At the peak of intra-Germanic tension in the 1980s, East Germany was really, really into hip-hop. The Goethe-Institut and the German Historical Institute consider the relationship between the Berlin Wall and American artists in a new exhibition, “The Wall In Our Heads,” and a film series that runs through December. Tonight’s offering, Here We Come, chronicles the rise of East German b-boy culture through interviews with teenagers who adopted monikers like Magic Meyer and Beatschmidt and went on to perform on some of East Germany’s largest stages. Read more >>> The film shows at 6:30 p.m. at Goethe-Institut Washington, 812 7th St. NW. $4–$7. (202) 289-1200. goethe.de/washington. (Caroline Jones)
Get a first taste of Jack Rose Dining Saloon’s new fall menu with a “Friends of the Saloon” event tonight from 5-9 p.m. Chef Russell Jones will prepare a $25 four-course meal with fall root vegetables, shrimp and crab perlou, grilled venison loin, and pumpkin ginger pie. Drink pairings include a punch, glass of wine, and whiskey for an extra $20. Reservations are recommended. Jack Rose Dining Saloon, 2007 18th St. NW. (202) 588-7388. jackrosediningsaloon.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
D.C.-based jangle-pop act Go Cozy plays an intimate show at DC9 with Perhaps and Two Inch Astronaut. 8:30 p.m. at 1940 9th St. NW. $8.
British mathcore act TTNG takes the stage at Rock & Roll Hotel with L.A. guitarist Emma Ruth Rundle and teenage rock ‘n’ roll prodigy Mylets. 7:30 p.m. at 1353 H St. NE. $14.
As part of its annual Kids Euro Festival, the Millennium Stage hosts the Rózsafa Folk Ensemble, a group of Hungarian musicians and dancers. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.
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