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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, October 13, 2008

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(October 13-19) LABORS OF LOVE
Staff at the AFI Theater have been working hard, assembling the movies of the 2009 D.C. Labor FilmFest for screening in Silver Spring, opening tonight and running through October 19th. The festival features new films and beloved classics about work and workers, from farm to cubicle.

(October 14) ADDING MACHINE: A MUSICAL Studio Theatre opens Adding Machine: A Musical near Dupont Circle tomorrow night; the show runs through November 1st. An arid bookkeeper, Mr. Zero, loses his monotonous job to a machine and finds his staid life swirling into chaos. This musical is based on the expressionist play written by Elmer Rice in 1923, and has eerie echoes in our current economic climate.

(October 17) HONFLEUR CONCERTS Honfleur Gallery in Anacostia presents the latest installment of its concert series, bringing Yeveto to perform among the artwork this Saturday night at 8 p.m. The dramatic, brooding melodies of this Baltimore-based band are flawlessly executed by cello, drums, keyboard and guitar in this free show.

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