Okkervil River is dead. “They had some great songs. Must have been a great time so long ago,” Will Sheff sings on “Okkervil River R.I.P.,” the opening to his latest record, Away. Sheff is all that’s left. The band’s members came and went with increasing frequency to the point that Away is essentially a solo album, record by Sheff and a wealth of classical, folk, and jazz studio players. The record is a clear departure from the feverish, urgent rock of Okkervil River’s past. Read more >>> Okkervil River performs with Landlady at 7 p.m. at 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW. $25. (202) 265-0930. 930.com. (Justin Weber)
EAT THISStarting today, all Sweetgreen locations will serve warm bowls as an alternative to their signature salads. They feature rice or quinoa topped with a protein and vegetables and include the Shroomami, Pesto Portobello, and Harvest Bowl. The founders say its their biggest menu update since they opened in 2007. Multiple locations. (Laura Hayes) OH AND ALSO
Krzysztof Kieślowski‘s epic miniseries Dekalog, which follows the intertwining lives of the residents of a housing complex in late-Communist Poland screens at the AFI Silver Theater today. All ten parts of it are showing. 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. at 8633 Colesville Road. $10 per screening. Things get groovy at DC9 tonight when psychedelic L.A. band Mystic Braves hit the stage. 8 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $12.Bay-area multidisciplinary artist and percussionist Marshall Trammell will “investigative strategies and social inquiry from his own practices” and explore “the relationship between narratives of fugitivity of the Underground Railroad, the use of secret quilt codes as tactical media, technologies utilized by oppressed peoples, and research justice strategies embedded in contemporary aural/auditory culture, including Creative Improvised Music.” If that all sounds terribly academic, don’t worry, RhizomeDC promises the “presentation won’t be as academic as it pretends to be.” 8 p.m. at RhizomeDC, 6950 Maple St. NW. $5.