Monday, March 20
Rebstar at the Embassy of Sweden: Rebstar may be a new name to hip-hop fans on this side of the Atlantic, but the Swedish rapper, producer and label head has been on the grind for a decade, collaborating with Drake, the Weeknd and Trey Songz, among others, and getting airplay across Europe. He's set to release his debut full-length album this spring, but first he's introducing himself to D.C. audiences with a free performance at the Embassy of Sweden. 7 p.m. Free, registration required.
Tuesday, March 21
Girls Pint Out beer tasting at the Black Squirrel: Last year, Wisconsin's Mobcraft Brewery invited members of Girls Pint Out, a national organization for female craft beer fans, to submit ideas for a new beer. After more than 90 recipes were evaluated, the winner was Girl Grey IPA, developed by the Washington chapter's Larissa Hanpeter. She took a trip to Wisconsin to brew the beer with Mobcraft, and the result, which features Earl Grey tea leaves and four kinds of hops, hits local taps this week. The official debut is at the Black Squirrel, where Hanpeter, local Girls Pint Out chapter head Chrystalle Ball and representatives from Mobcraft will host a tasting. 6 to 8 p.m. Free.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo at Kennedy Center: The all-male dance company Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, formed more than 40 years ago, stages parodic ballets in drag while spoofing 19th-century Russian classics, including “Swan Lake,” “Don Quixote” and “Esmerelda.” Through Wednesday. 7:30 p.m. $29-$99.
Wednesday, March 22
The Second City at the Barns at Wolf Trap: Since 1959, the Chicago-based Second City comedy sketch group has made countless audiences laugh and cultivated numerous legendary comedians. The troupe is touring its interactive new revue, “We’re All in This Room Together,” featuring improvisation inspired by audience suggestions and performances of Second City songs made famous by alumni, including Tina Fey, Steve Carell and Bill Murray. Through Sunday. 8 p.m. $27-$32.
Foxygen at 9:30 Club: You can’t deny that Foxygen likes to go big: The indie rock duo brought 14 musicians onstage for a recent performance on “Conan,” and their latest album, “Hang,” was recorded with a symphony orchestra. Let’s hope the 9:30 Club is big enough to hold them when they headline on Wednesday. 7 p.m. $25.
Sneaks at Rock and Roll Hotel: Eva Moolchan — the 21-year-old Silver Spring native who performs as Sneaks — makes music that feels straightforward, yet unknowable. The songs on her magnetic “It’s a Myth,” due out this month, are mostly made with bass guitar, drum machine and her voice, landing in a sweet spot between early hip-hop and minimal post-punk. 7 p.m. $12.
Thursday, March 23
Environmental Film Festival's “The Lost City of Z” at National Geographic Society: Watch an advance screening of the adventure-packed tale “The Lost City of Z,” which is based on the book by New Yorker staff writer David Grann. The film follows the journey of Percy Fawcett, a dogged British explorer who, in the 1920s, went deep into the Amazon searching for a hidden city. 7 p.m. $10.
Kasey Chambers at Birchmere: Australian country singer Kasey Chambers' new grandly ambitious, two-CD album, “Dragonfly,” was produced by Paul Kelly, Australia’s roots-rock hero, and the second disc by Kasey’s brother, Nash Chambers, her former bandmate in the family’s Dead Ringer Band. Kelly’s disc is more understated and nuanced, with vocals by the great duo of Vika and Linda Bull, while Nash’s disc is more emphatic and stomping, featuring a surprisingly wistful duet with fellow Aussie Keith Urban on “If We Had a Child.” 7:30 p.m. $35.
Friday, March 24
Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald at the Kennedy Center: Singers Sy Smith, Capathia Jenkins and Montego Glover join forces to celebrate the 100th anniversary of jazz vocalist Ella Fitzgerald’s birth. The three will perform some of Fitzgerald’s biggest hits, including “Summertime” and “Fascinatin’ Rhythm.” The program will also highlight the work of such musical icons as Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday and Dinah Washington. Through Saturday. 8 p.m. $24-$104.
Artomatic in Crystal City: You’re not seeing things: Yes, this is another Artomatic, barely four months after the closing of last year’s event in Maryland. So instead of shopping for holiday gifts, focus on yourself. At this massive, unjuried showcase, you’re sure to find something at the right price to hang on that bare wall in your home. Through May 6. Free.
Maryland Day Celebration at multiple area locations: The Old Line State gets its due with free tours of and admission to historic sites and nature hikes in Anne Arundel County. There are also plenty of events with admission of only $1 (some programs require registration in advance). Through Sunday. Times vary. Free.
‘One Woman Sex & the City’ at Amp by Strathmore: T.J. Dawe, the co-creator and director of “One Man Star Wars” and “One Man Lord of the Rings,” brings in actress Kerry Ipema to parody all six seasons of the hit HBO series “Sex & the City.” Ipema will banter about brunch, cosmos, fashion and men while taking on the roles of all four characters: Carrie, Charlotte, Miranda and Samantha. 8 p.m. $30-$40.