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"Art Beat" with Stephanie Kaye - Monday, September 28, 2009

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(September 29) FOR THE LOVE OF FISH A one-night-only performance of For the Love of Goldfish goes up at the Kennedy Center tomorrow night at 7:30pm. "For the Love of Goldfish" is the winner of the VSA arts annual Playwright Discovery Award, written by a high school student from New Jersey. It details the romantic relationship between two co-workers with physical disabilities and their attempts at honesty and intimacy.

(Sep 17-Oct 11) LUCID Gala Hispanic Theatre presents the darkly humorous tale, Lucid, in D.C.'s Columbia Heights neighborhood through October 11th. Enter the world of a family suspended between lucidity and dreams, as a young man blurs reality to escape his domineering mother and a sister who wants to reclaim the kidney she donated to him as a child.

(Sept 28-Oct 2) OPERA TOTS The Music Center at Strathmore in Rockville, Maryland is cultivating tiny opera lovers with Opera Tots, classes for children. The current session begins today and runs through Friday. With treats like Three Bears, Gingerbread Man and the Little Red Hen set to music, young ears can get a taste of the operatic in nursery rhymes and tales and try their hand in their own performance at the end of class.

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