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One of the most captivating exhibits in the Newseum is its collection of Pulitzer Prize–winning photographs. The museum’s latest exhibition, “40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World—The Photography of Howard G. Buffett,” also draws visitors’ attention to lesser-known spots in the world through powerful photographs. But this isn’t the artistic vanity project of a wealthy man—it’s the philanthropist’s way of combining his passion for photography with his work promoting sustainable farming practices and combating the global hunger crisis. Read more >>> The exhibition is on view daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $13.95–$22.95. (202) 292-6100. newseum.org. (Diana Metzger)
Sandwich shop G will host a preview of Fare Well, an upcoming vegan bakery, diner, and bar that is set to open this fall. Doron Petersan, who won Cupcake Wars twice and owns Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats in Columbia Heights, decided to expand her list of tasty accomplishments by establishing the new eatery. The pop up will feature a variety of veggie-centric foods, including main courses and desserts. From looking at the menu, it looks like vegan comfort food does exist. An RSVP is required to attend the preview and can be made by calling the restaurant. G, 2201 14th St. NW. (202) 234-5015. eatfarewell.com. (Freddy Rodriguez)
OH AND ALSO
The musical rabble-rousers in Jack on Fire debut new songs at the Black Cat Backstage tonight and perform with with self-described “mayor of D.C. hip-hop” Head-Roc and rock band Cool People. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $10.
British rock duo Ultimate Painting come stateside for a show at Comet Ping Pong featuring D.C.-based alt-rock act The Beginner’s Mynd and Texas folk rockers Ruby Fray. 9 p.m. at 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW. $12.
The Women’s Voices Theater Festival takes place on the stage, but the impact it’s had on the artists involved can’t be underestimated. Kennedy Center President Deborah Rutter introduces a discussion with featured playwrights including Colin Hovde, Caleen Sinnette Jennings, and Anu Yadav. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.
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