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From small beginnings as a Ba Da Bing Records intern, where her lo-fi recordings led to a record deal, Katie Von Schleicher has made the most of her opportunities. Shitty Hits, the follow-up to those early recordings, is bold and clear, a louder, more complex record that retains its edge. To capture her vision, Von Schleicher returned to her childhood home of Pasadena, Md. to record some of the album. Many of the songs feel welcoming at first listen and then gradually twist and morph into crushing reminders of one’s own loneliness. Read more>>> Katie Von Schleicher performs with Poppy Patica and Hothead at 7 p.m. at Songbyrd Music House, 2477 18th St. NW. $10–$12. (202) 450-2917. songbyrddc.com. (Justin Weber)
Mike Isabella’s Spanish, Moroccan, and Portuguese restaurant Arroz hosts a fundraiser tonight to support Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico. Bartenders at the dining destination inside the Marriott Marquis will pour three cocktails in partnership with Puerto Rico’s DonQ Rum. All proceeds will go to those affected by the storm and the rum maker will match the donations. Try the drinks including a Daiquiri and an aged rum Old Fashioned from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Arroz, 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW. (202) 869-3300. arrozbymic.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Katy Perry performs, along with Noah Cyrus (sister of Miley), at Capital One Arena. 7 p.m. at 601 F St. NW. $29–$512.
Author Salman Rushdie discusses his latest book, The Golden House, at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. 7 p.m. at 600 I St. NW. $40.
Sofi Oksanen reads from her new book, Norma, at Kramerbooks. 6:30 p.m. at 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free.