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Events for November 21, 2019

“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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Sushi & Jazz at Fyve Restaurant Lounge
Starting at $12 sushi rolls

Sushi & Jazz at Fyve Restaurant Lounge

November 21 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City, 1250 S. Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

Join us for Sushi Thursday’s! Discover live jazz performances and traditional Japanese Sushi cuisine, whiskeys, signature cocktails, fine wines, champagne and sake every Thursday evening from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. (excluding holidays), in fyve, The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City’s signature restaurant.

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John Blow’s Venus and Adonis
$60-105

John Blow’s Venus and Adonis

November 21 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This mise en espace production features music direction by Thomas Dunford and choreography by Julia Bengtsson. Mezzo-soprano Lea Desandre and bass-baritone Doug Williams return to Opera Lafayette’s stage in the title roles, and soprano Sarah Shafer makes her company debut as Cupid. Together with a chamber ensemble of instrumentalists, these brilliant young artists present the […]

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$59 to $129

John Leguizamo’s Latin History for Morons

November 21 at 6:30 pm - November 23 at 10:59 pm
National Theatre, United States

Leguizamo got the idea for this one-man show after his son was a victim of racist bullying. When the actor sought out positive Latinx role models throughout history, he realized how little he knew. Now a self-proclaimed “ghetto scholar,” Leguizamo shares his father/son journey interwoven with historical facts, such as a lesson on the Cuban […]

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

Amadeus

November 21 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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