Comedy

LIVE & THE IMPROV -- Thursday at noon. New comics perform. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free. 202-312-1300.

Concerts

MAIESHA & THE HIP HUGGERS -- Today at 8 and 10 p.m. Go-go, funk. Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $20.25 plus a food and drink minimum. 202-337-4141.

BRYAN MILLS'S SOUL SPONGE AND DEVINE NATURE -- Wednesday at 7 p.m. Neosoul. Kili's Kafe, 2009 Eighth St. NW. $10. 202-271-3217.

MARILYN ASHFORD BROWN & RAVE -- Thursday at noon. Jazz, blues. Farragut Square, Connecticut Avenue and K Street NW. Free. 202-463-9477.

REGINALD POLYCARD AND FRIENDS -- Thursday at 6 p.m. Jazz, konpa (Haitian). Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.

THE HIPNOTIX -- Thursday at 9 p.m. Reggae, ska. With Team V. Black Cat, Backstage, 1811 14th St. NW. $7. 202-667-7960.

EL GRUPO CIMARRON DE COLOMBIA -- Friday at 6 p.m. World. Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.

Dance

GYE NYAME AFRICAN DANCE TROUPE -- Wednesday at noon. African. Ronald Reagan Building

and International Trade Center,

1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free. 202-312-1300.

Exhibits

FULL FRONTAL FIGURATION: SEAN FOLEY, PHILIP KNOLL AND BEDE MURPHY -- Opens Thursday. Through Aug. 14. Paintings and works on paper. Irvine Contemporary Art, 1710 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-332-8767.

JOHN JACOBSMEYER AND MARGARET MCCANN -- Through

July 14. Oil on canvas. Fraser

Gallery, 1054 31st St. NW. Free. 202-298-6450.

For Children

BIRDS OF ROCK CREEK PARK --

Today at 2 p.m. Ages 7 and older.

A park ranger leads a short hike

to observe birds. Learn why

they are important to the park's habitat. Rock Creek Park Nature Center, 5200 Glover Rd. NW. Free. 202-895-6070.

WHY MOSQUITOES BUZZ IN PEOPLE'S EARS -- Thursday at

10:30 a.m. Ages 6-12. Watch

the film narrated by actor

James Earl Jones, then write and illustrate your own spinoff of the story. Anacostia Museum, 1901 Fort Pl. SE. Free. For reservations, call 202-287-3306.

BABE: PIG IN THE CITY -- Saturday and July 4 at 10:30 a.m. In George Miller's 1998 comedy sequel, Babe has to go to the big city to save the Hoggetts' farm. Avalon Theatre, 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW. $5. 202-966-6000.

Miscellaneous

POETRY UNDER THE STARS -- Friday at 7 p.m. Hosted by the Blackout

Arts Collective. Sankofa Video and Books, 2714 Georgia Ave. NW. Free. 202-234-4755.

Theater

TAPE -- Friday at 10 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 10 p.m. Yellow Taxi Productions' presentation of the Stephen Belber play. D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. $10-$15. 866-811-4111 or 202-462-7833.

GET LISTED. E-mail or fax notices -- with dates, time, address, cost and phone number -- to sourcelist@washpost.com or 202-496-3537. Or mail them to Listings, Sunday Source, The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20071-5650. Deadline is two weeks before publication.