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March 16, 2006|By SARAH YURGEALITI


The lowdown -- Post-rock pioneers Stereolab will bring its trademark sound to the 9:30 Club on Tuesday for a show with openers Sam Prekop and Archer Prewitt. The band is famous for its use of vintage instruments that re-create the pop sound of the '50s and '60s as well as its lead vocalist, who sings in both English and French.

If you go -- Stereolab will play the 9:30 Club, 815 V St. N.W., Washington, Tuesday. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 through Ticketmaster by calling 410-547-SEAT. For more information, call 202-265-0930 or visit

Along came Claudia

The lowdown -- They may be classified as jazz, but New York's the Claudia Quintet thinks outside the box. Hear their eclectic take on the genre tonight at Sonar, where the band will be supporting its latest release, I, Claudia.

If you go -- The Claudia Quintet will play Sonar, 407 E. Saratoga St., tonight at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for the all-ages show and are available by calling 410-547-SEAT. For more information, call 410-327-8333 or visit

Benefit premiere

The lowdown -- Baltimore Inspirational Films will hold the premiere of The Blue Butterfly, starring William Hurt, to benefit various children's charities. The movie is based on the true story of a 10-year-old boy diagnosed with brain cancer and his pursuit of the elusive Blue Morpho butterfly.

If you go -- The premiere of The Blue Butterfly will be at Your Prescription for Health Meeting Room, 10210 Dolfield Road, Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children ages 7-12. For tickets or more information, call 888-794-4325.


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