The Dirty Dozen Brass BandThe New Orleans jazz band performs. 7:30 p.m. The Hamilton, 600 14th St. NW. 202-787-1000. www.thehamiltondc.com. $35 in advance, $37 day of the show.
“Cabaret Barroco: Interludes of Spain’s Golden Age” The cabaret draws inspiration from carnivals, street performances and shows staged for royalty. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Oct. 6. GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW. 202-234-7174. www.galatheatre.org. $38-$50, seniors $26, students $20.
“Detroit” In Lisa D’Amour’s black comedy, a recently unemployed man and his overachieving wife attempt to keep up appearances with their new neighbors. Continues Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 7 p.m., Wednesday at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 6. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW. 202-393-3939. www.woollymammoth.net. $35-$75.
“Don Juan” Faction of Fools puts its Commedia dell’Arte stamp on Moliere’s story of a prolific lover. Suggested for audiences 13 and older. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. Through Oct. 6. Elstad Auditorium at Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Ave. NE. www.factionoffools.org. $25, seniors and students $15. Pay what you can Thursday.
“Measure for Measure” Shakespeare’s play follows a young woman forced to choose between saving her innocent brother’s life or the future she wants as a nun. Contains partial nudity and mature themes. Opens Thursday at 8 p.m., continues Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m., Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday at noon and 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 27. Lansburgh Theatre, 450 Seventh St. NW. 202-547-1122. 877-487-8849. www.shakespearetheatre.org. $40-$100.
Amel Larrieux This concert is a pre-CD release celebration for the R&B singer’s fourth album, “Ice Cream Everyday.” 8 p.m. The Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. 202-803-2899. www.thehowardtheatre.com. $35 in advance, $40 at the door.
Dane Cook The stand-up comedian stops by on his Under Oath Tour. 8 p.m. DAR Constitution Hall, 18th and C streets NW. 202-628-4780. www.dar.org/conthall. $39.50-$55.
Hellbound Glory and Supersuckers The Reno, Nev., country band Hellbound Glory is on tour with the Supersuckers, a rock-and-roll band. Opening set by Dot Dash. Doors open at 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. 202-388-7625. www.rockandrollhoteldc.com. $15.
Mystics The women’s basketball team plays games against the Connecticut Sun (Friday at 7 p.m.) and the New York Liberty (Sunday at 4 p.m.) Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW. www.verizoncenter.com. www.washingtonmystics.com. From $12.
Nationals The baseball team plays games against the Philadelphia Phillies (Friday-Saturday at 7:05 p.m., Sunday at 1:35 p.m.) and the Atlanta Braves (Monday-Wednesday at 7:05 p.m.) Saturday is a special Pups in the Park night. Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol St. SE. 202-675-6287. www.nationals.com. From $10.
“Crank & Groove: A Go-Go Love Story” SpeakeasyDC, along with the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and Atlas Performing Arts Center, tells the story of the city’s sound. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. 202-399-7993. www.atlasarts.org. $30 in advance, $35 at the door.
Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex on the Flight of Birds The sketchbook, which dates to the early 1500s, will be left open to one page with an accompanying interactive exhibit in which visitors can virtually flip through the pages. Opens Friday. Through Oct. 22. National Air and Space Museum, Sixth Street and Independence Avenue SW. 202-633-1000. www.nasm.si.edu. Free.
D.C. United The soccer team plays the L.A. Galaxy. 4 p.m. RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol St. SE. www.dcunited.com. $26-$55.
“A Few Good Men” Keegan Theatre presents the military courtroom drama in which a murder trial uncovers a larger conspiracy. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Closes Saturday. Andrew Keegan Theatre, 1742 Church St. NW. 703-892-0202. www.keegantheatre.com. $35, seniors and students $30.
“Per-Form” Early 20th-century and contemporary depictions of stage actors, dancers, circus performers and musicians are displayed through Saturday. The Old Print Gallery, 1220 31st St. NW. 202-965-1818. www.oldprintgallery.com. Free.
“Neverwhere” Rorschach Theatre stages Neil Gaiman’s story in which a chance encounter exposes a man to a darker side of London and turns him into a hero. Continues Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 3 p.m. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. $30; pay what you can Aug. 16-18. 202-399-7993. www.atlasarts.org. $30, seniors and students $20, military $15.
“Broke-ology” Theater Alliance presents Nathan Louis Jackson’s drama about two sons struggling to deal with their ailing father. Thursday-Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., closes Sunday at 7 p.m. Anacostia Playhouse, 2020 Shannon Pl. SE. www.anacostiaplayhouse.com. $15-$25.
“Potted Potter” The Harry Potter book series provides the basis for this family-friendly improv show. Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday at 7 and 9:30 p.m., Saturday at noon, 3 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 2, 5 and 7:30 p.m. Closes Sunday. Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW. 202-547-1122. www.shakespearetheatre.org. $45-$95.
“Art Romp” Paintings, photographs, quilts, performance art, new media and sculpture make up this exhibit showcasing more than 60 local artists. Closes Sunday. Anacostia Arts Center, 1231 Good Hope Rd. www.anacostiaartscenter.com. Free.
“The Island” Freedom Theatre, a troupe based in a Palestinian refugee camp, performs the South African drama by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona based on a true story about prisoners who spend their nights rehearsing a production of “Antigone” and bringing up questions of law vs. morality. Performances will be followed by discussions with the artists and leading policymakers. Monday-Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Georgetown University, Davis Performing Arts Center, Devine Studio Theatre, 37th and O streets NW. performingarts.georgetown.edu. $15, seniors $12, students $7.
Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition Finalists will be judged by a star-studded panel (Jane Ira Bloom, Jimmy Heath, Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter and Bobby Watson) at the annual event hosted by Herbie Hancock and Thelonious Monk Jr. An included all-star gala concert features Brian Blade, Terri Lyne Carringtion, Kurt Elling, Roy Hargrove and John Patitucci and more. Proceeds will support public school jazz education programs. 7:30 p.m. Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org. $50-$75.
Screaming Females The New Jersey rock-and-roll trio performs. With Waxahatchee and Tenement. 8 p.m. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-4490. www.blackcatdc.com. $13.
D.O.A. The Vancouver hardcore punk band is calling it quits after 35 years with a farewell tour. With Nervous Impulse. 8 p.m. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. 202-667-4490. www.blackcatdc.com. $15.
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