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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Thursday, March 25, 2010

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(March 25-May 1) PANDA-MATION If you miss Tai Shan, our native-born bear now living in China, you can get your fix with a panda of another stripe at American University's Katzen Arts Center. Running through May 1st, Kung Fu Panda and a menagerie of other computer-animated characters come to life during the exhibit ANIMAR-TE featuring original drawings and movable models used in cartoon movies.

(March 25) JOSEPH ARTHUR You can have a bear of a time in Vienna, Virginia tonight with singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur tonight at 8 p.m. The Akron, Ohio native brings a decade's worth of intricately produced atmospheric-pop to Jammin' Java along one of Vienna's main drags, Maple Avenue East.

(March 26) KING OF BASS And the Montpelier Arts Center gets the regal treatment tomorrow night at 8 p.m. from the James King Quartet. The contrabass-man brings panache, versatility and friends to the familiar venue in Riverdale for a jazzed-up Friday night.

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