Thursday, June 28
D.C. United vs. Colorado Rapids 7 p.m. RFK Stadium, 2400 E. Capitol St. S.E. Metro: Stadium Armory (blue and orange lines) The District’s professional men’s soccer team takes on the Colorado Rapids. Tickets cost between $18 and $45. For more information, call (202) 397-7328.
Korean Film Festival 9:25 p.m. American Film Institute Silver Theater, 8633 Coleville Rd., Silver Spring, Md. Metro: Silver Spring (red line) The third Korean Film Festival that began on May 4 comes to a close this night with a showing of director Kim Ji-woon’s “A Bittersweet Life.” The film follows the story of an assassin as he discovers his conscience. Tickets can be purchased at the AFI box office 30 minutes before the show begins or online at the Korean Film Festival’s Web site. For more information, call (202) 633-1000 or visit http://www.asia.si.edu/koreanfilm2007/.
Friday, June 29
“Macbeth” 8 p.m. Through July 15 Clark Street Playhouse, 601 S. Clark St., Arlington, Va. Metro: Arlington Cemetery (blue line) The Washington Shakespeare Company performs the classic Shakespearean tragedy as part of the Shakespeare in Washington festival. Tickets cost between $25 and $35. For more information, visit http://www.washingtonshakespeare.org.
Saturday, June 30
Dana Ellyn: I Call Shenanigans 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Long View Gallery, 1302 9th St. N.W. Metro: Mt. Vernon Square (yellow and green lines) Dana Ellyn’s painting exhibit at the Long View Gallery tells a story by delving into current issues such as religion, politics and family. “Living in the world’s most influential city,” Washington, inspired her work, according to the gallery’s Web site. Admission is free. For more information, call (202) 232-4788 or visit http://www.longviewgallery.com.
Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2007 June 27 - July 1 and July 4 - 8 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. The National Mall Metro: Smithsonian (blue and orange lines) Celebrating its 41st summer on the Mall, this year’s Folklife Festival will focus on Northern Ireland and the Mekong River Basin, which comprises Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and the Chinese province of Yunnan.. Six hundred participants, including traditional artisans, cooks and performers, will showcase the different cultures and their contributions to Jamestown, Va. The event is free. For more information, call (202) 633-1000 or visit http://www.folklife.si.edu/festival/2007/index.html .
Sunday, July 1
Portraits of Sandra Day O’Connor National Portrait Gallery 11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Through Oct. 8 Metro: Gallery Place-Chinatown (red, yellow and green lines) Portraits honoring the retirement of the first woman on the Supreme Court are featured in this exhibit, which will continue until late in the fall. Twenty-five artists from the Painting Club, a New York portrait society, were commissioned last year to create diverse artistic takes on O’Connor. Admission is free. For more information, visit http://www.npg.si.edu/.