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(March 17) TERMINUS FROM IRELAND'S NATIONAL THEATRE If you're interested in enhancing your St. Patrick's Day with some powerful drama, there's "TERMINUS" Thursday night at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park. Fresh from Ireland's National Theatre, the verse play follows three urban Irishmen through a world of avenging angels and love-sick demons.

(March 18) DANÚ AT GMU For some Celtic music you can't do much better than Danú and they're playing Friday night at George Mason University's Center for the Arts in Fairfax, so it works out pretty well. The band has been touring the world for over a decade. The five-piece brings its flutes, pipes and fiddles over the pond for a night of traditional and original tunes.

(March 17) GREEN ART You can go green with some art at Northwest Washington's Project 4 Gallery through late April. Green Works features the collages, sculptures, and installations of four artists who sift through their recycling bins for inspiration.

Music: "The Buck From the Mountain" by Danú

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