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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, November 17, 2009

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The castle Camelot, an illustration from Lord Alfred Tennyson's "Idylls of the King," 1868.
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The castle Camelot, an illustration from Lord Alfred Tennyson's "Idylls of the King," 1868.

(Nov 18) PINK JAMS! The Pink Jams concert combines the country-tinged tunes of Justin Trawick and the rock-infused ballads of Memphis 59 for a breast cancer fundraiser at the Clarendon Ballroom in Virginia tomorrow night at 7:30. Wear your dancing shoes to raise $10,000 for the 2010 Washington walk for breast cancer. You can change into your walking shoes for the 40-mile, two-day event in May.

(November 18-January 3) CAMELOT The halcyon days of Camelot return to Maryland, at the Olney Theatre Center, opening tomorrow and running through January 3rd. Based on the book The Once and Future King, Arthur and his knights ride the stage creating a kingdom full of passion, chivalry and betrayal.

(November 18-22) MGFest 2009 The D.C. Motion Graphics Festival showcases explosive artists and motion picture creators tomorrow through Sunday at venues around Washington. From Nine Inch Nails to David Byrne, Public Enemy's Chuck D and Passion Pictures, the festival features the latest in music and movie artistry.

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