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“Between Worlds: The Art of Bill Traylor”

September 28, 2018 - December 31, 2018

With this exhibit, trailblazing African-American artist Bill Traylor (1853–1949) gets his first retrospective (free). Curator Leslie Umberger explains why his work endures. The Man Born enslaved in rural Alabama, Traylor wasn’t taught to read. “His perspective and formative years were influenced by being in a society where not many African-Americans were allowed tools like literacy,” […]

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Free

“Japan Modern: Photography From the Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck Collection”

September 29, 2018 - January 21, 2019

A selection of some 70 images made by Japanese photographers throughout the 20th century, this exhibit captures a country grappling with extraordinary turmoil and change. Some of the pieces address things directly, such as Tomatsu Shomei’s haunting Nagasaki work. Others offer a different kind of emotional wallop, as in Eikoh Hosoe’s can’t-look-away portrait (above) of […]

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$48

XIV Fuego Flamenco Festival

November 8, 2018 - November 18, 2018

The 14th iteration of this local tradition ($48) features two dance companies: Madrid’s José Barrios and New York’s Omayra Amaya. To get you in the mood, we asked fest curator Edwin Aparicio to give us a primer on some of flamenco’s various dances (modeled by Sara Jerez). Guajíra (left) “A very coquettish and playful dance,” […]

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Big Cork Vineyard and The Maryland Theatre present a Summer Concert Series!
Children 4 and under are free. Individual ticket prices are: Big Cork Wine Club Members in advance $35 at the gate $40. General admission in advance $40 at the gate $45.

Big Cork Vineyard and The Maryland Theatre present a Summer Concert Series!

December 30, 1899 at 5:30 pm - August 31, 2019 at 8:00 pm
The Maryland Theatre, 21 S Potomac St
Hagerstown, MD 21740 United States

The Maryland Theatre and Big Cork Vineyards are partnering to present three special evening concerts on June 29, July 27, and August 31. The first performance celebrates the music of ABBA, performed by Dancing Dream Abba Tribute Band. One of the best ABBA bands since ABBA itself. This New York band electrifies audiences of all […]

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District Shabbat: Judaism Returns to Southwest DC
Free to $50

District Shabbat: Judaism Returns to Southwest DC

November 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 555 Water Street SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Combine DC’s high energy and the deep spirituality of Reform Judaism, and you get this all-ages Shabbat experience.There hasn’t been a regular synagogue presence in Southwest since 1995, and Washington Hebrew Congregation (WHC) is excited for the opportunities District Shabbat will bring to the Southwest community and its visitors. WHAT IS IT & WHO IS […]

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General Admission: $10. Patrons’ Preview Party: $55. Rise + Shine Breakfast: $30. Weekend Pass: $80

54th Annual Craft + Design Show, Presented by Altria Group

November 16, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Main Street Station, 1500 E. Main Street
Richmond, 23219 United States

Richmond’s Craft + Design Show has been wooing Washingtonians for 54 years. Take an Amtrak to Richmond, Virginia’s historic Main Street Station, where you’ll step off the train and directly into one of the nation’s most beautiful contemporary craft shows. This year’s show takes place November 16-18 and features the work of over 150 museum-quality […]

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Actually
$39-$69

Actually

November 16, 2018 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, 1101 6th Street SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Tom and Amber, first-year students at Princeton University, seem to be on the same page about where their relationship is heading, until suddenly they aren’t. What begins as a casual hook up turns into a Title IX hearing in which both students have everything to lose. Tackling the highly charged topic of sexual consent, this […]

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The Agitators
$20-68

The Agitators

November 16, 2018 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

The tempestuous, yet enduring friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Great allies? Yes. And at times, great adversaries. Young abolitionists when they met in Rochester in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams and a common purpose. As they grew to become the cultural icons we know today, their movements collided and […]

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$25

Mitski

November 16, 2018 at 10:00 pm - November 17, 2018 at 1:00 am
9:30 Club, 815 V St., NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

The singer/songwriter named her latest album Be the Cow­boy, a joking self-reminder, she has said, to carry herself with more confidence. This new attitude, combined with the experience she gained opening Lorde’s most recent tour, should make for a powerful performance. It doesn’t hurt that the album is one of the most gorgeously intimate collections […]

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