As a teenager in Prague, Michael Borek recalls seeing “a one-armed man in a shabby coat schlepping a tripod and a large-view camera.” It was Josef Sudek, a celebrated Czech photographer. Borek bought a book of his images and immediately fell in love. Now, decades later, Borek is mounting an exhibition of works that pay homage to Sudek and his oeuvre. Borek’s photographs include a gently draped piece of saffron fabric (shown); a car in a carport obscured by a light-blue covering; and a pile of rotting leaves on a grid of blue pool tiles. Read more >>> The exhibition is on view Fridays to Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Thursdays noon to 9 p.m., to July 20, at Multiple Exposures Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 North Union St., Studio 312, Alexandria. (703) 683-2205. multipleexposuresgallery.com. (Louis Jacobson)
Dolcezza Dupont is debuting a sundae bar and soft-serve gelato. The first rotating soft-serve flavors are blackberries and cream and dulce de leche. (You can also opt for a twist of both flavors.) There’s also two sundaes: a strawberry sundae—complete with dulce de leche soft serve, homemade meringue, Valrhona chocolate brownies, strawberry jam, and Maldon sea salt—as well as a blackberries and cream soft-serve sundae with whipped cream, blackberry compote, and crushed pecans. Soft-serve is $5.25 and sundaes start at $8. Dolcezza Dupont, 1704 Connecticut Avenue. (202) 299-9114. dolcezzagelato.com. (Cara Newlon)
OH AND ALSO
All-female Brazilian quartet CSS performs its blend of pop, dance, and punk at 9:30 Club tonight with synth duo Io Echo. 7 p.m. at 815 V St. NW. $25.
Wild punk collective Ramshackle Glory plays at the Black Cat Backstage along with Spoonboy and The Taxpayers. 8 p.m. at 1811 14th St. NW. $10.
Ethiopian duo Munit and Jörg have finally made their way to the U.S. and celebrate that feat with a performance and album release party at Tropicalia. 7 p.m. at 2001 14th St. NW. $20.
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