ART

"Igbo Arts: Community and Cosmos," a fascinating look at the beauty and variety of arts created by the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria, continues at the National Museum of African Art.

The continuing exhibition of Leon Golub's powerful, penetrating political paintings constitutes an examination of the excesses of power in the contemporary world, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. CLASSICAL MUSIC

Victor Borge, pianist extraordinaire, will be performing his unique blend of music and humor Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at the Kennedy Center. DANCE

The brilliant John Curry Skaters continues its run at the Kennedy Center Opera House, introducing a second program Tuesday night and a third Saturday afternoon and evening. The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will be at Wolf Trap Monday through Wednesday evening. Distinguished jazz tap stylist LaVaughn Robinson brings his Philadelphia Tap Dancers to Baird Auditorium Wednesday night. The dynamite D.C. Youth Ensemble, directed by Carol Foster, appears at Gallaudet College's Ely Center Saturday evening. FILM

Among current releases, "Back to the Future," Prizzi's Honor," Silverado" and "La Chevre." POP MUSIC

Don Williams is the king of cool, the mother-daughter duo the Judds are as hot as can be and tonight's concert at the Post Pavilion promises to be one of the best country affairs of the summer. On Saturday, the day-long Bull Run Country Jamboree in Manassas features Eddie Rabbitt, Earl Thomas Conley, T.G. Sheppard and Sylvia.

Oregon, the vanguard acoustic jazz quartet, makes its first appearance since the death last year of sitarist Colin Wolcott (Monday at Blues Alley).

Kate and Anna McGarrigle sing like naughty angels, write like inspired diarists and put on a show that is loose and enlightening at Club Saba on Thursday.

Rufus (Funky Chicken) Thomas is one of the enduring and endearing figures in rhythm and blues. On Saturday, he'll pull out the stops with Charlie Hampton and talented local singer Larry Share at Friendship Station. THEATER

The hit of the Actors Theater of Louisville's recent new play festival, "Tent Meeting," at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater, is an outrageous comedy about a family of rednecks who believe that they are the agents of the Second Coming and that the malformed baby in the picnic hamper in their trailer just may be Jesus Himself. Written by the three cast members -- Levi Lee, Larry Larson and Rebecca Alworth Wackler -- it's the most original new comedy Washington has seen in several seasons.