THE RUSHMORES -- Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. Pop-punk. Warehouse Next Door, 1017 Seventh St. NW. $7. 202-783-3933.

DEL CIELO -- Thursday at 7:15 p.m. Indie-punk. With 302 Acid and the Max Levine Ensemble. Fort

Reno Park, Chesapeake Street

and Nebraska Avenue NW. Free. 703-318-5655.

THE RED EYES -- Friday at

noon. Eclectic dance music. Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free. 202-312-1300.

KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL -- Friday at 9 p.m. Neo-soul. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $15. 202-393-0930.

TONIC -- Saturday at 5 p.m. Alt-pop. With Arrested Development, the Low Life and the Sirens. Part

of the ongoing "Live on Penn" concert series. Pennsylvania Avenue between Third and Fourth streets NW. $7, ages 12 and younger free. 202-298-6476.

CATFISH HODGE -- Saturday at 6 p.m. Blues. Kennedy Center,

Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.


HOMELANDS: BAGHDAD-JERUSALEM-NEW YORK -- Through Aug. 24. Abstract sculptures by Iraqi artist Oded Halahmy. Washington D.C. Jewish Community Center, Ann Loeb Bronfman Gallery, 1529 16th St. NW. Free. 202-518-9400.


CAR WASH -- Monday at 7 p.m. The 1976 Michael Schultz comedy starring Richard Pryor, Bill Duke and George Carlin. Library of Congress, Mary Pickford Theater, 101 Independence Ave. SE. Free. 202-707-5677.

For Children

STREET FIGHTER II -- Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. Ages 12 and older. Screening of the 1994 animated martial-arts action film. Francis A. Gregory Regional Library, 3660 Alabama Ave. SE. Free. 202-645-4297.

JOE PIPIK AND HIS BACKPACK PUPPETS -- Thursday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Ages 5-9. The actor, musician and puppeteer performs adventure tales. At 10:30 a.m.: Woodridge Neighborhood Library, 1801 Hamlin St. NE. 202-541-6226. At 1:30 p.m.: Lamond-Riggs Neighborhood Library, 5401 South Dakota Ave. NE. 202-541-6255. Both free.

THE FOREST -- Thursday at 4 p.m. Ages 5 and older. Explore the Woodland Trail with a park ranger. Rock Creek Park, Nature Center, 5200 Glover Rd. NW. Free. 202-895-6070.

Lectures and Literature

STEVIE PLATT -- Wednesday at noon. The deaf author discusses "Go to the Hill," his novel about two deaf women who come of age during World War II. Sign language interpreters will be present. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. Free. 202-727-2145.

MINDY THOMPSON FULLILOVE -- Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The author discusses and signs "Rootshock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, and What We

Can Do About It." Sisterspace

and Books, 1515 U St. NW. Free. 202-332-3433.


MOST ENDANGERED PLACES BUS TOUR -- Today at 1 p.m. Local historian Brian Kraft leads a tour of places deemed historic or culturally significant that may be altered or demolished. Sponsored by the D.C. Preservation League. Tour begins and ends in front of the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. $35. 202-783-5144.


OH, THE WASHINGTONIANS: LOVE IN THE DISTRICT -- Today and Aug. 1 at 5:30 p.m. Five new five-minute plays about romantic life in D.C., read after performances of "Oh, the Innocents" (a comedy about young people trying to make music in Washington, playing through Aug. 1). D.C. Jewish Community Center, Goldman Theater, 1529 16th St. NW. $5. 202-777-3229.

FIFTEEN ROUNDS WITH JACKSON POLLOCK -- Through Aug. 8. The Hyacinth Theater Company presents the Bruce Clark play about the effect of success on an artist. Warehouse Theater, 1021 Seventh St. NW. $16-$22. 202-783-3933.

GET LISTED. E-mail or fax notices -- with dates, time, address, cost and phone number -- to or 202-496-3537.