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The word: Pink transformed herself into an acrobat for this tour in support of her sixth album, "The Truth About Love." The show has been receiving rave reviews for sheer spectacle.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Verizon Center, 601 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C. Tickets are $39.50 to $125 and can be purchased at

Hot Ticket


Justin Timberlake
The word: JT's "20/20 Experience" tour is supposed to be a marathon, with more than 30 songs per show, mostly originals. Reviews are positive, but not overwhelming for the former boy-band leader. Although, the word is he still knows how to give an entire arena full of people the warm fuzzies with his signature wooing.
Details: 8 p.m. Feb. 24, 2014, Verizon Center, 601 F St. N.W., Washington, D.C.; and 8 p.m. July 14, 2014, Baltimore Arena, 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore. Tickets are $49.50 to $1,500 for a VIP experience and are available through

Big premiere

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'
The word: Katniss Everdeen, the girl on fire played by Jennifer Lawrence, returns for a second movie in the series based on the books by Suzanne Collins. Katniss sees the flames of rebellion rising as she and Peeta go on a victory tour after winning the 74th Hunger Games before being drafted back into the ring for a very special 75th games.
Details: "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" premieres tomorrow in theaters nationwide, including Regal Westminster 9. For show time information, call 410-857-1422.


One Direction's 'Midnight Memories'
The word: The English-Irish boy group was put together by Simon Cowell on the British version of "X-Factor" in 2010. They have since gone on to become mega-famous in the eyes of tween girls all over the world. This is their third album.
Details: Album drops Monday. A deluxe edition is available for $20.53 on Amazon and $14.99 on iTunes.

Couch Potato

'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special
The word: "The Day of the Doctor" is described as a love letter to fans and will feature a minimum of three Doctors, two companions and one monarch. The Time War will be explained 50 years after the first episode of the longest-running science fiction series on television. The 75-minute show will be rebroadcast in theaters nationwide Monday.
Details: The episode airs at 2:50 p.m. Saturday on BBC America; rebroadcasts in theaters Monday. Check for theaters and times.