Correction: An earlier version of this article listed the incorrect movie and phone number for the Capitol Riverfront Outdoor Movie Series. It will be “Ocean’s Eleven,” not “Back to the Future,” and the correct phone number is 202-465-7080. This version has been updated.
“El Paso Blue” Octavio Solis’s drama is a loose adaptation of “Oedipus Rex” set in a Mexican American community in Texas. In English. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Through June 26. Gala Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW. www.galatheatre.org. Thursday and Sunday $38, seniors $26, students and military $20; Friday and Saturday $42, seniors $26, students and military $20.
Capitol Riverfront Outdoor Movie Series The summer series begins with “Ocean’s Eleven.” 200 M Street SE. Sunset. Through Sept. 3. Canal Park,
200 M St. SE. 202-465-7080. www.canalparkdc.org. Free.
Awesome Con The comic and pop-culture convention features more than 300 vendors and artists. Guests include director Kevin Smith, creator of Jay and Silent Bob, on Friday; and Adam West and Burt Ward, the Batman and Robin of 1960s television, on Saturday and Sunday. Activities include video, board and card game tournaments; science-fiction speed dating; and costume contests. Friday at noon, Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW. 202-249-3400. www.dcconvention.com. Thursday and Sunday $35, Saturday $45, all three days $75.
Sirius Quartet The string quartet blends classical, rock and world music with jazz improvisation. 8 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. 202-399-7993. www.atlasarts.org. $28.
Deanna Bogart The singer-pianist, winner of 20 Wammie awards, performs blues with country, swing and rock influences. 5 p.m. National Gallery of Art, Sculpture Garden, Seventh Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202-289-3360. www.nga.gov. Free.
Dupont-Kalorama museum walk The walk includes free admission to the Anderson House (the Society of the Cincinnati), the Woodrow Wilson House, Dumbarton House, Heurich House (Brewmaster’s Castle) and the Phillips Collection. The Phillips will have a jazz festival with children’s activities. The Sunday itinerary also includes the National Museum of American Jewish Military History. A free shuttle bus will service the Anderson, Wilson and Heurich houses. Visit the website for more details. Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. www.dupontkaloramamc.com/walk-weekend-2015. Free.
Temperance walking tour Historian Garrett Peck conducts a walking tour of sites that played a role in Prohibition. Stops include the site of the Anti-Saloon League’s first national convention in 1895 and the wine cellar at the Woodrow Wilson House. 1 p.m. 202-633-3030. www.smithsonianassociates.org. $39.
Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance Dancers from the Washington school present a concert of Irish step dancing. 6 p.m. A free dance class precedes the performance at 5 p.m. Kennedy Center, Millennium Stage, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org. Free.
Washington Jewish Music Festival Ravid Kahalani and Yemen Blues perform a synthesis of Yemeni, Afropop and jazz. Visit the website for other festival concerts. 8 p.m. D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 202-518-9400. www.washingtondcjcc.org. $30.
Mrs. Magician The San Diego-based band that blends power pop and garage rock performs in support of its album “Bermuda.” With Calm & Crisis. 8:30 p.m. DC9, 1940 Ninth St. NW. 202-483-5000. www.dcnine.com. $12, in advance $10.
Black Pistol Fire The rock duo from Austin performs in support of its album “Don’t Wake the Riot.” With Wanted Man. 7 p.m. U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St. NW. 202-588-1889. www.ustreetmusichall.com. $15.
Masters of the Steel String Guitar Dobro player Jerry Douglas, country rock musician Albert Lee, finger-picking master Wayne Henderson, St. Louis bluesman Marquise Knox and 11-year old bluegrass prodigy Presley Barker perform. Proceeds benefit the National Council for the Traditional Arts. 7:30 p.m. The Hamilton, 600 14th St. NW. 202-787-1000. www.thehamiltondc.com. $25-$100.
Damien Jurado and the Heavy Light The singer-songwriter from Seattle performs in support of his album “Visions of Us on the Land.” With Ben Abraham. 8 p.m. Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625. www.rockandrollhoteldc.com. $17.
Roy Hargrove The Grammy-winning jazz trumpeter performs. Opens Tuesday with shows at 8 and 10 p.m., continues Wednesday through June 12 at 8 and 10 p.m. Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW (rear). 202-337-4141. www.bluesalley.com. $40-45.
Source Festival The annual festival features 24 new works, including 10-minute shorts, full-length plays and artistic blind dates. Opens with “Entanglement: An Artistic Blind Date” at 7 p.m. and “Buried Cities” by Jennifer Fawcett at 8 p.m. Through July 3. Source Theatre, 1835 14th St. NW. 202-204-7800. www.sourcefestival.org. $10-$20, all-access pass $100.
Hip-hop battle Twelve local rappers compete in six contests of freestyle hip-hop. 7 p.m. Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE. 202-631-6291. www.anacostiaartscenter.com. Free.
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from staff reports