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The hidden structures of plants on display through January 18th at the Katzen Arts Center.
Dalya Luttwak
The hidden structures of plants on display through January 18th at the Katzen Arts Center.

(Through Dec 28) ALICE IN WONDERLAND Alice in Wonderland at Roundhouse Theater rides the line between children's fantasy and entertainment for adults at the stage in Bethesda through December 28th. Lewis Carroll's beloved story comes to life in an inventive, magical new production, as audiences follow precocious young Alice down the rabbit hole into a fantastic new world.

(Through Jan 18) HIDDEN Dalya Luttwak's sculptures are featured at American University's Katzen Arts Center through January 18th. Born in Northern Galilee, her work is embedded in the Middle East and explores the "hidden" structures and shapes of plant roots.

(Dec 17 & 18) GERMAN CHRISTMAS LIEDER The Tolzer Knabenchor (TOLL-tser KNAHB-en-kor) boys choir presents an Alpine Christmas Concert of traditional German Christmas songs in cooperation with the German Embassy, Wednesday and Thursday nights at the United Church in Foggy Bottom. A reception featuring German cookies and libations will follow.

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