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Am imprisoned humorist tells his story and a sushi extravaganza

FILM: Burmese satirist Zarganar was sentenced to 59 years in jail for making fun of his government. A new documentary about his life, This Prison Where I Live, includes footage of Burma that has never been seen before in the US. The film screens at Artisphere at 6. Buy tickets ($12) at the venue’s Web site.

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.

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