Common at Love: In anticipation for the December release of his Universal Mind Control album, hip-hop artist Common will perform at Club Love. Come at 9 p.m. to 1350 Okie St NE. Tickets on sale for $20 to $60 at lovetheclub.com.
Joel McHale Live: Host of E! Entertainment’s show “The Soup” is performing live stand-up at the Warner Theatre at 513-13th St NW. Get tickets for the 8 p.m. show at warnertheatre.com.
Dogfish Head Pumpkin Ale Tasting: Head over to Arlington, Va.’s Westover Market on North Washington Blvd for a fall beer tasting of Dogfish Head Pumpkin Ale from 5 to 8 p.m.
First Friday Galleries: Take advantage of extended gallery hours at participating galleries during First Friday around Dupont Circle on the first Friday of every month. Check out Hillyer Art Space, which has The Burden of Representation: Contemporary Iranian Photography and Known Unknowns, with an opening reception 6 to 9 p.m located at 21st and Q Sts NW.