"Ten Centimeter Sun." Matthew Ballard's work is part of Liminal Light at Washington's Project 4 until early June.
(May 17-June 11) TRUE BLOOD
Washington's Hegira theater company showcases stories of survival and triumph penned by women of color. A new one debuts Tuesday: "In The Blood" tells the story of a single mother and her five children. When times get tough, mom goes in search of the five fathers hoping one will offer help. The play based on "The Scarlet Letter" is staged through mid-June at Northwest Washington's Mead Theatre Lab.
(May 17-June 4) LIMINAL LIGHT
Northwest's Project 4 gallery has Liminal Light until early June. Five visual artists explore the gray area between reality and dreamscapes with graphite, ink, smoke and photo collage.
(May 17-28) PLACIDO AND PATRICIA
The Washington National Opera's beloved General Director Placido Domingo leaves his post soon, but you still have a chance to appreciate the tenor's legendary pipes. He stars in Gluck's "Iphigénie en Tauride" at the Kennedy Center through the end of May.
(May 18) PRINCIPAL PIANO MAN
For some afternoon tunes, Dutch organist Henk de Vries tickles the ivories at Saint Luke Parish in McLean Wednesday at 1. The piano man plays some classics as well as original organ compositions.
Music: "Test Composite 8.0" by Nick Zigler