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Understand the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine can be challenging for even the most well-read among us, and the bloody images of children caught in the middle are enough to make observers want to turn away. In an effort to both educate and provide some nuance to this decades-old conflict, Mosaic Theater Company has turned to monologuist and playwright Aaron Davidman. In Wrestling Jerusalem, he channels 12 different characters on different sides of the conflict to try and explain the everyday realities of life in Jerusalem, much like Anna Deavere Smith humanized the opposing parties in Fires in the Mirror. Read more >>> The play runs Jan. 6 to Jan. 24 at Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. $20–$40. (202) 399-7993. atlasarts.org. (Caroline Jones)
District Taco fans can now get their fix in Rosslyn. The local food cart-turned-restaurant chain opened its seventh location there this week. Expect the same menu of carne asada, al pastor, and barbacoa tacos plus burritos, quesadillas, breakfast options, and more. District Taco, 1500 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. districttaco.com. (Jessica Sidman)
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Take in an evening of experimental music at DC9, featuring sets from guitarist Anthony Pirog, minimalist music project Boat Burning, and pop band The Caribbean. 8:30 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $8.
Singer and producer PJ Morton, who’s collaborated with India.Arie and Maroon 5, plays a solo show at Bethesda Blues & Jazz in support of his new solo album, Live Show Killer. 8 p.m. at 7719 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. $25–$30.
Local rapper RAtheMC performs an intimate set at Rock & Roll Hotel with opening act Redline Graffiti. 8 p.m. at 1353 H St. NE. $12.
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