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"Art Beat" with Stephanie Kaye - Monday, September 21, 2009

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Lisa Neher's exhibit runs in Northern Virginia through October 5th.
Lisa Neher
Lisa Neher's exhibit runs in Northern Virginia through October 5th.

(Through October 4) MARIVAUX... At one of the newest art centers to open in northern Virginia, painting and theater are on display in one venue. 1st Stage in McLean presents Marivaux's The Game of Love and Chance, a comedy of errors in which two members of the nobility, disguised as hired help, fall in love. The 18th century show runs through October 4th.

(Through October 5) ...AND MOSTLY LOCAL Marivaux's play is presented in tandem with local artist Lisa Neher's exhibit Mostly from Around Here, paintings of landscapes mostly from around the D.C. region. Neher's watercolor-washed canvasses frame the walls through October 5th.

(September 22) DOCUMENTED RIGHTS Documented Rights uses history to trace the rights of slaves, children and immigrants in the U.S. The traveling exhibit, presented at the National Archives research center in D.C., opens tomorrow morning at 11 when National Museum Programs Coordinator Lisa Royse talks about the documents, photographs and original testimonies that chronicle the evolution of human and civil rights in America.

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