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Also in today’s Weekend section:

•Album reviews of bands you can check out this week: Neon Indian (Tonight at the Rock and Roll Hotel); Blondie (Tuesday at the Fillmore); AM & Shawn Lee (Wednesday at the Black Cat); Rahsaan Patterson (Saturday at the Birchmere); and Serengeti (Thursday at the State Theatre).

•Looking to enjoy Recess on a school night? The club hosts the Rock Creek Social Club’s Good Life Parties every week, where the genre-skipping soundtrack sounds like it comes from the world’s most perfectly programmed iPod Shuffle.

•For lunch in Falls Church, don’t overlook strip mall standby Haandi Fine Indian Cuisine.

Michael O’Sulilvan investigates the pu pu platter of new art offerings on display at the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center.

•The Kennedy Center returns to China for the first time since 2005.

•New at the movies: Ryan Gosling helps “Drive”to a four star review.