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“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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BASIS Independent McLean Open House: Age 2-Grade 12

BASIS Independent McLean Open House: Age 2-Grade 12

January 12 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
BASIS INDEPENDENT MCLEAN, 8000 Jones Branch Drive
McLean, VA 22102 United States

Join us for an Open House to learn what makes the BASIS Independent McLean experience so unique. This event will provide an immersive overview of our age 2 – grade 12 private school community, from our advanced liberal arts with a STEM focus curriculum to our wide selection of extracurricular offerings. Participants are able to […]

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$20

“Cartography”

January 12 at 1:30 pm
Kennedy Center, United States

An experimental theater piece that wants to make you think about refugees and migrants differently. One cool way it does that: through an interactive exercise in which audience members trace their families’ migration histories on their phones. The results are projected onto a screen for everyone to see.

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Free

“Movie Theaters of Washington, DC” by Robert K. Headley and Pat Padua

January 12 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Politics & Prose, Connecticut Ave, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Washington hardly lacks places to see the new Marvel movie, but today’s cinema scene is nothing compared with what it once was. “What surprises a lot of people is how many theaters there were in the District,” says Robert K. Headley, co-author of this visual history. “Many, many theaters, and most of them nobody’s heard […]

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$20

“Cartography”

January 12 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kennedy Center, United States

An experimental theater piece that wants to make you think about refugees and migrants differently. One cool way it does that: through an interactive exercise in which audience members trace their families’ migration histories on their phones. The results are projected onto a screen for everyone to see.

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$20-$45

“From U Street to the Cotton Club”

January 12 at 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Source Theatre, 1835 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

DC’s jazz history gets its due with this musical ($45). Before each performance, local historian Tim Wright will lead a companion tour of U Street’s musical past.

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