* Every band Spencer Krug is in (Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown, Swan Lake) is pretty awesome and since they all sound the same there are high hopes for Frog Eyes. $12, doors at 8pm. [Rock & Roll Hotel]
Micahel Chabon is a Pulitzer-prize winning author whose new book, The Yiddish Policemen's Union, contemplates what would have happened if all the Jews moved to Alaska instead of Israel after World War II. (Bulldozing igloos, security fences made of ice, etc.) If you buy the book at Politics and Prose, you get two tickets free. $12, 7pm at 600 Eye St, NW. [Sixth and I] Nevermind. This is next week. A reader suggests seeing Dan Bern at the Birchmere, and we say why not. We're just staying in -- have you seen this weather?
* Delicatassen is a bizarre black comedy from the filmmakers of City of Lost Children and Amelie. Tonight you can see it for no money, which is the best way to see anything, always. Free, 7pm at the Mary Pickford Theatre [LOC]
* New York Times writer Rebecca Meade will scare the shit out of you if you go to hear her talk about her book, One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding. Don't take your girlfriend. Free, 7pm at Olson's Courthouse. [Olson's]