Washington Performing Arts and Smithsonian Associates present “Over the Rainbow: the Songs of Harold Arlen” in the Baird Auditorium at the National Museum of Natural History (10th St., and Constitution Ave., N.W.) on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 6 p.m.
Former NPR music commentator Rob Kapilow hosts the event for his series “What Makes It Great?” focusing on composer Harold Arlen. Kapilow will give an in-depth examination of Arlen’s work, including “Over the Rainbow” and “Stormy Weather.” Arlen’s music will be performed and then followed by a Q&A with the audience and the performers.
Tickets are $25. For more details, visit washingtonperformingarts.org.