The Going Out Guide recommends free things to do for every day of the week.
Zeitgeist DC presents "The Performer/Audience Relationship: Politics, Intimacy, and the Barriers Between Private and Public," a day-long symposium on the relationship between stage performers and their audience. The event includes interactive presentations by Zurich-based performance collective MerciMax, Austria's God's Entertainment, dog & pony dc and Berlin's machina eX.
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Georgetown University, Davis Performing Arts Center, Gonda Theatre, 37th and O streets NW. 202-289-1200. www.goethe.de.
Award-winning Spanish singer-songwriter and dancer Lara Bello performs her unique blend of flamenco, classical music, Arab dance, jazz, Buddhist chants and overtone singing at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage. Sponsored by the Embassy of Spain, this show is part of the city-wide European Month of Culture.
6 p.m. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW. 202-467-4600. www.kennedy-center.org.
Celebrate "electronic creative culture" at the seventh FORWARD festival, a series of audiovisual performances by DJs and artists, book readings, workshops and more. This year's theme is "perspective" and begins at the Goethe-Institut with an opening celebration and an A/V showcase of several electronic artists. (Admission is free; the showcase is $10.) The FORWARD festival continues through Sunday with events at various D.C. locations.
7 p.m. Goethe-Institut, 812 Seventh St. NW. 202-289-1200. www.forwarddc.com.
Artist Chris Van Dusen talks about his illustrations in Mac Barnett's new children's book, "President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath," which puts a lighthearted spin on the urban legend of Taft getting stuck in a White House bathtub.
10:30 a.m. Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Avenue. NW. 202-364-1919. www.politics-prose.com.
Join jazz trumpeter Freddie Dunn Jr., Carla Perlo, choreographer and founder of Dance Place, and POP (People Objects Play) for an evening of jazz, a "hoop jam" and interactive dance.
6:30 p.m. Dance Place, 3225 Eighth St. NE. 202-269-1600. www.danceplace.org.
This annual street fair, which celebrates 20 Asian cultures, features 1,000 performers on five stages, interactive activities, a parade, food vendors, cooking and martial arts demonstrations, craft exhibits and a talent contest for kids. And if that isn't enough, there's also a huge street dance.
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pennsylvania Avenue between Third and Sixth streets NW. 202-470-0899. www.asiaheritagefoundation.org.
In honor of the 60th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education civil rights case, AFI is screening the Emmy-winning 1991 film "Separate but Equal," starring Sidney Poitier as Thurgood Marshall. The film will be introduced by its director and producer, AFI founding director George Stevens Jr. Bonus: The first 50 guests get a free DVD of the movie.
4 p.m. AFI Silver Theater, 8633 Colesville Road. Silver Spring. 301-495-6720. www.afi.com.