Events calendar: Tuesday, March 13


Classes and workshops

  • Bring a sketchbook and pencils to the Luce Foundation Center at the Smithsonian American Art Center and participate in a “Sketching: Draw and Discover” event, taking inspiration from the objects on display at the museum. 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Free; walk-ins welcome. Smithsonian American Art Museum, F and 8th St. NW. 202-633-5435. This event repeats weekly.


  • Rob Patterson on the clarinet and Chen Tzu-yi on the piano will perform as part of the Church of the Epiphany’s Tuesday Concert series, with this week’s performance in remembrance of Leonard Bernstein’s birth and Claude Debussy’s death. 12:10 to 1 p.m. Free; $10 donation suggested. Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. 202-347-2635. This concert is part of a weekly program held every Tuesday.
  • Saxophonist Keir Neuringer and Irreversible Entanglements, a liberation-oriented jazz collective, will provide a night of politically-driven jazz. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.

Discussions and lectures

  • Bradley Cantrell, the chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Virginia School of Architecture, will speak in conversation with Bradford McKee, the editor of Landscape Architecture Magazine as part of the magazine’s lecture series. 7 p.m. $15, free for students with ID; pre-registration required. ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture, 636 I Street NW. Register at Http://
  • At “Environmental Justice: What’s Next?” a panel of experts will discuss how low-income communities are impacted by environmental disasters, from the Flint water crisis to Hurricane Harvey. 7:30 to 9 p.m. $22 to $25. The National Geographic Museum, 1145 17th St. NW. 202-857-7700.


  • As part of the D.C. Francophonie Festival, there will be a screening of “Diamond Island,” a film about a boy who leaves his native village in Cambodia to find work in Phnom Penh, where he reunites with his long-lost older brother, now living a suspiciously luxurious lifestyle. 7 p.m. Free; registration required. Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Road, NW. 202-944-6000.
  • Atlas Performing Arts Center will screen “Big Sonia,” which tells the story of Sonia Warshawski, who survived the Holocaust as a teenager and faces eviction from her iconic tailor shop, despite her intention to keep busy to forget her past. 7 p.m. $15. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. 202-399-7993.


  •  Folger Shakespeare Library will present “The Winter’s Tale,” William Shakespeare’s play about jealousy, prophecy, redemption and the power of forgiveness. 7:30 p.m. $35 to $79. Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St. SE. 202-544-7077. This production will run until April 22.
  • Story District will present a “Beauty and the Beast”-themed story night, with performers telling true stories about mismatched partnerships, odd couples and unlikely alliances. This event is for attendees 21 and older. 8 p.m. $19.50. Town Danceboutique, 2009 8th St. NW. 202-630-9828.


  • “Tour and Tea” will offer an in-depth tour of the Washington National Cathedral, followed by traditional English tea with a view at the seventh floor Pilgrim Observation Gallery. 1:30 p.m. $36. Washington National Cathedral, 3101 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-537-6200. This tour will repeat Tuesday and Wednesdays through Aug. 8.