As four-wheeled vehicles share an increasing portion of roadspace with two-wheelers, tensions are bound to arise. Cyclists get frustrated when cars block bike lanes; drivers are bothered by cyclists who slip ahead of cars stopped at red lights. While simple courtesy might solve some of these issues, other countries have better ideas. The new documentary Bikes vs Cars, which kicks off this year’s Environmental Film Festival, examines the relationship between the two entities in cities around the world. Read more >>> The film shows at 7 p.m. at the Carnegie Institute for Science, 1530 P St. NW. $25. dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org. (Caroline Jones)
DC Brau has teamed up with Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery to release a limited-edition seasonal brew called Smells Like Freedom. The American IPA will be available for the first time tonight at 5 p.m. at Meridian Pint. The beer is an ode to Initiative 71, which legalized marijuana in the District. Smells Like Freedom has notes of “resiny, piney, earthy, sticky cannabis and white pepper with aromas of cannabis, tangerine, and sugar-coated ruby-red grapefruit.” There are only 120 barrels, which will be available in the can and on draft at bars and restaurants where DC Brau is available. Read more on Young & Hungry. Meridian Pint, 3400 11th St. NW; (202) 588-1075; meridianpint.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Angela Lansbury stars in Michael Blakemore‘s production of Noel Coward‘s dark comedy Blithe Spirit, which begins a 12-night run at the National Theatre. 7:30 p.m. at 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. $58–$203.
Cellist and folk musician Ben Sollee takes the stage at Rock & Roll Hotel with jazz-pop artist Becca Stevens. 8 p.m. at 1353 H St. NE. $15–$17.
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