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"Art Beat" with Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, August 26, 2008

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(August 26) LOGGINS & MESSINA The country music duo Loggins & Messina performs at Wolf Trap's Filene Center in Vienna, Virginia with The Gabe Dixon Band tonight at 8. The twosome topped the charts with "Your Mama Don't Dance" and became one of the most successful groups of the 70s with a series of gold and platinum albums. Tonight they bring their country rock sound to the hills of northern Virginia. Loggins & Messina are joined by The Gabe Dixon Band, formed on the campus of the University of Miami, and known for piano-driven rock.

(August 27-31) CAMILLE Washington Shakespeare Company presents the play Camille at the Clark Street Playhouse in Arlington, Virginia. It opens with pay-what-you-can previews tomorrow night and runs through September 31st. WSC is known for reviving classics in unusually creative ways. Camille, based on "Lady of the Camellias" by the son of French novelist Alexandre Dumas tells the tragic tale of a French courtesan that inspired Verdi's opera La Traviata.

(August 29) FINAL JAZZ CONCERT Already looking forward to the weekend? Plan an outing to Charm City on Saturday-the Baltimore Museum of Art holds its last jazz concert of the summer Saturday night at 7. The show features singer Jeffery Smith and saxophonist T. K. Blue, seducing audiences with warm baritone vocals and dynamic Afro-centric rhythms on the sax. The museum offers pre-concert gall.

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