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The Weekly Scene: June 13-17

Whether you’re into jazz, movies, music or food, there’s always something to do in D.C.

D.C. Jazz Festival


Jazz greats will be performing all over the city as part of the annual jazz festival. If you’re into jazz, there will definitely be something to check out.


When: June 11 through June 19


Where: Many locations


Metro: Depending on location


Flight of the Conchords


New Zealand comedy-music duo Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie are performing in Vienna, Virginia. Even if you haven’t seen their TV show, the songs work hilariously as stand-alones. Think The Lonely Island, but weirder.


When: Monday, June 13 at 8 p.m.


Where: Filene Center, 1551 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia


Metro: Silver Line, Spring Hill (but most easily accessible by car)



Outdoor Movies


Movies are screened  outdoors almost every night somewhere in D.C. this summer. Highlights include “Guardians of the Galaxy” at NoMa Summer Screen, “Belle” at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and “Dr. Strangelove” at Farragut Square.


When: “Guardians of the Galaxy” on June 15 at 7 p.m., “Belle” on June 15 at sunset, “Dr. Strangelove” on June 17 at sunset


Where: Storey Park Lot in NoMa, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and Farragut Square


Metro: NoMa-Gallaudet U, Red Line, Foggy Bottom, Orange and Blue Lines, and Farragut North, Red Line


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