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“Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms”

February 13 - April 29

In 1941, FDR made a speech to Congress laying out four basic American freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Norman Rockwell then used that idea as the basis for four paintings that depicted his Vermont neighbors tucking their children into bed, eating Thanksgiving dinner, and so forth. […]

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$12

“Zilia Sánchez: Soy Isla”

February 16 - May 19

With a title that means “I am an island,” this is the first-ever museum show devoted to the work of Cuba-raised, Puerto Rico–based artist Zilia Sánchez. Born in Havana in the 1920s, she got her start designing sets for an anti-Batista theater group. But the pieces in this exhibit are less overtly political. Instead, they’re […]

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$77 to $298

Boyz II Men

February 17 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MGM National Harbor, 101 MGM National Ave
Oxon Hill, MD 20745 United States

Why we’re excited: These days, they’re down to three members, so no more four-part harmonies. But we’re still glad the end of the road hasn’t yet come for the undisputed leading soul men of the ’90s (above in 1997). Song to get you in the mood: The 1991 new jack swing anthem “Motownphilly.”

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