Now that Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Rooms have left the Hirshhorn, local art lovers need something bright and new to look at and, of course, Snapchat in front of. For the next few months, that comes in the form of a site-specific mural from Swiss-born, New York-based artist Nicolas Party. He’s been hard at work for two weeks, painting the piece he’s calling “sunrise, sunset” on the inner ring of the round museum’s third level. Party explores that theme by integrating images of the predictable, evenly progressing natural world into tumultuous scenes of daily life. Read more >>> The exhibition is on view daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., to Oct. 1, at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 7th Street and Independence Avenue SW. Free. (202) 633-1000. (Caroline Jones)


Garden District may be a beer garden best known for its giant drafts and bratwursts, but it’s also an unlikely purveyor of lobster rolls. Though not overflowing, a buttery bun is filled with giant lobster morsels for just $10.91. Pair it with an ear of corn for a full meal. Garden District, 1801 14th St. NW. (Laura Hayes)


Acclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson reads from her novel Another Brooklyn, a finalist for the 2016 National Book Award, at Politics & Prose. 7 p.m. at 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free.

Head to Atlas Performing Arts Center for a preview of The Return, Hanna Eady and Edward Mast‘s Israel-set drama about love and redemption. 8:15 p.m. at 1333 H St. NE. Pay what you can.

Indiana-based quartet Hoops takes the stage at DC9 for a show with opening act Joy Again. 9 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $10–$12.

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