Weekend To-Do Guide: Marjane Satrapi, Astronomy Night, Picasso's Drawings

04/27/2012 01:33 pm ET

WASHINGTON-- There's more than celebrity gawking this weekend in D.C.! Really!

Friday brings an internationally reknowned author/graphic novelist to the Lisner, a former improv star trying his hand at stand up and a should be classic film from a classic actor.

Saturday has us looking to the past and to the stars with Astronomy Night, a rock and roll innovator and figuring out what one does after holding the nation's highest position.

We close the weekend with one the 20th century's most important artists, listening to some work horror stories and hoping we can snag a pair of tickets to a sold out show.

To figure out just what we're recommending, click through the weekend slideshow.

Weekend To-Do Guide: Marjane Satrapi, Astronomy Night, Picasso

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