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“Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Bob Ross Paintings”

“Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Bob Ross Paintings”

September 10, 2019 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Franklin Park Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane
Purcellville, VA 20132 United States

Ross’s long-running painting-instruction program ended when he died in 1995, but new generations of relaxation seekers have discovered his nap-inducing (in a good way!) PBS show via online streaming. Happy little trees will abound at this exhibit in Purcellville of 28 of Ross’s signature soothing nature scenes—one of the largest-ever showings of his work.

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Fentanyl, Inc.: How Rogue Chemists Are Creating the Deadliest Wave of the Opioid Epidemic by Ben Westhoff

September 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Politics and Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

Why are so many people dying at raves? That question started a years-long quest by investigative journalist Ben Westhoff and subsequently begat this account, by turns fascinating and frightening, about the netherworld of synthetic drugs. Longtime music writer Westhoff, no stranger to the EDM scene, follows the trail all the way to China, where he […]

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Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV
$42 - $85

Shakespeare’s 1 HENRY IV

September 10, 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Folger Theatre, 201 East Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003 United States

Honor is a two-edged sword. Shakespeare’s epic coming-of-age tale of power, rebellion, and redemption featuring Edward Gero as the irrepressible Falstaff. Prince Hal spends his days carousing in seedy taverns with criminals, much to the dismay of his father. Winding from the Boar’s Head Tavern to the shadows of Gad’s Hill, Hal’s path to the […]

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Leslie Jones
$37 to $160

Leslie Jones

September 10, 2019 at 10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Warner Theatre, United States

Saturday Night Live is on summer break, but there are still plenty of ways to get your Leslie Jones fix. There’s Twitter (her Women’s World Cup commentary was epic), YouTube (check out the SNL sketch in which she likens the all-male lineup of Alabama senators behind the proposed abortion ban to “the casting call for […]

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