ADAM FERRARA -- Today at 8 p.m. The stand-up comic has also appeared on "The Job" and "Law & Order." DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. $15. 202-296-7008.

PABLO FRANCISCO -- Wednesday-Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. The "Mad TV" funnyman and regular host of "The Show" performs his brand of highly animated stand-up. DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW. $20. 202-296-7008.


LOCAL H -- Today at 8:30 p.m. The indie-punk duo plays audience requests. With Riddle of Steel and Skyline Drive. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $12. 202-667-7960.

DAMIEN C. TAYLOR -- Wednesday at 9 p.m. A solo show by the member of indie-rock group (The Sounds of) Kaleidoscope. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $9. 202-667-7960.

RELIANT K AND MXPX -- Friday, doors at 4 p.m. Radio-friendly pop-punk. With Rufio and Over It. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $20. 202-265-0930.

JAGUAR WRIGHT -- Friday at 10 p.m. The neo-soul singer-songwriter brings material from her new album, "Divorcing Neo 2 Marry Soul." With Kindred the Family Soul and Keke Wyatt. 9:30 club, 815 V St. NW. $20. 202-265-0930.


RIDGE LINE -- Today at 7 p.m. Arlington-based Jane Franklin Dance presents a dance-and-music collaboration based on fragments of letters and descriptions from Confederate and Union soldiers. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. $20; seniors, students, teachers and artists $15; children $7. 202-269-1600.

VISIONARY DANCE -- Today at 8 p.m. Belly dancing by Delilah, with music by Erik Brown. Plus performances by students of Joy of Motion's Middle Eastern Dance Program. Joy of Motion Dance Center, Jack Guidone Theater, 5207 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $20. 202-362-3042.


SOLO3 -- Closes today. Painting, photography and sculpture by Pat Dunning, Alexandra Silverthorne and Joseph Barbaccia. Warehouse Next Door, 1017 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-783-3933.

RED -- Opens Wednesday. Through Nov. 26. A collection of acrylic paintings by Gloria Monteiro Rall. Gallery 10 Ltd., 1519 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. 202-232-3326.

FALL FOLIAGE EXHIBIT -- Opens Saturday. Through Nov. 6. A special exhibit features deciduous bonsai trees from the museum's permanent collection and highlights the autumn coloring of the leaves and the ripening fruit. U.S. National Arboretum, National Bonsai & Penjing Museum, 3501 New York Ave. NE. Free. 202-245-2726.

WORDS DRAWN IN WATER -- Through Oct. 30. Canadian-born artist Janet Cardiff's 33-minute multi-sensory audio walk. Part of the Hirshhorn's ongoing "Directions" series. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Seventh Street and Independence Avenue SW. Free. 202-633-1000.

WAYNE TRAPP -- Through Nov. 27. Paintings and steel sculpture from the artist specializing in large outdoor work. Zenith Gallery, 413 Seventh St. NW. Free. 202-783-2963.

RETRATOS: 2,000 YEARS OF LATIN AMERICAN PORTRAITS -- Through Jan. 8. The first major exhibition to consider the traditions of portraiture in Latin America from a multinational point of view includes more than 100 painted and sculpted portraits from 76 museums and private collectors in the Caribbean, Central America, Mexico, South America and the United States. Works range from artifacts of the Moche and Mayan cultures to contemporary pieces. S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW. Free. 202-633-1000.


SPA WEEK -- Closes today. Eight area spas offer a variety of treatments at a discounted rate. Benefits the nonprofit Cancer and Careers. The participating spas are Circe, Cultura, Hummingbird Skin Care Spa, Modern Day Spa, Piaf Salon and Day Spa, Serenity Day Spa, Skin Beauty Lounge and Somafit Fitness Spa. For a list of services and addresses see $50. 212-362-3050.


SIMULTANEOUSLY COINCIDENTAL -- Wednesday at 9:15 p.m. A documentary by Scott M. Phillips focuses on the life of D.C. resident John Lamm and reveals a story of drugs, religion, homicide and friendship. The Avalon Theatre, 5612 Connecticut Ave. NW. $9.50; seniors, students and children $6.75. 202-966-6000.


HILDA -- Closes today. French playwright Marie Ndiaye penned this drama about an upper-class lady's obsession with the woman she hires to care for her children. Studio Theatre, 14th and P streets NW. $32-$40. 202-332-3300.

KIKI & HERB: THE RESURRECTION TOUR -- Closes today. Justin Bond and Kenny Mellman are the brash, boozing and washed-up cabaret star and her introverted companion who dish on current events and politics while performing their renditions of contemporary pop hits. Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, 641 D St. NW. $36-$48. 202-393-3939.

LEADING LADIES -- Closes today. Mark Rucker directs John Astin and Charlotte Rae in a comic play about desperate actors assuming alternate identities in order to swindle a dying woman out of her fortune. Ford's Theatre, 511 10th St. NW. $15. 202-347-4833.

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