Where & When: What to Do Tonight
Hear a soul concert, see a film about architecture, or get a personal account of recent history
Hurry and snap up a last-minute ticket to see Macy Gray. The soul sensation is performing hits such as “I Try” as well as music from her latest album, The Sellout, at the Birchmere. 7:30. Click here for tickets ($45).
As part of Architecture Week, which runs through September 30, the Austrian Embassy is showing a pair of movies celebrating modernist forms. Loos Ornamental covers the works of Austrian architect Adolf Loos, and Two Projects by Frederick Kiesler looks at Kiesler’s Endless House and Shrine of the Book projects. Free; register here. 7:30 to 9.
Fatima Bhutto, a journalist and the niece of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, gives readers a glimpse into one of the most influential political dynasties in Pakistan. She’s reading and signing copies of her book, Songs of Blood and Sword: A Daughter’s Memoir, at Politics and Prose at 7:30. Free.