City Paper is not for tourists
After Sally Field tried to set her son up, via Twitter, with Adam Rippon during his Winter Olympic Games victory tour, she went from being an award-winning and revered actress to America’s dream mom. After a 50-plus year career in television and film, Field still manages to feel warm and approachable to fans through not only her open-hearted performances but also her honest, candid nature in interviews and on social media. It’s this candor that makes her upcoming memoir In Pieces an eagerly awaited must-read. The book covers her isolated and challenging girlhood, her early-career struggles in Hollywood, and the fascinating trajectory of her rich personal life. At Sixth & I, Field will be in conversation with All Things Considered co-host Ari Shapiro. There will not be a post-discussion signing (all books come pre-signed) but you can bet the night will be lively and intimate, just like Sally Field herself. Read more>>> Sally Field speaks at 7 p.m. at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. $25–$55. (202) 408-3100. sixthandi.org. (Diana Metzger)
OH AND ALSO
Jamaican reggae group Black Uhuru performs at the Howard Theatre. 9 p.m. at 620 T St. NW. $22.50–$55.
Indie rock band Car Seat Headrest performs for the second night at 9:30 Club. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $25.
Folk trio Red Molly performs at the Birchmere. 7:30 p.m. at 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. $25.
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