Patrick Stewart discusses Shakespeare tonight. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)

Tuesday

Patrick Stewart speaks

The acclaimed actor — known to most as either Capt. Jean-Luc Picard or Professor Xavier — discusses his passion for Shakespearean roles when he partakes in the first edition of Shakespeare Theatre’s “Classic Conversations” series at 8 p.m.

Starting Tuesday

Two of a kind

Folger and Synetic offer up two very different takes on “Othello,” and both versions open this week.

Wednesday

The final Dagger

Baltimore’s Double Dagger, one of the best and most entertaining punk bands of the past decade, plays its final D.C. show at the Black Cat.

Starting Wednesday

Disney on Ice

Disney princesses from “Tangled,” “Princess and the Frog” and “Cinderella” take to the ice.

Saturday

Soul Explosion

The TNT! DJ night finds DJs Mikhail Z and Teddy Garcia spinning vintage soul, funk, reggae and ska in the cozy confines of Haydee’s in Mount Pleasant, which means you can grab a margarita or a late-night bite when you’re not on the dance floor.

Keller Williams

With songs including “Because I Said So,” “Mama Tooted” and “Taking a Bath,” Keller Williams knows how to tickle kids’ funny bones.