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Woods, a beloved Brooklyn psych folk quintet, reacted like many after November’s election: They had to do something. In the months following the election, the band—never the type to get too political before—recorded a response. The resulting six-song album, Love is Love, feels calm and considered, not reactionary. There are moments of doubt, but it never breaks through Woods’ warm, gentle ’70s-tinged tones. Even if you don’t find relief in flowery reassurances, you can take comfort in Woods’ continued growth in mixing jazz, folk, and world music. Read more >>> Woods performs with John Andrews and the Yawns at 8 p.m. at Rock & Roll Hotel, 1353 H St. NE. $15. (202) 388-7625. rockandrollhoteldc.com. (Justin Weber)
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There’s a new early morning eating option downtown: Centrolina in CItyCenter now serves breakfast. Try it weekdays from 8 to 10:30 a.m. and weekends from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (available to-go only on Sundays). Dishes include egg on brioche bread with melted cheddar, greens, pancetta, and either mortadella or sausage ($11), a PB&J inspired buckwheat pancake with peanut butter, strawberry jam, and sliced bananas ($11), and a lox sandwich with all the fixings on multigrain bread ($13). If you must know, yes, there’s also avocado toast ($12). Centrolina, 974 Palmer Alley NW. (202) 898-2426. centrolinadc.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
Comedian Margaret Cho, most recently seen critiquing celebrity style on Fashion Police, returns to her stand-up comedy roots with a show at George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium. A portion of the proceeds benefit the university’s LGBT Health Policy & Practice Program. 7 p.m. at 730 21st St. NW. $55–$150.
Brave the heat and head to Fort Reno to enjoy music from local acts Lunamvtic, Tempercrush, and Furniteur. 7 p.m. at 3800 Donaldson Place NW. Free.
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