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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, February 15, 2010

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(Through March 14) SACKLER'S STRANGERS The Smithsonian's Sackler Gallery continues its exploration of Asian art with Moving Perspectives on the National Mall today through March 14th. The exhibit showcases the work of Korean video artist Yeondoo Jung, who turns stranger's hardships, ambitions and lifelong secrets into vivid film sequences.

(February 16) THE SEARCH FOR YIDDISH If your lunch hour is lackluster, head over to the Library of Congress to take part in The Search for Yiddish tomorrow at noon. Russian songwriter and poet Alexander Gorodnitsky will be on hand to discuss the documentary about his travels to Belarus in search of his past, his parents and the centers of Jewish life and Yiddish culture before the Holocaust.

(February 17) BIKE-IN MOVIES Get geared up in time for Wednesday's bike-in movie, as the Washington Area Bicyclists Association](http://www.waba.org/) and BikeArlington present the movie Race Across the Sky, at the Arlington Cinema 'N Drafthouse at 7 p.m. The movie attempts to cure the winter biking blues, documenting one of the most intense endurance races of all time. Interviews with Lance Armstrong, Dave Wiens and other elite and amateur cyclists will have you sweating in your seat.

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