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ToDo ToDay: The Hood Internet, Richard Ford, and Hip-Hop Dance Battles

hoodNot every mashup works, but remix musicians the Hood Internet have perfected the art. Armed with laptops and wildly open minds, DJs ABX and STV SLV mash indie rock, pop, rap, and R&B into an aural pulp that sounds best in crowded, sweaty clubs. Ever wanted to hear Drake and Jay Z spitting verses together? Yearning to experience Digital Underground harmonizing with St. Vincent? If so, you’re in luck—that’s exactly what the Hood Internet has pre-loaded into their playlists. Read more >>> The Hood Internet performs with Oscillator Bug and Junior Prom at 10 p.m. at U Street Music Hall, 1115 U St. NW. $12. (202) 588-1880. Regan)


Sweetgreen’s seasonal salad for April comes from the mind of cookbook author and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman. The V6 sweetgreen Quinoa Salad, as it's called, includes ingredients such as cooled quinoa and farro, shredded kale, organic roasted tofu, roasted asparagus, and a house-made carrot-chili viniagrette. It’s available at all Sweetgreen locations throughout the month. Sweetgreen, multiple locations. (Quinn Kelley)


As part of its "One Mic" celebration, the Kennedy Center welcomes two hip-hop dance crews for a performance on the Millennium Stage: Chicago's FootworKINGz and Brooklyn's NextLevelSquad. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Richard Ford discusses his work and the craft of writing with Washington Post book critic Ron Charles at the Folger Theatre. 7:30 p.m. at 201 East Capitol St. SE. $15.

Foggy Bottom alt-rockers Bencoolen play DC9 with Three State and Bells and Hunters. 8 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $8.

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  • Tammy

    *Drake and Jay-Z have more than one song together...