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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Thursday, April 8, 2010

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(April 8-11) SPIDER RESPUN New York's Studio Six Theatre Company brings Russian drama to DC audiences. You can get a dose of Dostoevsky tonight through Sunday at the Theatre Project in Baltimore. …the itsy bitsy spider…, based on a chapter of Dostoevsky's novel Demons, explores the story of a man torn by his mysterious past and attempts at redemption.

(April 9) GEORGE WINSTON The ebonies and ivories are tickled pink tomorrow night at the Strathmore in North Bethesda when George Winston takes the stage at 8. The unassuming artiste promises to please on all 88 keys with pieces inspired by his favorite four seasons and New Orleans rhythm and blues.

(April 9 & 10) SLIDE And the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park, Maryland explores the American psyche through music, movement, and theatre Friday and Saturday nights with Slide, a modern show set to the sounds of acclaimed sextet eighth blackbird.

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