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Painter Raye Leith's workspace at 52 O Street Studios.
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Painter Raye Leith's workspace at 52 O Street Studios.

The region keeps things eventful in case you want to take someone special out for some fun this Mother’s Day.

(May 7) BE A SQUARE! St. Stephen’s Church in Columbia Heights has Square Dancing in the Nave Saturday night. Local musicians and a caller from Bloomington, Indiana invite all ages and all experience levels to move out the pews and bust out the moves.

(May 7-9) CHAMBER AT CHURCH The pews stay put for a weekend of chamber music at Clarendon United Methodist Church in Arlington. The IBIS Chamber Music Society revels in Ravel Saturday morning and Sunday night.

(May 7-June 19) FOLLIES TAKES CENTER STAGE The Kennedy Center opens Follies this weekend. The Tony-award winning production by Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman brings two couples together to rehash the glorious potential of the past on the stage of a soon-to-be demolished theater.

(May 7-8) OPENING UP ON O STREET The 52 O Street Studios hosts its annual Open Studio Saturday and Sunday in Northwest Washington. Woodworkers, painters, bamboo bicycle makers and all sorts of other creative minds invite you to take a look at their creative spaces and be a part of their creative processes.

Music: "Momma's Boy" by Chromeo


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