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ToDo ToDay: Free Cocktails! Art Talks!

What is an artist? A truth-teller? A decorator? An entertainer? In his lecture at the American Art Museum, Kerry James Marshall might have some ideas about that. A 1997 recipient of the MacArthur Foundation’s genius grant, Marshall has shown his works, based on elements of African-American culture, throughout the world. Read more >>> (Katie Fiegenbaum)

The lecture begins at 7 p.m. at the McEvoy Auditorium at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, 8th and G streets NW. Free tickets available beginning at 6:30 p.m. (202) 633-7970. americanart.si.edu.

EAT THIS

Nurse your election hangover tonight at Dino. The Cleveland Park Italian spot celebrates the end of campaign commercials with complimentary SP69 cocktails made with Prosecco, Narini Cedro, and lemon-infused grappa. Dino, 3425 Connecticut Ave. NW. (202) 686-2966. dino-dc.com. (Jessica Sidman)

OH AND ALSO

Pianist Lang Lang returns to the Kennedy Center for a series of concerts with the National Symphony Orchestra. Tonight, he starts things off with a duo recital alongside Christoph Eschenbach. 8 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. $10–$64.

Former Cosmopolitan editor-in-chief Kate White tosses out advice from her new book. 7 p.m. at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $10.

Austin-based band My Jerusalem stops by DC9 with supporting act Dr. Neanderthal. 8:30 p.m. at DC9, 1940 9th St. NW. $8.

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