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Kevin Seconds is best known as the co-founder of hardcore punk group Against Me! The artist will perform at Rock & Roll Hotel this Saturday night as part of the venue's week-long anniversary showcase.
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Kevin Seconds is best known as the co-founder of hardcore punk group Against Me! The artist will perform at Rock & Roll Hotel this Saturday night as part of the venue's week-long anniversary showcase.

Aug. 12-17: Rock & Roll Hotel Seven Year Anniversary
D.C.’s Rock & Roll Hotel celebrates its 7th anniversary with a week-long showcase featuring everything from punk to folk to indie rock. The concert series kicks off tonight at 8:30 with a performance by California punk band Ceremony and supporting acts Ed Schrader’s Music Beat and Give. You can stop by the venue on Wednesday night at 8 for Laura Jane Grace Sings the Transgender Dysphoria Blues with Mina Caputo. On Friday night you can see D.C. native Miyazaki perform with Medals and Black Hills starting at 8. Then finally, you can see Kevin Seconds perform on Saturday night at 8.

Aug. 12-17: The Last Unicorn
You can watch the animated fairy tale The Last Unicorn at Silver Spring’s AFI Silver Theatre today at 4 p.m., or on Saturday at 11:05 a.m. Based on the book by Peter S. Beagle, who will be in attendance at today’s screening, the film centers on a unicorn who, fearing that she’s the last of her kind, embarks on a journey to find her lost brethren.

Music: “Bouncin’ Back (instrumental)” by Mystikal

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