ToDo ToDay: Washed Out, Pure Tango II, and Rare Fish
Washed Out’s 2009 chillwave anthem “Feel It All Around” will transport IFC viewers to sepia-hued nirvana for as long as Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein keep it in the title sequence of Portlandia, but on his 2013 Paracosm, the artist known to his parents as Ernest Greene has more ambitious tonal priorities. The seasick ’80s-ish synths haven’t gone anywhere, of course, but they’re buttressed with fine-grain ambient noises and more than 50 vintage instruments. Read more >>> Washed Up performs with Wunder Wunder at 7 p.m. at 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $25. (202) 265-0930. 930.com. (Caroline Jones)
After trouble with customs, Zentan chef Jennifer Nguyen has finally secured some rare kinki fish. The deep sea dweller from the snapper family is only available roughly from May through June. Nguyen is featuring it on her $65 omakase menu, available Thursdays, and as an a la carte option for $6.50 per slice. Read more about this specialty on Young & Hungry. Zentan, 1155 14th St. NW. (202) 379-4366. zentanrestaurant.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Dancers from Uruguay and Argentina perform at Pure Tango II, Gala Hispanic Theatre's second musical revue dedicated to the art of tango. 8 p.m. at 3333 14th St. NW. $20–$36.
The Phillips Collection channels the 1950s tonight; the museum offers Shake Shack burgers and jazz by Felix Contreras, Van Williamson, and Elijah Jamal Balbed as part of its "After 5" series. 5 p.m.at 1600 21st St. NW. $10–$12.
D.C. Latino Pride celebrates La Fiesta, featuring cultural performances and an all-night dance party, at Town Danceboutique. Find more details on Facebook. 9 p.m. at 2009 8th St. NW. $10.
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