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Mole rat wars yield one true queen
The colony of mole rats at the Small Mammal House at the National Zoo had chosen its reigning highness--a notably larger female--which was confirmed after she gave birth on Monday. Only the queen of the colony is allowed to reproduce, and the toil for reigning power or chance to procreate with her has cost the lives of 4 adult mole rats. Tune into the naked mole-rat cam to see how long she maintains her hierarchy.
Partially inspired by President Kennedy’s 1962 speech of the same name, it’s a dance performance with NASA to commemorate the National Portrait Gallery’s 50th exhibition on the “space race, American idealism, the mystery of the cosmos, and the fragility of life.” (6:30pm)
The 1930s like you've never seen before
As part of the Films Across Borders series, Union Maids tells the story of three women who lived through the 1930s labor movement that led to the creation of the CIO. Footage from the National Archives chronicles the fight to form unions through goon squads, hunger marches, and red baiting. (6 pm)
Reminders from the Weekly Scheduler
DC’s The Effects bring their math rock equation to Rhizome. (8 pm)
Local indies FuzzQueen and Time is Fire rock Black Cat. (7:30 pm)
Drop your name in a hat at Gypsy Sally’s and you could be onstage jamming. (8 pm)
Comedian Jon Savitt invites you to “Carrot Cake and Other Things That Don’t Make Sense,” a lighthearted quest to understand things that don’t make sense, like antisemitism and technology. All benefits to HIAS. (8 pm)