THE WALKMEN -- Thursday at 9 p.m. Rock. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $15. 202-393-0930.
THE CHEROKEE NATIONAL YOUTH CHOIR -- Friday at 6 p.m. Native American gospel. Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.
J STREET JUMPERS -- Friday at 6 p.m. Swing, jump blues. Smithsonian Jazz Cafe, National Museum of Natural History, 10th Street
and Constitution Avenue NW.
$5, ages 12 and younger free. 202-357-2700.
VLADIMIR ANGELOV WITH CITYDANCE ENSEMBLE --
Monday and Tuesday at 6 p.m. "TransParent," a modern dance performance. Kennedy Center,
Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.
THE BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB -- Today and Sept. 26
at 3:15 p.m. Wim Wenders's
1999 documentary captures the rehearsals, recording sessions
and performances of over a
dozen Cuban musicians. The City Museum, 801 K St. NW. $10,
seniors and students with ID $5. 202-383-1800.
Lectures and Literature
LYNETTE CHIANG -- Tuesday
at 7 p.m. The cyclist and author discusses "The Handsomest
Man in Cuba," an on-the-road
tale of bicycling across Cuba.
Pass, 1617 S St. NW. Free. 202-276-0473.
UNDERSTANDING THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS THROUGH THEIR STORIES -- Wednesday at 6 p.m. Diane Wolkstein, co-founder
of the New York City Storytelling Center and author of 23 award-winning books of world folklore, tells stories that are part of the Judaic holiday cycle. Her book "Treasures of the Heart: Holiday Stories That Reveal the Soul of Judaism" will be available for signing after the program. S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. $20. 202-357-3030.
SECOND ANNUAL TURKISH FESTIVAL -- Today, 10 a.m.-
9 p.m. Folk dancing, artisan demonstrations, fashion shows, films, arts and crafts exhibits, a children's bazaar, puppet shows,
and storytelling, all in celebration of Turkish culture. Freedom Plaza,
on Pennsylvania Avenue between 13th and 14th streets NW. Free. 202-483-9090.
GEORGETOWN ALLEY CRAWL -- Today at 12:15 p.m. A park ranger leads a two-mile stroll down some of Georgetown's back streets. Hear about the people who lived there and their contributions to the neighborhood. Meet at the C&O Canal Visitor Center, 1057 Thomas Jefferson St. NW. Free. 202-653-5190.
EIGHTH ANNUAL BROOKLAND FESTIVAL -- Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Featuring a parade, a children's pavilion and live entertainment. 12th Street between Monroe and Otis streets NE. Free. 202-529-8400.
A LESSON BEFORE DYING -- Through Oct. 10. The African Continuum Theatre Company presents the Romulus Linney play, based on the Ernest Gaines novel. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE. $20-$30. 202-529-5764 or 800-494-8497.
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