1. An American Songbook: Stephanie Blythe, the leading mezzo-soprano of the Metropolitan Opera, presents a recital of works by American composers, accompanied by pianist Warren Jones.
Where: Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater, 2700 F St. NW
When: 7:30 Friday
Info: $45; 800-444-1324; kennedy-center.org
2. Joe Jackson and the Bigger Band: The pianist performs...