Plenty of live music and interesting things this Thursday in the Del Ray area. So let’s get to them:
Hitchcock at Duncan — The Friends of Duncan Library will present a free screening of an Alfred Hitchcock film at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Duncan Branch (2501 Commonwealth Ave.) After the show, St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub (2300 Mount Vernon Ave.) will host attendees for a discussion of the movie. Just guessing here, but the discussion will likely be, um, suspenseful.
Super Group — Watch this local three-piece band work its way through classic and modern rock covers along with Blues, soul and R&B tunes beginning at 8 p.m. in the Evening Star Cafe's No. 9 Lounge (2000 Mount Vernon Ave.). Consider stopping by The Front Porch beforehand.
Friendly Dogs Visit Beatley Library — Read to your dog. Seriously. Pre-registration is required. To register for a 15-minute slot, call 703-746-1702 x5. The Paws to Read event is designed for grades 1 through 6. Beatley Library is located at 5005 Duke St.
Thursday Jazz — It’s Thursday, which means the Not-So-Modern Jazz Band will be performing at St. Elmo’s Coffee Pub (2300 Mount Vernon Ave.). The band, which has performed continuously since 1983, gets the party swinging at 7:30 p.m.
Anything Goes at Del Ray Artisans — The gallery (2704 Mount Vernon Ave.) its currently displaying its 10th annual board showcase, titled “Anything Goes.” Check it out from noon to 6 p.m. today for free.