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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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(December 17) TAKE FIVE! While the weather outside is frightful, the Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian's American Art Museum is feeling the heat. Take Five!, the museum's Third Thursdays jazz series, presents Krewe'tet from 5 to 8 p.m. Montgomery College trumpeter Alvin Trask is joined by an ensemble of bass, keyboard, drums and sax for a holiday-inspired jazz concert.

(December 18-20) SNOW WHITE AND THE FAERIES The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington presents Snow White and 175 Faeries Friday through Sunday at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium. The chorus puts a musical twist on the popular fairy tale, following the holiday tradition of its "Men in Tights...A Pink Nutcracker" and "A Gay Christmas Carol."

(December 15-20) SWINGIN' SANTAS Nationally acclaimed Signature Theatre lets Santa go wild during Swingin' Santa Cabaret opening tonight and running through Sunday. Kris Kringle lets his beard down for this holiday soul, jazz and blues fest, while audiences enjoy food and drink prepared right at their tables.


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