Main Event


The word: "Gypsy" is one of the most popular musicals of all time based on the memoirs of famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee.

Details: Various showings tonight through Jan. 26 at the Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave, Arlington, Va. Tickets are $29 to $93 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com.


Hot Ticket

Kings of Leon, '2014 Mechanical Bull Tour'

The word: The southern rockers celebrate their international success and support their sixth album "Mechanical Bull," which is being praised by reviewers as a return to the best of the Followill family band.

Details: 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Verizon Center, 601 F Street N.W., Washington, D.C. Tickets are $29.50 to $65.50 and are available through ticketmaster.com.

Big Premiere

'Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones'

The word: 'The Marked Ones' is a spin off of found footage horror movie series 'Paranormal Activity' that previously spawned three sequels.

Details: 'The Marked Ones' premieres Friday in theaters nationwide, including Regal Westminster 9. For show time information, call 410-857-1422.


Peter Gabriel's 'And I'll Scratch Yours'

The word: It was an innovative concept that didn't go exactly as planned. Gabriel released "Scratch My Back" in 2010, in which he covered the songs of big name artists. The follow-up "And I'll Scratch Yours" was supposed to include their covers of Gabriel's songs, but replacements had to be found for several artists, most notably Radiohead.

Details: The album will be available Tuesday for $12.99 on Amazon and $10.99 on iTunes.

Couch Potato

'Downton Abbey' Season 4

The word: The surprisingly popular British historical fiction series returns for a fourth season in the United States. The new season begins with Mary's struggles six months after Matthew's death.

Details: The show airs at 9 p.m. Sunday on PBS.