DAVE MATTHEWS BAND -- Today at 6 p.m. With Galactic. Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow. $39-$56.50. 202-397-7328 or 703-754-6400.

MARY TIMONY -- Monday at 7:15 p.m. The former Helium singer-guitarist plays with Sarah Azzara and Sylvan Screen. Part of the ongoing Fort Reno summer concert series. Fort Reno Park, Nebraska and Chesapeake avenues NW. Free. 202-550-7393.

J-KWON -- Wednesday, doors at 7:30 p.m. St. Louis hip-hop. With Cassidy. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $25. 202-265-0930.

RAINER MARIA -- Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. The emo-rock trio plays with Engine Down and the Hush. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $12. 202-667-7960.

SECRET MACHINES -- Thursday at 9:30 p.m. Psychedelic pop. With the Helio Sequence and comedian Neil Hamburger. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $10. 202-667-7960.

VIOLENT FEMMES -- Friday, doors at 6 p.m. Quirky folk-punk. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $25. 202-265-0930.

THE MOONEY SUZUKI -- Friday at 9:30 p.m. Punk-influenced garage rock. With Decahedron and the Sexy Magazines. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $9. 202-667-7960.

GALACTIC -- Saturday, gates at 4 p.m. The jam band plays with Nappy Roots. Pennsylvania Avenue between Third and Fourth streets NW. $7. 202-298-6476.

OZZFEST -- July 18, doors at 9 a.m. With Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Slayer, and many more. Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge, 7800 Cellar Door Dr., Bristow. $39.75-$134. 202-397-7328 or 703-754-6400.


FINE ART IN MINIATURE -- Closes Monday. Paintings include landscapes, portraits and still lifes no larger than 35 inches square. More than 1,100 miniatures by 630 artists hailing from eight countries. S. Dillon Ripley Center, International Gallery, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. Free. 202-357-3030.

HOME OF THE FREE STUDENT PHOTOJOURNALISM EXHIBITION -- Opens Wednesday. Through Aug. 9. Working with Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers, middle school students in Chicago, Denver and

New York competed to capture the best image of local civil servants at work. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. $6.75, seniors $4.75, families $12, students $3, younger than 12 free; Mondays and Thursdays after 5 p.m. pay-what-you-can. 202-639-1700.

CONTAINED EXISTENCE -- Opens Thursday; reception at 6 p.m. Through Aug. 14. An installation by local artist Ami Martin Wilber consisting of 100 sculptures made from steel, rubber, Pyrex beakers and human hair. Flashpoint, 916 G St. NW. Free. 202-661-7582.

1460 WALL MOUNTABLES -- Opens Friday. Through Aug. 22. Reception Friday at 7 p.m. Artists purchase 2-by-2-foot spaces to show and sell their work. (Space available for hanging Wednesday-Friday on a first-come, first-served basis. $10 per square.) District of Columbia Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. Free. 202-462-7833.

VOTE: THE MACHINERY OF DEMOCRACY -- Opens Friday. Through January. A historical overview of America's voting process. Objects on view include the voting machines used in Florida for the 2000 election. National Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. 202-633-1000.

THE RECOLLECTIONS OF A BALTIMORE ARTIST: SKETCHES BY ALFRED JACOB MILLER -- Opens Saturday. Through Aug. 22. Thirty-seven humorous sketches

by the 19th-century artist that

recall his youth in Baltimore, his travels and his favorite literature. Walters Art Museum, 600

N. Charles St., Baltimore. $8,

seniors $6, college students and ages 18-25 $5, children free; first Thursday of the month free. 410-547-9000.

FAITH AND FORM: SELECTED CALLIGRAPHY & PAINTING FROM THE JAPANESE RELIGIOUS TRADITIONS -- Closes July 18. Includes richly illuminated sutra texts, Zen Buddhist aphorisms in ink, portraits of Zen masters and mandala paintings. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 12th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Free. 202-357-2700.


VIVE LA FRANCE -- Today, noon-

6 p.m. A festival of 18th-century French arts, with performances

by the Violins of Lafayette and

the New York Baroque Dance Company, and tours of the

Hillwood's French collection. Hillwood Museum and Gardens, 4155 Linnean Ave. NW. $25, children up to age 18 $5. For reservations, call 202-686-5807.


