“Dichromatic.05,” made using embroidery on silk and cotton, is part of Sarah J. Hull’s exhibit “Counterpoint,” which closes Sunday with a reception at 5 p.m. at DC Arts Center. (Sarah J. Hull)

“Resist” Zenith Gallery asked professional artists to interpret protest marches and resistance movements of today for this juried exhibit. Works are shown at Zenith, as well as some locations of Busboys and Poets and other pop-up venues. Opens with a reception 5-8 p.m. Through Sept. 1. Zenith Gallery, 1429 Iris St. NW. ­202-783-2963. zenithgallery.com. Free.

March on Washington Film Festival Twenty-one civil-rights-themed events over 10 days across the city. Special events include: “Let Freedom Sing” opening night concert (Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Israel Baptist Church, 1251 Saratoga Ave. NE; free with reservation), “Ed Sullivan in Black & White” (Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; $20) and an awards ceremony featuring ­
Ta-Nehisi Coates (Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at the Navy Memorial; $20). Through July 22. marchonwashingtonfilmfestival.org. Free-$20; passes $110-$240.

Margaret Cho The stand-up comedian riffs on gender, sexuality and race to benefit GW University’s LGBT Health Policy & Practice Program. 7 p.m. George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st St. NW. ­202-994-6800. lisner.gwu.edu. $55-$150.

“Summer School” Washington Improv Theater’s improv series of ensembles and guest performers, centered on “Yearbook,” a John Hughes-inspired show with a soundtrack from the ’80s and ’90s, unexpected PA announcements and projected yearbook photos. Opens Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 6. Source Theatre, 1835 14th St. NW. ­202-204-7800. witdc.org. $12-$30.

“Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill” Anacostia Playhouse presents Lanie Robertson’s play about Billie Holiday’s life. Pay-what-you-can preview at 8 p.m. Through Aug. 6. Anacostia Playhouse, 2020 Shannon Pl. SE. 202-290-2328. anacostiaplayhouse.org. $30-$40.

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn The six-film series highlights modern classics that have been added to the Library of Congress’s National Film Registry. Opens with “The Princess Bride” at 8 p.m. Through Aug. 17. Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE. 202-707-7816. loc.gov. Free.


Living Earth Festival The eighth annual event features cooking presentations using cacao, art demonstrations and dance performances. Opens Friday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Through Sunday. National Museum of the American Indian, Fourth Street and Independence Avenue SW. 202-633-1000. nmai.si.edu. Free.

James Taylor with Bonnie Raitt The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is best known for hits “You’ve Got a Friend” and “Fire and Rain.” 7 p.m. Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol St. SE. 202-675-6287. nationals.com. $94.50-$135.50.


French Festival This Bastille Day event includes hatmaking activities, performances by Happenstance Theater and the New York Baroque Dance Co., live music, a garden talk and Marjorie Merriweather Post’s 18th-century French decorative arts collection. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens, 4155 Linnean Ave. NW. 202-686-5807. hillwoodmuseum.org. Free-$18.

DC Zinefest The seventh annual event showcases locally made, self-published magazines and art. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1525 Newton St. NW. 202-232-0900. dczinefest.com. Free.

DC Scoop Union Market’s seventh annual ice cream social offers a wide variety of free samples and ice cream for sale, plus a competition for local vendors to win the title of best ice cream.
1-4 p.m. Dock 5, Union Market, 1309 Fifth St NE. unionmarketdc.com. Free.

Bastille Day at the Embassy of France Embassy Experiences presents French and New Orleans buffet fare, an open bar, live music by Don Vappie and his Creole Quintet, Parisian-style nightclub dancing, cooking demonstrations and a silent auction. For age 21 and older. 6:30 p.m. Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Rd. NW. 202-944-6090. embassyexperiences.com. $99-$184.

The Highballers The D.C. country band performs. 9:30 p.m. Hill Country, 410 Seventh St. NW. 202-556-2050. hillcountry.com. Free.


“Broken Glass” Arthur Miller’s psychological drama, set in 1938 New York, about a woman who is inexplicably paralyzed from the waist down after reading about Kristallnacht (“The Night of Broken Glass”) in the paper, closes Sunday with shows at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW. ­202-777-3210. edcjcc.org. $24.75-$64.13.

Artist talks and closing receptions Sarah Hull uses silk thread and cotton fabric to create her meditative black-and-white pieces in “Counterpoint,” which closes Sunday with a reception at 5 p.m. in the Nano Gallery. Jenny Walton’s exhibit, “In the Space of a Day,” featuring an installation of large-scale watercolors and silverpoint drawings contemplating transformation and renewal, closes Sunday with a reception at 6 p.m. in the Main Gallery. DC Arts Center, 2438 18th Street NW. 202-462-7833. dcartscenter.org. Free.


“Wonder Women!” Images of real and fictional women, including the art world’s Guerrilla Girls, Rosie the Riveter and vintage feminist comic characters, are selected from the Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center’s special collections and artists’ archives. Opens Monday. Through Nov. 17. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. NW. 202-783-5000. nmwa.org. Free-$10.


Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I” Laura Michelle Kelly and Jose Llana star in the Lincoln Center Theater’s production, which won a Tony Award for best musical revival in 2015. Opens Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 20. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. kennedy-center.org. $49-$159.

“An Octoroon” Woolly Mammoth stages Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’s satire about race, set in 1859. Pay-what-you-can preview Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Aug. 6. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW. 202-393-3939. woollymammoth.net. $20-$94.

DragonForce with Once Human The British power-metal band performs songs from its recent album, “Reaching Into Infinity.” 8 p.m. Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625. rockandrollhoteldc.com. $25.


Tim and Eric The satire duo of Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim celebrate 10 years of comedy with new material. 7 p.m. Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U St. NW. 202-888-0050. 930.com. $45.

“Things You Shouldn’t Say” The “dragapella beauty-shop quartet” known as the Kinsey Sicks takes on politics, racism, AIDS and more. Opens Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Through July 30. Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW. 202-518-9400. edcjcc.org. $30-$52.

— Compiled by Carrie Donovan from staff reports