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(Jan. 29) LOOK JUST LIKE BUDDY HOLLY The Day The Music Died celebrates the life and music of Buddy Holly at the Takoma Park Auditorium Saturday night. Local Holly enthusiast J.P. McDermott hosts the event and proceeds go to Hungry for Music a D.C. charity that puts musical instruments in hungry hands.

(Jan. 29-March 6) WANDERLUST Creative Cauldron celebrates just about everyone in Passport to the World through early March. The festival of music, dance, art and story at ArtSpace Falls Church is your gateway to the artistic traditions of Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

(Jan. 30) RUSSIAN JAMS Washington Symphonic Brass brings Music for a Russian Festival to Saint Luke Parish in McLean Sunday at 4 p.m. The posse presents compositions by Prokofiev, Shostakovitch, Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky, to name a few.

(Jan. 29) THE HUNT IS ON If you like to spend your weekends on the hunt, the Smithsonian American Art Museum has the adventure for you Saturday afternoon. The Pheon Multimedia Scavenger Hunt has competitors text their way through the collection to gain control of a secret world.

Music: "September" (Shinichi Osawa's Remix) by Earth Wind & Fire

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