Today in and around Washington:
Former U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is at Busboys and Poets to talk about his new book, “The Speech: A Historic Filibuster on Corporate Greed and the Decline of Our Middle Class.”
• Soulful newcomer Erin Barra performs at Ben’s Next Door, showing off her energetic stage presence, thoughtful lyrics and undeniable star quality.
• Talib Kweli and Jean Grae rhyme circles around one another (figuratively) at the Black Cat. That’s quite a one-two punch for a Tuesday.
• If you absolutely cannot wait for Cinco de Mayo, Ceiba has $5 margaritas and Mexican street food favorites, like tacos al pastor, from 3 p.m. onward.
•Today’s food truck forecast: low-to-mid 70s. Here’s where to eat lunch: