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Comedians John Mulaney and Nick Kroll have both given us more entertaining work than George and Gil, the crotchety Upper West Side-residing characters they’ve performed as for close to a decade. But sometimes that’s what you have to work with if you’re missing Kroll Show and want to keep Mulaney from creating another fake Seinfeld. The show originated as a sketch of the same name, in which the two fellas staked out a New York diner and filmed a public access channel-style prank show where customers received sandwiches with egregious amounts of tuna, followed by aggressive cackling. If you’re drawn to the premise for its sheer chutzpah, just make sure to get a seat far enough from the stage in case some albacore goes flying. Read more >>> Nick Kroll and John Mulaney perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Warner Theatre, 513 13th St. NW. $30. (202) 783-4000. warnertheatredc.com. (Allison Kowalski)
Warm up from the snow and celebrate Presidents Day with a bowl of Senate bean soup at Martin’s Tavern. Martin’s claims several presidents, including Harry Truman, John F. Kennedy, and Richard Nixon, had regular booths at the restaurant when they were congressmen. (Ask the staff, and they’ll tell you which booths.) Bean soup, which has been served in the Senate dining room since the early 20th century, will be available at Martin’s through the week. Martin’s Tavern, 1264 Wisconsin Ave. NW. (202) 333-7370. martinstavern.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
British songwriter Daley, whose unique sound blends influences of Radiohead, Prince, and D’Angelo, takes the stage at the Howard Theatre. 8 p.m. at 620 T St. NW. $20–$35.
Rock band Hunter Valentine, which formed in Toronto and now works out of Brooklyn, brings its “Farewell for Now” tour to the Black Cat Backstage. The group is joined by opening act Company Calls. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $12.
Head to Arlington for lively reggae sets from Caz and The Scotch Bonnets, performing tonight at Galaxy Hut. Find more details on Facebook.
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