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(March 29-May 22) ART "Art" opens Tuesday at Arlington's Signature Theatre. Yasmina Reza's Tony award-winning comedy is set in Paris, where one very valuable abstract painting leads three friends to question the nature of art, and the nature of friendship.

(March 29-July 31) PROTOTYPES OF SUBURBAN TYPES Californian photographer Lewis Baltz spent much of the late 1960s and early '70s infatuated with the American west and its stucco suburban landscapes. A selection of his stark portraits is showing at Washington's National Gallery of Art through the end of July. Lewis Baltz: Prototypes highlights the influential artist's ability to say a lot about a certain way of life with very little.

(March 30) WIN WIN Filmmaker Tom McCarthy has gained a reputation for masterfully portraying the nuances of human relationships. He follows "The Station Agent" and "The Visitor" with "Win Win", playing now at Washington's E Street Cinema. Paul Giamatti stars as an out-of-luck attorney and part-time high school wrestling coach whose life takes a brief turn for the better after meeting an all-star athlete.

Music: "At The River" by Groove Armada

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