Luka and the Fire of Life revisits the magic-infused, intricate world Salman Rushdie first brought to life in the modern classic Haroun and the Sea of Stories. Luka, Haroun's younger brother, must save his father from certain doom by traveling to the Magic World and stealing the Fire of Life. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. Sixth & I Historic Synagogue. 600 I St. NW. Tickets are $12, or receive two free tickets with $25 book purchase. Call 202-408-3100 or visit sixthandi.org.