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(Feb. 17-Dec. 4) OPEN DIALOGUE The National Museum of African Art is fostering cross-continent collaboration—teaming artists up to draw inspiration from each other. South Africa's Sandile Zulu uses fire to accentuate his elaborate paintings while Brazil's Henrique Oliveira morphs wood into sculptures that look a lot like elaborate paintings.

(Feb. 18-27) SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT British playwright Graham Farrow crosses the pond to stage "Talk About The Passion" at the Writer's Center in Bethesda this weekend and the next. The drama depicts a father's struggle with justice after his son is murdered.

(Feb. 17) MÖBIUS STRIP For something homegrown, there's D.C.'s Möbius Strip Thursday night at The Velvet Lounge on U Street. The rockers love cacophony, but owe so much more to harmony.

Music: "The Modern Age" by The Strokes

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