How do you describe a work of visual art through song? This is the challenge facing two members of the Wolf Trap Opera Company, soprano Amy Owens (above) and baritone Morgan Pearse, when they perform at the Phillips Collection. After considering several pieces from the museum’s permanent collection and the music in their own repertoires, the musicians will pair art and song, reflecting on the relationship between the two. You could hear showtunes, classical arias, or pop standards presented in conjunction with works by European Impressionists or American folk artists. Read more >>> The performance begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Phillips Collection, 1600 20th St. NW. $8–$20. (202) 387-2151. phillipscollection.org. (Caroline Jones)
Del Campo has a new arepas menu available on the bar and patio. The dozen offerings include lobster salad with corn and smoked trout caviar as well as wagyu sirloin with chorizo and chimichurri. Prices range from $5 to $9. The arepas are available for lunch, dinner, and late-night happy hour from 10 p.m. to midnight Thursday through Saturday. Del Campo, 777 I St. NW. (202) 289-7377. delcampodc.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
In It Together Fest, a four-day celebration of D.C. DIY music and art, begins tonight with BRNDA‘s album release show at the Black Cat. The local garage-pop act will play with Wildhoney and Den-Mate. Read our guide to make the most of the fest’s 20+ events. 7:30 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $10.
Venezuelan disco-funk act Los Amigos Invisibles plays the 9:30 Club. 8:45 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $25.
At Blues Alley, Nicole Henry sings a double-header of jazz sets. 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW. $25.
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