Art and Crafts

AUNDRA MCCOY -- Today, noon-5 p.m. The Memphis-based designer and fiber artist demonstrates her techniques for pin and scarf making. Toast and Strawberries, 1608 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-234-1212.

CELEBRATION OF TEXTILES -- Today, 1-4 p.m. The 27th annual festival features hands-on activities, artist demonstrations and exhibitions. Textile Museum, 2320 S St. NW. Free. 202-667-0441.

FLOWERS DUTCH STYLE -- Wednesday at 7 p.m. Rene Hofstede, owner of Mille Fiori Floral Design in New York, shows slides of a display he designed for the Dutch Residence and other arrangements done for clients such as Armani and Estee Lauder. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW. $15. 202-639-1770.

ART AT HOME -- Thursday at 6 and 7 p.m. Museum staffers talk about the story behind the permanent collection. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. $14, seniors and students $12, children free. 202-387-2151.

Books and Authors

RANDY FLORKE -- Thursday at 7:30 p.m. The Country Living contributing editor discusses his design book "Country Living: Your House, Your Home." Barnes & Noble, 3040 M St. NW. Free. 202-965-9880.

SEAN WILSEY -- Friday at 7 p.m. The author reads from his memoir "Oh the Glory of it All," about growing up with his society-columnist mother and wealthy but distant father. Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-364-1919.

THIS EARTH OF MANKIND -- Saturday at 2 p.m. Professor Eric Jones of the University of Northern Illinois leads the Asian Literature Club's discussion of Pramoedya Ananta Toer's book. Library of Congress, Jefferson Building, LJ-149, 10 First St. SE. Free. 202-707-4604.


KEVIN JAMES -- Today at 7:30 p.m. The "King of Queens" star performs stand-up. Warner Theatre, 13th and E streets NW. $45. 202-783-4000 or 202-397-7328.

JAKE JOHANNSEN -- Today at 8 p.m. The comic, known for his offbeat stories, performs. Improv Comedy Club, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. $15. 202-296-7008.

CHARLES FLEISCHER -- Tuesday-Thursday at 8:30 p.m., Friday-Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m., June 12 at 8 p.m. The comic, who was the voice of Roger Rabbit, performs. Improv Comedy Club, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. $15-$17. 202-296-7008.


CAROL BUI -- Today at 8:30. Local punk. With Pash and The Catalyst. Warehouse Next Door, 1017 Seventh St. NW. $5. 202-783-3933.

COWBOY JUNKIES -- Wednesday at 6:30. Alt-pop tunes grounded in country tradition. With Inara George. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $25. 202-265-0930.

VENEZUELAN SOUNDS 2005 -- Wednesday at 7 p.m. Edward Simon on jazz piano. Weekly concerts with various artists continue through July 21. Salon Bolivariano, 2443 Massachusetts Ave. NW. Free. For reservations, call 202-342-6848.

SYLVAN SCREEN -- Wednesday at 9 p.m. Rock. With Tin Zeroes. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $5. 202-667-7960.

1905 -- Thursday at 8:30 p.m. The local punk group plays with Selfish, Hellshock and Tradition Dies Here. Warehouse Next Door, 1017 Seventh St. NW. $7. 202-783-3933.

TERENCE BLANCHARD GROUP -- Friday-June 12 at 8 and 10 p.m. Jazz. Blanchard on the trumpet with Brice Winston on saxophone, Micah Jones on bass, Kendrick Scott on drums and Aaron Parks on the piano. Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $24. 202-337-4141.

OLD 97'S -- Saturday at 9 p.m. The Dallas band plays power pop influenced by classic country and bar-band rock. With Grey De Lisle and Bobby Bare J. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $20. 202-265-0930.


SHELLY BECHTEL SHEPHERD -- Opens Tuesday. Reception Friday, 5-8 p.m. Through July 3. The artist shows her paintings of trains, toys and scrap metal, done in watercolors and oils. Spectrum Gallery, 1132 29th St. NW. Free. 202-333-0954.

