This year, the legendary blues festival features Shakura S’Aida, Selwyn Birchwood Band, Eddie Turner, Shirleta Settles and Friends, Hardway Connection, Stacy Brooks Band and many more.
Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 16th Street and Colorado Avenue NW, Washington, DC
Information: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.dcblues.org
Friday: Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story on Stage Great music and dancing, passionate romance and nostalgia make Dirty Dancing — The Classic Story on Stage a not-to-miss hit. This production continues through September 14.
Location: National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC
Saturday: National Book Festival 2014 The 14th Library of Congress Book Festival features more than 100 award-winning authors, illustrators and poets. New this year are evening events, including “Great Books to Great Movies” that features talks about books made into film and a screening of a classic movie.
Location: Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Pl. NW, Washington, DC
Sunday: Intersections: Vesna Pavlovic Artist Vesna Pavlovic used the museum’s library and archives to create an installation that evokes the history of the Phillips Collection. “Intersections” is on display through September 28.
Location: Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW, Washington, DC
On the Screen: The November Man (R) Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey, Olga Kurylenko, Eliza Taylor and Catarina Scorsone star in this thriller. A retired spy accepts one last assignment only to find intrigue, deception and betrayal amongst friends and enemies.
Sporting Updates: Ohio State Buckeyes vs. Navy Midshipmen (Football) Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, 550 Taylor Ave. Annapolis, MD
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