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ToDo ToDay: Natalia Lafourcade, Edgar & Annabel, and Craft Beer


Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade offers more than just the light, pretty timbre of her voice. She’s a talented multi-instrumentalist who, at age 29, has already performed in a teen pop trio, recorded an all-instrumental album, and won three Latin Grammys. On Lafourcade’s latest effort, Mujer Divina-Homenaje a Agustin Lara, she pays tribute to the Mexican balladeer with catchy versions of his romantic songs. Read more >>> Natalia Lafourcade performs with Ulises Hadjis at 8 p.m. at Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. $25. (202) 388-7625. Kiviat)


The much-anticipated Shaw brewpub Right Proper Brewing Company has finally arrived. The beer menu kicked off yesterday with four drafts made in-house by head brewer Nathan Zeender plus two collaborations—one with DC Brau and another with Ashburn, Va.'s Lost Rhino. (Read more about the opening lineup here.) Soak it up with dishes like fried chicken parts with mumbo sauce, griddled clam fritters, and green-chili spoon bread. Also look for sandwiches like the eight-hour lamb French dip and entrees ranging from chicken and dumplings to meatloaf. Right Proper Brewing Company, 624 T St. NW. (Jessica Sidman) 


Studio Theatre begins performances of Edgar & Annabel, a dystopian satire about what the future might hold; local actress Holly Twyford directs. 8 p.m. at 1501 14th St. NW. $30.

The Black Cat Backstage hosts a night of garage rock featuring the Ar-Kaics, Passing Phases, and The Tender Thrill. 8 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $10.

Head to Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library for this month's D.C. Music Salon, which features a preview of Jeff Krulik's documentary Led Zeppelin Played Here. Find more information on Facebook. 7 p.m. at 1630 7th St. NW. Free.

The Corcoran's Gallery 31 opens "Are We What We Eat?," a collaboration between students from the Corcoran and Milan's Accademia di Brera that comments on nutrition and well-being. 5 p.m. at 500 17th St. NW. $8–$10.

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