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(May 20) THE ART OF DIPLOMACY The National Gallery of Art hosts a discussion on the role of art in diplomacy Friday at 11. The Foundation for Art & Preservation in Embassies, which donates American art work to our embassies across the globe, joins artists and art scholars to talk it all out.

(May 21-22) ART FESTIVALS GALORE You have plenty of opportunities to see some art diplomacy put into practice this weekend: 28 Mid City Artists share their spaces Saturday and Sunday, 46 Georgetown artists open their studios up at Jackson Art Center Saturday, and the 20th Annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival brings over 200 artists and dance companies to the Reston Town Center all weekend.

(May 22) WRITING WAR The Veterans Writing Project helps veterans and their families learn how to best express themselves in poetry and prose. The group holds its first public reading at Northwest’s Politics and Prose Sunday afternoon.

(May 22) SOUNDBITES Washington’s 9:30 Club has SOUNDBITES Sunday. Local musicians are joined by local chefs for a night of treats and beats to benefit D.C. Central Kitchen.

Music: “Multilateral Nuclear Disarmament” by Beastie Boys

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