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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Tuesday, May 4, 2010

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(May 4-25) FREE WHEELING The Martin Luther King Library in downtown D.C. takes a shine to cyclists this month. You and your chain gang can enjoy free bike themed-movies every Tuesday in May, starting off with Pee Wee's Big Adventure tonight at 7.

(May 5-June 5) MIKVEH A ritual bath is the setting of Mikveh, debuting tomorrow night at Theatre J in Northwest DC. The stories of eight women unfold in this delicate depiction of religious observance and the evolving consciousness of women in Israeli society.

(May 6) BALLER BUSINESS And if you haven't been feeling like much of a "baller" lately, the Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington has your back this Thursday night at 6:30, with the Arts Biz Ball honoring Busboys and Poets proprietor Andy Shallal at Wooly Mammoth Theatre in downtown DC. Music will be provided by the jazz hands in the Herb Scott Trio.

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