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The Love Parade is a project of Fluid Movement, a group that participates in Baltimore's Transmodern Festival.
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The Love Parade is a project of Fluid Movement, a group that participates in Baltimore's Transmodern Festival.

(April 27-May 22) THE POLITICS OF FARRAGUT NORTH Farragut North opens Wednesday night at Olney Theater in Montgomery Country. Set in Iowa during primary season, Beau Willimon's acclaimed off-Broadway production follows an ambitious press secretary during his rude political awakening. The play is loosely based on Howard Dean's 2004 campaign. It's at Olney through May 22.

(April 27) THE SWEATER SET AT STRATHMORE D.C.'s The Sweater Set honed its skills singing in a church choir. The duo branched out to add ukuleles and glockenspiels to its repertoire, but rich vocal harmonies remain a part of the act. You can take in pop-folk about perils in courtship, lust, and heartbreak Wednesday night at the Strathmore Mansion in North Bethesda.

(April 28-May 1) THE TRANSMODERNISTS Baltimore's Transmodern Festival celebrates its eighth year of avant art Thursday through Sunday at the Maryland Art Place, the H & H Building, and a number of other venues throughout the city. One hundred fifty experimental artists from across the country present funny, provocative, and intentionally confounding works of sound, film, installation art and performance.

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