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(March 1-20) MAXIMUM INDIA India is home to some 1.2 billion people, 24 languages, countless art forms and at least 300 ways to cook a potato. The Kennedy Center spends March celebrating the vastness of the South Asian nation with exhibitions, as well as dance, music and theater performed by the country's most acclaimed artists. Mandolin master U. Shrinivas plays a set of classical Indian music Tuesday at 6 p.m.

(March 1) THE ARTFUL GARDEN With spring just a few weeks away, it's a good time to have an honest conversation about the fine art of gardening. You have a chance Tuesday night at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Northwest Washington when award-wining landscape architect Sheila Brady and horticulture expert Tom Christopher share ideas on creating an artful garden.

(March 1) WAITING FOR SUPERMAN The 2010 documentary Waiting for Superman is the centerpiece of a discussion on education reform Tuesday night at the Gala Theater in Columbia Heights. The District Church hosts a public screening of the exploration of public education in America at 7 p.m.

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