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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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$20 to $69

BLKS

February 20 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This raw comedy opens with a sex scene, a genital mole, and an accusation of cheating . . . and only gets more boisterous from there. The play by poet Aziza Barnes chronicles one day in the lives of four millennial black women as they try to deal with their sorrows via clever banter, copious […]

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$65 to $182

Anderson .Paak

February 20 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
MGM National Harbor, 101 MGM National Ave
Oxon Hill, MD 20745 United States

Anderson .Paak is many things: a lover of unusual punctuation, a protégé of Dr. Dre, a soulful singer and rapper, a versatile producer, a nimble musician (did you see him behind the drum set during his riveting recent SNL appearance?), and—as you’ll discover when he hits National Harbor—a rousing performer. Last year, he also released […]

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