ANDREW WHITE -- Tuesday at 6 p.m. A jazz tribute to John Coltrane and his drummer, Elvin Jones. Kennedy Center, Grand Foyer, 2700 F St. NW. Free. 202-467-4600.
SIN MIEDO -- Friday at 6 p.m. Latin jazz. National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Jazz Cafe, 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. $5, ages 12 and younger free. 202-357-2700.
HOPE OF THE STATES -- Friday at 10 p.m. Rock. With Inouk. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $10. 202-265-0930.
SLIDING LANDSCAPES -- Artist talk today at noon. Through Oct. 30. Refigured 18th-century fantasy landscapes by Lucy Hogg. Strand on Volta, 1531 33rd St. NW. Free. 202-333-4663.
TIDEPOOLS -- Opens Wednesday. Reception Friday at 6 p.m. Through Nov. 7. Abstract paintings by
Cynthia Young. Touchstone Gallery, 406 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-347-2787.
ANGELA IOVINO -- Through Oct. 11. Watercolor landscapes
depicting travels to China, France and Italy. Bistrot Lepic, 1736 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-669-1562.
GAMES -- Through Oct. 17. Metallic constructions, paintings and sculpture by Sica. Zenith Gallery, 413 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-783-2963.
COLOR -- Through Oct. 23.
Paintings, stripe marker
drawings, silk-screen prints
and watercolors from the '50s through the '80s from the
estate of Gene Davis. Marsha Mateyka Gallery, 2012 R St. NW. Free. 202 328-0088.
TAKE OUT -- Thursday at 8 p.m. Sean Baker and Shih-Ching Tsou's 2003 drama about an illegal immigrant's involvement with loan sharks. In Mandarin and English with English subtitles. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue and Seventh Street SW. Free. 202-633-1000.
ABJAD -- Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Abolfazi Jalili's 2003 film
about an Iranian teenager
whose traditional Muslim culture clashes with his desire to
further his education and pursue
love with a young Jewish girl.
In Farsi with English subtitles. Preceded by a lecture by author Roya Hakakian on her memoir, "Journey From the Land of No." Washington D.C. Jewish Community Center, Aaron and Cecile Goldman Theater, 1529 16th St. NW. $9, seniors and students $8. 202-777-3248 or 800-494-8497.
FALL NIGHT SKY -- Today at 1 p.m. Ages 4-12. Gaze at stars, planets and constellations while a park ranger tells stories. Rock Creek Park Nature Center, 5200 Glover Rd. NW. Free. 202-895-6070.
TOT TROT -- Saturday at 11 a.m. Ages 2-6. Observe woodland animals and learn what they eat and where they nap. Rock Creek Park Nature Center, 5200 Glover Rd. NW. Free. 202-895-6070.
Lectures and Literature
JENNIFER COHEN -- Tuesday at
7:30 p.m. The author discusses her book, "Lying Together." Barnes & Noble, 3040 M St. NW. Free. 202-965-9360.
NO GUTS, NO GLORY -- Opens Friday. Through Oct. 23. Precipice Improv Theater presents an improvised comic play based entirely on audience suggestions. District of Columbia Arts Center, 2438 18th St. NW. $16. 202-462-7833.
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