- Fitz & The Tantrums (Facebook/Fitz & The Tantrums)
• DCWeek Closing Party at Arena Stage. The evening affair features performing artists, DJ sets by FatBack, an open bar, and interactive installations including the 24 Hour City Project, Play It Forward and Digital Tin-Can Telephone. 8 p.m.
• Kimya Dawson, one-half of The Moldy Peaches at Black Cat with Your Heart Breaks and Spoonboy. Dawson dropped her latest album Thunder Thighs in October, about which Jessica Hopper writes, "She isn't shy about broaching serious topics, and divulges things most singers obscure in analogies — singing about dead friends, the troubled state of the world, and her recovery from drug addiction." 9 p.m. $15.
• A special screening of Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone at Lincoln Theatre. The documentary directed by Chris Metzler and Lev Anderson chronicles Fishbone's story, from the streets of South Central Los Angeles to their rise to fame in Hollywood in the '80s, featuring interviews with Gwen Stefani, Ice-T, Flea, and others. The film will be followed by a Q&A and a live performance by Fishbone. 7 p.m. Free.
• The Big Idea: Who Lives? Who Dies? A conversation featuring Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie and Nat Geo Emerging Explorer Beth Shapiro on why only certain species survive at National Geographic.
• FotoWeek DC: Outernational DC, a fusion of music and photography at FotoWeek Central. A collaboration between ESL Music, Metro Collective, Claudi Carreras and Robin Bell, the night features documentary imagery, sounds by Eric Hilton of Thievery Corporation, a post-show set by The Funk Ark and more. Open bar with admission. $40 door.
• Clint Eastwood's J. Edgar's D.C. premiere at Avalon Theatre. City Paper discusses what the film was missing.
• Stay opens at Lansburgh Theatre. Directed by Heather McDonald, the play weaves together dance, theater, multimedia and music to deal with impermanence, and the way people long for things, moments and people to stay.