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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Thursday, March 11, 2010

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(March 13 & 14) ON THE EDGE EDGEWORKS Dance Theater is D.C.'s all-male African American contemporary dance company. They bring out their work Saturday and Sunday at Dance Place in northeast D.C. with Snapshots and a sneak peek at their newest work, Trigger, using movement to question choice, class and economic conditions.

(March 11-15) IRISH WRITERS ARE SMILING All eyes will be smiling as the D.C. Irish Writers Festival kicks off tonight at the Goethe Institute in D.C.'s Chinatown tonight at 8 p.m., and at various venues over the following four nights. You can get a taste of Green Isle culture through its writers and artists prior to St. Patrick's Day during these free conversations and readings.

(March 13) PARIS IN THE 20s Audiences adore Isadora during Dumbarton Concerts show Les Enfants Terribles: Paris in the 20s this Saturday at 8 p.m. at the historic Dumbarton Church in Georgetown. Musicians and dancers summon the spirits of the "lost generation-" Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Picasso and Duncan-and the young artists who flocked to Paris in the 20s.

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