKE YOUR OWN KALEIDOSCOPE -- Today at 1 and 2:30 p.m. Ages 3 and older. Learn about kaleidoscopes and what they do, and make one to take home. Capital Children's Museum, 800 Third St. NE. $7, seniors $5, ages 2 and younger free. 202-675-4120.

CHESS CLASS -- Wednesday at 4 p.m. Forelementary-schoolers. Learn to play or improve skills. Southeast Neighborhood Library, 403 Seventh St. SE. Free. 202-698-3377.

PROGRESS TO THE QUEEN -- Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Costumed performers perform and lead a parade to greet "the Queen," as entertainers did during the Elizabethan age. Features period songs, dance and poetry. Begins at the Library of Congress, Adams Building Plaza, Second Street and Independence Avenue NW. Free. 202-707-1071.

ANIMAL SCULPTING -- Thursday at 4 p.m. Look at some of the animals that might be seen on a hike and make your favorite one out of clay. Rock Creek Park Nature

Center, 5200 Glover Rd. NW. Free. 202-426-6829.

STORY TIME IN THE GARDEN -- Friday at 10:30 a.m. Ages 3-5. Children are introduced to a garden topic with a theme from a book reading. A hands-on activity and an opportunity to explore the garden

are included. Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, 1644 31st St. NW. $7. For reservations, call 202-965-0400.

PIXILATION -- Saturday and June 19 at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Ages 5-15. Put yourself in an animated movie. Capital Children's Museum, 800 Third St. NE. $7, seniors $5, ages 2 and younger free. 202-675-4120.

Lectures and Literature

CHARLES HART MIDDLE SCHOOL POETS -- Monday at 7 p.m.

Student writers read original

poetry in celebration of the publication of a new issue of hArtworks literary magazine. Borders, 18th and L streets NW. Free. 202-466-4999.

CAROL JENKINS -- Tuesday at noon. The award-winning journalist discusses her book, "Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire." Library of Congress, Madison Building, West Dining Room, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Free. 202-707-3827.

SCIENCE FICTION AS ART -- Tuesday at noon. A discussion presented by screenwriter, director and author Nicholas Meyer. Library of Congress, Madison Building, Dining Room A, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Free. 202-707-4652.

HARRIET LERNER -- Thursday at 7 p.m. The author discusses and signs "Fear and Other Uninvited Guests." Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-364-1919.

THE FASHION OF ROMANCE: THE DAVIES WEDDING -- Friday at 6:30 p.m. Guest Costume Curator Howard Kurtz talks about dresses on view from the Marjorie Merriweather Post collection that were worn for her 1935 marriage to Joseph E. Davies. Hillwood Museum and Garden,

4155 Linnean Ave. NW. Free with estate reservation deposit: $12, seniors $10, full-time college students $7, ages 6-18 $5, 6 and younger free. For reservations, call 202-686-5807.

BRENDA RHODES MILLER -- Saturday at 12:30 p.m. The author reads from and signs her novel,

"The Laying On of Hands." Barnes & Noble, 555 12th St. NW. Free. 202-347-0176.

LOUIS BAYARD -- Saturday at 2 p.m. The author discusses his new novel, "Mr. Timothy," featuring the Charles Dickens character Timothy Cratchit. Chevy Chase Neighborhood Library, 5625 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-282-0021.

KATE NILES -- Saturday at 7 p.m. The author reads from her debut novel, "The Basket Maker."

Olsson's, 1307 19th St. NW. Free. 202-785-1133.

Miscellaneous

HOW TO ACHIEVE MORE BALANCE -- Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn how to focus your energy into areas you really want to pursue and create an action plan. First Class, 1726 20th St. NW. $30. 202-597-5102.

COOKING CLASS: PERFECT PICNIC PAIRINGS -- Thursday at 7 p.m. Learn simple yet sophisticated picnic secrets. Whole Foods Market, 1440 P St. NW. Free. For reservations, call 202-332-4300.

WHAT'S WRONG WITH RELATIVISM? -- Saturday at 1 p.m. A philosophical roundtable discussion with Cafe Philo D.C. Brasserie

Les Halles, 1201 Pennsylvania

Ave. NW. Free. 703-751-5958.

Theater

THE MISSING AXE -- Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Performer Arianna Ross blends acrobatics, music and spoken word. Part of Washington Storyteller's Theatre's "Flying Solo" series. Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St. NW. $12. 202-331-7282 or 301-891-1129.

A MONDAY NIGHT WITH BESS AND TESS -- Through June 27.

D.C. playwright Caleen Sinnette Jennings's comedy-drama

about breaking theater casting's racial boundaries. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE.

$20-$28. 800-494-8497 or 202-529-5764.

CANDOMBE: TANGO NEGRO -- Through June 27. Gala Hispanic Theatre and the Washington Performing Arts Society present this original musical. In Spanish with simultaneous English interpretation. Warehouse Theatre, 1021 Seventh St. NW. $28. 202-234-7174.

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