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ToDo ToDay: Bun B, Odonis Odonis, and Passover at BLT Steak

bunbFor rap star Bun B, “trill” (that is, to be true and real) is a way of life. As UGK, he and fellow Port Arthur, Texas, native Pimp C have treated it as a tao since the release of their 1992 debut, Too Hard to Swallow. Now one of hip-hop’s wise elder statesmen (he’s teaching a class at Houston’s Rice University on the subject), Bun B remains a supremely respected relic among the genre’s new generation. His rolling success has culminated in the Trillest Tour, which will bring the bass-heavy, trunk-rattling brutal honesty of his music to the Howard Theatre stage. Read more >>> Bun B performs with Kirko Bangz at 8:30 p.m. at Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW. $15–$50. (202) 803-2899. thehowardtheatre.com. (Julian Kimble)

EAT THIS

BLT Steak is serving a Passover menu all week long. The special menu features creative takes on traditional Jewish dishes, like a matzoh ball soup with black truffles and gefilte fish with English pea veloute and pickled chanterelles. The menu is available through April 19 both á la carte and as part of the $60 prix fixe Blackboard menu. BLT Steak. 1625 I St. NW. (202) 689-8999. e2hospitality.com/blt-steak (Raphaella Baek)

OH AND ALSO

The Kid Congo Powers Hour plays Comet Ping Pong with Florida groups New Coke and Sandratz. More information available on Facebook. 9 p.m. at 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. $1o.

Canadian surf-gaze group Odonis Odonis performs at the Black Cat Backstage with D.C. shoegaze trio Prisms. 8 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $12.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company invites visitors to watch performers rehearse a new piece within the National Portrait Gallery's "Dancing the Dream" exhibit. 4 p.m. at 8th and F streets NW. Free.

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