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The Washington Performing Arts Society presents the Trey McIntyre Project at Sidney Harman Hall Friday and Saturday.
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The Washington Performing Arts Society presents the Trey McIntyre Project at Sidney Harman Hall Friday and Saturday.

(May 13-14) BOISE'S FINEST DANCES TO THE DISTRICT The Trey McIntyre Project brings the best moves of Boise, Idaho to Washington's Sidney Harman Hall Friday and Saturday. The acclaimed contemporary dance troupe sets new shows to the music of the Big Easy's Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Roy Orbison.

(May 13-June 12) THE MOSCOWS OF NANTUCKET Northwest Washington's Theater J stages The Moscows of Nantucket through mid-June. The Chekov-influenced play follows the Moscows to a weekend away in Nantucket where they enjoy brisket, booze, and blowout confrontations.

(May 14-15) THE FINE ARTS OF BETHESDA The eighth annual Bethesda Fine Arts Festival brings a bevy of visual art and crafts to Woodmont Triangle all day Saturday and Sunday. Over a hundred American and a couple of Canadian artists set up shop to share their wares.

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