Take a look.
What: Local artist Marc Roman combines found images and text with photography, Plexiglas, drawing, resin, and painting to create a fictional, scientific time line.
Why: A century’s worth of proven and conspiracy theories fill the gallery space.
When: Thru June 19. Tues.-Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Flashpoint Gallery, 916 G St. NW, b/t 9th & 10th Sts. (202-315-1310).
Denise Philpott and Lazlo Lee and the Motherless Children
What: Catch the Baltimore blues trio’s pie shop debut.
Why: Snack on savory and sweet slices (Hot Rod potato, apple caramel crumb, Marionberry).
When: Tonight, 8 p.m.
Where: Dangerously Delicious DC, 1339 H St. NE, b/t 13th & 14th Sts. (202-398-7437).
American Apparel Sale
What: Up to 70 percent off the iconic hipster label’s tops, dresses, scarves, and bags.
Why: DC readers get free standard shipping on their first Swirl purchase thru May 23.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Folger Poetry Board Reading
What: Former poet laureate Richard Wilbur reads work from the past 60 years, including excerpts from his collection and his favorite poems by other writers.
Why: He’s won two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award for his musings on everyday life.
When: Tues., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 E. Capitol St. SE, b/t 2nd & 3rd Sts. (202-544-7077). Tickets ($12) online at folger.edu.
What: Upgrade the traditional pedi ($40) with heat-set decals ($45) that last up to four weeks.
Why: Metallic gold and silver shades, along with eye-catching patterns.
When: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Blu Water Day Spa, White Flint Plaza, 5234 Nicholson Ln., Kensington (301-984-6245).
Art: Marc Roman Utopia - Distopia (detail) / Courtesy of Flashpoint Gallery, Washington, D.C.