The Weekend Guide

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Standard Reopens
The happening BBQ ’n’ beer garden reopens for the season with an ever-expanding menu (smoked lamb, cider, and wine) and a rentable side patio.
Why: Juicy pulled pork, hush puppies, Tuesday “crabtaculars,” and off-menu burgers are back where they belong.
When: Tues.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Fri., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.; Sat., noon-2 a.m.; Sun., noon-1 a.m.
Where: 1801 14th St. NW.

Mick Rock’s Rocked
A visual diary of the noise, glamour, and debauchery of rock and roll in portraits.
Why: Guaranteed face time with Iggy Pop, Debbie Harry, Snoop Dogg, Alicia Keys, and Lady Gaga.
When: Fri.-Mar. 31.
Where: Living Room, W Washington D.C., 515 15th St. NW, at Pennsylvania Ave. (202-661-2400).

Keigwin + Company
The athletic, NYC-based troupe sets high-voltage moves to a seat-thumping sound track of M.I.A. and Nina Simone.
Why: Hip-hop, sequins, and smoking-hot bods make this an ideal show for anyone yet to get goose bumpy from modern dance.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: The Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St. NW. Tickets ($18-$55) at 202-467-4600 or online at kennedy-center.org.

Knowledge Commons March Kickoff Extravaganza
Registration night at Columbia Heights’s idea market for “thinkers, doers, and tinkerers” involves wine, tacos, and dancing.
Why: It’s an unchartered school for adults, and this semester’s free classes include Salad Texturescapes, Balloon Mapping, and Moroccan Cooking.
When: Thurs., 7-11:30 p.m.
Where: The Dunes, 1402 Meridian Pl. NW. (202-436-9118). Admission is free.

David Simon
The 1983 grad, noted Baltimore Sun journo, and creator of The Wire and Treme returns home to deliver a Dean’s Lecture.
Why: You’ve already spent hours with Stringer Bell, McNulty, and Omar.
When: Thurs., 5:30 p.m.; ticket pickup, 4:30-5 p.m.
Where: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, 7950 Baltimore Ave., College Park. Call 301-405-2787 at 11:30 a.m. for free tickets (limit two per person).

Photo: Courtesy of Standard

The Dunes
1402 Meridian Pl NW
bt N & 14th Sts NW
Washington, DC 20010
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland
7950 Baltimore Ave
bt University Blvd & Stadium Dr, ste 3800
College Park, MD 20742
1801 14th St NW
@ S St
Washington, DC 20009
515 15th St NW
@ Pennsylvania Ave
Washington, DC 20004
2700 F St NW
@ Virginia Ave
Washington, DC 20037