STORIES, BREWS, POP-UPS, & COMEDY
Matt Kazam from Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central's Stand-Up Stand-Up, and a new one-hour Showtime special airing this fall, performs at DC Improv. Friday. $22.
Ommegang Hop Chef Competition at Atlas Performing Arts Center. Brewery Ommegang presents its first-ever Ommegang Hop Chef competition featuring seven D.C.-area chefs preparing and pairing dishes with Ommegang brews. Saturday. 1 p.m. $75.
Better Block Project presents Thrifty Car Rental Pop-Up Gallery with works by artists Michael Horlick, Liz Saint Rain, and others. 3210 Rhode Island Ave. Saturday. 3 p.m.
Story League Tournament presents Odd Jobs - Weird Things We've Done for Money. Hosted by farmer and comedian Doug Powell, storytellers will compete for a $250 cash prize. Busboys and Poets/14th&V. Sunday. 8 p.m. $12.
SOLD OUT SHOWS THIS WEEKEND! Punch Brothers, Miike Snow, and A$AP Rocky at 9:30 Club and Ted Leo and the Pharmacists at Black Cat.
Pianist Joyce Yang gives an intimate performance featuring Beethoven and Chopin at Wolf Trap. Friday. 8 p.m. $35.
Vancouver EDM DJ Felix Cartel takes his "Different Faces" tour to the District. Steve Aoki's Dim Mak Records dropped his sophomore LP, Different Faces, in March. Josephine. Friday.