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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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Markoff’s Haunted Forest & Deady Dinners
$25-150

Markoff’s Haunted Forest & Deady Dinners

November 12 at 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Markoff’s Haunted Forest, 19120 Martinsburg Road
Dickerson, MD 20842 United States

For more than 25 years, MHF consistently has been ranked among the nation's most creative & terrifying haunt experiences. With 3 haunted trails, scores of creepy characters, 3 huge bonfires, delicious concessions, extreme events & performances, the Markoffs provide an unforgettable night out! Add a unique "Deadly Dinner" to your experience-- dine in the ghost […]

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Clairo
$25

Clairo

November 12 at 6:00 pm - 10:59 pm
9:30 Club, 815 V St., NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

In 2017, Claire Cottrill’s bedroom-pop bop “Pretty Girl” went viral right before her freshman year of college. By the start of sophomore year, the singer, who performs as Clairo, was on tour. She’s had a quick rise, but her ruminative debut LP, Immunity, released earlier this year, sounds like a songwriter taking her time. It’s […]

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Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra with Pianist Leon Fleisher
$10-$75

Maryland Lyric Opera Orchestra with Pianist Leon Fleisher

November 12 at 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Music Center At The Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln
North Bethesda, MD 20852 United States

The MDLO Orchestra, takes its rightful place center stage for its first symphonic concert. A varied repertoire is anchored by Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 12, featuring the legendary pianist—and Maryland resident—Leon Fleisher at the piano. MDLO Music Director Louis Salemno conducts the evening.

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