DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN -- Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Punk. With Every Time I Die and Zao. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $13. 202-667-7960.

GALACTIC -- Friday at 9 p.m. Jazz-funk. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $25. 202-393-0930.

LOS AMIGOS INVISIBLES -- Saturday at 9:30 p.m. Dance music mixing elements of salsa, merengue and rock. With Si Se. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $16 in advance, $18 day of show. 202-667-7960.


DANA TAI SOON BURGESS AND COMPANY -- Friday at 8 p.m. Modern performance of the piece "Tracings." Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. $25. 202-397-7328.


ARBORSCAPES -- Opens Monday. Through Nov. 30. Panoramic digital landscapes by Curt Belshe. National Arboretum, Administration Building lobby, 3501 New York Ave. NE. Free. 202-544-8733.

FIRE ON FIRE -- Opens Wednesday. Reception Friday at 6 p.m. Pyro-print drawings and pots by Gary Irby. Gallery 10 Ltd., 1519 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-232-3326.

EBB AND FLOW -- Opens Friday. Through Dec. 11. Oil paintings and pencil drawings by Janis Goodman. District Fine Arts, 1726 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-328-9100.

SHIELDS AND UNIVERSES -- Opens Friday; reception at 6 p.m. Through Dec. 18. Sculptures and drawings by Athena Tacha. Marsha Mateyka Gallery, 2012 R St. NW. Free. 202-328-0088.

ARTHUR DAY -- Through Nov. 21. Cityscape paintings by the artist. Spectrum Gallery, 1132 29th St. NW. Free. 202-333-0954.

For Children

THE HALLOWEEN NIGHT SKY -- Today at 1 and 4 p.m. Ages 4 and older. Hear myths and stories about Halloween and the stars, planets and constellations. Rock Creek Park Nature Center, 5200 Glover Rd. NW. Free. 202-895-6070.

HALLOWEEN ICE SKATING -- Today at 2:30 p.m. Prizes, arts, crafts and more. Costumes welcome, but they must not touch the floor. Fort Dupont Ice Arena, 3779 Ely Pl. SE. $4, seniors and ages 12 and younger $3. Skate rentals $2. 202-584-5007, Ext. 11.

Lectures and Literature

JANA HENSEL -- Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. The author reads in German from her book "Zonenkinder" ("After the Wall"). Lane Jennings, an

editor and reviewer for the World Future Society and a former U.S. State Department interpreter, reads the English translation. Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-289-1200.

CHRIS CONLON AND KIM ROBERTS -- Wednesday at 7 p.m. The poets read from their works as well as poems by William Heyen, C.K. Williams, Walt Whitman and others. Brookland Visitors Center, 3420 Ninth St. NE. Free. 202-526-1632.

THE STREET STAGE -- Saturday at 3 p.m. Homeless and formerly homeless artists are invited to share music, poetry, dance and drama performances. Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 15th St. NW. Free. 301-233-2911.


TRIAL BY JURY; LA PERICHOLE -- Opens Thursday. Through Nov. 7. The Washington Savoyards present the Gilbert and Sullivan and Jacques Offenbach works. Duke Ellington Theatre, 35th and R streets NW. $20-$35. 202-315-1323.

GET LISTED. The Sunday Source lists events as space permits. E-mail or fax notices -- with dates, time, address, cost and phone number -- to or 202-496-3537. Deadline is two weeks before publication date.