Up, up and away
The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour — part of National Geographic Live! — begins the Washington leg of its journey at 7 tonight with several films exploring mountain sports and culture in the Gilbert H. Grosvenor Auditorium at the National Geographic Society (1600 M St. NW). Tickets: $16 to $70. Information: 202/857-7700 or www.nationalgeographic.com/nglive/.
— Jenny Mayo