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What to Do This Week: December 26 to 29

A free screening of “Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story” at the National Gallery of Art, “The Rough-Faced Girl” at Synetic Family Theater, and Jammin’ Java’s Boxing Day Bonanza.

Tori Bertocci and Jade Wheeler star in Synetic Theater’s The Rough-Faced Girl. Photograph by Laurie Doney.

Monday, December 26
MUSIC:
Jammin’ Java’s second annual Boxing Day Bonanza is back with performances by FunkMnkyz, Carry the One, the Elevators, and Castro. Tickets ($13) can be purchased through the club’s Web site. 8 PM.

Tuesday, December 27
WINTER LIGHTS:
Gaithersburg’s 16th annual Winter Lights Festival returns with 65 animated displays and 380 vignettes—including Winter Woods, Teddy Bear Land, Victorian Village, the North Pole, Toyland, and Penguin Cove. Tickets (starting at $12) can be purchased at the gate. Proceeds will benefit local charities. The show runs through December 31.

Wednesday, December 28
FILM:
The National Gallery of Art is screening Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story this afternoon. The story follows Berlin’s transformation from blue-blooded socialite to Andy Warhol muse. The screening is part of a three-day film series honoring the Factory regular. Free. 12:30 PM.

Thursday, December 29
KID-FRIENDLY:
It’s your last chance to catch The Rough-Faced Girl at Synetic Family Theater (4041 Campbell Ave., Arlington). The Native American version of Cinderella is about a young girl who is cast aside by her family and tribe. Tickets can be purchased online for $12 or at the door for $15. 11 AM.

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