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(Jan. 29-Feb. 6) THE SCOTTISH REGIMENT "Black Watch" follows a Scottish regiment from a pool hall to an armored wagon in Iraq and back home again. Based on interviews with soldiers, the production portrays the famously audacious division's struggle with the War on Terror at Washington's Sidney Harman Hall through the end of next week.

(Jan. 28) STRANGE LOVE If you have the knowledge are you obliged to use it? That's the question that drives "The Real Dr. Strangelove" at George Mason University's Center for the Arts in Fairfax Friday. The drama depicts the fractured relationship between scientists and the military as America built the atom bomb.

(Jan. 27) LIMITS AND BORDERS Chicano performance artist, author and photographer Harry Gamboa Jr. discusses his conceptual works Thursday night at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The Los Angeles native has been exploring the city's cultural divisions since 1974 and has more recently found his multifaceted work to have national resonance.

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