Some fans of the binge-watching, couch-potato variety know the band BETTY for its catchy theme song for The L Word and its regular appearances on the Showtime series. Highbrow fans might also know of the group’s appointment as arts envoys for the U.S. Department of State, and activists are familiar with the extensive work its members have done for the LGBTQ community and for women’s empowerment worldwide. Beyond those accolades, however, BETTY is a fun-loving group of gals that seriously rock. At the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, get to know them in a completely different way: as part of Darren Waterson’s new installation, “Filthy Lucre.” The band will contribute live music to create a multi-sensory experience. Read more >>> BETTY performs at 5:30 p.m. at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1050 Independence Ave. SW. Free. (202) 633-4880. (Diana Metzger)


Still need breakfast? Y&H has plotted out 10 egg and cheese sandwiches—from Five Guys’ bacon, egg, and cheese to Bullfrog Bagels’ corned beef or pastrami, egg, and cheese—from high-brow to low-brow, cheap to pricey. Find the perfect sandwich for your preferences and price point here. (Jessica Sidman)


Comedian Kurt Metzger, who’s written for Inside Amy Schumer and appeared frequently on VH1’s Best Week Ever, performs at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage as part of the center’s comedy series. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.

As part of Capital Fringe’s Music in the Libraries initiative, Sufi songwriter Kamyar Arsani and collaborator Allen Rado present “Beyond Our Walls: Playing Songs Two Wheels Wide” at the Benning Road Library. 7 3935 Benning Road NE. Free.

Forum Theatre begins its production of The Shipment, a series of vignettes by Young Jean Lee that examine the African-American experience, at the Silver Spring Black Box Theatre. Read more in our Summer Entertainment Guide. 8 p.m. at 8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. $15.

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