There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
“It sums up the beauty of obscurity,” says one of the subjects of the film So Wrong They’re Right. He is referring to 8-track tapes. With friendly, folksy titles, and a suitably wobbly soundtrack, this lovely homage is surprisingly informative and genuinely funny. But don’t laugh too loud—a Sex Pistols cartridge recently went for $100. Conceptually consistent, directors Russ Forster (editor of the ‘zine 8-Track Mind) and Dan Sutherland covered a 10,000-mile loop of America in their quest to validate the discarded technology. Along the way they conjure such cosmological concepts as 3-D quadrophonic 8-track! Whoa. At 9 p.m. at 9:30 Club’s Atlantis, 930 F St. NW. $5. (202) 393-0930. (Dave Nuttycombe)