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Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 12:23 p.m.

Weekend Outlook

Demetri Martin performs at Northeastern University. Photo courtesy of Theresa Lynn under the Creative Commons License.

Looking for something different this weekend? Here are must-see events in D.C.

Thursday:

Check out the last days of the D.C. Arts Center’s Art Decathlon, an art competition featuring the work of local artists leading up to a medal ceremony Sunday at 5 p.m. Visitors can view their work for free between 2 and 7 p.m.

Friday:

See comedian Demetri Martin’s stand-up routine at the Warner Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $35.

Saturday:

Step Afrika!, the first professional dance company dedicated to the tradition of stepping, will perform two shows at Sidney Harman Hall. Tickets for the 2 and 8 p.m. performances start at $20.