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"Art Beat" with Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, August 25, 2008

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The National Museum of the American Indian presents "Ramp It Up" through November 1st.  The exhibit includes photos of the members of the 4 Wheel Warpony skate team (White Mountain Apache).
Dustinn Craig, White Mountain Apache/Navajo, 2008
The National Museum of the American Indian presents "Ramp It Up" through November 1st. The exhibit includes photos of the members of the 4 Wheel Warpony skate team (White Mountain Apache).

(August 25) JAZZ ON THE LAWN Grace Church in Georgetown hosts jazz on the lawn tonight at 7. Hard-swinging Project Natale (nuh-TALL-ee) plays straight-up jazz tunes - and if the traffic in Georgetown scares you, there's two hours free parking in the nearby movie theater garage with a "validation" from the church itself.

(Through November 1) SKATEBOARD NATIVE To keep summer rolling along, the National Museum of the American Indian presents Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America through November 1st. The exhibit celebrates the vibrancy, creativity and controversy of American Indian skate culture, showcasing one of the most popular sports on reservations across the country.

(August 25 & 26) TRUFFAUT TITLES Through the end of the month, the AFI Silver Theater in Silver Spring, Maryland, is showing the films of Francois Truffaut through August 31st. Up next from the film critic-turned-filmmaker: The Bride Wore Black, a taut suspense from 1968 sprinkled with black comedy, as our heroine tracks down and extracts vengeance on the five men who killed her husband on their wedding day. Fans of Quentin Tarantino may recognize the plot.

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