DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

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Spotlights
Free Summer Outdoor Concert: DakhaBrakha
Wed, August 20
Strathmore

DakhaBrakha blends traditional Ukranian music with instrumentation from India, Arabia, Africa, Russia and Australian to create an amazing sound that crosses sonic boundaries.
Degas/Cassatt
Thru Sun, October 5
National Gallery of Art

Focusing on the critical period from the late 1870s through the mid-1880s when they were most closely allied, this exhibition brings together some 70 works in a variety of media to illustrate the artistic dialogue that developed between Edgar Degas and Mary Cassatt.
Titian's Danaë from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples
Thru Sun, November 2
National Gallery of Art

One of the most sensual paintings of the Italian Renaissance—Titian's Danaë (1544–1545) from the Capodimonte Museum, Naples—will be on view at the Gallery to celebrate the commencement of Italy's Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU).
Uke and Guitar Summit 2014
Sat, August 9
Strathmore

This year’s Summit embraces the versatility of the amazing Ukulele along with the Hawaiian steel guitar and the tenor guitar. Hosted by Grammy-winners Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer, the fun includes classes, jam sessions, concerts, music workshops and both hula and yoga classes.
KanKouran West African Dance Company: Sounougal (Our Boat)
Sat, August 30
GW Lisner Auditorium
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Wed, July 30
National Geographic