Here’s what else you’ll find in today’s Weekend:
•The best events for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, including a lecture by Salman Rushdie, an all-you-can-eat oyster roast, D.C. United’s season opener and fundraisers for Japan.
•Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears talk about getting their big break thanks to Britt Daniel of the influential indie-rock band Spoon.
•Reviews of new music by Fujiya & Miyagi (Thursday at Rock & Roll Hotel); Rodney Crowell (Sunday at the Birchmere); Devotchka (Tuesday at 9:30 Club) and Apex Manor (Monday at Red Palace).
•Much to the relief of corned beef and pastrami fans, Loeb’s NY Deli is back in business at a new downtown location.
Pioneering DNA researcher Rosalind Franklin gets her due in Theater J’s “Photograph 51.”
At the movies this weekend, Ann Hornaday gives “Of Gods and Men” four stars.
Alex Baldinger is editor of the Going Out Guide blog, which covers food, drink, arts, music, events and other curiosities in the D.C. area. He is forever in search of a great sandwich.