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Fashion for stylish lasses and a month of Indian arts

Monday, February 28
Paisean Faisean! is a showcase of the best of contemporary Irish fashion, featuring designers who worked with Rag & Bone and the late Alexander McQueen. There’ll also be a performance by singer Julie Feeney, followed by a trunk show and free Champagne. Hosted by Solas Nua at Fathom Creative (1333 14th St., NW). 7 PM; get tickets ($35) at EventBrite.

Tuesday, March 1
Get to know the 1,600 dialects, 28 states, and 330,000 deities of India during the Kennedy Center’s Maximum India festival. Catch Indian dance, music, theater, and more today through March 20. For a complete schedule and to purchase tickets, visit the Kennedy Center’s Web site. Highlights include snake charmer Gulabi Sapera and a performance of Ismat Apa Ke Naam, based on short stories that examine gender and the caste system.

Wednesday, March 2
What My Husband Doesn’t Know by DC’s David E. Talbert is a drama about adultery starring Michelle Williams, formerly of Destiny’s Child. It’s at the Warner Theatre through March 6; get tickets ($32 to $49) at Ticketmaster.

Thursday, March 3
The DC Independent Film Festival features works about a variety of topics, from the friendship between a young girl and a brain-damaged man (Amber Rose) to a modern, gay fairy tale (Bedfellows). There’ll also be seminars from filmmakers such as Eduardo Sanchez, director of The Blair Witch Project. At various locations through March 13. Get tickets ($10) and see a schedule and film description at the festival’s Web site.

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