Correction: The listing misstated the time and admission price for the Crafty Bastards fair. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Union Market and will cost $5. This version has been corrected.
Motion City Soundtrack The Minneapolis rock band performs. With Jukebox the Ghost and Now, Now. 5 p.m. 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930. www.930.com. $22.
Musical Visions Art made from nonfunctional musical instruments will be auctioned to benefit Hungry for Music, a charity devoted to giving instruments to needy children. More than 30 artists created sculptures that will be on view at a party with live music by Bob Perilla’s Big Hillbilly Bluegrass, bluesmen Rick Franklin & Charles Solomon and Bohemian Caverns Jazz Trio. 7-11 p.m. Gibson Guitar Showroom, 709 G St. NW, Suite 400. 202-393-1006. www.hungryformusic.org. $30.
Alice Smith This New York singer-songwriter possesses a four-octave range. 7:30 p.m. The Hamilton, 600 14th St. NW. 202-787-1000. www.thehamiltondc.com. $17 in advance, $20 at the door.
Barbara Kingsolver The novelist discusses “Flight Behavior,” about a woman’s discovery of a valley filled with silent red fire. 7:30 p.m. Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-537-6200. www.nationalcathedral.org. $15, students $10.
“Woody Sez: The Words, Music & Spirit of Woody Guthrie” David M. Lutken’s international stage show celebrates the folk musician, who would have turned 100 this year. If you play an instrument, bring it on select nights (Nov. 18, Nov. 25 and Dec. 2) for a post-show hootenanny with the cast in the lobby. Pay-what-you-can preview Thursday at 7:30 p.m. ($10-$45), more previews Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. ($15-$30), opening night Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Through Dec. 2. Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW. 800-494-8497. www.theaterj.org. $45, seniors $40, youth $15.
FallFringe Top performers from previous Capital Fringe festivals are joined by new acts. This year’s fall offerings have been expanded to 13 productions on three indoor stages. Continues through Nov. 18. The Bedroom at Fort Fringe, 612 L St. NW. 866-811-4111. www.capitalfringe.org. $20 or $15 with a 2012 Fringe button; four-show pass $75.
Crafty Bastards One of the city’s most popular street fairs moves inside to the brand-new Union Market this year. Expect handmade goods from punk-rock baby gear to recycled art. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. www.washingtoncitypaper.com/craftybastards. $5.
“Love & Witchcraft” The In Series presents two pocket operas with themes that revolve around love and magic: Purcell’s “Dido & Aeneas” and De Falla’s “El Amor Brujo.” Opens Saturday at 8 p.m., continues Sunday at 3 p.m. Through Nov. 26. Source, 1835 14th St. NW. 202-204-7760. 202-204-7800. www.inseries.org. $38-$40, seniors $35-$36, students $19-$20.
Chick Corea and Gary Burton The world-famous jazz pianist and vibraphonist perform their versions of jazz standards from their new album, “Hot House.” 8 p.m. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. www.sixthandi.org. $67.50, $62.50 in advance.
DancEthos The dance company performs works by local choreographers Vladimir Angelov, Christopher K. Morgan, Erica Rebollar, Katerina Rodgaard and DancEthos directors Tiffany Haughn and Carolyn Kamrath. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. 202-269-1600. www.danceplace.org. $22; seniors, teachers and artists $17; students $10; ages 2-17 $8.
“Chuck Close”Adamson Gallery presents an exhibition of photographs by the artist known for his large-scale portraits. Opens Saturday. Through Dec. 29. Adamson Gallery, 1515 14th St. NW. 202-232-0707. www.adamsongallery.org. Free.
“Dirt” Holly Twyford and Matthew Montelongo star in this world premiere by Bryony Lavery in which five characters’ lives intersect in unexpected ways before and after one of the characters dies. Thursday-Friday and Sunday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Closes Sunday. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW. 202-332-3300. www.studiotheatre.org. $20.
“War Horse” The Tony Award-winning musical set during World War I follows an English boy’s quest to reunite with his horse that was sold to the cavalry. Life-size puppet horses strong enough to carry a rider are the main attraction. Thursday-Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., closes Sunday at 1:30 p.m. Kennedy Center, Opera House, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org. $25-$175.
“Testosterone and Other Toppings” Thirty pieces of male, female and transgender figurative art form this exhibit by New York artist Carolyn Weltman. Through November. Vitruvian Gallery, 734 Seventh St. SE. 202-670-4897. www.vitruviangallery.com. Free.
The Tragically Hip A download of the Canadian rock band’s single “At Transformation” from the new album “Now for Plan A” comes free with online ticket purchase. 7 p.m. 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. 202-265-0930. www.930.com. $35.
“Nomads and Networks: The Ancient Art and Culture of Kazakhstan” Stone, bronze and gold items found in eastern Kazakhstan date from the 6th through the 1st century B.C. Through Monday. Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Ave. SW. 202-633-1000. www.asia.si.edu. Free.
National Press Club book fair The 35th annual event features 90 nationally known authors such as Bay Buchanan, The Post’s Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Bruce DeSilva, Kurt Eichenwald, Allison Leotta, Thomas Mann, Norman Ornstein, The Post’s David Maraniss, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Hedrick Smith and Baratunde Thurston. 5:30-8:30 p.m. National Press Club, 529 14th St. NW. 202-662-7522. www.press.org/institute/book-fair. $10.
The Rezillos The Scottish punk band formed in 1976. 7 p.m. U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St. NW. 202-588-1880. www.ustreetmusichall.com. $20.
Heart Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson first got noticed for their rock-and-roll band in the ’70s and released a new album, “Fanatic,” last month. With Shawn Colvin. 7:30 p.m. DAR Constitution Hall, 18th and C streets NW. 202-628-4780. www.dar.org/conthall. $43-$63.
The Who The rock band, including founding members Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend, performs music from the album“Quadrophenia” and other classic material on its North American tour. With Vintage Trouble. 7:30 p.m. Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW. 202-628-3200. www.verizoncenter.com. $39.50-$129.50.
Dom Kennedy The L.A. rapper is on tour to promote his latest release, “The Yellow Album.” 8 p.m. The Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. 202-803-2899. www.thehowardtheatre.com. $15.
Kids Euro Festival The fifth annual multi-venue event represents more than 25 countries with 160 performances, plus workshops and movie screenings. Ends Wednesday. See Web site for schedule. www.kidseurofestival.org. Free.
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