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Retribution Gospel Choir has toyed with huge riffs—-perhaps in an attempt to sound distinct from its sister band, slowcore veterans Low—-but by many accounts, its latest album, 3, achieves rockness while preserving the gorgeous environments that Low constructed so well. D.C. supergroup Deathfix, whose new album on Dischord drops Feb. 25, opens. Retribution Gospel Choir performs with Deathfix at 9 p.m. at DC9, 1940 9th St. NW. $10.


They say the stomach is the way to the heart. This Valentine’s Day, consider flipping the equation. We’ve rounded up five upscale establishments serving the organ, including Birch & Barley‘s grilled duck heart pierogi and Proof‘s pig heart pastrami. Check out the full story here. (Jessica Sidman)


Looking for nonlame and not necessarily romantic activities tonight? Check out our list of unsucky Valentine’s Day events.

Jump back in time to 2006 and check out the recently reunited Cute Is What We Aim For, alongside Allstar Weekend and Tiffany Alvord. 8 p.m. at the Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring. $18–$68.

Teatro de la Luna opens its new production of Sexo, Pudor, y Lágrimas (Sex, Shame, and Tears), a play about a group of friends living in Mexico City, tonight. Presented in Spanish with English surtitles. 8 p.m. at Gunston Arts Center, Theatre Two, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. $25–$30.

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