Events calendar: Tuesday, March 6

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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 streets. NW. 202-633-5435. This event repeats weekly.
  • Keith Masback, a former senior executive on the Army Staff and in the Pentagon, will lead a workshop about importance of geospatial intelligence in national security. Attendees will learn how to extract information from images and complete simulated national security missions using real-world problems and data. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. $20 to $30. International Spy Museum, 800 F St. NW. 202-393-7798.

Concerts

  • The Washington Bach Consort will present conductor Richard Giarusso with organist Jeremy Filsell for its Tuesday Concert Series. 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.
  • The Bowie State University Marching Band program’s “Symphony of Soul” bands will perform selections from the 2018 spring season that celebrate a rich legacy in music. 6 p.m. Free. Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center. 202-467-4600.
  • We Banjo 3, an Irish band with two sets of brothers on the banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar and their vocals, will be performing at the Hamilton. 7:30 p.m. $16.75 to $39.25. The Hamilton, 600 14th St. NW. 202-769-0122.

Films

  • In conjunction with the D.C. Francophonie Festival and Women’s History Month, the French and Tunisian Embassies will present a screening of “Beauty and the Dogs,” a drama about a young woman fighting for her rights and dignity in Tunisia. 7 p.m. Free; registration required. Embassy of France, 4101 Reservoir Road NW. 202-944-6000.
  • The Washington Jewish Film Festival will continue with a screening of “Itzhak,” a film about the life and music of violinist Itzhak Perlman. 7:30 p.m. $13.50. Edlavitch D.C. Jewish Community Center, 1529 16th St. NW. 202-777-3250.

Performances

  • Slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo, who has performed on BET and stages at the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and Madison Square Garden, will read from her new book, “Poet X.” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free; RSVP in advance. Busboys and Poets 5th and K, 1025 5th St. NW. Contact kristen@busboysandpoets.com.
  • The Shakespeare Theatre Company will present “Noura,” Heather Raffo’s play about an Iraqi immigrant couple whose lives are changed when they host a refugee from the country. 7:30 p.m. $71 to $102. Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th St. NW. 202-547-1122. This production will run several times until March 11.

Tours

  • “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 Tuesdays and Wednesdays through Aug. 8.