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“Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors”
Free

“Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief’s Tribute to America’s Warriors”

October 7 at 12:00 am - November 15 at 10:59 pm
Kennedy Center, 2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566 United States

The most remarkable thing about these images of wounded warriors who served after 9/11 is the artist: George W. Bush, the very man who sent them into battle. Art connoisseurs on both sides of the aisle have lauded the works, which were compiled into a bestselling 2017 book and now serve as the inaugural art […]

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“Cuba Va!”
$10 to $12.

“Cuba Va!”

October 10, 2019 at 12:00 am - January 12, 2020 at 10:59 pm
The Phillips Collection, 1600 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

The genre-bending Cuban political artist collective Los Carpinteros formally dissolved in 2018, but its impact continues. This show, the group’s first post-breakup museum exhibit, is a nuanced exploration of post-revolutionary Cuba using LED portraits (right) plus two wrenching videos—one about lightning-rod poet Heberto Padilla, the other a peek into the private lives of Cubans via […]

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Lucid Motion by Rhizomatiks
$8-$20

Lucid Motion by Rhizomatiks

October 29 at 10:00 am - December 1 at 9:00 pm
ARTECHOUSE, 1238 Maryland Ave, SW
Washington, DC 20024 United States

Explore ARTECHOUSE’s newest exhibition, Lucid Motion, by globally renowned Japanese artist group Rhizomatiks Research x Daito Manabe. Opening September 28th in D.C., Lucid Motion aims to examine human motion from various standpoints using next-level technologies and expression methods to elaborate into three unique installations. Visitors will get to engage with dance performances themed on human […]

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The Arctic Refuge Experience: Step in. Step up.
$8 with link; free for 13 and under

The Arctic Refuge Experience: Step in. Step up.

November 11 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
AutoShop, 416 Morse Street NE
Washington, DC 20002 United States

Powered by a mix of breathtaking film, 4D technology, and immersive sensations, this one-of-a-kind art installation will allow you to experience a year in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Prepare to be awed by America’s last great wilderness and get up close and personal with herds of caribou, arctic foxes, migratory birds, and polar bears. […]

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The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West
$20 to $32.

The Witches Are Coming by Lindy West

November 11 at 6:00 pm - 10:59 pm
Sixth & I, 600 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

Now that her memoir, Shrill, has been turned into a Hulu series, the author and activist has an even bigger audience for her thought-provoking and always entertaining commentary. What has she done with that increased cultural influence? Written a book that gleefully throws patriarchy, intolerance, misogyny, and white-male privilege onto the proverbial pyre.

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Amadeus
$42 - $85, with discounts available for students, seniors, educators, military & families, and groups

Amadeus

November 11 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street SE
Washington, DC United States

Genius and jealousy collide in Folger Theatre’s production of Peter Shaffer’s contemporary classic play set against the backdrop of the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna. The Tony Award-winning “Best Play” examines the rivalry between court composer Antonio Salieri and the boorish but brilliant Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. When the eccentric genius begins to […]

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