Brush up on your history with Deutschland Eilig Vaterland, a documentary on the 1990 reunification of Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The film, at the Goethe-Institut, includes a discussion with historian Stephen Szabo. 6:30. Free; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP or call 202-289-1200 ext. 172.
Hear Canadian rockers the Born Ruffians promote their new album, Say It, at the Rock & Roll Hotel. The show also features Winter Gloves and Twins of a Gazelle. 8:30. Tickets ($10 online or $12 at the door) are available here.