06/05/2012 12:19 pm ET

Breast Cancer Survivor Storytelling At Woolly Mammoth: HuffPost DC Top 5 For June 5

Top 5 For Tuesday, June 5

1. Getting It Off Our Chests: Stories from Breast Cancer Survivors At Woolly Mammoth
The worthy cause is reason enough to attend. Since the show is co-sponsored by The Moth and hosted by NPR's Ophira Eisenberg, it's our No. 1 pick. 7:30 p.m., all ages, email a.ellison-cherny@togorun.net for seats

2. Transit Of Venus At National Air And Space Museum
Venus is about to pass between the Earth and the Sun. This viewing will allow non-astronmy nerds the opportunity to learn about and witness this once-in-a-lifetime event. 6 p.m., all ages, no cover

3. Story League At Arts Club Of Washington
Story League events are usually held at Busboys and Poets, ticketed and tend to sell out. This special event is at a different venue, free and will features a "Best Of" collection of past performers. An excellent way to introduce yourself to D.C.'s storytelling scene. 7 p.m., all ages, no cover

4. DEBITUM NATURAE Opening At Arts@1830
The opening night of an art exhibit exploring growth and decay. All beautiful things turn not so beautiful. 6 p.m., all ages, no cover

5. Tuesday Night Bible Study At MCCDC
This weekly Tuesday Night Bible Study will focus on "What the Bible Says About Homosexuality." Part of Capital Pride. View our other Pride picks. 7 p.m., all ages, no cover

Top 5 For The Next 5 Days

Wednesday, June 6
Justin Halpern
at Sixth and I
The author of the Twitter @shitmydadsays has a new book, "I Suck At Girls." He'll be charming the crowd with tales of failed and not completely failed romances.

Thursday, June 7
Janel and Anthony
at Iota
This avant-garde classical/indie rock duo and sometimes more is on an aptly named "Where is Home Tour." Their music sounds timeless and the musicians live like nomads.

Friday, June 8
Bethesda Art Walk
A pleasant way to spend a Friday evening. Peek into the art galleries of Bethesda.

Saturday, June 9
The Black Maria: Selections from the Festival
at National Gallery
Culled from the critically acclaimed festival. A sampling of documentaries and experimental shorts.

Sunday, June 10
Bootsy Collins
at The State Theater
Old Navy's finest spokesman will do his best to keep things funky.