TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, JULY 19
1. "Anchorman" At Capitol Skyline Hotel
Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 26 at 7:30 pm at the Capitol Skyline Hotel.
Enjoy a poolside, or in the pool, cocktail while watching the comedy classic. Insert your favorite quote from the movie in your brain. Here. 7:30 p.m., all ages, $12
2. "Apocalypse Picnic" At Goethe-Institut Washington
Part of the Capital Fringe Festival, this sketch show from Orbit Chef deals with denial about the end of the world. Good times. 6:30 p.m., all ages, $17, also July 21, 22, 26, 28
3. The B-52's, Squeeze At Wolf Trap
Fun! This is a super fun show! English pop rock fun and Georgia pop rock fun. Big hair, big hooks and weather that makes it easier to breath. Perfect for dancing. Fun! 8 p.m., all ages, $42
4. Friends With Benefits Summer Fling At The Studio Theatre
Thinking about becoming a patron of the arts? You might as well do it and meet some other new patrons. Enjoy a cocktail reception and a performance of "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson." Theater can be fun and young. 7 p.m., all ages, $15 to $150
5. Misun At U Street Music Hall
Misun is opening this show, celebrating the release of their debut EP. For fans of laid back trip-hop. Following their performance will be DJ sets from Starks & Nacey, DJ Ayreswith and Tittsworth. Shows like this make U St. a beloved venue. Night to night, show to show, you'll see a great mix of electronic and organic sounds. 10 p.m., 21+, $5 to $8
TOP 5 FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS
Friday, July 20
Paint the Music at Ebenezers Coffeehouse
An interesting concept, four musician will perform while four artists will paint based on one song. The artists will finish their work throughout the event and attendees will be able to purchase the works.
Saturday, July 21
Stax of Soul at Boundary Stone
Saturday night dance parties don't get any better than Stax soul. Boogie down to Isaac Hayes, Sam and Dave, Booker T and more.
Sunday, July 22
NSO Summer Music Institute Chamber Music at Millenium Stage
Part of the chamber music portion of the 2012 Kennedy Center/National Symphony Orchestra National Trustees’ Summer Music Institute, a four-week festival of orchestral and chamber music for young people ages 15 to 20 at the Kennedy Center.
Monday, July 23
The Max Levine Ensemble at Fort Reno
This rock group has been playing easy to digest power-punk pop songs for more than 10 years. It's hard to go wrong with a group that has this much stage experience.
Tuesday, July 24
Rufus Wainwright at Wolf Trap
A crooner that appeals to both indie rock and Liza Minnelli fans, Wainwright is able to play and entertain with just a piano or with a full orchestra. Appealing from 15 to 75 year olds, it'll be interesting to crowd watch at this concert.