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ToDo ToDay: Black Lips, Dinosaurs, and Tax Day Deals

black lipsThe Black Lips are weird. Like, really, really weird. But they like it that way. Born in Atlanta, the band cranks out humid, twangy guitar rhythms best described as a cross between psychedelic and garage rock. One part punk-rock concert, one part exhibitionist free-for-fall, an average Black Lips show drips with angst and bodily fluids. Prepare for this show like you’d prepare to wade through the bayou—wear protective clothing and don’t be afraid to get a little dirty. Read more >>> Black Lips perform with Natural Child at 8 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $15–$18. (202) 667-4490. blackcatdc.com. (Tim Regan)

EAT THIS

Tax Day is here, which means plenty of food and drink deals. Find out where you can get half off your check, free whiskey tastings, and free chips and queso on Young & Hungry(Jessica Sidman)

OH AND ALSO

The Rex Room, home to one of the most complete T. Rex skeletons in the world, opens today at the National Museum of Natural History. 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at 1000 Constitution Ave. NW. Free.

Frontier Psychiatrist magazine kicks off its live music series at The Dunes with performances by local acts Cigarette and Br'er, as well as Chicago performers Netherfriends and Ryley Walker. 8 p.m. at 1402 Meridian Place NW. $8.

Swedish duo I Break Horses plays DC9 with electronic artist Rival Consoles. 9 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $14.

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