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(March 22-April 1) PICTURING FAITH For years after the Great Depression, many Americans turned to faith for solace and strength. Some of the images created out of that faith are on display in the exhibit Picturing Faith, opening today at Georgetown University's Intercultural Center in Northwest D.C. The exhibit showcases resilience during troubling times, as captured through the lens of government works photographers. The images are on loan from the Library of Congress through April 1st.

(March 22-May 8) A NEW TRANSMISSION It's man versus nature at the Connor Contemporary Art gallery in northeast DC, presenting the work of Swedish photographer and video-artist Maria Friberg through May 8th. transmission attempts to reconcile the progress of man with the destruction of nature, focusing on the darker aspects of the automobile.

(March 22-April 11) THE LISBON TRAVIATA And continuing the five-week showcase of first-rate theater, American playwright Terrance McNally brings The Lisbon Traviata to The Kennedy Center tonight through April 11th. Comedy begets tragedy in McNally's grand opera, examining romantic obsession and unabashed celebrity.

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