Hurricane Sandy may have cooled off some of this week's Hot Tickets. Make sure to check before you go.
Introduction to Africa for Youth
Roots Activity Learning Center, 6222 N. Capitol Street N.W., Washington, D.C.
Learn about African culture and history and how it impacts African American youth today. Adults can participate for free with a paying child ages 10-17. For information and tickets visit www.rootsactivitylc.org/.
Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam
DAR Constitution Hall, 18th & C Streets N.W., Washington, D.C.
Stand-up comedy with the Shaquille seal of approval. For information and tickets, visit http://www.shaqallstarcomedyjam.com/.
The Fillmore Silver Spring, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Md.
Allman Brothers-flavored rock 'n roll. For information and tickets visit fillmoresilverspring.com/event/15004910EFB559 A0.
Soulful Sunday Jazz Brunch
Martin's Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, Md.
Support local charities and scholarships while enjoying a relaxing afternoon of music and food. For information and tickets visit http://www.africatrek.org/local/calendar/event/498896.