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"Art Beat" With Stephanie Kaye - Monday, July 26, 2010

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(July 26) 12 ANGRY MEN 12 Angry Men) argue away on the National Mall tonight, as the 1957 cinematic classic follows a pugnacious jurist's struggle to reach consensus. Part of Screen on the Green, the film flickers to life at sunset on a 20-by-40 foot screen between Fourth and Seventh Streets NW.

(July 26-August 8) STRANGE COMFORT Meanwhile, shapes are shifting at The National Museum of the American Indian during the exhibit Strange Comfort, on display through August 8th. The Indian artist from the Dunne-za (De-ney-za) First Nation in British Columbia transforms everyday objects into extraordinary art, from a whale's skeleton in plastic patio furniture to ritual animal masks made from Air Jordans, riffing on stereotypes and clich├ęs.

(July 28-August 21) LIFE WITH LOUIE And Arlington's American Century Theater brings an often-overlooked Lanford Wilson play to the stage Wednesday - the play Serenading Louie is an engrossing examination of suburban marriage, running through August 21st.

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