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The bill may read Beach Boys, but let’s get something clear: This is not the lineup that wrote and recorded songs like “Good Vibrations” and “Don’t Worry Baby.” Sure, the show will feature the nasally pipes of original member Mike Love and the soft croon of frequent collaborator and touring musician Bruce Johnston, but don’t expect off-kilter studio genius Brian Wilson to be in house. He’s off doing his own Pet Sounds anniversary tour, which will stop at Strathmore in September. Until then, let this NSO Pops-backed show serve as an appetite whetter, a nostalgia trip featuring multiple hours of timeless pop classics. Read more >>> The Beach Boys perform with the NSO Pops at 8 p.m. at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall, 2700 F St. NW. $29–$109. (202) 265-0930. kennedy-center.org. (Dean Essner)


With a little advanced planning, you can land yourself in front of a seafood feast at Ivy City Smokehouse. The upstairs tavern just launched sharable seafood dinners for groups with offerings like roasted fish stuffed with Maryland jumbo lump crabmeat, plus shrimp, oysters, mussels, clams, calamari and all the fixings for $48 per person. The feasts are available Tuesdays through Sundays and orders must be placed before 11:30 a.m. the day before your reservation. The Tavern at Ivy City Smokehouse, 1356 Okie St. NE. (202) 529-3300. ivycitytavern.com. (Laura Hayes)


Hip-hop artist and Twitter beef starter Azealia Banks performs at the Black Cat with opening act DJ Sam Burns. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $30.

Author and screenwriter Delia Ephron reads from her latest novel, Siracusa, set on the coast of Sicily, at Politics & Prose. 7 p.m. at 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free.

Catch an early screening of Indignation, James Schamus‘ adaptation of the 2008 Philip Roth novel, at the Edlavitch D.C. Jewish Community Center as part of the Washington Jewish Film Festival’s year-round programming. 7:30 p.m. at 1529 16th St. NW. $13.50.

The Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington brings The S*Show, celebrating the music of Sondheim, Streisand, and Sinatra, to Signature Theatre as part of its summer cabaret series. 8 p.m. at 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington. $35.

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