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ToDo ToDay: “The Power of Culture,” Filipino Food, and Sky Ferreira

power of culture

The Phillips Collection is now developing its forthcoming programming and exhibitions around “a global conversation through the language of art,” from art’s ability to create social change to the politics of exhibitions. “The Culture of Power/The Power of Culture,” a daylong forum featuring conversations with art professionals, policymakers, and experts in international relations, jumpstarts the discussion. By the end of the day, you may be inspired to take in one of D.C.’s many artistic institutions. Read more >>> The forum begins at 10 a.m. at the Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. $18–$30. (202) 387-2151. phillipscollection.org(Jordan Larson)

EAT THIS

Now through the rest of the year, Daikaya is offering a Filipino dish known as sisig with 100 percent of the proceeds going to World Food Programme to help the victims of Taiphoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The lunch offering—served between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays—includes sizzling pork and a soft-boiled egg over white rice ($12). The $7 Sunday brunch sisig (available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.) is prepared with braised pork, egg, and yuzu lemon. Daikaya, 705 6th St NW. (202) 589-1600. daikaya.com. (Ryan Bacic) 

OH AND ALSO

Electro-pop sensation Sky Ferreira performs with Smith Westerns and Brett at 9:30 Club. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $20.

Earwormy hip-hop creators Macklemore and Ryan Lewis invade Verizon Center along with Talib Kweli and Big K.R.I.T. 7:30 p.m. at 601 F St. NW. $34.50–$52.50.

Sixth & I Historic Synagogue hosts a global rock show featuring the Brooklyn-based American Authors, Swedish alt-rockers The Royal Concept, and dance-pop group Misterwives. 8 p.m. at 600 I St. NW. $12.

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