(Nov 16) KRONOS QUARTET Jimi Hendrix? Nine Inch Nails? Stravinsky? Anything is possible when the Kronos Quartet teams up with students from Maryland University's School of Music at the [Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center] for a free "Public Reading" tonight at 7pm. The concert is the culmination of a year's worth of collaboration between the acclaimed quartet and UMD students.
(Nov 17-Dec 20) AS YOU LIKE IT The wonders of wrestling, young love and freedom are explored in The Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of [As You Like It] (http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/plays/details.aspx?id=181&source=l) at the Sidney Harman Hall in downtown D.C., opening tonight and running through December 20th. In these tales from the Forest of Arden, Shakespeare's heroine pursues true love while in disguise, proving that "all the world's a stage."
(November 17) BUSINESS AND PLEASURE The arts have played an integral role in the City of Alexandria's economy for years. The Torpedo Factory Art Center hosts Behind the Scenes, a discussion on business and the arts tomorrow night at 6:30 in Old Town. Panelists will explore how the arts attract commerce to local communities.