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Ibeyi is the Yoruba word for twins, which makes it the perfect name for the duo of Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz. The sisters are twins, and duality is the throughline of their music. Born in Paris to French-Venezuelan singer Maya Dagnino and Cuban percussionist Angá Diaz, a famed conguero, the Diaz sisters combine and contrast jazz and pop, organic vocals and electronic instrumentation, and ambience and Afro-Cuban percussion. The pair also have a penchant for multi-lingual lyrics, their dueting voices reminiscent of everyone from Björk to Regina Spektor. On their self-titled debut, they processed the grief of losing their father and older sister, and despite the weight of that album, their just-released Ash is heavier and more insistent. Perhaps that’s because the duo has looked outward into the world, supplementing their twin communion with samples of Michelle Obama and contributions from like-minded collaborators Kamasi Washington and Chilly Gonzales. The twins will always have each other, but they are definitely not alone. Read more>>> Ibeyi performs at 7 p.m. at 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $25. (202) 265-0930. 930.com. (Chris Kelly)
All-Purpose Pizzeria will give a free calzone to the first ten tables that dine-in during lunch today for National Calzone Day. If you miss out on the freebie, you can still order the pepperoni and sausage calzone off the lunch menu. It’s stuffed with fresh ricotta, mozzarella, tomato, prosciutto San Daniele, and peppers and accompanied by a marinara dipper, and an arugula salad. Lunch is offered from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and generally, it’s a little easier to get a table during lunch than at dinner. All-Purpose Pizzeria, 1250 9th St. NW. (202) 849-6174. allpurposedc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Sixth & I hosts a live rendition of the award-winning Lore podcast, which explores scary tales that just so happen to be true. 8 p.m. at 600 I St. NW. $35.
New York-born singer and rapper Lil Peep performs at U Street Music Hall. 7 p.m. at 1115 U St. NW. $17–$25.
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