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Ahead of its time when it was published (privately) in the ’20s, Joseph Moncure March’s The Wild Party has subsequently inspired everyone from William Burroughs to Merchant-Ivory. Now Maus creator Art Spiegelman has joined the fan club, providing a new edition of March’s debauched tale-in-verse with jauntily ominous wood-blocky illustrations. Spiegelman discusses what he brought to the Party at 6 p.m. at Vertigo, 1337 Connecticut Ave. NW. FREE. (202) 429-9272. (Mark Jenkins)