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Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 02/10/2010

What's closed (and open) Thursday

By Anne Kenderdine

Update: While much of the region is still shuttered and digging out, the going-out possibilities are looking much sunnier today.
• At Ford's Theatre, "The Rivalry" is on for 7:30 p.m. tonight. There's now an added performance at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, too.
• Disney on Ice" (although why anyone would pay for more ice at this point mystifies us) goes on at the Verizon Center at 7:30 tonight and a show's been added for Monday at 4:30 p.m.

This week, it's been the snow, not the show, that must go on. Keep an eye on this post for updates about what's no longer an option for your calendar tonight and through the weekend. We'll keep updating as we hear more throughout Thursday.

Closed on Thursday:
• All Smithsonian museums, including the Zoo
• National Gallery of Art
• National Archives
• Strathmore
• National Buildling Museum
• Corcoran Gallery of Art
• Holocaust Memorial Museum
• Library of Congress reading rooms and public spaces
• U.S. Botanic Garden
• National Geographic Museum
• Transformer Gallery

Event updates:

• The Going Out Guide happy hour, which was scheduled for Thursday, was canceled by the Big Hunt. Our next happy hour will be 6-8 p.m. March 11.
• The Kennedy Center has added a performance at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday for Mariinsky Ballet's "Sleeping Beauty."
• The B.B. King/Buddy Guy concert at Constitution Hall has been canceled. Friday and Saturday's Al Green concerts at Constitution Hall have been postponed until March 12 and 13.
• Singer Ebony Bones will not perform at DC9's sixth anniversary party on Friday. The event will go on with the Liberation Dance Party DJs.
• The Black Cat's Title Tracks show has been canceled. All tickets will be refunded.Title Tracks will play at the Black Cat on March 10.
• Wolf Trap has postponed the Shemekia Copeland show to March 28.
• The Birchmere has postponed Thursday's Angie Stone concert. No new date has been set yet.
• The Rock and Roll Hotel has canceled Thursday's Madball show. DJs Doc Rock and Cold Case will still spin at the Beat Market DJ night on Thursday.
• George Mason University has postponed Thursday's Visual Voices Speaker Series with David Brown; Thursday-Sunday performances of "tempODYSSEY" have been rescheduled for Feb. 18-21.
• The Charity Fashion Show at One Lounge in Dupont has been postponed until March 17.
• The 9:30 club has postponed Thursday's Goodie Mob show until March 10.
• Ford's Theatre has canceled the 11 a.m. performance of "The Rivalry" on Thursday, but the 7:30 p.m. performance will go on as scheduled.
• The Verizon Center's 10:30 a.m. Thursday performance of "Disney on Ice" has been canceled, but the 7:30 p.m. performance will go on as scheduled. A performance has been added on Monday, February 15 at 4:30 p.m.
• The National Air and Space Museum's Family Day planned for Saturday has been postponed to Feb. 27.
• At the Textile Museum, Saturday's midwinter Japanese festival for families has been postponed to March 7 from 1-7 p.m.The Friday event, Creative Impulses: Japanese Fashion and Textiles, has been postponed to 6 p.m. March 26. Saturday's public talk and gallery tour has been postponed to 2 p.m. Feb. 21.
• The major outdoor events during the City of Alexandria's George Washington Birthday Celebration have been canceled, including Saturday's 10K race and the parade on Monday.
• Brightest Young Things' inaugural "Cruisin'" party, scheduled for Thursday, now won't take to the water until Feb. 18.
• Dumbarton Concerts has rescheduled its already rescheduled performance that was set to take place on Saturday. The concert will now happen on March 6 at 8 p.m.
• International Arts & Artists has canceled February's First Friday event -- originally postponed from Feb. 5 -- at Hillyer Art Space.
• This month's Second Thursday Art Night at the Torpedo Factory will become the Third Thursday Art Night, taking place on Feb. 18.

-- Going Out Guide staff

By Anne Kenderdine  | February 10, 2010; 10:47 PM ET
Categories:  Events, Misc.  
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