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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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Free to $35

Intersections Festival

February 21 - March 3
Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Now celebrating its tenth year, this gathering of local performers will take over the Atlas for two weeks. There will be plenty of dancing, of course—ballet, tap, flamenco, and other styles—but also music, theater, and more. Audience interaction is a focus this year, so prepare to get involved.

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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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Them Goon Rules: Fugitive Essays on Radical Black Feminism by Marquis Bey

February 23 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In an essay not included in this collection, the writer Marquis Bey once explained that “when one thinks ‘feminist’ the image that conjures up is certainly not me—a powerlifting, tattooed, Black dude from Philly.” Hear more of his thoughts on what it means to be black, queer, and feminist—and about his new critical memoir—at this […]

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$20 to $69

BLKS

February 23 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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Three Cheers to Grace
$15 - $25

Three Cheers to Grace

February 23 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dance Loft on 14, 4618 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

After waking from a coma following a tragic car accident, Eliza becomes devoted to her hospitalized best friend, Grace, who remains comatose. But as time goes by, Eliza must come to terms with Grace’s condition and her own coming of age, while Grace must watch the world move around her, unable to speak, but with […]

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The Apollo Orchestra with WNO Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists

The Apollo Orchestra with WNO Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists

February 23 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

The Apollo Orchestra will be joined by the Washington National Opera's prestigious Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists in an evening of Mozart, Strauss and Tchaikovsky. Free admission.

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$20 to $69

BLKS

February 23 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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Three Cheers to Grace
$15 - $25

Three Cheers to Grace

February 23 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dance Loft on 14, 4618 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

After waking from a coma following a tragic car accident, Eliza becomes devoted to her hospitalized best friend, Grace, who remains comatose. But as time goes by, Eliza must come to terms with Grace’s condition and her own coming of age, while Grace must watch the world move around her, unable to speak, but with […]

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