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When comedian Brian Posehn quit smoking weed, it wasn’t because of adverse health effects, next-day burnout, or its dubious legal status. Posehn quit because, as he once recalled on Conan, he saw a guy remove his fake eye while high, and it freaked him out. Expect these kinds of stories when Posehn appears at the Black Cat and forgoes the usual comedy-club fare of drink minimums, bad food, and prop comedians. Onstage, Posehn tackles topics that often take a self-deprecating turn: “I have not taken care of myself,” he said on his 2013 comedy album, The Fartist. “I recently hit a speed bump in my car going too fast, and parts of my body moved independently of each other.” Read more >>> Brian Posehn performs at 8 p.m. at the Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW. $20. (202) 667-4490. blackcatdc.com. (Tim Regan)
Adams Morgan rice bowl shop Donburi celebrates its one-year anniversary today with a new menu. Stop by from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for half-off all dishes. Among the new offerings are bowls topped with sous-vide chicken, a medley of mushrooms, or beef brisket. Also try a new 40-hour Japanese curry on fried bowls and some new sides. Check out the full menu on Young & Hungry. Donburi, 2438 18th St. NW. (202) 629-1047. facebook.com/donburidc. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Experimental guitarist Anthony Pirog performs at Bossa Bistro with a team of special guests including Matt Rippetoe, Dan Roberts, Nathan Kawaller, and Larry Ferguson. Find more details on Facebook. 10 p.m. at 2463 18th St. NW. $5.
Dancers from the CityDance Conservatory perform at the Phillips Collection, drawing inspiration from the museum’s current show, “Neo-Impressionism and the Dreams of Reality.” 6:30 p.m. at 1600 21st St. NW. $20.
Brazilian folk artist Milton Nascimento brings his blend of Africanized jazz and Latin American rhythms to GW’s Lisner Auditorium. 8 p.m. at 730 21st St. NW. $35–$65.
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