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Art Beat: Wednesday, Oct. 13

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“Art Beat” with Sabri Ben-Achour

(Oct. 14-23) BLOOD WEDDING Georgetown University’s Theater and Performance Studies Program opens a season of faculty-helmed productions tomorrow night at the Davis Performing Arts Center. Federico Garcia Lorca’s Blood Wedding is staged through October 23. Supernatural forces wreak havoc on star-crossed lovers in the Spanish dramatist’s reimagining of a classical tragedy.

(Oct. 14-17) THEATRICAL TROIKA So, an Indian, a Pole, and a Bostonian decide to put a play together. And so they did. There’s no punchline there. Baltimore’s Theatre Project brought three international theatre artists together to put on a couple of plays - Restraints and Passages. What makes these one-act productions notable is how they eschew linear narrative in favor of striking physical imagery. Runs tomorrow through Sunday.

(Oct. 15-20) AFI GOES INTO LABOR You know how you love work? And going to work and being at work? Well now you can watch films about work! The DC Labor Film Fest gets lost in Silver Spring Friday through Wednesday. New and gently used films about work and workers are screened at the AFI Silver, from the cubicle character study, Office Space, to the film adaptation of Valerie Plame’s memoir, [Fair Game](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_Game_(2010_film

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