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"Art Beat" with Stephanie Kaye - Weekend Events, June 11-13, 2010

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The region presents plenty an opportunity to have a theatrical time this weekend.

(June 11-13) AIRY FAIRY You can take off to a fantastical island in the Shakespearian sun in The Tempest, playing at Baltimore’s Theatre Project on Preston Street today through Sunday. Three actors, ten characters, and one disembodied spirit congregate to bring the Bard’s romantic dramedy to life.

(June 11-20) THE LOVING PROJECT And the full panoply of romantic possibility is par for the course in The Loving Project: E-Race, playing at Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier, Maryland this weekend and the next. The production explores interracial marriages and nontraditional partnerships in historical and present-day contexts, while uncovering aspects of partnership that make cross-cultural unions viable. ?

(June 12-13) SEE THE LIGHT And George Mason University’s Theater of The First Amendment re-establishes the right to act out this weekend with its 10th Annual First Light Discovery Program. New productions by professional, student, and community playwrights take over TheaterSpace on Mason’s Fairfax Campus Saturday and Sunday.

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