FUSION OF MODERN DIVERSITY II -- Opens Friday. Reception 6-8:30 p.m. Through July 3. The Independent Artists Forum presents a show by six women artists. Touchstone Gallery Annex, 406 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-347-2787.

MECHANICAL CLOUD -- Opens Friday. Reception 6:30-8 p.m. Through July 16. Mixed-media installations by Diana Cooper. Numark Gallery, 625-27 E St. NW. Free. 202-628-3810.

ANA MERCEDES HOYOS -- Opens Saturday. Reception 5-7 p.m. Through July 16. Paintings, drawings and prints by the artist. Addison/Ripley Fine Art, 1670 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Free. 202-338-5180.

Food and Drink

INDIAN HOME COOKING -- Thursday at 6:30 p.m. Cookbook author Suvir Saran presents food from his book "Indian Home Cooking: A Fresh Introduction to Indian Food," at a dinner sponsored by the National Press Club Book and Author Committee. National Press Club, Fourth Estate Restaurant, 529 14th St. NW. $84. For reservations, call 202-662-7638.

CECILIA HAE-JIN LEE -- Friday at 6 p.m. The food writer cooks Korean cuisine from her book "Eating Korean: From Barbeque to Kimchi, Recipes From My Home." The shop's staff offers wine tastings to complement the food. Best Cellars Wine Shop, 1643 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-387-3146.

FUSION COOKING CLASS -- Saturday at noon. sponsors a class with chef Philippe Maigrot, who specializes in French-Asian cuisine. Lunch is served after the class. Bistro Asiatique, 4936 Fairmont Ave., Bethesda. $55. For reservations, call 202-244-3700.

For Children

FLAG DAY FAMILY FESTIVAL -- Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Stories, music and crafts to celebrate the American flag. The Fifes and Drums of Yorktown perform patriotic music, and members of the Fort McHenry Guard give flag-folding demonstrations. National Museum of American History, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. Free. 202-633-1000.


SCANDALS, SCOUNDRELS AND SCALLYWAGS -- Saturday at 12:15. A lesson on nightlife, crime and social disorder in 19th-century Georgetown. Meet at the C&O Canal Visitor Center, 1057 Thomas Jefferson St. NW. Free. 202-653-5190.


FLOWERS, TRUE LOVE AND POPULAR SONGS -- Tuesday at 6 p.m. Music historian Michael Lasser traces the relationships between songs and flowers and explains how popular songs reflect the beliefs of a particular historical period. U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. $5. For reservations, call 202-226-4082.


LOCAL FILMMAKER NIGHT -- Wednesday at 9:15 p.m. Eric Rice screens his romantic comedy "He Can Get It." The Avalon Theatre, 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW. $8.50. 202-966-6000.

THE WORLD OF TOMORROW -- Friday at 7 p.m. The 1991 documentary about New York's 1939 World's Fair as seen through home movies, newsreels, cartoons, photographs and vintage graphics. Produced and directed by Tom Johnson and Lance Bird. National Archives, William G. McGowan Theater, 700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free. 202-501-5000.

THE LUGGAGE IS STILL LABELED -- Saturday at 2 p.m. Part of the "Films about African Art and Culture" series, this movie examines the politics of race in the art world. In English and Xhosa with subtitles. National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Ave. SW. Free. 202-633-4600.


DOG SENSE -- Thursday at 7 p.m. Author Kathy Santo discusses her method of trial-and-error training and uses her own dog to demonstrate techniques. Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-364-1919.


WHY CARE FOR TRUTH? -- Saturday at 1 p.m. A philosophical roundtable discussion with Cafe Philo DC, moderated by Ken Feldman. Brasserie Les Halles, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free. 703-751-5958.


GILLIGAN'S ISLAND -- Opens Friday. Through July 2. The Landless Theater Company presents a musical based on the popular television series, with new storylines and original songs. DCAC, 2438 18th St. NW. $20. 202-462-7833.

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