After conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton were born in Sussex, England in 1908, their mother essentially sold them into a life of forced performance. Though they went on to become some of the most famous conjoined performers of their time and appeared in films like Freaks and Chained for Life, their lives were marred by physical and mental abuse and exploitative relationships. Bound By Flesh, a documentary about the twins’ turbulent career in the sideshow business, aims to shed light on their experiences through interviews with friends and family and expert analysis from freakshow scholars. The film shows at 7:30 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. $10. (703) 875-1100. artisphere.com. (Tim Regan)
Toki Underground chef Erik Bruner-Yang is teaming up with Taco Bamba’s Victor Albisu to offer Asian-inspired tacos and flautas at the Falls Church taqueria. Bruner-Yang will make an appearance at the shop this evening, but his chorizo laab and crispy beef tendon taco ($4) and creamy queso beef tendon with chorizo laab flauta ($6) will stay on the menu through Nov.16. Taco Bamba will also be celebrating Day of the Dead with traditional Mexican candy and Mexican skull sugar cookies from Buttercream Bakeshop pastry chef Tiffany MacIsaac available Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Taco Bamba, 2190 Pimmit Drive, Falls Church. (703) 639-0505. tacobambarestaurant.com. (Jessica Sidman)
OH AND ALSO
Artist and performer Carmen de Lavallade pays tribute to her late husband, Geoffrey Holder, and presents a multimedia portrait of her life and career entitled As I Remember It at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theater. 7:30 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. $39.
Atlas Performing Arts Center begins previews of Not Enuf Lifetimes, a new play about a white mechanic who’s forced to explore the inner city when his son goes missing. 8 p.m. at 1333 H St. NE. Pay what you can.
’90s rock quartet Roomrunner plays the Black Cat Backstage with Jail Solidarity and Maloso. 8 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $10.