Here are our top picks for Jan 11th to 18th
Thur., Jan. 11
Broadway’s musical autobiography about the lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan, “On Your Feet!” begins its run at the Kennedy Center. The critically acclaimed limited engagement invites audiences into the lives of this, “record making, groundbreaking couple” as they journey from Cuba to the U.S., and from stardom to adversity. 2700 F St NW. More Info.
Fri., Jan 12
Join the Museum of the American Indian for an educational exploration of dolls and their role as educators, teaching younger generations about traditions, social structure and trades. 2-3 p.m., 4th Street & Independence Avenue SW. More Info.
Join the E Street Cinema for a screening of Guillermo del Toro’s dark fairy tale “Pan’s Labyrinth.” This postwar allegory set in Franco’s Spain follows a young Ofelia as she and her pregnant mother are taken to live with her new stepfather in a rural military outpost, and she discovers the true meanings of power, magic and sacrifice. 11:59 p.m. Note: This film is rated R. 555 11th Street NW. More Info.
Sat., Jan 13
Local bands, Elena & Los Fulanos and Run Come See, play the Pearl Street Warehouse, 33 Pearl Street SW (The Wharf). Tickets are $10 apiece. More Info.
Sun., Jan 14
Hit the floor or take a class at Las Chicas Locas Latin Party! The evening offers lessons in salsa and bachata and features local DJs who will keep the party going long into the night. No partners necessary, and new attendees dance free! 701 7th Street NW, 2nd floor. More Info.
Mon., Jan 15
Catch the Academy Art Museum at Easton’s exhibition of etchings by renowned print and sculpture artist Emily Lombardo, drawing her inspiration from Francisco Goya’s social commentary “Los Caprichos.” Academy Art Museum, 106 South Street, Easton, Md. More Info.
Tue., Jan 16
International popstar and activist Shakira performs for one night only at the Capital One Arena. 7:30 p.m., 601 F Street, NW. More Info.
Play theatre games, work on vocal production, and practice performance techniques with Teatro de la Luna’s acting workshops. People sixteen years and older are invited to participate and prepare a final performance at the end of their training. Now thru March 6th. Register online. 4020 Georgia Avenue NW. More Info.
Wed., Jan 17
Locavore Film Series: Four Films with a Global Perspective presents a film about the lives of three gaucho families living in three different regions of Argentina as they take on questions of legacy, tradition and industrialization. 7:30 p.m., Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA. More Info.