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"Art Beat" with Sabri Ben-Achour - Monday, September 27, 2010

(September 27-October 8) STRUCTURE SCLUPTURE Sculptor Carlina Bezzola will be with you shortly, she just needs to run and slip on something more sculpturey. Her exhibit, Structure, is a set of wearable sculptures. It’s an intersection of performance art and design that explores how we veil our vulnerabilities with our wardrobes. It’s at the University of Maryland's Stamp Gallery in College Park through October 8.

(September 27) NOW ENSEMBLE Nothing says contemporary classical quite like [The NOW Ensemble(http://www.nowensemble.org/), performing tonight at the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda. The youthful chamber group walks the line between indie rock and modern classical music with the world premiere of a composition by D.C.'s Alexandra Gardner.

(September 27-August 2011) CONTEMPORARY NATIVE And you can keep things contemporary at the National Museum of the American Indian on the Mall, where Vantage Point: The Contemporary Native Art Collection is on display through next year. 25 emerging artists showcase mixed media works that address the concerns and experiences of Native people in modern-day America.

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