What's Happening

Tonight! Folk heroes, Duke City Shootout premiere, Birdemic leading lady

• At 3 p.m., authors David King Dunaway and Molly Beer will be at Bookworks talking about Singing Out: An Oral History of America’s Folk Music Revivals. They’ll even play some recordings. Find out what made the list of essential American folk music.

• This year’s crop of Duke City Shootout shorts is premiering at a Popejoy Hall gala. Also in film tonight, Birdemic: Shock and Terror screens at the Guild at 10:30 p.m., including a Q&A sesh with lead actress Whitney Moore. Film Editor Devin D. O’Leary describes the B-movie, billed a “romantic thriller,” as "life-altering." Get the details on both right here.