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“Black to the Future” is not only an excellent pun, it’s also part of the name bestowed upon one of D.C.’s more bizarre Black History Month shows. “Afrofuturism: Artists From Three Continents Explore ‘Black to the Future'” features work from Ghanaian multimedia artist Bernard Akoi-Jackson, German painter Daniel Kojo Schrade, and American sculptor Adejoke Tugbiyele. Read more >>> The exhibit is on view Mondays to Thursdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Goethe-Institut, 812 7th St. NW. Free. (202) 289-1200. goethe.de/washington. (Kriston Capps)
Chef Mike Isabella’s guest chef series continues with Industry Takeover Night at Graffiato. Fellow Top Chef alum Lindsay K. Autry, Frederik de Pue of Menu MBK and Table, and Doron Petersan of Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats will serve complimentary late-night snacks at the restaurant’s first-floor pizza bar from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. The bar will also serve drink specials from guest mixologists. The cover is $10, and 50 percent will be donated to FRESHFarm Markets. Graffiato, 707 6th St. NW. (202) 289-3600. graffiatodc.com. (Raphaella Baek)
OH AND ALSO
Irish author Roddy Doyle reads from The Guts, a follow-up to his acclaimed 1987 novel The Commitments, at Politics & Prose. 7 p.m. at 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free.
Theater Alliance performs an adaptation of Nassim Soleimanpour’s White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, a play that requires an actor to read the script cold and improvise the story of a rabbit who attends the circus without a ticket, at the Kennedy Center Theater Lab. 6 p.m. at 2700 F St. NW. Free.
Eric Volta and Maher Daniel play U Street Music Hall with Jubilee, Lxsx Frxnk, and Garret B. 9 p.m. at 1115 U St. NW. Free before 10 p.m., $10 after 10 p.m.
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