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Euan Morton as Hedwig in Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Image: Joan Marcus)

Out and About: 8 events that will have you counting the minutes until 5 p.m.

Monday. June 12

Loving Day: On the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, the United States Supreme Court case that legalized mixed-race marriages, join Georgetown Law professor Sheryll Cashin and WAMU's Editorial Director Alicia Montgomery in a conversation on her book, Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy. Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St NW, 6:30 p.m., free

Tuesday, June 13

The Sound of Music: The Kennedy Center is alive with The Sound of Music! The spirited, romantic, and beloved musical will thrill once again with its Tony, Grammy, and Oscar-winning score in this brand new production, directed by three-time Tony winner Jack O'Brien. The show is in town through Sunday, July 16. The Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW, 7:30 p.m., $49-$169

Hedwig and the Angry Inch: Innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is "the most exciting rock score written for the theater since, oh, ever!" (Time). This four-time Tony-winning, genre-bending sensation promises to take DC by storm! The Kennedy Center, 2700 F St NW, 8 p.m., $59-$159

Wednesday, June 14

Daybreaker DC: Practice those piñata swings, because somebody is having a birthday bash! Come celebrate Daybreaker's second birthday at U Street Music Hall and start your morning with a dance party -- don't forget to wear your brightest and boldest ensembles! U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St NW, 6 a.m., $25

FRESH TALK: Who are the new superwomen of the universe? For much of comics history, women characters were introduced as plot devices for the leading male characters. Join Carolyn Cocca, Ariell Johnson, Gabby Rivera, Ashley Woods and Emily Wgitten for a conversation about the new wave of superheroines entering the comic universe, leading the fight for justice and dispelling traditional stereotypes in fiction and beyond. National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave NW, 7 p.m., $20-$25

AFI Docs Film Festival: Check out some of the best new documentaries across the country at this annual five day event (June 14-June 18) at various venues around town, including AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring. Visit for more info

Thursday, June 15

2017 Congressional Baseball Game for Charity: The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity is a Capitol Hill tradition going back over 50 years. Members of Congress take a step back from their differences and enjoy one of America’s most cherished pastimes. You can also enjoy the Anheuser-Busch pregame concert featuring the Wil Gravatt Band and special happy hour prices before first pitch. Nats Park, 1500 S Capitol St SE, 7;05 p.m., $10-$15

Havana Nights: Experience a bit of Cuba at the Graham Hotel's "Havana Nights" rooftop party. Enjoy specialty cocktails such as Cuba Libres, Mojitos and Hemmingway Daquiris, live cigar rollings, a whole roasted pig with traditional Cuban accouterments and Cuban music. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Cuba Skate, a D.C. based nonprofit organization, whose aim is to support and grow the Cuban skateboarding community by providing access to skateboarding equipment that is otherwise unavailable on the island of Cuba. The Graham Georgetown Rooftop, 1075 Thomas Jefferson St NW, 7 p.m., free entry