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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Wednesday, September 23, 2009

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(September 24 & 25) IT'S ALL GREEK TO ME The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park, Maryland presents POPOPERA, a night of music and dance based on Dante's Divine Comedy tomorrow night and Friday at 8. Using cutting-edge choreography and music from Bang on a Can composer Michael Gordon, dancers and instruments blur the line between music and movement.

(Through Sept 26) CONTINENTAL DIVIDE Art can fit just about anywhere, including an ezStorage container in Brentwood, Maryland. That's where a number of politically-minded groups are staging Continental Divide: Wildlife, People and the Wall on display at the Gateway Storefront Galleries through Saturday. Located in the heart of Prince George's County's Gateway Arts District, the exhibit explores the cultural and environmental impact of the U.S. border wall separating the 48 states from Mexico, with photographs brought back by a team of world-renowned artists, writers, filmmakers and scientists.

(Sept 23-Oct 12) LATIN FILM FEST And the 20th Latin American Film Festival kicks off tonight at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, Maryland. The indie movie house presents more than 30 flicks from Argentina to Venezuela showing through October 12th.

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