FOOD: If you’ve got some cash to spare and haven’t had a sushi fix in a while, take part in the Sustainable Sushi Tasting at National Geographic. Author Casson Trenor has written a guide to the best of eco-friendly seafood, making him a good companion for the seven-course meal from Genji Sushi. 7 to 9; get tickets ($100) at National Geographic’s Web site.
MUSIC: Indie-pop band Papercuts has been described as “a marching band on quaaludes” and “part dream pop-rock.” Decide for yourself when the band, led by Jason Robert Quever, hits the stage at the Black Cat. 9 PM; purchase tickets ($10) at Ticket Alternative.