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Spotlights
Voca People
Sat, November 15
Strathmore

With its zany story of intergalactic beings who power their space ship with music, the show mixes flawlessly sung a cappella harmonies with amazing beat-box simulations of every kind of instrument, transforming music from Bach to Britney Spears, Mozart to Michael Jackson, Scott Joplin to The Spice Girls.
George Winston, piano
Sun, November 30
Strathmore

Pianist George Winston weaves worlds with his playing
Lightwire Theater: A Very Electric Christmas
Sat, November 29
Strathmore

Lightwire Theater creates worlds of endless possibilities with costumes made of light.
Modern American Prints and Drawings from the Kainen Collection
Thru Sunday, February 1, 2015
National Gallery of Art

The final installation in a series of three exhibitions celebrating the generous bequest of Ruth Cole Kainen explores the first seven decades of 20th-century American art. The 37 works on view reveal a trend toward abstraction—from the light-dappled impressionism of Childe Hassam, through the jazz-inflected rhythms of Stuart Davis, to the vigorous brushy forms of David Smith.
Zombie Parasites!
Wed, October 29
National Geographic
The Art of the Matter
Tue, November 4
National Geographic