Metro Weekly

Phillips Collection After 5

Until Labor Day, the Phillips Collection turns its popular monthly Thursday After 5 event, which mixes art and entertainment and offers food and cash bar, into a weekly affair. In addition to the museum’s summer exhibitions, the museum offers an End of Summer White Party with music by Bluebrain on Aug. 26. And the contemporary jazz Bob Tublin Trio performs Sept. 2, when also Suzanne Hudson gives a lecture and book signing about painter Robert Ryman. Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. through Sept. 2. The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. Tickets are $12, or free for Phillips members; advance reservations encouraged. Call 202-387-2151 or visit

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