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Bounty hunter turned opera singer Carl Tanner plays Friday at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre in Arlington.
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Bounty hunter turned opera singer Carl Tanner plays Friday at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre in Arlington.

(May 5) RED HOT RIOT The District's Edgeworks Dance Theater celebrates 10 years of rug cutting tonight at Wooly Mammoth Theatre in Northwest Washington. The Red Hot & Riot Gala features a short performance by Edgeworks, some nice words by journalist Clarence Page and a reggae dance party.

(May 5-June 4) TAKE A HIKE Charles County, Maryland recently completed the Indian Head Rail Trail and it's getting a lot of love from cyclists, hikers, runners, and landscape painters. Rail Trail Impressions brings paintings of the trail by local artists who know it best to Mattawoman Creek Arts Center in Marbury through early June.

(May 6) INTERNATIONAL MAN OF MYSTERY After attending the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, Carl Tanner returned home to Arlington and made a living as a big rig driver while moonlighting as a bounty hunter. Now he's a celebrated opera star. The tenor performs opera favorites at a homecoming Friday night at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre.

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