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Events for June 2, 2019 › Editors' Pick

$15 to $30

DanceAfrica DC

May 28 - June 2
Dance Place, 3225 8th Street NE
Washington, DC 20017 United States

For more than 30 years, this annual festival has showcased the rich variations of African heritage through dance. Celebrate the spirit and diverse cultures of the African diaspora with Coyaba Dance Theater and the other companies onstage, or let the beat of the djembe pull you out of your seat and into a master class. […]

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$15 per screening

DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival

May 31 - June 2
Navy Memorial’s Burke Theater, 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004 United States

One more thing to love about Crazy Rich Asians: Its success has helped highlight the work of Asian and Asian American filmmakers and actors working outside of the Hollywood machine. This year’s festival will showcase some of those efforts, including new films such as Lucky Day, which explores black and Asian relations during the 1992 […]

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“The Life of Animals in Japanese Art” Exhibit Opening

June 2 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
National Gallery of Art, Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20565 United States

Exhibit runs through August 28, 2019. Despite what popular culture would have us believe, the creatures of Pokémon do not rank among Japan’s finest artistic depictions of animals. What does? Check out the more than 300 renditions in this major exhibit (free), which spans 16 centuries of animal representations, in contexts ranging from religious to […]

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$20 to $32

Forest Treás

June 2 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dance Loft on 14, 4618 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011 United States

What if the DC sniper crisis of 2002 had turned the city into something straight out of 1984? That’s the alternate reality at the center of Navid Azeez’s play, set in a fictional Washington neighborhood called Forest Treás during the attacks. In the name of safety, residents decide to film one another’s every move, and […]

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