THE POLYPHONIC SPREE -- Monday
at 7:30 p.m. Rock. 9:30 club,
815 V St. NW. $18. 202-393-0930.
FACE TO FACE FAREWELL
TOUR -- Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Punk. With Operatic and Say Anything. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $15. 202-393-0930.
TONY TRISCHKA -- Friday at 6 p.m. Bluegrass, jazz, rock and classical on banjo. Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.
MARCUS JOHNSON PROJECT -- Friday and Saturday at 8 and 10 p.m., Saturday at midnight.
Jazz. Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $20, with a $9 food or drink minimum. 202-337-4141.
3RD 3RSDAY -- Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Local artists lead tours of several galleries on Seventh Street.
Tours leave from the Goethe-
Institut, 812 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-312-1305.
FUTURE CAPITOL? -- Through Aug. 28. A multimedia, robotic representation of what the U.S. Capitol building may look like in the near future, by artists Jim Magner and Stefan Prosky. Apex Gallery, Second Floor, 406 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-638-7001.
TURTLE POWER -- Today at 2 p.m. Learn about the turtles that live in Rock Creek Park and help feed the ones that live inside the Nature Center. 5200 Glover Rd. NW. Free. 202-895-6070.
OUTREACH: STORYTELLING -- Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Ages 5-12. A museum volunteer helps participants read entertaining educational stories. Anacostia Museum, 1901 Fort Pl. SE. Free. 202-633-1000.
SHINING SHAPES -- Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Decorate a mirrored window ornament with beads, buttons and sequins. National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. $3 per project. 202-272-2448.
Lectures and Literature
THE URBAN LANDSCAPE: PRINTS OF PARIS IN THE IMPRESSIONIST ERA -- Today at 2 p.m. A discussion with Eric Denker, curator of prints and drawings at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. National Gallery of Art, East Building, 600 Constitution Ave. NW. Free. 202-737-4215.
MARK ANDERSON -- Today at 4 p.m. The local author and activist reads from his new book, "All the Power." The Brian MacKenzie Infoshop, 1426 Ninth St. NW. Free. 202-986-0681.
POETRY COFFEE HOUSE -- Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Poets Naomi Ayala, Reuben Jackson and Valerie Jean read from their works. Includes complimentary dessert and coffee. Grace Church, 1041 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-333-7100.
SO YOU WANNA BE A FILMMAKER -- Thursday, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Jorge Bernardo, producer and host of "All About Film," leads this workshop on film-production basics and how to assemble a cast and crew. First Class, 1726 20th St. NW. $39. 202-797-5102.
HISTORIC THEATERS AND MOVIE HOUSES BUS TOUR -- Saturday at 10 a.m. Local author Robert Headly describes the curiosities of D.C. theaters during this three-hour
tour. See preservation successes
and tour the interiors of old
theaters. Sponsored by the D.C. Preservation League. Light refreshments provided. Tour begins and ends in front of the National Building Museum, 401 F St. NW. $35. For reservations, call 202-783-5144.
A ROOTS REVIVAL: A DAY OF CELEBRATING OUR HAIR AND HAIR-I-TAGE -- Saturday, 2-10 p.m. Natural hair-care tips, styling demonstrations, music, book signings and an open mic. Bring
your own towel and hair products for on-site styling. Juanita Britton's Bruce Place Gallery, 2806 Bruce Pl. SE. $5. 202-610-4188.
FARCE AND JUSTICE OF THE MAGISTRATE -- Saturday at 11 a.m. Spanish-language performance of the Alejandro Casona comedy.
Mount Pleasant Neighborhood Library, 3160 16th St. NW. Free. 202-671-0200.
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