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(Jan. 12-29) MAGICAL MELTING POT Dupont Circle's Studio Gallery spends its January marveling at the American melting pot in "The Magic of the Melting Pot". The exhibit showcases the diverse work of 14 diverse artists depicting what life is like as an immigrant in the United States. Veteran journalist Steve Roberts will be on hand Wednesday night to discuss his book, "From Every End of This Earth", a study of 13 immigrant families making lives in America.

(Jan. 13) THERE IS NO RALPH'S AROUND HERE "The Big Lebowski" screens Thursday night at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse. The commercial failure turned cult favorite follows "The Dude" and his bowling buddies through misadventure in Los Angeles and there will be prizes for those who show up in costume.

(Jan. 15) PETER MAYER Singer-songwriter Peter Mayer brings his Midwestern folk to the Rockville United Church in Maryland Saturday night. Mayer mostly tells stories with words, but has been known to let his guitar do some of the talking, too.

Music: "Lujon" by Henry Mancini

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