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Main Event

'Inside Amy Schumer's Back Door Tour'

The word: Comedian Amy Schumer is gearing up for the second season of "Inside Amy Schumer," premiering April 1, with this comedy tour. Schumer has established herself as one of the Comedy Central mainstays with her appearances on "Comedy Central Presents" and several celebrity roasts.

Details: 8 p.m. Saturday, DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D St. NW, Washington, D.C. Tickets are $35.50 to $43 and are available through


Hot Ticket

Rod Stewart and Santana, 'The Voice, The Guitar, The Songs' tour

The word: Rock legends Rod Stewart and Santana are teaming up for this concert series. Both artists have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and this looks to be an exciting, if eclectic, performance.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Verizon Center, 601 F St. NW, Washington, D.C. Aug. 19. Tickets are $39.50 to $179.50. They go on sale 10 a.m. Friday and are available at


Big Premiere

'Mr. Peabody & Sherman'

The word: "The Lion King" director Rob Minkoff returns to animation for this update to the "Peabody's Improbable History" shorts from "The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle." The film is a simple story of a boy and his dog and time travel. The film was released last month in England to surprisingly good reviews, and it looks to fill the family film void left by "Frozen."

Details: "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" premieres Friday in theaters nationwide, including Regal Westminster 9. For show time information, call 410-857-1422.


Sara Evans, 'Slow Me Down'

The word: Country star Sara Evans' last album, "Stronger," reached number one on the U.S. country charts, and number six nationwide. She is currently working on an album with the Doobie Brothers.

Details: The album will be available Tuesday for $10 on Amazon and $7.99 on iTunes.

Couch Potato

'Revenge' mid-season premiere

The word: "Revenge" has grown to become one of the most popular guilty pleasures on television. After a cliff-hanger mid-season finale Jan. 19, the return will hopefully answer some lingering questions.

Details: "Revenge" premieres at 10 p.m. Sunday on ABC.