ToDo ToDay: Environmental Film Fest, Porkstrami, and Wooden Wand
Rivers aren’t the hottest environmental topic out there, but they’re unavoidable for most urban dwellers. So give it up for the Environmental Film Festival’s decision to program a strong, uh, flow of river-oriented films this year. Beside the old reliables (Amazon, Mississippi), some other big shots (Rhine, Mekong, Ganges) will have their moments, too. And, of course, there are nods to the Anacostia and Potomac. If flowing water isn’t your thing, there’s the D.C. premiere of Terrence Malick’s To The Wonder (shown) and the world premiere of Hot Water, which is actually about uranium mining. Read more >>> The D.C. Environmental Film Festival runs to March 24 at various venues. (202) 342-2564. See a complete schedule at dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org. (Joe Warminsky)
Red Apron Butchery's Mosaic District location is now open. Chef Nate Anda's choice cuts of meat, including pork, beef, lamb, and charcuterie products like proscuitto and chorizo can be found at the market. It will also serve sandwiches and hot dogs like the spicy Viet Frank and "porkstrami" sandwich, which is already a hit at Red Apron's Union Market location. Leave room for craft beers selected by Neighborhood Restaurant Group beer director Greg Engert. Red Apron Butchery, 8298 Glass Alley, Suite 110, Fairfax. (703) 676-3550. redapronbutchery.com. (May Wildman)
OH AND ALSO
Experimental folk artist Wooden Wand plays at Ghion Restaurant tonight with Sondra Sun-Odeon (Silver Summit) and Charles Andrews. 8 p.m. at Ghion, 2010 9th St. NW. $10. 21-plus.
If you still haven't hopped on the Moombahton train, tonight brings you another opportunity with Moombahton Massive XXIV at U Street Music Hall. On the lineup: Sabo, Nadastrom, Munchi, and El Freaky. Mama Nada's empanadas will be available for snacking all night. 9 p.m. at U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St. NW. $15. 18-plus.
Down in Arlington, noisy bands The Sniffs, Wailin' Storms, and Jail Solidarity rock Clarendon's CD Cellar. 8 p.m. at 2607 Wilson Blvd. $5. All ages.
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