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The conversation about how immigrants, especially those from Central America, enter the United States has certainly increased in intensity since the President-elect of the United States started running his mouth. Regardless of what happens with a wall along the Mexican border, all locals interested in the immigrant experience should visit the Anacostia Community Museum’s latest exhibition. Gateways/Portales highlights migrant populations in D.C., Baltimore, Charlotte, and Raleigh-Durham and the ways their cultures have impacted their lives in America. Read more >>> The exhibition is on view daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., to Aug. 6, at the Anacostia Community Museum, 1901 Fort Place SE. Free. (202) 633-4820. anacostia.si.edu. (Caroline Jones)
Jack Rose Dining Saloon celebrates Repeal Day tonight. The annual bash commemorating the end of Prohibition will include the opportunity to taste 100-year-old whiskeys, Prohibition-era cocktails and punches, cigar specials, bottomless bubbles for $20, burlesque performers, and a Pappy Van Winkle bourbon happy hour from 5 to 7:30 p.m. No tickets are necessary. Just show up ready to party from 5 p.m. until close. Jack Rose Dining Saloon, 2007 18th St. NW. (202) 588-7388. jackrosediningsaloon.com. (Laura Hayes)
OH AND ALSO
The Kennedy Center celebrates the National Day of Romania with a face-off between two accomplished violinists and their impressive instruments. Liviu Prunaru of the Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam will play a 1694 Stradivarius Pachoud, and Gabriel Croitoru of the Romanian Radio Orchestras will play a Guarneri. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.
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