Films open Friday unless otherwise noted. Check or Friday's Weekend section for details. All movies

are in general release unless

otherwise noted. Opening dates subject to change.

THE DOOR IN THE FLOOR -- Opens Wednesday. A successful children's-book author (Jeff Bridges) and his wife (Kim Basinger) spend a pivotal summer in East Hampton, N.Y. Based on the John Irving novel "A Widow for One Year."

A CINDERELLA STORY -- Hilary Duff plays a downtrodden, dorky girl who looks forward to meeting her Internet beau at her school's Halloween dance -- if her cruel stepmother will let her.

THE CORPORATION -- A documentary about the history of corporations, their rise to prominence as an economic force and their sometimes nefarious behavior. At E Street Cinema.

FACING WINDOWS -- An overburdened bookkeeper in a dull marriage falls in love with a young man who lives on the next block. When her husband brings home a Holocaust survivor to live with them, her relationship with the young man is strengthened. In Italian with English subtitles. At Bethesda Row Cinema.

I, ROBOT -- Will Smith stars in an adaptation of Isaac Asimov's sci-fi classic. In the year 2035, a technophobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot -- and that could pose a greater threat to humanity.

IMELDA -- An in-depth, beyond-the-shoes documentary on Imelda Marcos, the former first lady of the Philippines. At Visions Cinema.

RIDING GIANTS -- A documentary from "Dogtown and Z-Boys" creator Stacy Peralta on the history of surf culture. It blends archival footage with interviews of surfing pioneers and icons.

SEDUCING DR. LEWIS -- The residents of a tiny, impoverished fishing village could get a brand-new factory, but only if a doctor lives on their island. When a young doc winds up in town by chance, the villagers devise a scheme to make him stay. In French with English subtitles. At E Street Cinema.

On Stage

THE UNDERPANTS -- Today at 2:30 p.m. Steve Martin's adaptation of a social satire by German playwright Carl Sternheim, about a government clerk whose wife drops her underpants in public. Directed by Steven Carpenter. By the Washington Stage Guild. 1901 14th St. NW. $25. 240-582-0050.

NEW RELEASES CHOREOGRAPHERS' SHOWCASE -- Today at 7 p.m. Dance Place's annual

showcase of new works from established and emerging choreographers. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. $18; seniors, students, teachers and artists $14; children $6. 202-269-1600.

FULL CIRCLE DANCE COMPANY -- Monday at 6 p.m. The troupe presents hip-hop-style dance,

with Olive Dance Theatre. Kicks

off the D.C. Hip-Hop Theatre

Festival. Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.

THE WHO'S TOMMY -- Opens Wednesday. Through Aug. 8. Pete Townshend's rock opera about a young boy's journey from anguish to triumph. Studio Theatre, Secondstage, 1333 P St. NW. $30. 202-332-3300.

MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS -- Thursday at 8 p.m. Solo hip-hop plays by local writers Quique Aviles, Patrick Crowley, Anupav Yadav

and Ruth Young. Part of the D.C. Hip-Hop Theatre Festival. Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St. SE. Free. 202-544-7077.

THE GLASS MENAGERIE -- Opens Saturday. Through Aug. 8. Sally Field stars in Tennessee Williams's play about a St. Louis family struggling with the harsh realities of the Great Depression and the grievous memories that haunt them. Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St. NW. $25-$75. 202-467-4600.

GRAVITY OPTIONAL DANCE COMPANY -- Saturday at 8 p.m. and July 18 at 7 p.m. The modern dance troupe explores serious and not-so-serious aspects of human interaction. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. $18; seniors, students, teachers and artists $14; children $6. 202-269-1600.

THE RADIANT ABYSS -- Closes July 18. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company closes its 2003-2004 season with an original play by Angus MacLachlan. When a scheming property manager persuades her young lover and his girlfriend to take part in a crime against the suspicious church next door, her plans go horribly awry. Kennedy Center, Film Theater, 2700 F St. NW. $10-$39; Tuesday at 8 p.m. pay-what-you-can. 202-467-4600.


MLB ALL-STAR GAME -- Baseball's biggest stars from both leagues compete. Tuesday at 8 p.m. on Fox.

"Two Men and a Dog on the Beach," by Alfred Jacob Miller, is part of an exhibit opening Saturday at the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.