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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, December 22, 2009

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(Through January 3) BLACK NATIVITY Theater Alliance brings Black Nativity to the stage in Northeast D.C. at the H Street Playhouse through January 3rd. Written by the legendary Langston Hughes, "Black Nativity" retells the Bible story in verse, music and dance, based on the Gospel of St. Luke.

(Through February 28) THE SOUL OF SEOUL The Soul of Seoul is on display at Chevy Chase Pavilion in Northeast D.C. through February 28th. Soldier and painter David Richardson captured images of South Korea while in the military and brings back the reflections and symbols he saw on the streets, as night turned a drab and dreary landscape into one of light and color.

(Through January 10) PANDORA'S BOX Pandora's Box is open at the Torpedo Factory Art Center's Target Gallery in Alexandria through January 10th. The exhibit includes artists' modern interpretations of the Greek myth and incorporates a group project created by young people from Alexandria's Charles Houston Rec Center.

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Moldova's Winemakers Seize Upon Region's Geopolitical Moment

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