DC Beer Week at Pizzeria Paradiso Georgetown with Mikkeller: Mikkeller takes over 12 draft taps at M Street's Pizzeria Paradiso, 3282 M St., NW, Thursday. From 5 to 7 p.m. you can enjoy half-priced drafts. Enjoy special pizza pairings for the special occasion.
Book Talk on Little Known Side of Afghan War: Journalist Vanessa Gezari discusses her new book, The Tender Soldier: A True Story of War and Sacrifice, at Politics & Prose Thursday at 7 p.m. The story explores the military's attempt to implement the Human Terrain System in Afghanistan. Publishers Weekly said about Gerzari's book, “a revelatory and unique look at the war in Afghanistan.”