(Dec. 13) BATTLE OF THE BULGE WITH BELGIAN GUIDES
The Battle of the Bulge began 66 years ago this week. The Kennedy Center and Washington's Choral Arts pay tribute to the veterans of the costly conflict this evening with the help of The Royal Band of the Belgian Guides. The 103-member symphonic powerhouse has been performing classical, romantic, and contemporary compositions since 1832.
(Dec. 13) MOVING IN NEW DIRECTIONS
The Smithsonian American Art Museum pays tribute to changeable art in its latest collection of video and time-based works. The exhibition showcases early experiments with video, reworkings of Nintendo games, and other forays into art making with modern media. Watch This! New Directions in the Art of the Moving Image stays put for the foreseeable future at 8th and F Streets in Northwest Washington.
(Dec. 14) OJOS CERRADOS
The Closed Eyes of Latin America chronicles how multinational corporations have affected the environment in nations south of the border. The Argentinean documentary screens tomorrow evening at the Bolivarian Hall on Massachusetts Avenue.
Background music: A Poor Man's Memory by Explosions in the Sky.
Virginia's attorney general Ken Cuccinelli will face former Democratic National Committee chairman Terry McAuliffe in November to become Virginia's 72nd governor.