ToDo ToDay: Tracy Morgan, Ice Cream Sandwiches
There’s only one season left of Tina Fey’s 30 Rock. But devotees of series star Tracy Jordan, er, Morgan, don’t have to schedule the DVR to catch the comedian in his element: Tonight, Morgan plays two sets on the Howard Theatre’s stage. Consider steeling your stomach before you set foot on T Street NW, because Morgan, kind of like Bob Saget, plays it soft on television, but cannonballs into the deep, disgusting blue on stage. Read more >>> (Stephanie Haven)
Tracy Morgan performs at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. at The Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. $55 in advance, $60 day of show. thehowardtheatre.com. (202) 803-2899.
It’s an agonizing choice: chocolate chip cookies with vanilla malt ice cream or coconut macaroon with coffee ice cream. Fortunately, there’s no need to decide. In honor of National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, Cleveland Park’s Sugar Magnolia (inside Ripple) is offering a buy-one-get-one free deal on the frozen treats for $3.50. Pastry chef Alison Reed also has a rotating selection of ice cream sandwiches, including waffle cookies with maple bacon ice cream and chocolate wafers with salted caramel ice cream. Sugar Magnolia, 3417 Connecticut Ave. NW. (202) 244-7995. rippledc.com. (Stephanie Haven)
OH AND ALSO
Quick! Hurry to catch the Chuck Brown tribute at the Live! on Woodrow Wilson Plaza concert series on your lunch break. The late godfather of go-go used to headline the series' final concert each year. Today, he gets a send-off. Noon to 1:30 p.m. at 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Free.